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Next committee meeting on 13 July 2015 in Brussels.

Fundamental Rights in the EU: committee vote. Migration, home affairs funds: debate

LIBE 01-07-2015 - 14:35

The non-legislative report on the situation of fundamental rights in the EU (2013-2014) will be voted on by the Committee on Civil liberties, Justice and Home Affairs on 02.07.15. The Committee will also vote on the order of preference of candidates for the post of Director for the Fundamental Rights Agency. A debate on the strategic report on migration, including an analysis on the use of Home Affairs funds are spent in the context of migration and development context, will also take place.

Human rights situation in Angola: update in committee

DROI 01-07-2015 - 14:35
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The Subcommittee on Human Rights will discuss the deteriorating human rights situation in Angola. Despite being one of the fastest growing African economies, around 70% of the population in Angola lives below the poverty line. The topics that will be addressed include the arbitrary detentions of human rights defenders and the case of the investigative journalist and human rights activist Rafael Marques. The meeting will be held on 02.07.15.

The situation in the Mediterranean, European Agenda on Migration: committee debates

LIBE 02-07-2015 - 09:43
The first plenary vote on TTIP, EU-Russia relations, corruption in football and the Mongolian President's visit will occupy MEPs in Strasbourg.

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs will look at the European Agenda on migration on 06.07.15 in Strasbourg. Particular attention will be given to, amongst others, provisional international protection measures for Italy and Greece, a European Resettlement Scheme, the Action Plan against migrant smuggling and the Guidelines on fingerprints. The Committee will also continue discussing the situation in the Mediterranean and the need for a holistic approach to migration.

European Citizens' Initiative, EU's electoral law reform: committee debates

AFCO 02-07-2015 - 09:39
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The amendments to non-legislative report on the European Citizens' Initiative will be discussed by the Committee on Constitutional Affairs during its meeting of 06.07.15 in Strasbourg. This report is being drafted as a means of review of the ECI three years after its onset. The Committee will also look at the legislative initiative report on the reform of the electoral law of the European Union.

The European Union at a glance: see the Fact Sheets online

Committees 02-07-2015 - 16:53
Fact sheets on the European Union

Texts to be put to the vote at committee meetings

Result(s) : 69

DRAFT RECOMMENDATION on the draft Council decision authorising respectively the Kingdom of Belgium and the Republic of Poland to ratify and the Republic of Austria to accede to the Budapest Convention on the Contract for the Carriage of Goods by Inland Waterways (CMNI)

27-05-2015 JURI_PR(2015)557285 PE 557.285v01-00


Deadline for tabling amendments : 23-06-2015

DRAFT REPORT on women's careers in science and university and glass ceilings encountered

27-05-2015 FEMM_PR(2015)557279 PE 557.279v01-00


DRAFT OPINION on the EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020

27-05-2015 FEMM_PA(2015)557295 PE 557.295v01-00

Biljana BORZAN

DRAFT REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1236/2005 concerning trade in certain goods which could be used for capital punishment, torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

20-05-2015 INTA_PR(2015)554890 PE 554.890v02-00

Marietje SCHAAKE

Deadline for tabling amendments : 02-06-2015

DRAFT REPORT on the European Structural and Investment Funds and sound economic governance: guidelines for the implementation of Article 23 of the Common Provisions Regulation

21-04-2015 REGI_PR(2015)552059 PE 552.059v02-00


Deadline for tabling amendments : 19-05-2015

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