Next committee meeting on 30 March 2015 in Brussels.
The situation of fundamental rights in the European Union will be discussed by the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs together with institutional representatives, researchers and civil society organisations during a public hearing on 30.03.15. The objective is to provide a platform for debate on the situation of fundamental rights in the EU and allow for an assessment of the EU's efforts to protect fundamental rights and the rule of law.
The Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety will hold an inter-parliamentary committee meeting entitled "From COP 21 Paris to 2050: a roadmap towards an innovative low-carbon, resource-efficient Europe" on 30.03.15. MEPs will meet their national counterparts to discuss the challenges, stakes and the role of European environmental diplomacy ahead of and beyond the international climate change conference taking place in Paris in December 2015 (COP 21). On 31.03.15, the 2015 Commission Work Programme and the priorities for 2016 will be discussed during an exchange of views with Jyrki Katainen, Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness.
The Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect will meet Commissioner Moscovici to discuss the Commission's proposal regarding the mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation. The Communication on tax transparency to fight tax evasion and avoidance will also be looked it. This meeting will take place jointly with the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and will be held on 30.03.15.
The Committee on Foreign Affairs will discuss the non-legislative report on security challenges and prospects for political stability in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region during its meeting of 30.03.15. On the same day, the Committee will also meet NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, and EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator, Gilles de Kerchove, during joint meetings with the Subcommittee on Security and Defence.
The extent of women's poverty in the EU, the impact of social exclusion through poverty on living and working conditions, and the impact of the crisis on female poverty will be discussed by the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality during a workshop on 30.03.15. The role of Member States and European policies and activities will also be looked at. Recent findings emphasise the need for a holistic methodological approach and recommend gender mainstreaming of macroeconomic policy.
Result(s) : 132
DRAFT OPINION on recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
DRAFT RECOMMENDATION FOR SECOND READING on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste to reduce the consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags
DRAFT OPINION on the current political situation in Afghanistan
DRAFT OPINION on investment for jobs and growth: promoting economic, social and territorial cohesion in the Union
DRAFT RECOMMENDATION on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union and its Member States, of the Protocol to the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement establishing a partnership between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Russian Federation, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union
Conciliation is the third and final phase of the Ordinary Legislative Procedure (OLP) (also known as ‘codecision’).
The Assessment of Scientific and Technological Policy Options for the European Parliament.