Next committee meeting on 2 February 2015 in Brussels.
The Committee on Foreign Affairs will meet UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura to discuss the latest developments in the country. Appointed as Special Envoy in July 2014, de Mistura has previously served as Special Representative in Iraq (2007-2009) and in Afghanistan (2010-2011). The meeting will take place on 02.02.15.
An inter-parliamentary meeting on the European Semester Cycles 2014 and 2015 and focussing on the priorities for the next Semester Cycle will be held within the framework of the European Parliamentary Week on 03-04.02.15. The event includes meetings organised by the Committees on Economics and Monetary Affairs, on Employment and Social Affairs, and on Budgets. A conference dealing with the Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union will also be held.
The Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Development will hold a joint debate with UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson to discuss EU-UN cooperation and other current priorities. Eliasson's tasks include supporting the UN Secretary-General in profiling the organisations' role in the economic and social spheres, including its efforts in development policy and development assistance. The meeting will take place on 02.02.15.
The magnitude of the transatlantic economic exchange and the chance to boost growth and create jobs provided the initial impetus for launching talks on the TTIP. Parliament has supported negotiations while expressing caution about several sensitive issues. Papers produced by the policy departments have addressed these and other issues, including the potential implications on EU Member States, the US Congress's view of the Partnership, and its impact on areas such as employment and agriculture.
Result(s) : 102
DRAFT OPINION on the European Semester for economic policy coordination: annual growth survey 2015
DRAFT OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the European Union Agencies for the financial year 2013: performance, financial management and control
DRAFT OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the European Union general budget for the financial year 2013, Section III – Commission
DRAFT OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of Eurojust for the financial year 2013
DRAFT OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice for the financial year 2013
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.