Human rights and the external actions of the EU and Member States

Meeting of the European Parliament in its hemicycle

The Subcommittee on Human Rights will hold an Interparliamentary Committee Meeting on 20.11.18, on the human rights dimension of EU external policies and those of Member States. The discussions will focus on mainstreaming human rights into external action, and on business and human rights. The Chinese contemporary artist and activist, Ai Weiwei, will speak about sustainable development and human rights. This Thematic Digest contains publications from the Policy Departments on these issues.

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The Assessment of Scientific and Technological Policy Options for the European Parliament.

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