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Next LIBE committee meetings

21-05-2015 - 11:12
Next week, MEPs vote on limiting the use of GMOs, hear what Europe should do about Ebola, meet the Colombian President and bid farewell to Herman Van Rompuy.

- Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 9.00 - 12.30 and 15.00 - 18.30 (Brussels) in room Paul-Henri Spaak (PHS) 3C050

Conference on Democratic oversight of intelligence services:
-Thursday, 28 May, 9.00 - 12.30 and 15.00 - 18.00 and
- Friday, 29 May, 9.00-12.30 (Brussels) in room József Antall (JAN) 2Q2

 All the meetings are broadcasted live and recorded unless otherwise indicated.

Asuntos destacados

Conference on the Democratic oversight of Intelligence services in the European Union

27-05-2015 - 09:23
Democratic oversight intelligence services

On Thursday, 28 May, from 9.00 to 12.30 and from 14.30 to 18.00, and Friday, 29 May, from 9.00 to 12.00, room Joszef Antall (JAN) 2Q2, LIBE Committee, together with the Belgian House of Representatives' Committee responsible for monitoring the Standing Committee P and the Standing Committee I, the German Bundestag's Parliamentary Oversight Panel and the Italian Parliament's Committee for the Security of the Republic (COPASIR) are jointly organising an Interparliamentary Committee meeting on Democratic oversight of intelligence services in the EU, as a follow up to paragraph 133 of the European Parliament resolution of 12 March 2014 on the USA surveillance programme, surveillance bodies in various Member States and their impact on EU citizens' fundamental rights and on the transatlantic cooperation in Justice and Home Affairs (2013/2188 (INI)).

Exchange of views on the Commission Work Programme

21-05-2015 - 09:11
Věra Jourová

On Tuesday, 26 May in room Paul-Henri Spaak (PHS) 3C050, the LIBE Committee will hold an exchange of views with Ms Vĕra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality on the implementation of the 2015 Commission Work Programme (CWP) and the priorities for the 2016 CWP, as foreseen in the Framework Agreement between the European Parliament and the Commission.

Exchange of views on the strategic own-initiative report on migration

05-05-2015 - 09:41
Thousands of migrants attempt crossing the Mediterranean every year, and some of them are saved from drowning by the Frontex operation. But that is not its mission.

In the LIBE Meeting on Wednesday, 6 May from 15.00 to 17.00, Members had an exchange of views with Zoe Konstantopoulou, President of the Hellenic Parliament, Admiral Filippo Maria Foffi, Commander in chief of the Italian Navy, Brig. Ret'd Martin Xuereb, Director of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station, as well as with Professor Philippe De Bruycker, MPC/EUI, coordinator Odysseus network, on the situation in the Mediterranean and the need for a holistic EU approach to migration (co-rapporteurs Roberta Metsola (EPP, MT) and Kashetu Kyenge (S&D, IT)).
The subject matter of the debate was Article 80 TFEU - Solidarity and fair sharing of responsibility, including search and rescue obligations.

Votes in the LIBE Committee meeting on 6 May

30-04-2015 - 11:35

On Wednesday, 6 May at 11.15 in room Paul-Henri Spaak PHS1A002, LIBE Committee voted on the draft reports on Legal aid for suspects or accused persons deprived of liberty and legal aid in European arrest warrant proceedings, on the Accession of Croatia to the Convention of 26 May 1997, drawn up on the basis of Article K.3(2)(c) of the Treaty on European Union, on the fight against corruption involving officials of the European Communities or officials of Member States of the European Union, on the Accession of Croatia to the Convention of 29 May 2000, established by the Council in accordance with Article 34 of the Treaty on European Union, on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union and its Protocol of 16 October 2001 as well as on the Member State responsible for examining the application for international protection of unaccompanied minors.

Exchange of views with Commissioners in LIBE

19-01-2015 - 12:23
Performance and prospects of Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President designate for Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, Rule of Law and Charter of Fundamental Rights.

Commissioner hearings: MEPs grill Timmermans Vĕra JOUROVÁ

During the LIBE Meeting on 21 January, LIBE Members held an exchange of views with FransTIMMERMANS, 1st Vice President, as well as with Věra JOUROVÁ, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality in order to discuss LIBE-related issues.

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