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Council Presidency’s programme by Mr Uldis AUGULIS - presentation

15-01-2015 - 14:25
LV presidency

The exchange of views toke place in the context of the traditional presentation by the incoming Presidency of its priorities and programme in the FEMM Committee's area of responsibility. Mr Uldis AUGULIS is Minister of Welfare of the Republic of Latvia and has the competency in the area of gender equality and protection of women's rights.

European Platform on undeclared work – vote

15-01-2015 - 14:16

In order to enhance cooperation in the prevention and deterrence of undeclared work the EC submitted on 9 April 2014 a proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing a European platform. The EP, in its resolution on effective labour inspections as a strategy to improve working conditions in Europe, welcomed the initiative to create a European Platform. The opinion has been adopted by 29 votes in favour and 4 votes against.

Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World 2013 - vote

15-01-2015 - 12:44

The opinion adopted stresses the importance for authorities to engage with men and boys in efforts to prevent and eliminate all types of gender-based violence; emphasises the need to ensure that health professionals, police officers, prosecutors and judges, both within the EU and in third countries, are adequately trained to assist and support victims of violence; reminds the international community of the necessary safeguards for women, notably protection against rape and forced prostitution particularly in conflict situations; reminds the priority to be given to the situation of women with disabilities. The opinion was adopted by 20 votes in favour, 6 votes against and 2 abstentions.

Discharge 2013: EU general budget - European Commission + EIGE – vote

15-01-2015 - 12:34
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FEMM member adopted two opinions on discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2013: the European Commission  and the EIGE's budget.

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As chair of the FEMM Committee I wish to extend a warm welcome to all visitors to our official website. Women’s rights and gender equality are the core issues of our Committee and we hope that our improved web presence can give the citizens and everyone who is interested in our mission, a better picture of our work and bring us closer to each other.

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