Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean : Ordinary meetings

Meeting 30 May 2018, Strasbourg 

Discussions addressed:

Debriefing of and follow-up to the PA-UfM events held in Cairo on 28-29 April 2018:
  • 5th Speakers' Summit;
  • Bureau, Enlarged Bureau and WG Rules meetings;
  • Committees meetings;
  • 14th plenary session;
Programme of activities of the EP Presidency of the PA-UfM

Meeting 18 April 2018, Strasbourg 

Discussions addressed:

Debriefing about and follow-up to:

  • PA-UfM Political Committee and Working Group Palestine meetings, 7 February 2018, Strasbourg;
  • PA-UfM Culture Committee meeting, 14 February 2018, Rabat (Morocco);
  • PA-UfM Bureau and enlarged Bureau meetings, 24 February 2018, Cairo (Egypt).
  • PA-UfM Women's Rights Committee meeting, 29 March 2018, Cairo (Egypt)
Preparation of the PA-UfM 5th Speakers' Summit and the 14th plenary session, 28-29 April 2018, Cairo (Egypt)

Meeting of 17 january 2018, Strasbourg 

Exchange of views with:

H.E. Mr. Adel Al Asoomi, Deputy Speaker of the Arab Parliament and H.E. Dr. Ahmed Mechergui, Head of the Arab Parliament's Commission on Foreign Affairs and National Security:
  • regional challenges:
- The Middle East Peace Process after the US announcement on Jerusalem
- Syria
- Yemen
- Libya

  • reforms in the Arab region
  • fight against terrorism
  • prospects for enhanced cooperation between the Arab and European Parliaments


Meeting 15 November 2016, Strasbourg 

Discussions addressed:

  • Mission of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence (SEDE) to Rome, Catania and Naples (Italy), 17-19 July 2017: debriefing by the SEDE Chair, Ms. Anna Fotyga
  • Mission of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) to Tunisia, 18-22 September 2017, on the situation in the central Mediterranean and the future EU asylum and migration policy: debriefing by LIBE Chair Claude Moraes



Meeting 3 May 2017, Bruxelles 

Discussions addressed:
  • PA UfM's Plenary session and Speakers' Summit, Rome, 12-13 May 2017: state of play and draft Summit Statement.

An exchange of views was held on the reform of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean.

Meeting 5 July 2017, Strasbourg 

Discussions addressed:

  • IVth Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)'s Speakers' Summit and XIIIth Plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (PA UfM), Rome, 12-13 May 2017: outcome and follow-up
An exchange of views was held with the Chair of the EP's US Delegation Dr. Christian Ehler (EPP, DE).
  • Debriefing of the 2-3 June 2017 EP - United States Congress meeting in Malta on 'Security in the Mediterranean and CSDP operation Sophia'

Meeting 13 September 2017, Strasbourg 

Discussions addressed:

    • Preparation of the upcoming PA UfM Bureau and Enlarged Bureau meeting, 16 September 2017, Cairo (Egypt)


      Meeting 5 April 2017, Strasbourg 

      Discussions addressed:
      • PA-UfM: state of play; reform project; preparation of the Speakers' Summit and the Plenary session (Rome, 12-13 may 2017).

      Meeting of 23 November 2016, Strasbourg 

      The meeting included an exchange of views on the "Call for new solidarity in the Mediterranean and Euro-Arab world" with:
      • Mr Miguel Angel Moratinos, Chair of the Euro-Arab Committee for co-operation and security (Foundation for the promotion of the Mediterranean and Euro-Arab dialogue), former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain and former EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Proces.

      Meeting 5 October 2016, Strasbourg 

      The meeting included an exchange of views on "movements of refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean" with :

      • Ms Giusi Nicolini, Mayor of Lampedusa
      • Rear Admiral Vincenzo Melone
      • Commander-General of the Italian Coastguard

      An exchange of views on "the CSDP Sophia operation" with:

      • Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino, Operation Commander for Operation Sophia.

      Meeting 6 July 2016, Strasbourg 

      The meeting gave a view of following events:
      • Presentation of the conclusions of the 3rd Speakers' Summit of the Parliaments of the Union for the Mediterranean (Tangier, 28 May 2016)
      • 12th Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (Tangier, 28-29 May 2016).