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 Subcommittee on Human Rights


 

DROI(2020)0217_1
 

DRAFT AGENDA

Meeting

Monday 17 February 2020, 15.00 – 18.30

Tuesday 18 February 2020, 9.00 – 12.30 and 14.30 – 18.30

Brussels

Room: Paul-Henri Spaak (5B001)

17 February 2020, 15.00 – 17.00

1. Adoption of agenda

2. Chair’s announcements

3. Approval of minutes of meetings

4. Presentation of a study: Biodiversity as a human right and its implications for EU external action

5. Exchange of views with Yehuda Shaul, co-founder of Breaking the Silence

17 February 2020, 17.00 – 18.30

6. Public hearing : Respect for minorities, beliefs and religions
(see separate programme)

18 February 2020, 9.00 – 12.30

7. Exchange of views with 2005 Sakharov Prize laureate Bertha Bueno Fuente and Elena Larrinaga de Luis on behalf of the Ladies in White ("Damas de Blanco") and 2010 Sakharov Prize laureate Guillermo Fariñas Hernández

8. Exchange of views on the human rights situation in Turkey (special focus on the situation of academia, lawyers, artists and journalists)
(see separate programme)

In camera

9. Exchange of views on the state of play for a new global human rights sanctions regime

18 February 2020, 14.30 – 17.00

10. Public hearing : Authoritarianism and shrinking space for freedom of expression, press freedom and human rights defenders, with case studies on China, Egypt and Russia
(see separate programme)

18 February 2020, 17.00 – 18.30

In camera

11. Coordinators' meeting (tbc)

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12. Any other business

13. Next meetings

  • 18 March 2020, 9.00 – 12.30 and 14.30 – 18.30 (Brussels)
  • 19 March 2020, 9.00 – 12.30 (Brussels)
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