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Committee on Development




Monday 20 November 2017, 15.00 – 18.30

Tuesday 21 November 2017, 9.00 – 12.30 and 15.00 – 18.30


Room: József Antall (4Q1)

1.  Adoption of agenda

2.  Chair’s announcements

3.  Approval of minutes of meetings

·30-31 August 2017  PV – PE609.597v01-00

4.  Announcements by the Commission


·Statement by the Commission (possibly)

*** In the context of the European Parliament African Week ***

5.  UNICEF report on “Generation 2030: Africa 2.0 – Prioritizing investments in children to reap the demographic dividend"


·Presentation by Sandie Blanchet, Director of the UNICEF Brussels Office for Partnership with the EU

6.  The Joint Africa-EU Strategy


·Presentation of a study by the authors: Nicoletta Pirozzi, Nicoló Sartori and Bernardo Venturi, Istituto Affari Internazionali (Italy)

7.  Investment windows under the European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD) and next steps for its implementation


·Exchange of views with Roberto Ridolfi, Director, DG DEVCO, European Commission and Michael Landau, CEO of CTI Africa

8.  Capacity Building in support of Development and Security for Development (CBDSD)


·Presentation by Arne Lietz, MEP, of the concluded inter-institutional negotiations (conclusion of the triologue on the amendment to the Regulation establishing an Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace)

21 November 2017, 9.00 – 9.30

*** Electronic vote ***

9.  Gender Equality in EU Trade Agreements



Rapporteur for the opinion:

Lola Sánchez Caldentey (GUE/NGL)

PA – PE610.543v01-00
AM – PE612.158v01-00



Eleonora Forenza (GUE/NGL)
Malin Björk (GUE/NGL)

PR – PE610.717v01-00
AM – PE612.284v01-00
DT – PE599.788v01-00

·Adoption of draft opinion

·Deadline for tabling amendments:11 October 2017, 10.00

10.  Women, gender equality and climate justice



Rapporteur for the opinion:

Florent Marcellesi (Verts/ALE)

PA – PE610.680v01-00
AM – PE612.190v01-00



Linnéa Engström (Verts/ALE)

PR – PE610.804v01-00
AM – PE612.301v01-00

·Adoption of draft opinion

·Deadline for tabling amendments:12 October 2017, 18.00

*** End of electronic vote ***

21 November 2017, 9.30 – 12.30

11.  Meeting with national parliaments on "The Implementation of the European Consensus on Development and the Sustainable Development Goals"


·Exchange of views

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21 November 2017, 15.00 – 17.15

12.  Enhancing developing countries’ debt sustainability




Charles Goerens (ALDE)




·Exchange of views

·Deadline for tabling amendments:7 December 2017, 12.00

13.  The next MFF: Preparing the Parliament’s position on the MFF post-2020



Rapporteur for the opinion:

Paul Rübig (PPE)

PA – PE612.385v01-00



Jan Olbrycht (PPE)
Isabelle Thomas (S&D)


·Exchange of views

·Deadline for tabling amendments:6 December 2017, 12.00

14.  Humanitarian situation in the Caribbean after the recent hurricanes


·Exchange of views with DG ECHO and DG DEVCO, European Commission, and representatives from affected countries (tbc)

15.  Question Time

16.  Any other business

17.  Next meetings

·4 December 2017, 15.00 – 18.30 (Brussels)

21 November 2017, 17.15 – 18.30 (in camera)

18.  Coordinators’ meeting

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