10-11-2020 14:15
The Annual Rule of Law Report by the Commission and the Role of National Parliaments

European Parliament, remote participation
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The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs with the support of the Directorate for relations with National Parliaments organises an Inter-parliamentary Committee meeting (ICM) on "The first Annual Rule of Law Report by the Commission and the role of national Parliaments". The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 10 November 2020, from 14.15 to 18.40, via remote participation.

The inter-parliamentary committee meeting will be dedicated to an assessment of the first Annual Rule of Law Report adopted by the European Commission on 30 September 2020, in the context of the Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights (DRF) mechanism proposed by the Parliament. It will also provide an overview of the impact of COVID-19 measures on Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights, with a particular focus on the scrutiny exercised by national parliaments during this period. The meeting envisages the participation of the relevant Commissioner, the Council of Europe and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) as well as academia and civil society.