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Meeting of the DEVE Committee 07 December

07-12-2023 - 15:52
The Committee on Development adopted on 07 December the following files:
  • EU development cooperation in support of access to energy in developing countries: 13 votes in favour, 1 against, and 6 abstentions
  • Voluntary Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire on forest law enforcement, governance and trade in timber and timber products to the European Union (FLEGT)
  • Economic Partnership Agreement between the Republic of Kenya, Member of the East African Community of the one part, and the European Union of the other Part: adopted with 10 votes in favour, 4 against, and 1 abstention: adopted (consent) with 16 votes in favour, 1 against, and 3 abstentions; adopted (letter) with 18 votes in favour, 2 against, and 0 abstention
The next DEVE meeting will take place on 11 December 2023, 19.00-20.30 room Weiss N1.4.

Von besonderem Interesse

05-12-2023 - 12:03

On 28 November 2023, the Committee on Development held a public hearing on the EU-Africa Strategy. Members discussed how it delivered against the background of geopolitical tensions and changes that development cooperation has undergone recently. Moderators: Mr Carlos Zorrinho and Mr Karsten Lucke