25 Feb.: debates on Humanitarian Aid situation and biodiverstiy loss

12-03-2021 - 13:52
Hearings Janez Lenarčič (Slovenia) Hearings Janez Lenarčič (Slovenia)
Hearings Janez Lenarčič (Slovenia) - Crisis management © European Union 2019 - EP

Members of the Development Committee met remotely on 25 February to exchange views on the humanitarian situation and the EU humanitarian response in relation to COVID-19, with EU Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič. Michèle Rivasi (Verts/ALE) also presented the report on the role of development policy in the response to biodiversity loss in developing countries, in the context of the achievement of the 2030 Agenda, for which she is rapporteur.

Reports and opinions put on the vote that day:

  • Report "The impacts of climate change on vulnerable populations in developing countries", adopted with 15 MEPs in favour; 9 against; 1 abstention
  • Opinion "The situation of sexual and reproductive health and rights in the EU, in the frame of women's health", adopted with 20 MEPs in favour; 4 against; 1 abstention
  • Opinion "Guidelines for the 2022 Budget - Section III", adopted with 23 MEPs in favour; 2 against; 1 abstention