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Next FEMM and joint committee meetings - 19 and 22 April 2021

26-03-2021 - 08:49
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In the context of the exponential growth of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the President of the European Parliament has announced a number of measures to contain the spread of epidemic and to safeguard Parliament's core activities.

The current precautionary measures adopted by the European Parliament to contain the spread of COVID-19 do not affect work on legislative priorities. Core activities are reduced, but maintained to ensure that the institution's legislative, budgetary, scrutiny functions are maintained.

The meetings will be with remote participation for Members (being able to view and listen to proceedings, ask for the floor and intervene in the meeting). Other participants are invited to follow the meeting through web-streaming.

Following these decisions, the next meetings will take place via multilingual remote participation on:
  • 19 and 22 April 2021.


Women's rights
26-03-2021 - 08:51

The FEMM committee and the INGE Committee held a joint hearing on "Foreign interference on the financing of anti-choice organisations in the EU" on 25 March 2021.

CSW side event 2021
24-03-2021 - 09:19

On Tuesday, 23 March 2021, the FEMM Committee, in association with the DEVE Committee, organized the side event on "Enhancing gender equality and women's empowerment in the Covid-19 recovery”.

20-03-2021 - 09:01

On 25 March 2021, FEMM will vote on the draft opinion on “Shaping the digital future of Europe : removing barriers to the functioning of the digital single market and improving the use of AI for European consumers”.

Child on a table with parents in the background
18-03-2021 - 06:16

On 25 March 2021, the JURI Committee and the FEMM Committee will consider the amendments to the joint draft own-initiative report on "The impact of intimate partner violence and custody rights on women and children".

gender equality perspective in EU budget.
17-03-2021 - 09:25

On 16 March 2021, Policy Department C, at the request of the FEMM Committee, organized a workshop on “Applying gender mainstreaming in the EU recovery package”.

Hearing of Věra Jourová (Czech Republic) - Vice president-designate
16-03-2021 - 09:16

On Monday 15/03/2021, FEMM Members held an exchange of views with Vice-President of the Commission for Values and Trasparency Věra Jourová and with Commissioner for Equality Helena Dalli with regards to the recently published proposal for a directive on pay transparency.

gender equality
16-03-2021 - 09:14

On Monday 15 March 2021, the two Networks of Members in charge of Gender Mainstreaming in the Committees and in the standing Delegations of the European Parliament held a first joint meeting.

A women nurse smiles while looking straight to the camera with other doctors and nurse, man and women, behind her.
05-03-2021 - 12:42

On Thursday, 4 March 2021, FEMM, in collaboration with the Directorate for Relations with National Parliaments, organized an Inter-parliamentary Committee Meeting celebrating the IWD 2021, entitled "We are strong: Women leading the fight against Covid-19".


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