Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Next AFET Committee meetings

26-02-2024 - 15:24
Members of the AFET Committee will meet on: Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 March in ANTALL 4Q2 (Brussels):

Meetings are webstreamed with the exception of items held "in camera".


Russian Federation styled flag
21-02-2024 - 15:06

On Thursday, 22 November, Foreign Affairs Committee and its subcommittee on Human Rights will hold a debate with Russian opposition. Following the inhuman detention and death of Sakharov Price Laureate Alexei Navalny, MEPs will hear the testimonies of:

EU stars on Europe by night
20-02-2024 - 16:00

On Thursday, 22 February, the European Court of Auditors will present to Members from the AFET and CONT Committees a special report on the coordination role of the European External Action Service. Members will discuss with representatives of the Court of Auditors and the EEAS the results of an audit, which assessed whether the diplomatic service of the European Union fulfils its coordination role in implementing the EU's common foreign and security policy.

Logo of the Belgian presidency of the Council of the EU
06-02-2024 - 10:51

On Tuesday, 13 February 2024 the Committee on Foreign Affairs will hold an exchange of views with Hadja Lahbib, Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Affairs and Foreign Trade and the Federal Cultural Institutions. Members will discuss with the Minister the priorities of the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the field of foreign affairs and enlargement policy.

EU Preventive diplomacy
06-02-2024 - 10:50

On 13 February 2024 the Committee on Foreign Affairs will hold a presentation of an analysis 'The EU’s preventive diplomacy: Practice makes (not yet) perfect?' Members will have the opportunity to discuss with the authors the EU’s approach to preventive diplomacy, in particular in light of the deteriorating security and increasing geopolitical tensions worldwide.