Committee on Development

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Last committee meeting

01-12-2022 - 09:54

On 30 November, Members of the Committee on Development (DEVE) met to discuss:


  • Jointly with DACP: An exchange of views with Ivan Štefanec, EU Chief Observer, and Evin Incir, Chair of the EP elections observation delegation to Kenya to observe the general elections on 9 August
  • An exchange of views with the European Commission and the EEAS on The Global Gateway strategy - state of play


  • On a draft opinion by rapporteur Udo BULLMANN (S&D, DE) on Lessons learnt from the Pandora Papers and other revelations
  • On a draft opinion by rapporteur Caroline ROOSE (Greens, FR) on Protection of the environment through criminal law and replacing Directive 2008/99/EC

Consideration of draft opinions

  • By rapporteur Stéphane Bijoux (Renew, FR) on Ensuring food security and long term resilience of the EU agriculture
  • By rapporteur Charles Goerens (Renew, LU) on 2021 discharge

The next DEVE meeting will take place on 12 December 2022 in Strasbourg.


DEVE hearing on NDICI
01-12-2022 - 09:57

The Committee on Development held a public hearing on 30 November 2022 to discuss ‘The implementation of NDICI-Global Europe: how to involve local and regional authorities and communities?’, moderated by Charles Goerens (Renew, LU) and Udo Bullmann (S&D, DE).

refugee camp, Tigray (Ethiopia)
28-10-2022 - 12:27

The Committee on Development held a hearing on 26 October 2022 to discuss ‘Education in emergencies and protracted crises: providing access to education and training for young people’. This hearing was moderated by MEP György Hölvényi (EPP, HU), Standing Rapporteur for Education.