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Extraordinary committee meeting on 15 July

14-07-2020 - 16:50
Hearings of Juta Urpilainen - Finland - International partnerships Hearings of Juta Urpilainen - Finland - International partnerships
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In the first part of the meeting, DEVE Members will exchange views with Jutta Urpilainen, Commissioner for International Partnerships, and with the EEAS on the EU Strategy with Africa.The draft report on this strategy "A new EU-Africa Strategy -a partnership for sustainable and inclusive development" will be presented by the rapporteur, Ms Chrysoula Zacharopoulou (Renew).

Then the meeting will continue in camera with the Members of the Monitoring Group on Post-Cotonou. Commissioner Urpilainen and the EEAS will update the Members of this group on the last phase of the ongoing negotiations for a post-Cotonou ACP-EU Partnership Agreement.

The meeting will take place remotely (from room Antall 2Q2) and will be webstreamed. Interpretation will be provided in EN, FR, DE, IT, ES, PL, HU.

The next committee meeting will take place the day after, on 16 July, from 13:45 to 15:45.

Highlights

The UN Under-Secretary-General Achim Steiner speaking at a conference
14-07-2020 - 09:38

Members of the Development Committee held an exchange of views with Achim Steiner, head of the UN Development Programme (UNDP), on the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on development and, in particular, the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030.

Hearings Janez Lenarčič (Slovenia)
10-07-2020 - 11:44

An extraordinary meeting of the Development Committee took place remotely (via room Antall 4Q1) on 2 July from 14:00 to 16:00.

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17-06-2020 - 17:54

On 15 June, Members of the Development committee discussed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global food security with David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme, who warned of COVID-19 and its economic effects pushing millions into hunger.

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