Committee on Development

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14-10-2021 - 16:34
In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the President of the European Parliament has established a number of measures to contain the spread of the virus and to safeguard Parliament's core activities. The current precautionary measures do not affect work on legislative priorities.

Core activities are maintained to ensure the smooth running of the institution's legislative, budgetary, and scrutiny functions. The meetings allow for remote participation in a virtual environment.

The next Committee meeting will take place on 27 October.


14-10-2021 - 16:33

On 27 September AFET/DEVE/DROI presented the candidates for this year's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, one of the most important events of the European Parliament. On 14 October the Committees on Foreign Affairs and on Development met again to narrow down the list of nominees to a three-candidate shortlist.

Young boys playing football among the city ruins
05-10-2021 - 12:09

The Committee on Development is working on an own-initiative report on the new orientations for the EU's humanitarian action, aimed to be the European Parliament response to the European Commission Communication on "The EU's humanitarian action: new challenges, same principles".

A drawn red hand holding a red Euro coin.
30-09-2021 - 14:40

On Tuesday 5th October, Members of the European Parliament will debate in plenary the AFET/DEVE/BUDG joint implementation report that seeks to make a political evaluation of the EU Trust Funds (EUTFs) established since 2014 and extended until December 2021, as well as the Facility for Refugees in Turkey (FRT).

Indian woman working in a farm
20-09-2021 - 11:53

On 6 September, Ms Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, presented her draft joint DEVE/FEMM report on the "EU Gender Action Plan (GAP) III”.