Subcommittee on Human Rights

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Algerian flag with the shadows of raised hands
16-03-2023 - 15:56

On 21 March 2023, DROI will hold a public hearing on "The state of human rights in Algeria in the framework of the renewed partnership with the Southern Neighbourhood" to discuss recent developments in the field of human rights and the rule of law in Algeria. It will be held in association with the standing delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries (DMAG). The hearing will take place in room Spinelli 3G-2 from 11:00.

Poster for the workshop "Towards an International Anti-Corruption Court?" showing a sign with the word "corruption" behind the bars
14-03-2023 - 17:54

On 20 March 2023 DROI will host a workshop to discuss recent developments of the International Anti-Corruption Court's proposal as well as other mechanisms for enhancing accountability for acts of grand corruption. The workshops will be held during DROI meeting from 17.00 to 18.30 in the meeting room Spinelli 3G-2.

Human Rights
01-03-2023 - 15:49

The public hearing on conscientious objection as a human right and in particular, Russian conscientious objectors aims to highlight how the human right to conscientious objection to military service must be enforced in all countries, including those at war, and how the EU could grant conscientious objectors further protection.

Children's rights
28-02-2023 - 11:56

In the presence of the European Parliament Coordinator on Children’s Rights, Vice President Ewa Kopacz On 1 March 2023 DROI will hold a debate on the violation of international law and human rights of children from Ukraine forcibly deported to or retained in Russia, which will provide a thorough insight of the extent of the situation, the legal dimension of the issue, and the victims’ reparation efforts.

Human Rights
23-02-2023 - 15:14

On 1 March 2023 the Subcommittee on Human Rights will discuss Ukrainian civilians illegally imprisoned and tortured in Russia and occupied territories of Ukraine, with the objective of raising awareness of the situation of Ukrainian civilians forcibly displaced since 24 February 2022 to the Russian Federation or the occupied territories of Ukraine, with some of them reportedly subject to "filtration" procedures and victims of human rights violations, such as torture or ill-treatment.