Other events

All other public events organised as part of committee activities involving external speakers or experts.

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The European Platform on Combating Homelessness ("EPOCH") was established by the European Commission in March 2021, as part of the European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan. Launched in June 2021 through the Lisbon Declaration, the Platform aims to eradicate homelessness by 2030 by promoting person-centered approaches, exchanges of best practices, and evidence-based strategies.

EPW2024

As part of the European Parliamentary Week 2024, the EMPL Committee will hold an Interparliamentary Committee Meeting ("ICM") co-chaired by EMPL Committee Chair Dragoș Pîslaru and Cécile Cornet, Chair of the Committee on Social Affairs, Employment and Pensions in the Belgian House of Representatives, on 12 February.

Illustration and practical information about the event on the participation of persons with disabilities in the electoral process. The illustration shows a polling station surrounded by five persons. From left to right: a person who walks on crutches, a person in a wheel cahir, a person with a prostetic arm, a person accompanied by a guide dog, a person with an arm amputated

This Interparliamentary Committee Meeting will gather national Parliamentarians, Members from EMPL, AFCO, PETI and other committees, Council and Commission representatives, as well as representatives from main relevant NGOs. President Metsola will do welcoming words via video message.

Illustration on a blue brackground about the Disability Rights week. The ilustration shows 5 persons. From left to right: a woman with a prothetic leg, a girl holding a ball, a man sitting in a wheel chair, a man holding a cane and wearing glasses, and an elderly woman holding a walker

The European Parliament is committed to ensure that all persons with disabilities can live an independent life and be fully integrated into society. In order to analyse existing initiatives to protect and empower people with disabilities, and to reflect on challenges ahead and prepare for future activities, Parliament will hold its first Disability Rights Week. Many committees will be voting, debating and holding events regarding disability policies. Detailed activities below:

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At the initiative of the Vice-President of the European Parliament, Evelyn Regner, and the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality, the European Parliament will hold its third European Gender Equality Week during the last week of October 2022.

Conference right to disconnect

This conference will take place on 15 March 2022 from 9.00 - 17.30 and will bring together Members of the European Parliament, social partners, national governments, the Commission and European agencies. The debate will raise issues like challenges and opportunities of telework, working conditions and health and safety at the work place, digital divide and disadvantaged workers etc.

FEMM

At the initiative of the FEMM Committee, the European Parliament held its second European Gender Equality Week during the last week of October 2021.

At the initiative of the FEMM Committee, the European Parliament held its first ever European Gender Equality Week during the last week of October 2020.

GEW

At the initiative of the FEMM Committee, the European Parliament held its first ever European Gender Equality Week during the last week of October 2020.