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29-04-2024 - 10:14

2024 European elections - 6 to 9 June 2024

Citizens in the EU Member States will elect their representatives to the European Parliament during the European elections of 6 to 9 June. The newly elected Members, representing EU citizens until 2029, will meet in July to elect their President, Vice-Presidents and Quaestors. They will decide on the composition of Parliament's standing and sub committees - thereby launching the new legislative term. The committees will then hold their first meetings to elect their respective Chairs and Vice-Chairs.

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The next EMPL meeting is scheduled to take place on 22 July 2024.


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24-04-2024 - 10:23

The main aim of the conference was to prepare the future social agenda for 2024-2029 and to reconfirm the European Pillar of Social Rights as the main compass for policy-making in the domains of employment and social affairs. The conference concluded with the signing of the Interinstitutional La Hulpe Declaration signed by the Presidents of the European Commission, of the European Parliament, of the Belgian Presidency of the Council, of social partner and civil society organisations.

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19-04-2024 - 16:39

The EMPL Committee will hold the closing session of the Working Group on the European Child Guarantee this Wednesday 24 April in Strasbourg. The main mission of the Working Group has been to scrutinise and monitor the implementation of the European Child Guarantee. It has been also instrumental in monitoring the adequacy and sufficiency of its funding and has mobilised EU political support to speed up its efficient implementation.

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19-04-2024 - 15:03

This third and last meeting of the CRPD Network will take place on 23 April 2024. It consists of a stocktaking end-of-term exercise together with Commissioner for Equality Helena Dalli and the Belgian Minister Karine Lalieux, as well as a forward looking for actions to advance rights of persons with disability in the next years, together with the Hungarian Presidency and the EDF. EP CRPD Network members and rapporteurs of important files will give a view on their work during this mandate.

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