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Next AFET Committee meetings

21-02-2024 - 18:19
Members of the AFET Committee will meet on: Thursday 22 February in ANTALL 4Q2 (Brussels):

Votes
  • The adoption of the Special Measure in favour of Tunisia for 2023 (2024/2573(RSP)
  • Partnership Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Members of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States, of the other part (2023/0464(NLE))
  • Jointly with the Committee on Budgets: Establishing the Ukraine Facility (2023/0200(COD))
Debates
  • Jointly with DROI and D-RU: Exchange of views on the inhuman detention and death of Sakharov Price Laureate Alexei Navalny and on the state of the Russian opposition ahead of the presidential elections
  • Jointly with CONT: Presentation of the ECA Special Report 2/2024 - The coordination role of the European External Action Service
Meetings are webstreamed with the exception of items held "in camera".

À ne pas manquer

Russian Federation styled flag
21-02-2024 - 15:06

On Thursday, 22 November, Foreign Affairs Committee and its subcommittee on Human Rights will hold a debate with Russian opposition. Following the inhuman detention and death of Sakharov Price Laureate Alexei Navalny, MEPs will hear the testimonies of:

EU stars on Europe by night
20-02-2024 - 16:00

On Thursday, 22 February, the European Court of Auditors will present to Members from the AFET and CONT Committees a special report on the coordination role of the European External Action Service. Members will discuss with representatives of the Court of Auditors and the EEAS the results of an audit, which assessed whether the diplomatic service of the European Union fulfils its coordination role in implementing the EU's common foreign and security policy.

Logo of the Belgian presidency of the Council of the EU
06-02-2024 - 10:51

On Tuesday, 13 February 2024 the Committee on Foreign Affairs will hold an exchange of views with Hadja Lahbib, Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Affairs and Foreign Trade and the Federal Cultural Institutions. Members will discuss with the Minister the priorities of the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the field of foreign affairs and enlargement policy.

EU Preventive diplomacy
06-02-2024 - 10:50

On 13 February 2024 the Committee on Foreign Affairs will hold a presentation of an analysis 'The EU’s preventive diplomacy: Practice makes (not yet) perfect?' Members will have the opportunity to discuss with the authors the EU’s approach to preventive diplomacy, in particular in light of the deteriorating security and increasing geopolitical tensions worldwide.

An image of a rural area in the region of the Sahel
17-01-2024 - 18:40

On Tuesday, 23 January 2024 a joint hearing on “The European Union’s Strategy in the Sahel” will be organised by the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Committee on Development and the Sub-Committee on Security and Defence. It will be an opportunity to critically reflect on the EU's policy and approach towards this important region in light of recent coup d’états.

A drawing of a man and a woman holding a weight on which the words grants and loans are written
16-01-2024 - 16:47

On Wednesday 24 January 2024, Members from the AFET and BUDG Committees will hear the Commission present its proposal for a regulation establishing the Reform and Growth Facility for the Western Balkans. Its purpose is to set up a new financing instrument to provide EUR 6 billion to the countries of the Western Balkans, consisting of EUR 2 billion in grants and EUR 4 billion in highly concessional loans.