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Next FEMM and joint committee meetings - 15, 16, 23, 25 March 2021

05-03-2021 - 10:58
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In the context of the exponential growth of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the President of the European Parliament has announced a number of measures to contain the spread of epidemic and to safeguard Parliament's core activities.

The current precautionary measures adopted by the European Parliament to contain the spread of COVID-19 do not affect work on legislative priorities. Core activities are reduced, but maintained to ensure that the institution's legislative, budgetary, scrutiny functions are maintained.

The meetings will be with remote participation for Members (being able to view and listen to proceedings, ask for the floor and intervene in the meeting). Other participants are invited to follow the meeting through web-streaming.

Following these decisions, the next meetings will take place via multilingual remote participation on:
  • 15, 16, 23, 25 March 2021 (tbc)

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05-03-2021 - 12:42

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On 22 February 2021, the Committee of Legal Affairs and the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality discussed the joint draft own-initiative report on "The impact of intimate partner violence and custody rights on women and children".

Evelyn Regner, Chair FEMM
05-02-2021 - 15:06

On 4 February 2021, FEMM Members voted on the draft opinion to the Interim report on the “Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 168/2007 establishing a European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)”. The opinion was adopted by 27 votes in favour, with 6 votes against and 0 abstentions.

A member of the Parliament casting his vote to elect the Vice-Presidents of the EP
01-02-2021 - 18:50

On 1 February 2021, FEMM members voted on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 168/2007 establishing a European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) - consent procedure. The opinion was adopted by 28 votes in favour, with 3 votes against and 3 abstentions.

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01-02-2021 - 14:54

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