Draft agenda - DROI_OJ(2018)07-11_1Draft agenda



Subcommittee on Human Rights





Wednesday 11 July 2018, 9.00 – 12.30 and 14.30 – 18.30

Thursday 12 July 2018, 9.00 – 12.30


Room: Altiero Spinelli (3G-3)

11 July 2018, 9.00 – 11.00

1.  Adoption of agenda

2.  Chair’s announcements

3.  Approval of minutes of meetings

4.  Annual report on human rights and democracy in the world and the European Union’s policy on the matter




Petras Auštrevičius (ALDE)

PR – PE623.832v01-00






  • Consideration of draft report

5.  Exchange of views on the general human rights situation in Iraq with a particular focus on the Christian and Yezidi religious minorities (see separate programme)

11 July 2018, 11.00 – 12.30

In camera

6.  Follow up by the EEAS to the European Parliament resolution of 31 May 2018 on the situation of imprisoned EU-Iranian dual nationals in Iran and exchange of views on the human rights situation in Iran with representatives of Together Against the Death Penalty (ECPM) and Iran Human Rights (IHR)

7.  Enlarged Bureau

11 July 2018, 14.30 – 17.00

Jointly with the Committee on Development

8.  Hearing on Cocoa and Coffee - devastating rainforests and driving child labour: the role of EU consumption and how the EU could help (see separate programme)

11 July 2018, 17.00 – 18.30

9.  Exchange of views on civil society's contribution to the implementation of the Peace Agreement in Colombia with Carlos Andrés Guevara Jimenez, Programa Somos Defensores (We are Defenders Programme) (via videolink), Leyla Andrea Arroyo Muñoz, member of Proceso de Comunidades Negras (Black Communities Process, PCN) (via videolink) and H.E Sergio Jaramillo, Ambassador of Colombia to the EU and former High Commissioner for Peace

12 July 2018, 9.00 – 12.30

10.  Exchange of views with Myria Vassiliadou, EU anti-trafficking coordinator, and Dr Esohe Aghatise, International lawyer on the occasion of the World Day against trafficking in persons (30 July) (see separate programme)

11.  Exchange of views with Godwin Obaseki, Executive Governor of Edo State, Nigeria, and Prof Yinka Omorogbe, Chairperson of the Edo State Task Force Against Human Trafficking, on migration and human trafficking from Nigeria

12.  Exchange of views on blasphemy laws (see separate programme)

13.  Any other business

14.  Next meetings

  • 6 September 2018, 9.00 – 12.30 (Brussels)
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