MEPs travel to the U.S. for talks on home affairs, justice and privacy issues 

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To discuss current issues with U.S. lawmakers, regulators, government officials and other stakeholders, seven MEPs visit Washington, D.C. from 15 to 18 May.

During their four-day visit to the United States capital, MEPs of the Civil Liberties Committee will meet with members of the House of Representatives and Senator working on privacy, cybersecurity and women’s rights issues, including sponsors of different federal privacy acts; Ms Lina M. Khan, Chair of the Federal Trade Commission; senior representatives of the U.S. Courts administration; officials working on security, counter-terrorism and visa policy at the Department of State, the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigations; representatives from the Data Protection Review Court (DPRC) and Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI); NGOs working on technology policy, human rights and the safety of children; and think-tanks.

During the visit, EU lawmakers and their interlocutors will discuss a wide range of current policy issues including security and child protection, data transfers and privacy, women's rights, counter-terrorism efforts, visa waiver programmes, and technology policy.

MEPs joining the delegation

  1. Juan Fernando LÓPEZ AGUILAR, LIBE Chair and Head of the Delegation (S&D, Spain)
  2. Javier ZARZALEJOS (EPP, Spain)
  3. Karlo RESSLER (EPP, Croatia)
  4. Birgit SIPPEL (S&D, Germany
  5. Moritz KÖRNER (Renew, Germany)
  6. Gwendoline DELBOS-CORFIELD (Greens/EFA, France)
  7. Tom VANDENDRIESSCHE (ID, Belgium)