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Cancellation of events with external participants

In light of the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, the President of the European Parliament announced on 03 June 2021 a new decision on security measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Events with external visitors at Parliament premises should not be organised or are cancelled until further notice. Consequently, all face-to-face interparliamentary meetings have been cancelled, postponed or replaced by remote meetings.

COSAC Chairpersons' meeting, 19 July 2021

The COSAC Chairpersons' meeting, organised by the Slovenian National Parliament, took place remotely on 19 July 2021. It was the first event within the scope of the Parliamentary Dimension of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council. A Presidential Troika meeting preceded on 16 July 2021.

The President of the Slovenian National Assembly, Mr Igor Zorčič, opened the meeting. The debates were chaired by the Chair of the National Assembly Committee on EU Affairs, Mr Marko Pogačnik, and the Chair of the National Council Commission for International Relations and European Affairs, Mr Bojan Kekec. The European Parliament was represented by First Vice-President in charge of relations with national Parliaments, Ms Roberta Metsola.

Upcoming ICM on “Turning the tide on cancer: the view of national parliaments on Europe's Beating Cancer Plan”

Hands holding the beating cancer ribbon sign
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The meeting will be held remotely via a videoconference on Monday, 27 September 2021 from 9.00 to 12.00 at the European Parliament in Brussels.

The European Parliament Special Committee on Beating Cancer (BECA), in cooperation with the Legislative Dialogue Unit of the Directorate for Relations with national Parliaments, is inviting Members of national Parliaments of the EU Member States to attend a virtual Interparliamentary Committee Meeting (ICM).