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EU-Ukraine relations: Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs to visit Kyiv

Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs will visit Kyiv from Thursday to Saturday for meetings with Ukraine’s new political leadership. The European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee delegation, led by David McAllister(EPP, DE) will travel to Ukraine from 5 to 7 December for meetings with high-level officials and civil society

MEPs demand a stronger role in shaping EU foreign policy

The EU needs to become more of a credible and effective global actor, and take a prominent leadership role on the international stage, say MEPs in a resolution adopted on Wednesday. In their annual resolution assessing the state of play on the EU’s common foreign and

Bolivia: EP demands new elections as soon as possible

New independent Electoral Court indispensable to guarantee transparent electionsMilitary must withdraw from protest areasArmed forces and the police should refrain from influencing political processes To return to stability, Bolivia needs to hold new “free, inclusive and transparent” elections as soon as possible, MEPs said on Thursday. With

Human Rights breaches in Haiti, Algeria and Cuba

Haiti must stop violently repressing protestersAlgeria must end harassment and intimidation of religious minorities and civil societyCuba must release José Daniel Ferrer immediately On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted three resolutions taking stock of the human rights situation in Haiti, Algeria and Cuba. Haiti The European Parliament strongly

Sakharov Prize: MEPs to exchange views with Oleg Sentsov

MEPs will hold a debate with last year’s Sakharov Prize laureate, Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, in Strasbourg on Monday 25 November at 19.00. Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov was last year’s Sakharov Prize laureate. Until recently, he was serving a 20-year prison sentence in Russia for