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2023 Sakharov Prize: finalists chosen

MEPs have shortlisted Jina Mahsa Amini and the Woman, Life and Freedom Movement in Iran, Nicaraguan human rights activists and women fighting for a free, safe and legal abortion. On Thursday 12 October, MEPs on the Foreign Affairs and Development committees chose in a joint vote the finalists for the

Highlights of the AFET, DROI and SEDE meetings next week

9-12 October, Brussels Subcommittee on Human Rights Monday, 9 October 15:00 - 18:00 in room: Paul-Henri Spaak 5B001 Debate (15.30 – 17.00) In association with the Delegation for relations with the Arab Peninsula: Exchange of views on the participation of Human Rights Defenders and Civil Society Organisations to the COP

A long-term solution for Ukraine’s funding needs

-New Ukraine Facility with overall capacity of €50 billion for 2024-2027 -Urgent adoption needed along with long-term EU budget revision -MEPs strengthen transparency, democratic accountability -Russian assets should be used for Ukraine’s reconstruction In a vote on Thursday, MEPs improved and endorsed a proposal for a €50 billion facility