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AFET, DROI and SEDE highlights – Monday, 28 March 2022

Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) 16.00 – 17.30 - Room: ANTALL 2Q2 and remote participation In association with the Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) and the Subcommittee on Security and Defence (SEDE) ·  Structured Dialogue on the Commission Work Programme - exchange of views with Josep BORRELL FONTELLES,

War in Ukraine: MEPs unlock emergency funds for refugees

Parliament gave the green light to redirect EU regional and asylum funding to EU countries sheltering people fleeing from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, on Thursday. Only two weeks after the European Commission presented its proposal, MEPs adopted the Cohesion's Action for Refugees in Europe (CARE) measures under the urgent

More EU action needed for secure food supply

Parliament calls for immediate and substantial food aid to Ukraine and for the EU to make its food production more independent. A resolution on the need for an urgent EU action plan to ensure food security in and outside the EU following the Russian invasion of

Alexei Navalny: MEPs strongly protest unjust prison sentence

Statement by leading MEPs on the sentencing of Alexei Navalny to nine years in prison. "We strongly regret today's decision by Moscow’s Lefortovski Court to sentence Alexei Navalny to nine years in a maximum security prison and to issue him a EUR 10.000 administrative fine. Mr

Indo-Pacific: a region of key strategic significance for the EU

The Foreign Affairs Committee adopted a report on Tuesday, reflecting how the EU should protect its interests and work more closely with its partners in the Indo-Pacific. In a report on the EU and the security challenges in the Indo-Pacific, MEPs underlined the critical importance of

Ukrainian Minister of Defence to brief MEPs on the impact of the war

MEPs from the Foreign Affairs Committee and Security and Defence Subcommittee will meet Ukraine’s Minister of Defence Oleksii Reznikov on Thursday. Minister Oleksii Reznikov, who will participate remotely, will brief MEPs on the latest developments and the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Members of the