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MEPs call for the creation of a Global EU Connectivity Strategy

MEPs urge that connectivity be prioritised in the EU’s work in order to achieve a more proactive European position in global politics. In the report on connectivity and EU-Asia relations, Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs stress the fundamental role that connectivity plays in the geopolitical relations of

MEPs to debate the new global human rights sanctions regime

EEAS Deputy Secretary General Stefano Sannino will present the new EU global human rights sanctions regime to MEPs on the Foreign Affairs Committee and Human Rights Subcommittee, on Friday. On Monday 7 December, the Council adopted a decision and a regulation establishing an EU global human

Highlights of AFET and DROI meetings – 10-11 December 2020

Highlights of Foreign Affairs Committee (AFET) meeting on Thursday, 10 December and Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) on Friday, 11 December. Brussels Committee on Foreign Affairs - Thursday 10 December, 9.00 – 12.00 and 13.45 – 15.45 and 16.45 – 18.45 - Room: Antall 4Q2 + remote

Statement on accession negotiations of North Macedonia and Albania

We, representatives of political groups in the European Parliament, stand behind the promises made at the EU-Western Balkans Thessaloniki Summit in 2003 and continue to support the Western Balkan’s European future, also expressed in the European Parliament resolution of October 2019 on opening accession negotiations

EPP Political Assembly meets via videoconference to discuss EU-UK relations, Nagorno-Karabakh; adopts resolution on Albania

Brussels, 7 December 2020   The members of the European People’s Party (EPP) Political Assembly (PA) met today via video-conference to discuss political developments in member states, the ongoing coronavirus situation and sustainable, coordinated management of the pandemic until vaccines are widely available.   As talks on a future EU-UK

Foreign Policy: The EU must champion a rules-based international order

Establish more strategic relations with like-minded partnersCounter attempts to weaken and divide the EUCall for qualified majority voting instead of unanimity in some foreign affairs areas The EU should demonstrate its leadership in international affairs by being more autonomous, more assertive, and more united, state MEPs