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

Subcommittee on Human Rights – Friday 11 Decembe, 9.00 – 11.00 – Room: remote participation (via Antall 4Q1)

Committee on Foreign Affairs – Thursday

Vote

Connectivity and EU-Asia relations (INI), adoption of amendments – Rapporteur Reinhard BÜTIKOFER (Greens/EFA)

Debates

Report on the 2019-2020 Commission Reports on Albania (INI), exchange of views – rapporteur Isabel SANTOS (S&D, PT)

Report on the 2019-2020 Commission Reports on Kosovo INI), exchange of views – rapporteur Viola VON CRAMON-TAUBADEL (Greens/EFA, DE)

Report on the 2019-2020 Commission Reports on North Macedonia (INI), exchange of views – rapporteur Ilhan KYUCHYUK (Renew, BG)

Report on the 2019-2020 Commission Reports on Serbia (INI), exchange of views – rapporteur Vladimír BILČÍK (EPP, SK)

Exchange of views with the European Commission and the European External Action Service on the situation in Western Sahara (13.45 – 14.45)

Exchange of views with Bujar OSMANI, Minister of Foreign Affairs of North Macedonia (14.45 – 15.45)

Subcommittee on Human Rights – Friday

Debates

Exchange of views on combating impunity worldwide, in the presence of:

– Gianfranco DELL’ALBA, Board member, Association against Impunity and for Transitional Justice

– Orsola CASAGRANDE, Journalist and co-author of the report entitled „The State of Impunity in the World in 2020, the virus against rights“ promoted by the Association against Impunity and for Transitional Justice

– Olympia BEKOU, Professor of Public International Law, School of Law, University of Nottingham, UK, author of the study on “the State of play of existing instruments for combating impunity for international crimes”

Jointly with the Committee on Foreign Affairs

Presentation of the new EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime in the presence of the EEAS