Highlights of AFET, DROI and SEDE meetings next week
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Highlights of AFET, DROI and SEDE meetings next week

Committee on Foreign Affairs

Monday, 11 July

18:45 – 19:45 in room: Altiero Spinelli 5G-3

Debate

·  Exchange of views with Miguel Ángel MORATINOS, High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations


Wednesday, 13 July

09:00 – 18:30 in room: Jòzsef Antall 4Q2

Debates

·  Annual implementing report on the EU association agreement with Georgia – Consideration of draft report – Rapporteur: Sven MIKSER (S&D, ET)

·  (Room József Antall 6Q2 – Jointly with the Committee on International Trade (INTA) and Committee on Constitutional Affairs (AFCO) Laying down rules for the exercise of the Union’s rights in the implementation and enforcement of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, of the other part – Presentation of Commission proposal – Rapporteurs: Seán KELLY (EPP, IE), Andreas SCHIEDER (S&D, AT), Danuta Maria HÜBNER (EPP, PL)

·  Exchange of views with Jan LIPAVSKÝ, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, on the priorities of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union

·  Jointly with the Subcommittee on Security and Defence (SEDE) and in assocation with the Delegation for relations with the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (DNAT) Exchange of views with Jens STOLTENBERG, NATO Secretary General, on EU-NATO cooperation and the outcome of the NATO summit

·  Presentation of a study on the economic reconstruction of Belarus: next steps after a democratic transition.

Votes

·  Recommendation to the Council, the Commission and the Commission Vice President/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on Horn of Africa – Adoption of draft report – Rapporteur: Fabio Massimo CASTALDO (NI, IT)

·  Recommendation to the Commission and the Commission Vice President/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on the Renewed partnership with the Southern Neighbourhood. A new agenda for the Mediterranean – Adoption of draft report – Rapporteur: Antonio LÓPEZ-ISTÚRIZ WHITE (EPP, ES).


Subcommittee on Human Rights

Monday, 11 July

15:00 – 18:30 in room: Altiero Spinelli 3E-2

Debates

·  In association with the Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America (tbc) – Exchange of views on the human rights developments in Cuba one year after the peaceful mass demonstration of 11 July 2021

·  The right to a fair trial and the application of non-refoulement: the extradition process on Julian Assange case, in the presence of Professor and Lawyer Aitor Martínez

·  Public hearing on improving the protection and lives of dependent elderly and other dependent persons


Tuesday, 12 July

09:00 – 12:30 in room: Altiero Spinelli 3E-2

Debates

·  In association with the Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly – Exchange of views with Commissioner Leyner PALACIOS in the context of the final report published by the Colombian Commission of Truth on 28 June 2022

·  In association with the Delegation for relations with Afghanistan – Exchange of views with Stella RONNER-GRUBAČIĆ, EU Ambassador for Gender and Diversity, EEAS, on the Afghan Women Leaders Forum and the situation of women and girls in Afghanistan and Hareer HASHIM, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Afghanistan Section (tbc)

·  Exchange of views with Ambassador Christian WENAWESER, Permanent Mission of the Principality of Liechtenstein to the United Nations in New York, on the crime of aggression.



Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Monday, 11 July

15:00 – 18:30 in room: Altiero Spinelli 3G-2

Debates

·  Debrief on the outcome of the Foreign Affairs Council (Defence) of 17 May, and the Special meeting of the European Council of 30-31 May 2022, including on the implementation of the Strategic Compass and Russia’s war against Ukraine with Charles FRIES, Deputy Secretary General for Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) of the European External Action Service (in room József ANTALL 4Q2

·  Exchange of views with Jiří ŠEDIVÝ, Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency (in room SPAAK 5B001 (17.30 – 18.30)


Tuesday, 12 July

10:30 – 18:00 in room: Altiero Spinelli 3G-2

Debates

·  Exchange of views on the Joint EU-UN strategic partnership on peace operations and crisis management: stock-taking and priorities for the period 2022-2024 with Alison WESTON, Head of Division, Partnerships and Task Force NATO, European External Action Service (EEAS) and Rory KEANE, Head of Office, United Nations Liaison Office for Peace and Security

·  In association with the Delegation for relations with the NATO Parliamentary Assembly – Exchange of views on EU-NATO cooperation following the NATO Summit – Stefano SANNINO, Secretary General of the European External Action Service

·  Exchange of views ahead of the SEDE ad hoc delegation to visit EU Training Mission in Mozambique, with Vice-Admiral Hervé BLÉJEAN, Director General of the EU Military Staff (EUMS), Brigadier General Nuno LEMOS PIRES, force commander of EU Training Mission Mozambique, and Stefano TOMAT, Director, Integrated Approach for Crisis Response, EEAS