Highlights of AFET/DROI/SEDE meetings next week
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Highlights of AFET/DROI/SEDE meetings next week

Committee on Foreign Affairs

Monday 13.45 – 18.15, room: József Antall 2Q2 and remote participation

·  Constitutive meeting: election of the Chair and first, second, third and fourth Vice-Chair (13.45–16.15)

·  Public hearing on „The EU and the Defence of Multilateralism“ (see draft programme) (16.45–18.15)

Tuesday 9.00 – 17.45, room: József Antall 2Q2 and remote participation

·  Jointly with the Subcommittee on Security and Defence – Exchange of views with Josep Borrell, High Representative/Vice-President of the European Commission on a Strategic Compass for Security and Defence – For a European Union that protects its citizens, values and interests and contributes to international peace and security (9.00–10.00)

·  Exchange of views with Josep Borrell on his visit to Latin America (Peru/Brazil) and the regional and local elections in Venezuela (10.00 – 10.45)

·  Exchange of views with Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of France, on the priorities of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union (10.45–12.00)

·  Vote: Corruption and human rights (2021/2066(INI)) – Rapporteur: Katalin Cseh (Renew, HU) – Adoption of draft report

·  Exchange of views with Fernando Gentilini, EEAS Managing Director for Middle East and Northern Africa, on the situation in Libya in the aftermath of the postponed elections

·  Exchange of views with the EEAS and the European Union Special Representative for Central Asia on the situation in Kazakhstan (15.00–16.15)

·  Annual implementing report on the EU association agreement with the Republic of Moldova (2021/2237(INI)) – Rapporteur: Dragoş Tudorache (Renew, RO) – Consideration of draft report (16.45–17.45)

Subcommittee on Human Rights

Wednesday 13.45 – 18.45, room: József Antall (4Q1) and remote participation

Constitutive meeting: election of the Chair and first, second, third and fourth Vice-Chair (13.45–14.45)

·  Eurojust Genocide Network Expert Report – Prosecution of sanctions (restrictive measures) violations in national jurisdictions: a comparative analysis (14.45–16.15)

·  Exchange of views on the recent developments in the area of fundamental rights and the rule of law in Hong Kong (16.45–17.45)

·  Exchange of views with Ramy Shaath, human rights activist (17.45–18.15)

Thursday 9.00 – 12.00, room: József Antall (4Q1) and remote participation

·  Exchange of views on the situation of human and labour rights in Sri Lanka (9.00–10.00)

·  Exchange of views on the human rights situation in Libya and the fundamental rights of migrants: presentation of the OHCHR Report: Unsafe and Undignified: The forced expulsion of migrants from Libya; presentation of the report of the Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya (FFM) (10.00–11.00)

Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Wednesday 9.00 – 18.45, room: Altiero Spinelli (A3E-2) and remote participation

·  Constitutive meeting: election of the Chair and first, second, third and fourth Vice-Chair (9.00–12.00)

·  Debrief on the outcome of security and defence aspects of the 2021 Eastern Partnership Summit with Pawel Herczynski, Managing Director CSDP and Crisis Response, European External Action Service

·  An update on the state of play with EU Training Mission in Mozambique with Vice-Admiral Hervé Blèjean, Director General of the EU Military Staff (EUMS) (13.45–16.45)

·  Launch of the new EU-US Security and Defence Dialogue with Stefano Sannino, Secretary-General of the European External Action Service and Vice-Admiral Hervé Blèjean (16.45–17.45)

·  Towards a better understanding of EU-US defence market access and export issues with Daniel Fiott, Security and Defence Editor at the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) (17.45–18.45)

Thursday 9.00 – 12.00, room: Altiero Spinelli (A3E-2) and remote participation

·  Jointly with the Committee on Foreign Affairs: Hearing on The EU’s Indo-Pacific Strategy: Global partnership for peace and security (see draft programme) (9.00–10.30)

·  Security in the Eastern Partnership area and the role of Common Security and Defence Policy (2021/2199(INI)). Rapporteur: Witold Jan Waszczykowski (ECR, PL). Draft report / Draft recommendation