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Next LIBE Committee meetings

28-10-2020 - 18:41
The next LIBE Committee meetings will take place on:

- Thursday, 28 October 2020, 13.45 - 15.45 and 16.45 - 18.45 (via videoconference and Spinelli 1G3): Joint JURI-LIBE-AFCO-PETI Hearing on 'Union Citizenship: Empowerment, Inclusion, Participation'
- Thursday, 28 October 2020, 17.45 - 18.15 (via videoconference and Antall 4Q2): LIBE-FEMM Committee meeting

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28-10-2020 - 18:43

On 29 October 2020, a hearing on Union Citizenship will be jointly organised by the European Parliament (JURI, LIBE, AFCO and PETI Committees) and the European Commission. The hearing will include intervention Mr. Didier Reynders, Commissioner for Justice and the participation of Ms. Emily O’Reilly, the European Ombudsman, as well as representatives from various NGOs.

Gender-specific Measures in Anti-trafficking Actions
21-10-2020 - 16:18

This hearing, which will take place on 26 October 2020, is organised in relation to the implementation report on Directive 2011/36/EU on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings. It will represent an opportunity to hear several organisations' representatives and experts' contributions as regards the gaps in the present legislation and in the implementation of this directive and to look into which measures would be needed to reinforce its application.

Diversity & Equality
21-10-2020 - 16:16

The European Parliament held a public hearing on the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) entitled ‘Minority Safepack – one million signatures for diversity in Europe’, on 15 October. Having gathered the support of 1,123,422 signatories in 28 Member States, the organisers of this ECI presented their initiative in the presence of the European Commission, the Council of Europe, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions.

 Didier Reynders, Commissioner for justice
02-10-2020 - 17:45

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs held in its meeting of 1 October 2020 an exchange of views with Didier Reynders, Commissioner for Justice who presented the main elements of the awaited first annual Rule of Law Report adopted by the Commission on 30 September 2020.

Europol
02-10-2020 - 17:44

The seventh meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group on Europol (JPSG) took place on 28-29 September 2020 in Brussels and via remote participation due to the pandemic. The JPSG brings together Members of national parliaments and the European Parliament to fulfil the scrutiny and oversight on the activities of Europol including on fundamental rights.