The Subcommittee on Human Rights follows issues concerning human rights, the protection of minorities and the promotion of democratic values in third countries. In this context, the subcommittee assists the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
10.09.2015 - 12:45
Every year, each political group in the European Parliament puts forward a candidate for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Candidates must meet three main objectives: opportunity,...
08.09.2015 - 17:00
Following the decision taken by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to prohibit the distribution of the film devoted to Dr Mukwege, the leaders of the four political groups in the European...
09.07.2015 - 13:26
By adopting Andrzej Grzyb MEP’s Report today, assessing two years of activity of the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) which was created to promote the European values of freedom and...
12.12.2014 - 09:40
"The IS is a threat to neighbouring countries but also for the Mediterranean region as a whole, including EU countries", said EPP Group Vice-Chairwoman Mariya Gabriel. The 17th EPP...
23.10.2014 - 12:12
The EPP Group has strongly condemned Russia's Justice Ministry's appeal to the country's Supreme Court to close the independent rights organisation Memorial. In a Resolution adopted today...
21.10.2014 - 12:45
Christos Stylianides, 56, will join the Juncker team as Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner. He will have to deal with the enormous challenges that the EU is facing. In his own words...
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