13 October 2014
The leaders of parliament’s political groups will meet to decide the winner of the 2014 Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought. The shortlist is the Ukrainian EuroMaidan movement; Denis Mukwege, a Congolese gynaecologist; and Leyla Yunus, an Azerbaijani human rights activist.
The ECR will make a decision on which nominee to support at its group meeting.
Group leaders’ meeting: Thursday
ECR Group Meeting: Tuesday afternoon
Iraq and Syria
Representatives of the Yezidi federation in Europe will meet with MEPs on the Human Rights subcommittee to discuss the situation in Iraq and Syria. Mark Demesmaeker is ECR Human Rights coordinator.
Discussion: Monday @ 16.30
The foreign affairs and home affairs committees will meet jointly with Jean-Paul Laborde, the UN Executive Director of Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate, to discuss the increased threat level facing Europe. ECR Home Affairs spokesman Timothy Kirkhope will ask Mr Laborde about the growing threat of foreign fighters, and the measures needed to combat them such as an EU Passenger Name Records system.
Discussion: Thursday @ 11.30
For enquiries relating to the ECR Group, the Group Chairman or a national delegation not listed below:
ECR Group Spokesman
Rue Wiertz – ATR 07K 031
B – 1047 Brussels
Tel.: + 32 473 861762
For enquiries relating to a national delegation of the group or its members:
Tel.: +32 498 984760
Tel.: +32 493 214346
Polish Law and Justice delegation:
Tel.: +32 470 955928
10 July 2020
10 July 2020