Week Ahead - 6 - 10 September 2021

Farm to Fork Strategy; Situation of women and girls in Afghanistan.

Farm to Fork Strategy

On Thursday and Friday, the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development will vote on the own initiative report on the Farm to Fork Strategy. The ECR Group emphasises the importance of taking into account that, without the plant protection products, the EU risks crop failure and food shortages. Additionally, the ECR Group calls for a more diversified approach, promoting the sustainability of the entire sector which is heterogeneous across Europe.

When: Thursday @ 8:45 & Friday @ 10:00

Situation of women and girls in Afghanistan

On Monday, the Committee on Women’s Rights and the Subcommittee on Human Rights will jointly discuss the current situation of women and girls in Afghanistan with Shaharzad Akbar, Chairperson of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), Guissou Jahangiri, Vice President of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Sahraa Karimi, Afghan film director and president of the Afghan Film Organisation, Chiara Adamo, acting Director for “Human Development, Migration, Governance and Peace” from the Directorate-General for International Partnerships of the European Commission.

When: Monday @ 14:45

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