|date||June 21, 2017 - 16:00|
|location||Paul-Henri Spaak building (PHS) i|
|attending||A. (Antonio) Tajani i, (Claude) Moraes i, (Gianni) Pittella i, D.F. (Donald) Tusk i, J.C. (Jean-Claude) Juncker i, J. (Judith) Sargentini i, (Agustín) Díaz De Mera García Consuegra i, (Esteban) González Pons i, , F. (Federica) Mogherini i, D. (Dimitris) Avramopoulos i, J.B. (Julian) King i et al.|
|organisation||European Parliament (EP) i, Committee on Development (DEVE) i, Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) i, Subcommittee on Security and Defence (SEDE) i|
Managing migration and ensuring a stable and prosperous environment at the borders of the EU will top the agenda at a high-level conference on 21 June from 14:30 to 19:30 in Brussels. The European Parliament will host the conference on migration management ahead of the EU summit to launch a platform for regular dialogue between all actors involved.
It will address responsibility sharing among Member States, ensuring a stable and secure environment both in and at the external borders of the EU, and tackling the root causes of migration through cooperation with third countries.
The conference takes place at the initiative of President Antonio Tajani and is co-organised by the relevant parliamentary committees. Speakers include:
Antonio Tajani i, President of the European Parliament
Jean-Claude Juncker i, President of the European Commission
Donald Tusk i, President of the European Council (tbc)
Federica Mogherini i, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission
Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank
Markku Markkula i, President of the European Committee of the Regions
Dimitris Avramopoulos i, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship
Julian King i, European Commissioner for Security Union
Last updated: 02-06-2017
The European Parliament is the EU's law-making body. It is directly elected by EU voters every 5 years.
What does the Parliament do?
The Parliament has 3 main roles:
The Parliamentary Committee on Development is responsible for:
The Parliamentary Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs is responsible for:
1.The protection within the territory of the Union of citizens' rights, human rights and fundamental rights, including the protection of minorities, as laid down in the Treaties and in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union
The Subcommittee on Security and Defence is a subcommittee of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. It is responsible for the European security and defence policy (ESDP).