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26 June 2017, Brussels

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CONT EU Youth Guarantee schemes: committee debate

The Committee on Budgetary Control will look into the non-legislative report on the control of spending and the monitoring of the cost-effectiveness of EU Youth Guarantee schemes. The report states that EU Member States should utilise available EU support to tackle the longstanding situation of youth unemployment and welcomes the extension of the Youth Employment initiative until 2020. The meeting will take place on 26.06.17.

DEVE Tropical forests management, civil society space: committee debates

The Committee on Development will discuss the management of tropical forests and timber exports, taking into account the findings from a recent visit of the Committee to Cameroon. It will also go over a non-legislative report on the shrinking space for civil society in developing countries, and the positions the EU takes in the OECD Development Assistance Committee. The recent parliamentary elections in The Gambia will also be looked into. The meeting will take place on 26.06.17.

IMCO The e-Commerce Directive: 12th meeting of the Digital Single Market Working Group

The issue of online services providers and the limited liability regime of the e-Commerce Directive will be discussed by the Internal Market Committee’s Working Group on the Digital Single Market, on 26.06.17. The aim of this meeting is to assess the necessity of possibly making reforms or clarifications to the "Notice- and-Action" procedures in the e-Commerce Directive, or to clarify the rules affecting internet services providers.

FEMM Gender equality in the media sector in the EU: hearing

The Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality will hold a public hearing with experts in order to discuss the current situation of women occupying various positions in the media sector. The debates will also look into the interplay between the prevalent gender stereotypes and the media industry itself. The hearing will take place on 26.06.17 and will feed into a report which is expected later this year.

LIBE Greece hotspots, relocation and resettlement, EU-Turkey Statement: committee debates

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs will go over the draft report following the Committee’s visit to Athens and to hotspots in Greece, which took place at the end of May, on 26.06.17. The Committee will also look into the Thirteenth Report on Relocation and Resettlement and the Sixth Report on the Progress made in the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement, together with Commission representatives and the EU Coordinator for the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement.