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News EMPA Committee and Plenary meetings taking place in Jordan

The Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly (EMPA) Committee on Political Affairs, Security and Human Rights will be meeting in Jordan on October 11. It will be followed by an extraordinary session of the EMPA plenary on October 12-13. During the Committee meeting parliamentarians will exchange views on the report of the Political Committee "The Middle East Peace Process" proposed by its bureau with a view to be transmitted to the plenary. At the same time rapporteurs will be appointed for two topics: "Freedom of expression and respect for religious beliefs" and "Barcelona Process: Union for the Mediterranean - what value added for the development of the Mediterranean region?"  

Background information for the Committee meeting, including the draft agenda and the minutes of its meeting in June, available in English, French and Arabic, can be found on the EMPA website or by clicking here. The extraordinary plenary will discuss the role of the EMPA as the parliamentary dimension to the Union for the Mediterranean and the Middle East Peace Process. More information on the plenary can be found by clicking here.

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Source of information The Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly (EMPA)
Geographical coverage Jordan, Euromed
News date 03/10/2008
Working language(s) ARABIC , ENGLISH , FRENCH