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RULE OF LAW IN POLAND ON THE AGENDA OF THE EU MINISTERS ON 22 JUNE 2021

Ministers of the EU member states meet at the General Affairs Council session on June 22, 2021 to discuss the situations in Poland and Hungary under the Article 7 procedure. Article 7 is the mechanism provided for in the EU treaty to hold accountable governments whose actions threaten the bloc’s rule of law, human rights, and democratic principles. As regards Poland, the European Commission invoked Article 7 in December 2017 for the first time since READ MORE

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REQUEST TO THE PORTUGESE PRESIDENCY TO TAKE ACTION ON THE DETERIORATING HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN POLAND

To: Mariana Vieira da Silva, Minister of State for the Presidency, Ana Paula Zacarias, State Secretary for European Affairs, Rosa Monteiro, Secretary of State for Citizenship and Equality, Ana Mendes Godinho, Minister for Labor, Solidarity and Social Security, Ambassador Nuno Brito, Permanent Representative of Portugal to the European Union, 19 April 2021, Re: Request to the Portuguese Presidency to take action on the deteriorating situation in Poland  Dear Ministers, As EU Ministers prepare to discuss READ MORE