Members of the European Parliament express serious concern about the situation of refugee women from Ukraine and call for concrete efforts by the EU Institutions to ensure fulfilment of obligations under the Temporary Protection Directive. 17 October 2023 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the European Parliament held a plenary debate on the situation of refugee women from Ukraine, including their access to sexual and reproductive health and rights. The debate addressed the serious barriers refugee women READ MORE
On 22 February 2022, Poland will be heard at the of for General Affairs Council of the EU Ministers in connection with the procedure under Art. 7 TEU, initiated in 2017 by the European Commission in response to violations of the rule of law in Poland. At this stage, there are no doubts as to the scale of the impact of rule of law crisis on the fundamental rights of EU citizens, especially as regards READ MORE
November 30, 2021 To the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda To the Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland Elżbieta Witek To the Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland Tomasz Grodzki To the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki To the Head of the Law & Justice party Jarosław Kaczyński Lithuanian non-governmental organizations are expressing their concern over the recent tragic event in Poland, READ MORE
REPORT on the situation of sexual and reproductive health and rights in the EU, in the frame of women’s health.
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
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