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News EMPA scheduled meetings

The Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly (EMPA) has scheduled a number of meetings of its committees and working groups for the first few months of 2009, to discuss both general and issue-specific matters.
These include:
  • EMUNI Contact Group (20 January)
  • EMPA Working Group on Financing the Assembly and Revision of the EMPA Rules of Procedure (21 January)
  • EMPA Ad Hoc Committee on Energy and Environment (23 January)
  • EMPA Political Committee (28 January)
  • EMPA Bureau (29 January)
  • EMPA Economic Committee (6 February)
  • EMPA Culture Committee (9 February)
  • EMPA Plenary Session (16-17 March)
  • EMPA Ad Hoc Committee on Energy and Environment (18 May)
The EMPA, established in Naples on 3 December 2003 by decision of the Ministerial Conference of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, consists of a maximum of 260 members, of which 130 are Europeans (81 from the EU national parliaments and 49 from the European Parliament) and 130 are from the national parliaments of the EU's Mediterranean Partner Countries, so as to guarantee parity between the two components.
The working languages are English, French and Arabic. Texts adopted by the EMPA are also available in Hebrew, Turkish and all official languages of the European Union.
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News type Inbrief
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Source of information EuroMed Info Centre
Geographical coverage Euromed
News date 12/01/2009
Working language(s) ENGLISH