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Report – European Foundation for the improvement of living and working conditions (Eurofound) – A8-0275/2017 – Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the European Foundation for the improvement of living and working conditions (Eurofound), and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 1365/75Committee on Employment and Social AffairsEnrique Calvet Chambon Source : © European Union, 2017 –...

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Report – European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) – A8-0274/2017 – Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA), and repealing Council Regulation (EC) 2062/94Committee on Employment and Social AffairsCzesław Hoc Source : © European Union, 2017 –...

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Subject files – Trafficking in human beings – Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality

Trafficking in human beings is a human rights’ violation and a major crime. It mainly affects women and girls. According to UNODC, 51% of trafficking victims are women and 28% are children – 71% of whom are girls. 54% of victims were trafficked for sexual exploitation. Sexual exploitation, forced labour, slavery or traffic of vital organs are the main economic purposes behind trafficking and they are linked with forms of organised crime including terrorism. The increase in the movement of migrants and refugees has created a critical scenario for smugglers and traffickers to abuse vulnerable children, women and men....

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Report – Laying down rules on the making available on the market of CE marked fertilising products – A8-0270/2017 – Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down rules on the making available on the market of CE marked fertilising products and amending Regulations (EC) No 1069/2009 and (EC) No 1107/2009Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionIldikó Gáll-Pelcz Source : © European Union, 2017 –...

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Hearings – Intellectual Property Rights in International Trade – 20-06-2017 – Committee on International Trade

Members of INTA Committee heard from experts, academics and industry how current IPRs impact trade and in turn how trade impacts IPRs. The hearing aimed at providing a view on existing IPR provisions in free trade agreements, their implementation and enforcement, possible improvements for the future, while taking account of the WTO and WIPO frameworks. A fair and balanced system of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) is key for establishing a conducive environment for creators and at the same time ensuring the even spreading of innovation and progress. Location : Brussels Source : © European Union, 2017 –...

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Draft opinion – on a motion for a non-legislative resolution on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the Union, of the Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Kazakhstan, of the other part – PE 609.319v01-00 – Committee on International Trade

DRAFT OPINION on a motion for a non-legislative resolution on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the Union, of the Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Kazakhstan, of the other partCommittee on International TradeDavid Borrelli Source : © European Union, 2017 –...

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