Bruxelles - Committee on the Foreign Affairs (AFET) at the Interparliamentary Committee Meeting on "Current challenges for EU Foreign and Security policy".
Chair of the Foreign Policy Committee, Miro Kovač participated in an interparliamentary meeting organized by European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) in order to exchange views on the future of the Union's Common Foreign and Security Policy, Brexit, future of enlargement policy and European neighbourhood policy.
The meeting brought together representatives from 20 EU Member States and the European Parliament to exchange views on strengthening the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union, as well as the European Commission's proposal to move from unanimity to qualified majority voting in certain areas of the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy – human rights, effective sanctions and civilian security and defense missions.
The participants of the meeting discussed, together with the European Chief Negotiator for the United Kingdom Exiting the European Union, Michel Barnier future relations between the European Union and the United Kingdom after Brexit, and with the European Neighborhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner, Johannes Hahn the future of EU Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy. Annual report on the implementation of the Common Foreign and Security Policy was also presented during the meeting.