Meltem İneli Ciğer has presented ‘The implementation of the Temporary Protection Directive in the EU’ research in association with the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality on the 7th of November, 2022.
The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs in association with the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality holded a hearing on the implementation of the temporary protection directive in the EU on 7 November 2022. The purpose of the hearing was to evaluate the implementation of the main provisions of the temporary protection directive and safeguards provided to beneficiaries, enable comparative analysis of conditions granted to beneficiaries between Member States, look at different approaches taken by Member States regarding non-Ukrainian nationals fleeing Ukraine and to address the state of play of the support from EU agencies. Besides a representative from the European Commission representatives from civil society, Ukrainian refugee organisation and academia participated in the hearing.
The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) is a committee of the European Parliament that is responsible for protecting civil liberties and human rights, as listed in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. Specifically, the committee deals with data protection issues; asylum, migration, and “integrated management of the common borders”; and the EU approach to criminal law”, including police and judicial cooperation and terrorism, all while ensuring that the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality are respected.
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