2016/0367(NLE)

EU/Australia Framework Agreement

Awaiting committee decision

2016/0367(NLE) EU/Australia Framework Agreement
RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Lead AFET MILLÁN MON Francisco José (EPP) ASSIS Francisco (S&D), TANNOCK Charles (ECR), VAJGL Ivo (ALDE), KOHLÍČEK Jaromír (GUE/NGL), SOLÉ Jordi (Verts/ALE), CASTALDO Fabio Massimo (EFD)
Opinion INTA
Lead committee dossier: AFET/8/08615
Legal Basis Treaty on European Union TEU 037, TFEU TFEU 207, TFEU TFEU 212, TFEU TFEU 218-p6a, TFEU TFEU 218-p8-a2
Subjects
Links

Activites

  • 2018/04/17 Indicative plenary sitting date, 1st reading/single reading
  • 2017/10/05 Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
  • 2017/01/06 Legislative proposal published
    • 15467/2016 summary
  • 2016/11/28 Initial legislative proposal published
    • JOIN(2016)0051 summary

Documents

History

(these mark the time of scraping, not the official date of the change)

2017-10-27
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  • PURPOSE: to approve the conclusion, on behalf of the Union, of the Framework Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and Australia, of the other part.

    PROPOSED ACT: Council Decision.

    ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: Council may adopt the act only if Parliament has given its consent to the act. 

    BACKGROUND: the Framework Agreement between the European Union and its Member States and Australia was signed and some of its provisions are being applied on a provisional basis pending its entry into force.

    The Agreement must now be approved.

    CONTENT: the draft Council Decision seeks the approval, on behalf of the Union, of the Framework Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and Australia, of the other part.

    The Agreement seeks to strengthen cooperation in a wide range of areas, including:

    • human rights,
    • non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction,
    • the fight against terrorism,
    • cooperation on economic and trade matters,
    • health,
    • the environment,
    • climate change,
    • energy,
    • education,
    • culture,
    • labour,
    • disaster management,
    • fisheries and maritime affairs,
    • transport,
    • legal cooperation and the combating of money laundering,
    • terrorist financing,
    • organised crime and corruption.

    For further details on the content of the Agreement, please refer to the summary of the Commission’s initial legislative proposal dated 28.11.2016.

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