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Development Committee MEPs will debate with Mykyta Poturayev, the Chair of the Humanitarian Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 has sparked a humanitarian disaster within the nation. In this context, the Committee on Development has invited Mykyta Poturayev, the Chair of the Committee on Humanitarian and Information Policy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, to talk to MEPs and focus on the newest scenario on the bottom and Europe’s function in serving to to alleviate the catastrophic penalties of the invasion.
MEPs may also be joined within the debate by representatives from the European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, the Czech civil society organisation People in Need, and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
When: Wednesday 20 April, at 9.00-12.00
Where: European Parliament, Altiero Spinelli (3G3), Brussels and webstreamed
Following the conclusion of this debate, there may also be a dialogue within the Committee on the impression of the Ukrainian disaster on international meals safety, along with Commission representatives and a consultant of the World Food Programme.
At Parliament’s April plenary session, MEPs known as for youngsters fleeing conflict in Ukraine to be given protected passage and for help for these internally displaced or unable to go away areas below siege. This follows a call in March 2022 by MEPs to approve the redirection of EU regional and asylum funding to EU international locations sheltering individuals fleeing from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and launch as much as €420 million to fund lodging, meals, healthcare or additional workers.