The country's failure to conduct free and fair elections or to fulfil international standards for democracy and the rule of law, means the European Parliament does not have official relations with the Parliament of Belarus. The delegation maintains active and close dialogue with representatives of
The work of both joint parliamentary committees - EU-Kosovo Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee (SAPC) and EU-Bosnia & Herzegovina (SAPC) - covers all aspects related to accession to the EU. In particular, the delegation’s work focuses on the functioning of democratic institutions,
Delegation for relations with Switzerland and Norway and to the EU-Iceland Joint Parliamentary Committee and the European Economic Area (EEA) Joint Parliamentary Committee (DEEA)
The DEEA covers the EU's bilateral inter-parliamentary relations with Iceland, Norway and Switzerland and ensures democratic oversight of the implementation of the European Economic Area (EEA) Agreement in the EU. In the framework of the EEA Joint Parliamentary Committee, DEEA Members meet with
With respect to the institutional autonomy of both the EU and NATO, the delegation ensures that the European Parliament’s perspective is taken into account. In addition to the meetings within the European Parliament, the delegation attends sessions of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, which take
Despite recent setbacks, efforts to strengthen relations between the Turkish National Assembly and the European Parliament have been made. Nonetheless, the delegation still raises concerns and questions regarding Turkey’s democratic standards, rule of law and human rights. These issues are often
Joint meetings between the Albanian Parliament and the European Parliament's Delegation to the EU-Albania Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee (SAPC) take place twice per year, alternating between the European Parliament (Brussels or Strasbourg) and Albania. Developments relating to
Delegation to the EU-Armenia Parliamentary Partnership Committee, the EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Cooperation Committee and the EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee
The delegation for relations with South Caucasus (DSCA) brings Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia closer to the EU. The DCSA is a regional delegation that serves the EU-Armenia Parliamentary Partnership Committee (PPC), the EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Cooperation Committee (PCC) and the EU-Georgia
The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) considers all aspects of relations between the EU and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the implementation of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement. Together with its counterparts in the Sobranie - the parliament of the former Yugoslav
The delegation supports measures to improve the quality of the EU’s relationship with Moldova and aims to assist in developing a corruption-free democracy in the country based on the rule pf law and on equality for all citizens.
While the Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committees convene twice a year, the European Parliament’s Delegation is actively engaged with all aspects of Montenegro's accession to the Union. The delegation focuses on the functioning of the country's democratic institutions, on the fight
With a view to finding solutions to current disputes and preparing the ground for positive changes in bilateral relations, the delegation plays an important role in maintaining a channel for discussion on developments and areas of mutual interest between the EU and Russia, including energy, foreign
Beyond the SAPC’s bi-annual meetings, the delegation deals with all aspects of Serbia’s accession to the EU. In particular, it focuses on the effective functioning of democratic institutions, on the protection of fundamental rights, on regional cooperation and on the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue.
Since its establishment in 2015, the Parliamentary Association Committee is a central forum for discussions between EU and Ukrainian partners on developments in Ukraine and on bilateral relations. In close cooperation with other concerned parliamentary bodies, the committee provides input to EU
Since its establishment in 2011, the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly has brought together MEPs and Parliamentarians from the Eastern Partnership countries, while also promoting the active participation of civil society actors. Good neighbourhood relations, promoting democratic reform, good