The President of the Parliamentary European Union Affairs Committee Agnieszka Pomaska is going to participate on 27-29 October 2013 in COSAC Chairpersons’ Meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania.
The Meeting of the L COSAC will focus on the state of play of the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy, democratic legitimacy in the EU and the role of EU Parliaments, and the digital agenda. It should also discuss the upcoming European Elections 2014 and recent developments of the Eastern Partnership.
At the initiative of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, there is a proposal to set up the COSAC Women’s Forum during the jubilee L COSAC Meeting. The aim of the Forum is to promote more active involvement of women politicians in the activities of COSAC and discuss the most relevant matters on the political agenda of the European Union. The Forum is expected to adopt a declaration calling on the upcoming Presidency Parliaments to take over and continue developing the initiative of promoting engagement of women parliamentarians in the activities of COSAC.