Brussels, 23rd May 2023, the Development Committee of the European Parliament held and Exchange of Views in which AEPI was invited to present. After an introduction to the subject Development Committee Chair Tomoas Tobé invited Brendan Howlin AEPI Vice President, Former Leader Irish Labour Party and Els van Hoof, AEPI Board member and Chair of the Belgian External Relations Committee to speak on the subject of: Strengthening parliamentary ties between African and European parliamentarians.
After interventions from the floor the Chair invited Brendan Howlin and Bodil Valero, AEPI Secretary of the Board and former MEP to respond.
Please click on the following link to watch the full Exchange of Views which began just after 10:00. The exchange took place for just over an hour:
Please click on the following link to read the speech: