German-Dutch letter calls for QMV & corruption in human rights sanctions

Members of the Dutch and German Parliaments have written a letter to the German government, which currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The letter calls for qualified majority voting to be used for the implementation of EU human rights sanctions. It says that corruption should be included as a basis for listing, civil society should …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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