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Source: European Parliament

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The Committees on Foreign Affairs and on Development, and the Subcommittee on Human Rights will look into the list of this year’s nominees for the Sakharov Prize Award, on 28 September. Parliament awards the Sakharov Prize on a yearly basis to honour exceptional individuals and organisations defending human rights and fundamental freedoms. The Development Committee will also hold a meeting with the German Presidency of the Council of the EU to discuss its priorities in development cooperation.

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