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Global Gag Rule: extracts from the debate

Event date: 14/03/2017

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During the EP plenary session (13 - 16 March 2017) in Strasbourg, MEPs debate on US President Donald Trump’s reinstatement of the ‘’global gag’’ rule, which obliges US based foreign NGOs to certify that they will not perform or actively promote abortion. Statements by Christos STYLIANIDES, Member of the EC in charge of Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Anna Maria CORAZZA BILDT (EPP, SE), Linda McAVAN (S&D, UK), Branislav SKRIPEK (ECR, SK), Sophia IN'T VELD (ALDE, NL), Malin BJORK (GUE/NGL, SE) and Terry REINTKE (Greens/EFA, DE).