The European Parliament voted to call for a Convention to revise the EU’s governing Treaties. Proposed revisions are likely to include measures to strengthen the rule of law. The Council now has to decide whether it agrees with the Parliament’s call for a Convention.Source: AFCO Committee Press
As reported by Jakub Jaraczewski, on Thursday 16 June, the European Court of Human Rights will hand out its crucial judgment in the case Żurek v. Poland. The case concerns a judge who was a member of National Council of Judiciary, the constitutional body in Poland. Waldemar Żurek, who has been removed from the NCJ before the end of his term, claims that there was no legal avenue to challenge his removal. Read moreSource: Jakub Jaraczewski
Find the text of the European Parliament’s resolution on the rule of law and the potential approval of the Polish national recovery plan here.
🚨The rule of law and 🇵🇱 the Polish government's recovery and resilience plan 🛑 #EPlenary has adopted the resolution calling on @EUCouncil to refrain from approving payments until all relevant prerequisites are met.—