30 January 2012 Public hearing on “The National Assembly on the Road to European Integration”
Monday, 30 January 2012
Public Hearing Held on Role of National Assembly on Road to European Integration
On 30 January, at the National Assembly House, the European Integrations Committee organised a public hearing on “The National Assembly on the Road to European Integration”.
Opening the gathering, European Integrations Committee Chairman Laszlo Varga said that this was an opportunity to summarize the results of the National Assembly and Government’s work at the end of the mandate. The Committee plans to hold two more public hearings on the topic.
Greeting the participants, National Assembly Speaker Prof. Dr Slavica Djukic Dejanovic stated that, in the previous period, the National Assembly had adopted a number of laws and other acts harmonising
She reminded that the National Assembly was a natural place to debate the European Union accession and confront opinions and arguments for and against the European Union.
Milica Delevic, of the European Integration Office, stressed that
The biggest investors into
The Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia Vincent Degert expects that
Degert also stressed that the anti-corruption struggle, reform of the media and judiciary and economic competitiveness should continue to be a high priority.
The representatives of the parliamentary groups comprising the majority in the National Assembly agreed in the estimate that
Sharing data on the number of adopted laws, Momo Colakovic, Head of the PUPS Parliamentary Group, concluded that it was impossible to pass all the reform laws in one assembly convocation and emphasised the importance of the adopted social security laws. Head of the Minorities’ Parliamentary Group Balint Pasztor said that gaining candidate status was just the beginning of the accession process, expressing an expectation that the Serbian Government would be brave enough to meet the criteria to be granted that status.
Head of the New Serbia Parliamentary Group Velimir Ilic asked why
The representative of the SPS Parliamentary Group Djordje Milicevic stated that it was important that after the election
On the behalf of the DSS Parliamentary Group, Slobodan Samardzic stressed that
On the behalf of the Serbian Radical Party Parliamentary Group, Dejan Mirovic said that it was absolutely against
On the behalf of the United Regions of Serbia Parliamentary Group, Suzana Grubjesic said that she never claimed that the EU has no alternative, but that it should be known what it really represented. We do not have to do everything because of
National Assembly Deputy Speaker Gordana Comic, on the behalf of the For European Serbia Parliamentary Group, stressed that
Committees related to this activity
9.30 - sitting of the Committee on Constitutional and Legislative Issues (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 2)
11.00 - sitting of the Committee on Finance, State Budget and Control of Public Spending (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 2)
14.00 - press conference of MP Bosko Obradovic (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)
14.00 - sitting of the Foreign Affairs Committee (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 2)
14.15 - press conference of MP Miroslav Aleksic (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)
15.00 - press conference of MP Nedjo Jovanovic (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)
15.50 - press conference of MP Aleksandar Markovic (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)