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Document 52011AE1595

Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Amended proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on common procedures for granting and withdrawing international protection status (recast)’ COM(2011) 319 final — 2009/0165 (COD)

OJ C 24, 28.1.2012, p. 79–79 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

28.1.2012   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 24/79


Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Amended proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on common procedures for granting and withdrawing international protection status (recast)’

COM(2011) 319 final — 2009/0165 (COD)

2012/C 24/15

On 19 July 2011, the Council decided to consult the European Economic and Social Committee, under Article 304 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, on the

Amended proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on common procedures for granting and withdrawing international protection status (Recast)

COM(2011) 319 final — 2009/0165 (COD).

Since the Committee has already set out its views on the subject of the proposal in question in its opinion on the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on minimum standards on procedures in Member States for granting and withdrawing international protection (recast), adopted on 28 April 2010 (1), it decided, at its 475th plenary session of 26 and 27 October 2011 (meeting of 26 October), by 149 votes to none with 5 abstentions, not to draw up a new opinion on the subject, but to refer to the position it had taken in the above-mentioned document.

Brussels, 26 October 2011.

The President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Staffan NILSSON


(1)  EESC opinion ‘Minimum standards on procedures in Member States for granting and withdrawing international protection (recast)’, OJ C 18 of 19.01.2011, p. 85.


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