Strasbourg Plenary Session 5 – 8 October 2015

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A debate on the air strikes on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, which killed 12 Médecins Sans Frontières staff and 10 patients including three children, has been added to the agenda on Wednesday at 08.30. It will start with a statement by EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini French President François Hollande and German Chancellor [...]

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Strasbourg Plenary Session 7 – 10 September 2015

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State of the Union. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will deliver his first State of the Union address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday morning at 09.00, followed by a debate on achievements to date and the Commission’s 2016 work programme. Prior to the debate, Jean-Claude Juncker will attend Parliament’s Conference of Presidents on [...]

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Strasbourg Plenary Session 6 – 9 July 2015

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Greece. MEPs will discuss developments in Greece and the EU summit outcomes on migration and security with Council President Donald Tusk and Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, in a three-hour-debate on Tuesday afternoon. TTIP. Parliament’s recommendations to the Commission for its Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks with the USA will be debated on Tuesday [...]

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Last night Martin Schultz, the President of the European Parliament postponed the TTIP vote due to take place today. I am still receiving thousands of your emails on the issue and I have tried to respond to as many of you as I can. However, due to the volume of messages received I apologise for [...]

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Strasbourg Plenary Session 8 – 11 June 2015

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TTIP – Parliament’s recommendations to the European Commission for its Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks with the USA will be up for this week’s key debate on Wednesday morning and voted at noon. Protecting investors while safeguarding regulatory rights of states is set to top the debate, with opinions split on the appropriate [...]

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Strasbourg Plenary Session 18 – 21 May 2015

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Debate on the European Agenda on Migration for 2015-2020 MEPs will give their views on the European Agenda on Migration presented by the Commission on 13 May in a debate with Commission Vice-president Frans Timmermans and the Council presidency on Wednesday at 9.00. The four pillars are a stronger common asylum policy, including an EU-wide [...]

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Strasbourg Plenary Session 27 – 30 April 2015

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Tragedies in the Mediterranean – MEPs will demand concrete action to halt the drowning of Mediterranean migrants and refugees in a key debate chaired by EP president Martin Schulz with Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Council President Donald Tusk, who will also comment on the results of the extraordinary summit, on Wednesday at 9.00. A [...]

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Mini Session Agenda Armenian genocide – MEPs are set to debate and vote on a resolution by political groups commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide Bangladesh textile industry – Two years after the catastrophic collapse of the Rana Plaza textile factory, MEPs take stock of progress made in the Bangladesh Sustainability Compact Transfer [...]

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Strasbourg Plenary Session 9 – 12 March 2015

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Murder of Boris Nemtsov – MEPs will debate the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and the general state of democracy in Russia with EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini and put a resolution to the vote. (Wednesday, Thursday) European Semester 2015 – Economic priorities for Europe are up for a key debate with [...]

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Brussels Plenary Session – 25 February 2015

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First discussion on European Energy Union strategy Parliament will discuss the plans for a European Energy Union, a top priority for the current Commission, after they are unveiled in the House on Wednesday afternoon by Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President for Energy Union. Parliament to debate ECB activities with Mario Draghi MEPs will debate the ECB’s activities [...]

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