Venezuela’s democratic opposition receive 2017 Sakharov Prize Wednesday at noon
The democratic opposition in Venezuela will receive the European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in a ceremony on Wednesday at noon.

Brexit to take centre stage in pre-European Council debate
MEPs will debate defence, social policies, education, migration, and the Brexit negotiations with Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans and chief EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Wednesday morning.

Vote on sweeping proposals to stamp out practices exposed by Panama Papers
Better regulation of financial intermediaries, better protection of whistle-blowers and a single definition of tax havens are among sweeping proposals up for vote on Wednesday.

MEPs prolong and top up EU investment plan
The European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI), which has helped economic recovery, will be prolonged until 2020 and topped up with extra money to finance more projects that promise the best economic and social returns in the EU member states, according to a new law to be put to the vote on Tuesday.

Possible veto on allowing phosphate additives in kebabs, pending safety review
Parliament will decide on Tuesday whether to veto an EU Commission proposal to allow phosphates in kebab meat out of health concerns.

Making EU farm policy work better for farmers and consumers
Reforms designed to simplify EU farming policy, boost farmers’ bargaining power against supermarkets and better equip them to face risks, will be debated on Monday and voted on on Tuesday.

More choice in online TV and radio programmes
MEPs want sturdier investigative powers
Sexual abuse of children: remove online content and protect migrant children
Paying for CO2 emissions: vote on exemption for intercontinental flights
Debates on Iran nuclear deal, Jerusalem as capital, Rohingyas and Afghanistan
Migrants in Libya: MEPs to discuss EU’s role
MEPs to review EU foreign and defence policy
Protect freedom of religion and migrants’ rights
MEPs to discuss improved disaster management for the EU
Debate on expanding the Schengen area
Clear rules on all fishing authorisations outside EU waters
Human rights and democracy resolutions