Irish Taoiseach Varadkar to debate future of Europe with MEPs
The Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland Leo Varadkar will be the first EU leader to debate the future of Europe with MEPs on Wednesday morning.

MEPs to debate EU summit and Brexit
MEPs will debate the outcome of the 14-15 December meeting of EU leaders in Brussels with European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday morning. The summit focused on the Brexit negotiations, migration, defence cooperation and Eurozone reform.

Bulgaria’s EU Council Presidency: MEPs to hear from PM Boyko Borissov
Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will present the incoming EU Council Presidency priorities to MEPs on Wednesday.

Clean Energy Package: vote on talks with ministers
Energy consumption would have to be cut by 40% from 2005 levels by 2030, and the share from renewable sources boosted from 27% to 35%, under draft laws to be debated on Monday.

Russia’s propaganda in the EU
The influence of Russian propaganda on EU countries and its alleged attempts to influence elections in some EU countries through misinformation will be debated by MEPs in a topical debate on Wednesday afternoon.

Also on the Agenda:
Preventing authoritarian regimes from spying on their own citizens
Cutting off funds for terrorism and confiscating criminal assets: draft laws
New EU strategy to reduce the environmental impact of plastics: debate
Combining flexibility for fishermen with better protection of fish stocks
MEPs eager to protect children in cross-border family disputes
Youth Employment Initiative: MEPs to call for improvements
Trafficking of women and girls
EU should go on supporting the Colombian peace process
MEPs to discuss recent violent protests in Iran
Kenya should reform its electoral process, MEPs are set to urge
Appointment of two new members of the Court of Auditors
Human rights and democracy resolutions