State of the Union debate: Juncker’s legacy
Eight months before the European elections are held in May 2019, MEPs will take stock of the Juncker Commission’s achievements to date.

Future of Europe debate with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
Alexis Tsipras will be the ninth EU leader to debate the future of Europe with MEPs and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, on Tuesday morning.

Draft copyright rules go back to plenary for closer scrutiny
Plenary will vote on Parliament’s position on copyright rules for the digital sphere.

Go ahead on European Solidarity Corps
MEPs will vote on establishing the EU Solidarity Corps (ECS), which will offer volunteering opportunities for young people around the EU.

Rule of law in Hungary: vote on whether the EU must act to defend its values
MEPs will debate the rule of law in Hungary before deciding whether the EU must act to counter the risk of a serious breach of EU values. M Viktor Orbán will attend the session.

Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun to address European Parliament
The President of Lebanon, Michel Aoun, will address MEPs in a formal sitting on Tuesday at 12:00.

FYROM Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to address MEPs in Strasbourg
Prime Minister of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) Zoran Zaev will address the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Thursday morning.

New EU rules to cut off terrorist financing
New measures to combat terrorist financing by preventing money laundering and tightening cash flow checks, will be debated on Tuesday and voted on Wednesday.

Vote on €34m in EU aid to Greece, Poland, Lithuania and Bulgaria
The EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF) aid should help repair damage caused in 2017 by floods in Bulgaria and Lithuania, earthquakes in Greece and storms in Poland.

Consumer product quality: MEPs take aim at dual standards
A product sold under the same brand and packaging should have the same composition across the EU, so as not to mislead consumers, MEPs will say on Thursday.

MEPs to propose ways to boost plastics recycling
MEPs advocate creating a genuine single market for recycled plastics, and propose measures to tackle marine litter.

Prevent and combat mobbing
MEPs to recommend measures to combat mobbing and sexual harassment

Northern Ireland: MEPs to advocate maintaining EU regional funding post Brexit
Pursuing the EU PEACE and Interreg programmes for Northern Ireland, is crucial to its peaceful development, MEPs are set to say on Tuesday.

Superbugs: MEPs to advocate further measures to curb use of antimicrobials
The growing threat posed by multiresistant bacteria requires EU-wide action to bring antibiotic use under control.

Single digital gateway: a time saver for citizens and firms
A “single digital gateway” to help citizens and firms to do their paperwork online, e.g. to apply for study loans or register a car, will be voted on Thursday.

MEPs to question “America first” policy
Recent US decision to quit key international agreements, commitments and forums put at risk the EU-US partnership. However, it is important to maintain it, say MEPs.

Debate on Libya with EU foreign policy chief Mogherini
The emergency situation in Libya and the Mediterranean and the EU’s efforts to protect migrants will be debated on Tuesday.

EU should stand firm against China
MEPs are set to call for more robust measures to counter China’s attempts to take control of Europe’s strategic infrastructure in a vote on Wednesday.

Human rights and democracy resolutions
Parliament will hold urgent debates on the following human rights, democracy and rule of law topics on Thursday 13 September, at around 10.00, with the votes following at 12.00.