507th Plenary Session, with debates on
• The Energy Union (opinion TEN/562), with Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Energy Union
• Trade policy and the TTIP (opinion REX/411), with Cecilia Malmström, Commissioner responsible for Trade
• A Presentation of the EU's economic priorities in the coming years, by Pierre Moscovici, Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
2015 will be a pivotal year for development cooperation, in the EU and beyond. It is the year by which progress made to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is to be evaluated. It will also be the year in which a new, UN-led global strategy and new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the decade to come are to be defined and negotiated.