Plenary sessions

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    Main debating chamber, European Parliament

    524th Plenary Session

    Wednesday 29 March 2017:

    Debate on the EU's future trade policy, at 3 pm, with the participation of Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade

    Debate on cohesion policy post-2020, at 4:30 pm with the participation of Corina Crețu, European Commissioner for Regional Policy

     

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    523rd Plenary Session

    Thursday 23 February 2017: General debate on the Future of the EESC.

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    521st Plenary Session

    • Thursday 15 December at 9 a.m.: Presentation of the European Commission's 2017 work programme 
with
 
Frans Timmermans

    • Thursday 15 December at 10 a.m. Debate on the new sustainable economic models, 
with 
Jyrki Katainen

    • Award ceremony for the Civil society prize,  
on Thursday 15 December at 12 p.m.

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    520th Plenary Session, with the debate on Horizon 2020 on 20 Oct., at 10:00,
    with Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation,
    in conjunction with the adoption of opinion INT/792

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    519th Plenary Session, with the following debates and presentations :

    • Debate on the state of the Union, at 10 a.m. on Thursday 22 September, with Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission,
    • and statements by Markus Beyrer, director-general of BusinessEurope,
    • Luca Visentini, general secretary of ETUC,
    • and Conny Reuter, co-chair of the Liaison Group with European civil society organisations and networks.

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    518th Plenary Session, with the following debates and presentations

    On Wednesday 13 July :

    • The priorities of the Slovak Presidency, at 4 p.m. with Ivan Korčok, ministre délégué for the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union
    • The future of the Economic and Monetary Union,  at 5 p.m. with Sandro Gozi, Italian State Secretary to the Prime Minister's office with responsibility for European Affairs

    On Thursday 14 July at 9.30 a.m.

    • European competition policy,  with Margrethe Vestager, Commissioner for Competition

     

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    517th Plenary Session - On 25 May 2016, debate on the future of ACP-EU relations, 
in conjunction with the adoption of opinion REX/455 with Joseph Chilengi 
President of the Economic, Social and Cultural Council of the African Union (ECOSOCC) and Neven Mimica 
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development.


    On 26 May 2016, debate
 
with
 
Patrick Bernasconi, 
President of the French Economic, Social and Environmental Council.

     

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    516th Plenary Session, with a debate on the Energy Union initiative on 28 April at 10.30 a.m., with Maroš Šefčovič, vice-president of the European Commission, responsible for the Energy Union

     

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    514e Plenary Session, with the following debates :

    • Debate on upholding the achievements made under the Schengen agreement, on Wednesday 17 February at 2.30 p.m., with Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament (tbc), Eva PAUNOVA, member of the European Parliament, Vice-president of the European Movement, Markus Beyrer, director general of BusinessEurope, Luca Visentini, general secretary of ETUC, Allan Päll, secretary general of the European Youth Forum, and Conny Reuter, co-chair of the Liaison group with European civil society organisations and networks.
    • Debate on the 2016 Annual Growth Survey, on Wednesday 17 February at 5.30 p.m., with Maria João Rodrigues, member of the European Parliament,  S&D group vice-chair responsible for economic and social policies, in conjunction with the adoption of opinion SC/042
    • Presentation of the Dutch presidency of the Council of the EU, on Thursday 18 February at 10 a.m., with Jetta Klijnsma, State Secretary at the Dutch Ministry for Social Affairs and Employment
    • Debate on the rights of humankind, on Thursday 18 February at 11.30 a.m., with Corinne Lepage, former French environment minister.

     

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    513rd

    Wednesday 20 January at 3 p.m. - Debate on COP 21: taking stock and looking ahead

    Thursday 21 January 2016 at 9.30 a.m. Debate on The role of organised civil society in democratic transition processes: Tunisia, a case study

    with the Tunisian Quartet, winners of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize:

    - Kacem Afaya, Deputy Secretary-General of the General Union of Tunisian Workers (UGTT)

    - Ahmed ben Tahar Galai, vice-president of the Tunisian League of Human Rights (LTDH)

    - Slim Ghorbel, member of the board of the Tunisian Industrial, Commercial and Handicrafts Union (UTICA)