548th Plenary session, 11-12 December 2019

Wednesday 11 December

Debates on opinions on disability rights, unemployment insurance, human rights and business, populism and fundamental rights, taxation and the sustainable development goals, use-value of European products and services

Thursday, 12 December

9.30 a.m – Debate on the theme From development to partnership, in connection with the REX/516 dossier with:

  • Jutta Urpilainen, European commissioner for international partnerships
  • Isabelle A.J. Durant, deputy secretary-general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  • Abozer Elmana Elligai, president of the African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC)
  • Mikolaj Dowgielewicz, permanent representative of the European Investment Bank (EIB) to the European institutions in Brussels
  • The AU-EU Youth Cooperation Hub, with Elena Bonell de Pascual, representing the Business & Job Creation cluster, and Oyewole Oginni, representing the Peace & Security cluster,

11.00 a.m. – 2019 Civil Society Prize awards ceremony

on the theme of More women in Europe's society and economy