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14/03/2018 15/03/2018

533rd Plenary Session – Debate on the Digital Single Market and artificial intelligence, with Andrus Ansip, European Commissioner for the Digital Single Market,  and a statement by Marcos Peña, president of the Spanish Economic and Social Council

14/02/2018 15/02/2018

532nd Plenary Session of the EESC, with a debate in the future of Europe with Nathalie LOISEAU, French Minister for European Affairs.

17/01/2018 18/01/2018

531st  Plenary Session, - Webstreaming available here- with the following debates: The climate finance pact, with Miguel Arias Cañete, Pierre Larrouturou and Jean Jouzel; and the presentation of the priorities of the Bulgarian presidency of the Council of the EU, with Ms Zornitsa Roussinov

06/12/2017 07/12/2017

Debate with Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety.

Award ceremony for the Civil Society Prize on Thursday 7 December at 11.30 a.m. (time to be confirmed)

18/10/2017 19/10/2017

529th Plenary Session  - Webstreaming available here  - Including a Presentation of the European Commission's 2018 work programme and of the European Economic and Social Committee's contribution with Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission.

20/09/2017 21/09/2017

528th Plenary Session including a debate with Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President of the Committee of the Regions, on Thursday 21 September at 9 a.m., and a debate on the state of the Union, with Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, on Thursday 21 September at 11 a.m.


Presentation of the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI): Stop glyphosate with Herman van Bekkem, representative of Greenpeace Netherlands, and David Schwartz, campaign coordinator in Brussels,  on Wednesday 20 September at 4.30 p.m.

05/07/2017 06/07/2017

527th Plenary Session including the following events: 

Discussion with Michel Barnier, chief negotiator for the negotiations with the United Kingdom

Debate with Matti Maasikas, Deputy Minister for EU Affairs



31/05/2017 01/06/2017

526th Plenary Session including:

  • Debate with Emily O'Reilly, 
Wednesday 31 May 2017 from 3 to 4 p.m.
  • Debate 
with Tibor Navracsics, Wednesday 31 May from 4.30 to 5.45 p.m.
  • Discussion with Antonio Tajani, Thursday 1 June 2017 from 12.30 to 1.30 p.m.


26/04/2017 27/04/2017

525th Plenary Session including the following events:  

Debate with Can Dündar, a Turkish journalist nominated for the 2016 Sakharov Prize, on Wednesday 26 April at 3 p.m.

Debate with Professor Dusan Sidjanski, honorary chairman of the European Cultural Centre, on Wednesday 26 April at 4.30 p.m.

Debate with Maroš Šefčovič, vice-president of the European Commission responsible for the Energy Union, on Thursday 27 April at 10.30 a.m.

29/03/2017 30/03/2017
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