549th Plenary session, 22-23 January 2020

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Wednesday, 22 January

Debate on The priorities of the Croatian Presidency of the EU, with Gordan Grlić Radman, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia, at 3 p.m.

Farewell ceremony for UK members and delegates at 4 p.m. with:

  • Tom Jenkins, former president of the European Economic and Social Committee
  • Madeleina Kay, activist


Thursday, 23 January

Presentation of the European Citizens' Initiative End the Cage Age, with Olga Kikou, European Affairs Manager for Compassion in World Farming, at 9.30 a.m.

Debate on the theme From COP25 to European Green Deal at 10.45 a.m. with:

  • Virginijus Sinkevičius, Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
  • Ovais Sarmad, Deputy Executive Secretary of UNFCCC
  • Enrico Giovannini, spokesperson for the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS)
  • Semia Cherif, Coordinating Lead Author for the MedECC, Tunisia