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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
523rd Plenary Session
Thursday 23 February 2017: General debate on the Future of the EESC.
522nd Plenary Session
Debate in connection with the adoption of EESC opinion SOC/542 on the social pillar,
with the participation of Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility,
and Maria João Rodrigues, MEP and former Portuguese labour minister
Presentation of the Maltese Presidency's priorities, with the participation of Ian Borg,
Maltese parliamentary secretary for EU funds and the 2017 presidency
Debate on the current state of the European economy and prospects for deepening the EMU,
with the participation of Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs,
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.
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