The Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of the Republic of Ireland Leo Varadkar will be the first EU leader to debate the future of Europe with MEPs on Wednesday morning.
MEPs will debate the outcome of the 14-15 December meeting of EU leaders in Brussels with European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday morning. The summit focused on the Brexit negotiations, migration, defence cooperation and eurozone reform.
Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will present the incoming EU Council Presidency priorities to MEPs on Wednesday.
Energy consumption would have to be cut by 40% from 2005 levels by 2030, and the share from renewable sources boosted from 27% to 35%, under draft laws to be debated on Monday.
The influence of Russian propaganda on EU countries and its alleged attempts to influence elections in some EU countries through misinformation will be debated by MEPs in a topical debate on Wednesday afternoon.