Eight months before the European elections are held in May 2019, MEPs will take stock of the Juncker Commission’s achievements to date.
Alexis Tsipras will be the ninth EU leader to debate the future of Europe with MEPs and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, on Tuesday morning.
Plenary will vote on Parliament’s position on copyright rules for the digital sphere.
MEPs will vote on establishing the EU Solidarity Corps (ECS), which will offer volunteering opportunities for young people around the EU.
MEPs will debate the rule of law in Hungary before deciding whether the EU must act to counter the risk of a serious breach of EU values. M Viktor Orbán will attend the session.
The President of Lebanon, Michel Aoun, will address MEPs in a formal sitting on Tuesday at 12:00.
Prime Minister of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) Zoran Zaev will address the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Thursday morning.
New measures to combat terrorist financing, by preventing money laundering and tightening cash flow checks, will be debated on Tuesday and voted on Wednesday.
The EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF) aid should help repair damage caused in 2017 by floods in Bulgaria and Lithuania, earthquakes in Greece and storms in Poland.
A product sold under the same brand and packaging should have the same composition across the EU, so as not to mislead consumers, MEPs will say on Thursday.
MEPs advocate creating a genuine single market for recycled plastics, and propose measures to tackle marine litter.
MEPs to recommend measures to combat mobbing and sexual harassment
Pursuing the EU PEACE and Interreg programmes for Northern Ireland, is crucial to its peaceful development, MEPs are set to say on Tuesday.
The growing threat posed by multiresistant bacteria requires EU-wide action to bring antibiotic use under control.
A “single digital gateway” to help citizens and firms to do their paperwork online, e.g. to apply for study loans or register a car, will be voted on Thursday.
Recent US decision to quit key international agreements, commitments and forums put at risk the EU-US partnership. However, it is important to maintain it, say MEPs.
The emergency situation in Libya and the Mediterranean and the EU’s efforts to protect migrants will be debated on Tuesday.
MEPs are set to call for more robust measures to counter China’s attempts to take control of Europe’s strategic infrastructure in a vote on Wednesday.
Parliament will hold urgent debates on the following human rights, democracy and rule of law topics on Thursday 13 September, at around 10.00, with the votes following at 12.00.
Plenary session - 10-13 September