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The Week Ahead 1 – 7 September 2014

01-09-2014 - 16:23

Committee meetings, Brussels

Crises in the EU neighbourhood. Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs will discuss the recent developments in Syria, Iraq, Libya, Gaza, and Ukraine. (Tuesday)

EU-Russia Trade. Agriculture Committee MEPs will quiz the Commission on next steps in light of Russian import ban of EU food. Relations with Russia will also be discussed by members of the International Trade Committee. (Wednesday and Thursday)

Ebola outbreak. Commissioners Borg and Georgieva will appear respectively before the Public Health and Development committees to discuss the on-going Ebola crisis in West Africa. (Wednesday)

Economic Dialogue. Low economic growth and deflation risks in the Eurozone will be the focus of discussion between the Economic Affairs Committee MEPs and Mr Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup. (Thursday)

Italian Presidency. Italian ministers will set out and discuss the different aspects of the current Presidency programme with MEPs in the committees concerned. (Tuesday-Wednesday)

The President's agenda. On Saturday, 30 August, President Schulz will address the European Council, on behalf of the European Parliament. The President will meet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (Monday)

Press briefing. The EP Press Service will hold a press briefing on week's activities at 11.00 on Monday. (EP Press conference room, Brussels)

EP Press Service contact during the weekend (30-31 August):

Václav Lebeda

+32 49898 33 27

Michaela Findeis

+32 49898 33 32

REF. : 20140724WKN53612
Updated: ( 01-09-2014 - 16:24)