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The Week Ahead 10 – 16 April 2017

10-04-2017 - 12:16

Committee meetings, Brussels

Syria. The latest developments in Syria, EU strategy for the country and the results of the Brussels Donor conference held on 4-5 April will be debated by the Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs with European External Action Service Secretary General Helga Schmid. (Monday)


Migration/return policy. The return of migrants without a right to stay in the EU is up for a Civil Liberties Committee debate with the Commission, which recently proposed reforms to the existing rules. (Tuesday)

Food waste. Ways to cut food waste by 50% by 2030, e.g. by making it easier to donate food, will be proposed by the Environment Committee. The proposals will also contribute to ongoing talks on a legislative package on the circular economy and waste management. (Tuesday)

President's diary. EP President Antonio Tajani will deliver a speech at the European Solidarity Corps Stakeholder Forum, on Wednesday, in Brussels.  


EP Press Service contact 8 and 9 April

Maja OREL SCHWARZ (8 April)

Mobile: +32 473 86 49 74


Dorota KOLINSKA (9 April)

Mobile: +32 498 98 32 80

REF. : 20170403WKN69677
Updated: ( 10-04-2017 - 12:17)