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05-03-2015 - 16:26
 

MEPs will debate the assassination of the Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and the general state of democracy in Russia with EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini on Wednesday afternoon. (Read more: Parliament to discuss death of Russian opposition leader Nemtsov)

 
 

MEPs will debate European economic priorities with the commissioners for the euro, employment and internal market, and the Latvian Presidency on Wednesday morning. They are likely to support the Commission's three-pillar approach for growth and recovery, based on investment, structural reforms and growth-friendly fiscal consolidation. (Read more: MEPs to debate Europe's economic priorities)

 
 

Rules capping fees that banks charge retailers for processing shoppers’ payments will be put to vote by Parliament as a whole on Tuesday. The rules were agreed informally with the Council of Ministers last December. The cap would apply to both cross-border and domestic card-based payments and should cut costs for card users. (Read more: Capping card payment fees: MEPs set for a final vote)

 
 

MEPs vote on Tuesday on a resolution calling for 10 days' paid paternity leave and recognition of a woman’s right to abortion and contraception. They will point to problems caused by gender inequality such as violence against women, the gender pay gap and the career glass ceiling. (Read more: Parliament wants to boost equality between men and women in the EU)

 
 

MEPs will give their input on the future Energy Union proposals in a debate with the Council and Commission on Wednesday at 09.00. This issue will top the agenda at a meeting of EU heads of state or government in Brussels on 19 and 20 March. (Read more: Energy Union: MEPs to debate priorities ahead of the European Council)

 
 

King Abdullah II of Jordan will deliver a formal address to Parliament on Tuesday at noon. This will be his fourth appearance in the Chamber, following his visits in 2002, 2007 and 2012. (Read more: Address by King Abdullah II of Jordan )

 
 
 
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Contacts
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plenary agenda
 
09-03-2015 -
17:00 - 23:00
Debates
 
 
Resumption of session and order of business
 
Progress on equality between women and men in the EU in 2013
Report:A8-0015/2015
Rapporteur: Marc Tarabella
FEMM
 
Annual report on EU competition policy
Report:A8-0019/2015
Rapporteur: Morten Messerschmidt
ECON
 
Employment conditions including minimum rates of pay applicable to road transport operations
Report:O-000019/2015 European Commission EMPL
 
Impact of Russian restrictions on international road transport carriers
Report:O-000005/2015 European Commission TRAN
 
One-minute speeches (Rule 163)
 
 
 
10-03-2015 -
09:00 - 11:20
Debates
 
 
(possibly) Votes on requests for urgent procedure (Rule 154)
 
Dimensions and weights of road vehicles circulating within the Community
***II
Rapporteur: Jörg Leichtfried
TRAN
 
 
10-03-2015 -
11:30 - 12:00
VOTES
 
 
Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund - application EGF/2013/009 PL/Zachem
Rapporteur: Jan Olbrycht
BUDG
 
Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund - application EGF/2013/011 BE/Saint-Gobain Sekurit
Rapporteur: Liadh Ní Riada
BUDG
 
Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund - application EGF/2014/014 DE/Aleo Solar
Rapporteur: Iris Hoffmann
BUDG
 
Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund - application EGF/2013/007 BE/Hainaut Steel (Duferco-NLMK)
Rapporteur: Andrej Plenković
BUDG
 
Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund - application EGF/2014/012 BE/ArcelorMittal
Rapporteur: Victor Negrescu
BUDG
 
Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund - application EGF/2014/011 BE/Caterpillar
Rapporteur: Anneli Jäätteenmäki
BUDG
 
European Central Bank annual report for 2013
Report:A8-0011/2015
Rapporteur: Pablo Zalba Bidegain
ECON
 
Texts on which debate is closed
 
 
10-03-2015 -
12:00 - 12:30
Formal sitting
 
 
Formal sitting - Jordan
 
 
10-03-2015 -
12:30 - 14:00
Continuation of votes followed by explanations of votes
 
 
 
10-03-2015 -
15:00 - 23:00
Debates
 
 
European long-term investment funds
Report:A8-0021/2015 ***I
Rapporteur: Alain Lamassoure
ECON
 
Interchange fees for card-based payment transactions
Report:A8-0022/2015 ***I
Rapporteur: Pablo Zalba Bidegain
ECON
 
Guidelines for the 2016 budget - Section III
Rapporteur: José Manuel Fernandes
BUDG
 
Annual Report 2013 on the protection of the EU's financial interests - Fight against fraud
Report:A8-0024/2015
Rapporteur: Georgi Pirinski
CONT
 
 
 
11-03-2015 -
09:00 - 12:50
KEY DEBATES
 
 
Preparation for the European Council meeting (19-20 March 2015)
 
Joint debate - European Semester 2015
European Semester for economic policy coordination: Annual Growth Survey 2015
Rapporteur: Dariusz Rosati
ECON
European Semester for economic policy coordination: employment and social aspects in the Annual Growth Survey 2015
Rapporteur: Sergio Gutiérrez Prieto
EMPL
Single market governance within the European Semester 2015
Report:A8-0018/2015
Rapporteur: Ildikó Gáll-Pelcz
IMCO
 
 
11-03-2015 -
13:00 - 14:30
VOTES followed by explanations of votes
 
 
Common rules for imports from certain third countries
Report:A8-0014/2015 ***I
Rapporteur: Jarosław Wałęsa
INTA
 
Stabilisation and Association Agreement with the Republic of Montenegro
Report:A8-0051/2014 ***I
Rapporteur: Andrzej Duda
JURI
 
Union tariff quotas for high-quality beef, and for pigmeat, poultrymeat, wheat and meslin, and brans, sharps and other residues
Report:A8-0052/2014 ***I
Rapporteur: Andrzej Duda
JURI
 
Import into the Union of agricultural products originating in Turkey
Report:A8-0048/2014 ***I
Rapporteur: Andrzej Duda
JURI
 
Establishment of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean
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Rapporteur: Gabriel Mato
PECH
 
Texts on which debate is closed
 
 
11-03-2015 -
15:00 - 23:00
Debates
 
 
Annual report on human rights and democracy in the world 2013 and the EU policy on the matter
Report:A8-0023/2015
Rapporteur: Pier Antonio Panzeri
AFET
 
Annual report from the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy to the European Parliament
Rapporteur: Elmar Brok
AFET
 
28th session of the UNHRC
 
Memorandum of understanding between the EU and the League of Arab states to cooperate on counter-terrorism
 
2014 Progress Report on Montenegro
 
2014 Progress Report on the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
 
2014 Progress Report on Serbia
 
The European integration process of Kosovo
 
 
 
12-03-2015 -
10:00 - 11:00
Debates
 
 
Debates on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law - One hour maximum (Rule 135)
 
 
12-03-2015 -
11:00 - 13:00
VOTES (or at the end of the preceding debates) followed by explanations of votes
 
 
Motions for resolutions concerning debates on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (Rule 135)
 
Fight against child sexual abuse on the Internet
 
Texts on which debate is closed
 
 
 
Proposed report during the session