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State of the EU: Commission President Juncker to address Parliament

Plenary Session Institutions04-09-2015 - 16:19
EC President Jean Claude Juncker is pictured in the EP plenary chamber during a debate  

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will discuss the challenges facing Europe on 9 September from 9.00 CET. It will be his first State of the European Union speech since Parliament elected him to the post following the EU elections in May 2014. It has been a testing time for Europe with lacklustre economic growth, high debt and unemployment levels and a serious refugee crisis. Find out what leading MEPs expect from the address and follow our live coverage on Wednesday. (Read more: State of the EU: Commission President Juncker to address Parliament )

 

Marietje Schaake: EU technology should not be used to violate human rights

Plenary Session Human rights / Justice and home affairs03-09-2015 - 15:59
Interview with Marietje Schaake  

Technology can help people to express themselves, but it can also be used to violate their human rights. On Tuesday 8 September MEPs vote on a report on the impact of intrusion and surveillance systems on human rights in countries outside the EU. Report author Marietje Schaake, a Dutch member of the ALDE group, told us that the EU should lead by example and that European technologies should not contribute to human right violations. (Read more: Marietje Schaake: EU technology should not be used to violate human rights )

 
 
Plenary agenda
 
07-09-2015 -
17:00 - 23:00
Debates
 
 
Resumption of session and order of business
 
Trade in seal products
Report:A8-0186/2015 ***I
Rapporteur: Cristian-Silviu Buşoi
IMCO
 
Situation of fundamental rights in the EU (2013-2014)
Report:A8-0230/2015
Rapporteur: Laura Ferrara
LIBE
 
One-minute speeches (Rule 163)
 
Short presentations of the following reports:
Commissioner hearings: lessons to be taken from the 2014 process
Report:A8-0197/2015
Rapporteur: Richard Corbett
AFCO
Human rights and technology in third countries
Report:A8-0178/2015
Rapporteur: Marietje Schaake
AFET
Protecting the EU's financial interests: towards performance-based controls of the CAP
Report:A8-0240/2015
Rapporteur: Petri Sarvamaa
CONT
Family businesses in Europe
Report:A8-0223/2015
Rapporteur: Angelika Niebler
ITRE
Research and innovation in the blue economy to create jobs and growth
Report:A8-0214/2015
Rapporteur: João Ferreira
ITRE
Promoting youth entrepreneurship through education and training
Report:A8-0239/2015
Rapporteur: Michaela Šojdrová
CULT
Towards an integrated approach to cultural heritage for Europe
Report:A8-0207/2015
Rapporteur: Mircea Diaconu
CULT
Follow up to the European citizens' initiative Right2Water
Report:A8-0228/2015
Rapporteur: Lynn Boylan
ENVI
 
 
 
08-09-2015 -
09:00 - 11:50
Debates
 
 
Cloning of animals kept and reproduced for farming purposes
Report:A8-0216/2015 ***I
Rapporteur: Giulia Moi
Rapporteur: Renate Sommer
AGRI ENVI
 
Correct application of the law on customs and agricultural matters
Report:A8-0234/2015 ***II
Rapporteur: Liisa Jaakonsaari
IMCO
 
 
08-09-2015 -
12:00 - 14:00
VOTES followed by explanations of votes
 
 
ILO Forced Labour Convention: social policy
Report:A8-0243/2015 ***
Rapporteur: Patrick Le Hyaric
EMPL
 
Request for the waiver of the parliamentary immunity of Janusz Korwin-Mikke
Report:A8-0229/2015
Rapporteur: Evelyn Regner
JURI
 
Correct application of the law on customs and agricultural matters
Report:A8-0234/2015 ***II
Rapporteur: Liisa Jaakonsaari
IMCO
 
Trade in seal products
Report:A8-0186/2015 ***I
Rapporteur: Cristian-Silviu Buşoi
IMCO
 
Cloning of animals kept and reproduced for farming purposes
Report:A8-0216/2015 ***I
Rapporteur: Giulia Moi
Rapporteur: Renate Sommer
AGRI ENVI
 
Situation of fundamental rights in the EU (2013-2014)
Report:A8-0230/2015
Rapporteur: Laura Ferrara
LIBE
 
Commissioner hearings: lessons to be taken from the 2014 process
Report:A8-0197/2015
Rapporteur: Richard Corbett
AFCO
 
Human rights and technology in third countries
Report:A8-0178/2015
Rapporteur: Marietje Schaake
AFET
 
Protecting the EU's financial interests: towards performance-based controls of the CAP
Report:A8-0240/2015
Rapporteur: Petri Sarvamaa
CONT
 
Family businesses in Europe
Report:A8-0223/2015
Rapporteur: Angelika Niebler
ITRE
 
Research and innovation in the blue economy to create jobs and growth
Report:A8-0214/2015
Rapporteur: João Ferreira
ITRE
 
Promoting youth entrepreneurship through education and training
Report:A8-0239/2015
Rapporteur: Michaela Šojdrová
CULT
 
Towards an integrated approach to cultural heritage for Europe
Report:A8-0207/2015
Rapporteur: Mircea Diaconu
CULT
 
Follow up to the European citizens' initiative Right2Water
Report:A8-0228/2015
Rapporteur: Lynn Boylan
ENVI
 
 
08-09-2015 -
15:00 - 23:00
Debates
 
 
Presentation by the Council of its position on the draft general budget - 2016 financial year
 
Provisional measures in the area of international protection for the benefit of Italy and Greece
Report:A8-0245/2015 *
Rapporteur: Ska Keller
LIBE
 
Joint debate - Cohesion Policy
Urban dimension of EU policies
Report:A8-0218/2015
Rapporteur: Kerstin Westphal
REGI
Investment for jobs and growth: promoting economic, social and territorial cohesion in the EU
Report:A8-0173/2015
Rapporteur: Tamás Deutsch
REGI
 
Assessment of the 2012 European Year for active ageing and solidarity between generations
Report:A8-0241/2015
Rapporteur: Eduard Kukan
EMPL
 
Joint debate - Fisheries agreements
Fisheries partnership agreement with Guinea-Bissau: fishing opportunities and financial contribution (recommendation)
Report:A8-0233/2015 ***
Rapporteur: João Ferreira
PECH
Fisheries partnership agreement with Guinea-Bissau: fishing opportunities and financial contribution (report)
Report:A8-0236/2015
Rapporteur: João Ferreira
PECH
Fisheries partnership agreement with Cape Verde: fishing opportunities and financial contribution (recommendation)
Report:A8-0201/2015 ***
Rapporteur: Peter van Dalen
PECH
Fisheries partnership agreement with Cape Verde: fishing opportunities and financial contribution (report)
Report:A8-0200/2015
Rapporteur: Peter van Dalen
PECH
Fisheries partnership agreement with Madagascar: fishing opportunities and financial contribution
Report:A8-0196/2015 ***
Rapporteur: Ricardo Serrão Santos
PECH
 
Implementation of the 2011 White paper on transport
Report:A8-0246/2015
Rapporteur: Wim van de Camp
TRAN
 
Follow-up to the Action lines for bolstering the business of liberal professions
Report:O-000080/2015 European Commission
 
Short presentations of the following reports:
Women's careers in science and university
Report:A8-0235/2015
Rapporteur: Elissavet Vozemberg
FEMM
Empowering girls through education in the EU
Report:A8-0206/2015
Rapporteur: Liliana Rodrigues
FEMM
 
 
 
09-09-2015 -
09:00 - 12:50
KEY DEBATES
 
 
State of the Union
 
Migration and refugees in Europe
 
 
09-09-2015 -
13:00 - 14:30
VOTES followed by explanations of votes
 
 
Proposal to change the name of the Delegation for Relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council to the Delegation for Relations with Palestine
 
Fisheries partnership agreement with Guinea-Bissau: fishing opportunities and financial contribution (recommendation)
Report:A8-0233/2015 ***
Rapporteur: João Ferreira
PECH
 
Fisheries partnership agreement with Guinea-Bissau: fishing opportunities and financial contribution (report)
Report:A8-0236/2015
Rapporteur: João Ferreira
PECH
 
Fisheries partnership agreement with Cape Verde: fishing opportunities and financial contribution (recommendation)
Report:A8-0201/2015 ***
Rapporteur: Peter van Dalen
PECH
 
Fisheries partnership agreement with Cape Verde: fishing opportunities and financial contribution (report)
Report:A8-0200/2015
Rapporteur: Peter van Dalen
PECH
 
Fisheries partnership agreement with Madagascar: fishing opportunities and financial contribution
Report:A8-0196/2015 ***
Rapporteur: Ricardo Serrão Santos
PECH
 
Protocol amending the Marrakesh agreement establishing the World Trade Organization
Report:A8-0237/2015 ***
Rapporteur: Pablo Zalba Bidegain
INTA
 
Protocol amending the Marrakesh agreement establishing the World Trade Organization (Trade facilitation agreement)
Report:A8-0238/2015
Rapporteur: Pablo Zalba Bidegain
INTA
 
Authorisation for Austria, Belgium and Poland to ratify, or to accede to, the Convention on the contract for the carriage of goods by inland waterways (CMNI)
Report:A8-0231/2015 ***
Rapporteur: Pavel Svoboda
JURI
 
Provisional measures in the area of international protection for the benefit of Italy and Greece
Report:A8-0245/2015 *
Rapporteur: Ska Keller
LIBE
 
Urban dimension of EU policies
Report:A8-0218/2015
Rapporteur: Kerstin Westphal
REGI
 
Investment for jobs and growth: promoting economic, social and territorial cohesion in the EU
Report:A8-0173/2015
Rapporteur: Tamás Deutsch
REGI
 
Assessment of the 2012 European Year for active ageing and solidarity between generations
Report:A8-0241/2015
Rapporteur: Eduard Kukan
EMPL
 
Implementation of the 2011 White paper on transport
Report:A8-0246/2015
Rapporteur: Wim van de Camp
TRAN
 
Women's careers in science and university
Report:A8-0235/2015
Rapporteur: Elissavet Vozemberg
FEMM
 
Empowering girls through education in the EU
Report:A8-0206/2015
Rapporteur: Liliana Rodrigues
FEMM
 
EEA-Switzerland: Obstacles with regard to the full implementation of the internal market
Report:A8-0244/2015
Rapporteur: Andreas Schwab
IMCO
 
 
09-09-2015 -
15:00 - 23:00
Debates
 
 
The EU's role in the Middle East peace process
 
Situation in Belarus
 
Iran nuclear agreement
 
Joint debate - EU labour market
Social entrepreneurship and social innovation in combatting unemployment
Report:A8-0247/2015
Rapporteur: Verónica Lope Fontagné
EMPL
Creating a competitive EU labour market for the 21st century
Report:A8-0222/2015
Rapporteur: Martina Dlabajová
EMPL
Precarious employment
Report:O-000091/2015 European Commission EMPL
Report:O-000090/2015 Council of the European Union EMPL
 
Sustainability of healthcare systems in Europe: future challenges
 
 
 
10-09-2015 -
09:00 - 11:50
Debates
 
 
30th and 31st annual reports on monitoring the application of EU law (2012-2013)
Report:A8-0242/2015
Rapporteur: Kostas Chrysogonos
JURI
 
The gender dimension of trafficking in human beings
Report:O-000079/2015 European Commission FEMM
 
Debates on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law - One hour maximum (Rule 135)
Russia, in particular the case of Eston Kohver, Oleg Santsov and Alexander Kolchenko
Angola
Azerbaijan
 
 
10-09-2015 -
12:00 - 14:00
VOTES 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)
 
Migration and refugees in Europe
 
The EU's role in the Middle East peace process
 
Social entrepreneurship and social innovation in combatting unemployment
Report:A8-0247/2015
Rapporteur: Verónica Lope Fontagné
EMPL
 
Creating a competitive EU labour market for the 21st century
Report:A8-0222/2015
Rapporteur: Martina Dlabajová
EMPL
 
30th and 31st annual reports on monitoring the application of EU law (2012-2013)
Report:A8-0242/2015
Rapporteur: Kostas Chrysogonos
JURI
 
 
 
Proposed report during the session
 
REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 1007/2009 on trade in seal products
Reference: A8-0186/2015

Date:
11-06-2015
Cristian-Silviu Buşoi
IMCO
 
 
REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 1007/2009 on trade in seal products
Reference: A8-0186/2015

Date:
11-06-2015
Cristian-Silviu Buşoi
IMCO
 
REPORT containing a motion for a non-legislative resolution on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Protocol between the European Union and the Republic of Cape Verde setting out the fishing opportunities and the financial contribution provided for in the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Cape Verde
Reference: A8-0200/2015

Date:
22-06-2015
Peter van Dalen
PECH
 
RECOMMENDATION FOR SECOND READING on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 515/97 on mutual assistance between the administrative authorities of the Member States and cooperation between the latter and the Commission to ensure the correct application of the law on customs and agricultural matters
Reference: A8-0234/2015

Date:
20-07-2015
Liisa Jaakonsaari
IMCO
 
 
REPORT containing a motion for a non-legislative resolution on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Protocol between the European Union and the Republic of Cape Verde setting out the fishing opportunities and the financial contribution provided for in the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Cape Verde
Reference: A8-0200/2015

Date:
22-06-2015
Peter van Dalen
PECH