Plenary on Tuesday approved the appointment of Yves Mersch as Vice-Chair of the European Central Bank’s Supervisory Board.
The situation and destruction of forests worldwide will be debated with the Finnish Minister for European Affairs for the Council and Commissioner Vella this afternoon.
President Sassoli led a minute of silence to remember Portuguese MEP André Bradford and victims of floods in Spain, at the opening of the session in Strasbourg.
Irene Tinagli (S&D, IT) was elected on Monday as Chair of the Economic and Monetary Affairs committee.
The Conference of Presidents (EP President Sassoli and leaders of political groups) on Thursday decided on the indicative calendar of the hearings of the Commissioners-designate.
Thursday 12 September at 12.15 in EP press room, Anna Politkovskaya - PHS 0A50
European Parliament President David Sassoli today met with UEFA General Secretary Theodore Theodoridis in Brussels.
After the release of Oleg Sentsov, 2018 Sakharov Prize Laureate, the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli stated:
Christine Lagarde was recommended for the post of ECB President on Wednesday evening by MEPS who had questioned her throughout the morning on her competences and plans.
On Tuesday, Budgets Committee Members approved €293.5 million in EU Solidarity Fund aid following extreme weather events in Austria, Italy and Romania in 2018.
Ministers are outlining the priorities of the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU to parliamentary committees, in a series of meetings.
Open Arms humanitarian emergency: Parliament president calls for immediate disembarkation of migrants
The president of the European Parliament David Sassoli urges the Italian authorities to let the ship enter the port today.
Urgent assistance and fair distribution of Open Arms rescue boat migrants needed, says EP President David Sassoli in a letter to Commission President Juncker.
European Parliament’s newly constituted Brexit Steering Group chaired by Guy Verhofstadt met with EU negotiator on 24 July following the change of Prime Minister in the UK.