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The Week Ahead 27 June – 03 July 2016

   
 
24-06-2016 - 15:04

Plenary, committee and political group meetings, Brussels

Plenary

 

UK referendum. MEPs will meet in Brussels on Tuesday for an extraordinary plenary session at 10.00 to discuss and vote on a resolution assessing the outcome of the UK referendum and its consequences for the European Union.

 

Committees


Migration/budget. MEPs will discuss the budgetary implications of the refugee and migration crisis in a public hearing with founder and Chair of the Open Society foundation George Soros, the directors of Frontex, the EU Asylum Support Office and UNHCR Europe, Commission representatives and the Secretary-General of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles. The hearing is organised jointly by the Budgets, Civil Liberties, Foreign Affairs and Development committees. (Thursday)


Plenary preparations. Political groups will prepare for the 4 - 7 July plenary session in Strasbourg. Agenda items include debates on the conclusions of the 28-29 June EU Summit on the UK Referendum, the revision of EU asylum rules and the priorities for the upcoming Slovak Council Presidency. MEPs will vote on the proposed EU border and coast guard, new provisions to improve cybersecurity and protect essential services, the EU’s long-term budget and the final proposals to improve corporate taxation by the Special Committee on Tax Rulings II.

 

President's agenda. EP President Martin Schulz will participate in an EU-Ukraine mini-summit and meet Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, on Monday. President Schulz will chair Tuesday's plenary session, meet Czech Republic Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka at noon and address the European Council in the afternoon. On Wednesday, he will meet Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico, the Syrian High Negotiations Committee women's team and the President of the Council of States of Switzerland Raphaël Comte.


Pre-session press briefing. The EP Press Service will hold a press briefing with the EP's political group spokespersons at 11.00 on Friday. (Anna Politkovskaya room, press centre, Brussels)



EP Press Service contact during the weekend


Delphine COLARD

Phone: +32 498 98 44 85


Michaela FINDEIS

Phone: +32 498 98 33 32

 
REF. : 20160620WKN32857