First discussion on EU –Singapore FTA
Annual report on the implementation of the Common Commercial Policy (2017/2070(INI)) -
Rapporteur: Tokia SAÏFI (EPP, FR) - discussion
Preparations for the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires - discussion
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Joint meeting with the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (18.30-20.000)
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Joint meeting with the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee
Public Hearing - The EU Forest Strategy - see Public hearings
Monitoring and reporting of CO2 emissions from and fuel consumption of new heavy-duty vehicles (COD) - vote on a draft opinion by Nicola Caputo (S&D, IT)
MEPs on the Foreign Affairs committee will hold a hearing on the "Prospects for Libya in the current regional context". It will assess the current political and security situation in Libya, stabilisation efforts as well as EU role, ahead of the two-years deadline of the Libyan Political Agreement.
The debate with Libyan Mission to the EU and experts will feed into the recommendation on Libya that the European Parliament is due to adopt in the coming months.
Ways to improve management of EU forests, to better to make them better contribute to climate action and to protect their biodiversity, will be debated by MEPs and experts at the joint hearing of Parliament's Agriculture, Environment and Industry committees. MEPs will also discuss measures to boost innovation and competitiveness of forest-based sectors and thus ensure their sustainable growth.
14:55 Official welcome Prime Minister of Albania, Mr. Edi Rama (Protocol entrance)
15:00 Meeting with Prime Minister of Albania, Mr. Edi Rama (Grand salon protocolaire)
15:30 Press point with Prime Minister of Albania, Mr. Edi Rama (backdrop area PHS 9)
17:00 Meeting with MEP Sergei Stanishev (President´s office)
Xabier BENITO ZILUAGA (GUE/NGL, ES), Cesar VEA, and Piet HOLTROP
Paloma LÓPEZ BERMEJO (GUE/NGL, ES), and Francisco DAMAS
10:00 4th European Parliament of Persons with Disabilities (Hemicycle)
11:00 Meeting with Prime Minister of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Mr. Zoran Zaev (Grand salon protocolaire)
11:45 Press Conference on 4th European Parliament of Persons with Disabilities (press conference room)
15:00 Interreligious Dialogue: "The External Policies of the EU" (ASP 5G3)
16:00 Conference of presidents
Philippe LAMBERTS (BE), Co-Chair Greens/EFA, and Olivier DE SCHUTTER
Kinga GÁL (EPP, HU), Vice-Chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, Péter SZIJJÁRTÓ, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, and Tamás MENCZER
Discussion on the rule of law and Human Rights in Turkey" 14.00-15.00 in room ASP 3G3
Jointly with the Committee on Foreign Affairs
In association with the Delegation for relations with Japan, the Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China, the Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula:
Discussion with Corina CREŢU, Commissioner for Regional Policy
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Organised by the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee, this hearing is part of the preparatory work in the framework of the specific report to be drafted by the Committee under Rule 83, in accordance with Rules 45 and 52, of the Rules of Procedure on the situation in Hungary (as instructed by the Plenary in its
On 7 December 2017, AFET/SEDE will hold an extraordinary joint hearing on North Korea to discuss the continuing deterioration of the security situation on the Korean Peninsula. The aim of the hearing is to assess the threat posed by the DPRK's nuclear and ballistic missile build-up and possible consequences for the global non-proliferation regime. Members will also analyse different options for the EU and international community to prevent further escalation of the crisis.
Latest research on crop wild relatives, i.e. naturally growing relatives of cultivated crops, their conservation in both secure gene banks and their natural habitats and the role genetic diversity plays in ensuring food security will be debated by Members and experts during a public hearing organised by the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Members will also look at how the current EU Biodiversity Strategy is helping to stop global biodiversity loss.
Official visit to Cyprus
Guy VERHOFSTADT (ALDE, BE,), Elmar BROK (EPP, DE), Gabriele ZIMMER (GUE/NGL, DE), and Roberto GUALTIERI (S&D, IT)