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De vergaderperiode van het Europees Parlement vindt plaats van 16 tot 19 januari 2017

 
 

Na de verkiezing van de voorzitter op dinsdag, kozen de parlementsleden op woensdag in twee stemrondes 14 ondervoorzitters. De kandidaten hadden een absolute meerderheid van de geldig uitgebrachte stemmen nodig. De nieuwe ondervoorzitters komen uit 6 verschillende politieke fracties. (Lees meer: Tussentijdse verkiezingen: 14 ondervoorzitters en 5 quaestoren verkozen )

 

Brexit, EU relations with the US and Russia, migration, economic and social progress, and the defence union were the key political challenges for 2017 debated by MEPs, Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen and Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday. Mr Tusk briefed MEPs on the outcome of the December 2016 meeting of EU heads of state or government. (Read more: Debate with Council President Tusk on putting “Europe first” in 2017 )

 

MEPs discussed the priorities of the Maltese Council Presidency with Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday. (Read more: MEPs lay out their priorities to Maltese Council Presidency )

 

MEPs will assess political challenges in 2017 with Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen and Council President Donald Tusk in a debate, on Wednesday at 15.00, on the outcome of the European Council meeting of 15 December 2016. (Read more: Debate on EU summit outcome and challenges in 2017 at 15.00 )

 
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MEPs will debate the priorities of the incoming Maltese Presidency of the EU Council of Ministers with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in a plenary debate chaired by Parliament’s new President Antonio Tajani. (Read more: MEPs to discuss Council Presidency with Malta’s PM Joseph Muscat at 11.00 )

 

Antonio Tajani (EVP, IT) heeft de voorzittersverkiezing gewonnen na een laatste stemronde, waarin hij met 351 stemmen Gianni Pittella (S&D, IT) versloeg, die 282 stemmen haalde. (Lees meer: Antonio Tajani verkozen tot nieuwe voorzitter van het Europees Parlement )

 
EP Presidents first ballots candidates: Antonio Tajani (EPP, Italy), Gianni Pittella (S&D, Italy), Helga Stevens (ECR, Belgium), Guy Verhofstadt (ALDE, Belgium), Eleonora Forenza (GUE/NGL, Italy), Jean Lambert (Greens/EFA, UK) and Laurenţiu Rebega (ENF, Romania)   EP Presidents first ballots candidates: Antonio Tajani (EPP, IT), Gianni Pittella (S&D, IT), Helga Stevens (ECR, BE), Guy Verhofstadt (ALDE, BE), Eleonora Forenza (GUE/NGL, IT), Jean Lambert (Greens/EFA, UK) and Laurenţiu Rebega (ENF, RO)

De tweede helft van de zittingsperiode van dit Parlement is gkeomen en dat betekent dat er een opvolger moet worden gekozen voor de huidige EP-Voorzitter Martin Schulz. Deze verkiezing wordt op dinsdag 17 januari gehouden. Het Parlement kiest ook de veertien ondervoorzitters en vijf quaestoren. Lees verder voor meer informatie wat zij doen en hoe zij worden verkozen. (Lees meer: Het Europees Parlement kiest een nieuwe Voorzitter )

 

Bij de opening van de plenaire zitting vroeg voorzitter Schulz een minuut stilte voor de voormalige Portugese politicus Mário Soares, die op 7 januari overleed. "De heer Soares streed tegen onderdrukking en dictatuur in Portugals om de overgang naar democratie en toetreding tot de Europese Gemeenschap te realiseren. Het is onze taak om zijn nalatenschap te eerbiedigen en te beschermen", zei Martin Schulz. (Lees meer: Opening van de plenaire zitting: minuut stilte voor Mário Soares )

 

Volgens Frontex, het EU-agentschap voor grenscontrole, daalde het mensen dat via zee naar Europa reisde in 2016 met twee derde. Er was echter een verschuiving: minder migranten die de oversteek naar Griekenland waagden en meer migranten die naar Italië gingen. De VN meldt dat 2016 het dodelijkste jaar ooit is geweest voor migranten bij de oversteek via de Middellandse Zee, met meer dan 5.000 omgekomen of vermiste mensen. (Lees meer: Vluchtelingencrisis: "Europa lijkt noch een plan A, noch een plan B te hebben” )

 

The priorities of the Maltese Presidency of the EU Council of Ministers are being outlined to parliamentary committees by Maltese ministers at a series of meetings taking place in January. (Read more: Maltese Presidency priorities discussed in committee )

 
 
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Press release: Debate with @eucopresident Tusk on putting “Europe first” in 2017: https://t.co/5ZOQ9ONPH7 #EPlenary https://t.co/emEXsmS4mn
Press release: Parliament’s mid-term election: 14 Vice-Presidents and 5 Quaestors elected: https://t.co/0KUf9QYtc1
RT @europarlAV: #euco meeting of 15 December 2016: conclusions in #EPlenary LIVE REPLAY available to download https://t.co/3KUl0mKgHd https…
2nd term of @EP_ForeignAff will have 73 MEPs on board. Mid-term election of Chair and Vice-chairs on 24 Jan. Draft https://t.co/ci5xuAVy0w
RT @Urmaspaet: Spoke about EU policy for the #Arctic @EP_ForeignAff & @EP_Environment debate. EU needs a proper Arctic strategy, incl secur…
In 5 min: debate on EU policy for the #Arctic. Webstr https://t.co/guoYXote3f Agenda https://t.co/sTRCSWsNeD @Urmaspaet @spietikainen
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Press release: #Humanrights resos on #LarungGar, Ilham Tohti, #Rohingya in #Myanmar, mass graves in #Iraq voted:… https://t.co/Hv4g0NiT04
Protect mass graves in #Iraq & #Syria &achieve justice 4 #Yazidi victims of ISIS/Daesh, urge MEPs in #EPlenary LIVE: https://t.co/dU9OofzeXp
#EPlenary voted new numerical strenght of EP committees. @EP_Defence maintains 30 MEPs. Mid-term election of Chair and Vice-chairs on 25 Jan
Starting now: @EP_Defence debate on EU global strategy implementation. Live https://t.co/TgxjF1RUsH
8 Dec at 9 am. @EP_Defence to debate EU global strategy and transatlantic relations. Follow live https://t.co/TgxjF29vRh
Parlament's mid-term election: @EP_Development will have 28 MEPs in the 2nd half of term, (no change) members to be elected tomorrow.
RT @EP_ThinkTank: Got a few moments to listen? The future of EU - #ACP relations after 2020 @LouisMichelMR @EP_Development @LindaMcAvanMEP…
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Parlament's mid-term election: @EP_Trade will have 41 MEPs in the 2nd half of term (no change) members to be elected tomorrow..
#CETA: Trade MEPs will vote on the landmark free trade deal with Canada next Tuesday, January 24.… https://t.co/v2S7Cu7Oav
Proposal for appointments to committees 2017-2019: up for an #EPlenary vote tomorrow https://t.co/qrDMWyM1Ox
RT @EPPGroup: Our team budgets stays the same. @JMFernandesEU reelected coordinator and @JanOlbrycht reelected deputy coordinator in @EP_Bu…
#EPlenary vote this morning: @EP_Budgets will have 41 members for 2017-2019 term - one more than 2014-16 https://t.co/aDmYg0fGSZ
Proposal for appointments to committees 2017-2019: up for an #EPlenary vote tomorrow https://t.co/7bgUsVzsSD
RT @EPPGroup: In @EP_BudgControl: @petrisarvamaa elected coordinator and @TomZdechovskyEP deputy coordinator
#EPlenary vote this morning: @EP_BudgControl will have 30 members in 2017-2019 term - no change from 2014-16 https://t.co/79c1Vh94Kd
Today #EPlenary adopted @EP_Economics numerical composition: 61 members.
.@EP_Economics chair @gualtierieurope welcomes @ECB decision to extend #QE and further ease monetary conditions https://t.co/TygrrnOuqU
.@EP_Economics rejects @EU_Commission list of states at risk of #moneylaundering,terrorism financing @judithineuropa https://t.co/7Btfgb7wYN
.@EPSocialAffairs draft report on #EPSR by @MJRodriguesEU available here https://t.co/33KLBLvaxW
.@EPSocialAffairs report on #EPSR by @MJRodriguesEU in STR plenary tomorrow - follow debate LIVE from 9:00 https://t.co/qPmtrd4d94
.@EPSocialAffairs Public hearing on labour market reforms in #Greece ongoing -follow LIVE https://t.co/7nWR0Nu09Z
.@EP_Environment committee to have 69 full members in the second half of the legislature https://t.co/CnlgIlp79h
Curbing pollution from #mercury: Environment #MEPs back deal with Council https://t.co/lZumVpTKyG
Details of today's roll-call votes on #mercury and #CETA https://t.co/BzPrll5Ood
#EPlenary adopted a composition of 67 members for @EP_Industry. The list of MEPs will be published tomorrow.
European Cloud Initiative: a way to attract world leading research - press release: https://t.co/hXp8gqSxzP
.@EP_Industry meets on Thu. Agenda and meeting documents: https://t.co/YmMHjh0DCn
.@EP_SingleMarket committee to have 40 full members in the second half of the legislature https://t.co/qRQS0xtD1S
Proceedings from the workshop on the #CollaborativeEconomy, chaired by @DantiNicola: https://t.co/LsUI0Obmh1
RT @EURLex: 🔖 #EUlawLite How are we building a stronger and more secure digital Europe ❓ https://t.co/w3RCOuQiDc Summaries of EU legislat…
.@EP_Transport committee will have 49 members for 2017-2019 as confirmed by #EPplenary today https://t.co/T7bVWiCrf5
Watch now @EP_Transport: MEPs debate Commission work programme 2017 transport priorities with Commissioner Bulc https://t.co/uPvY979g3t
.@EP_Transport MEPs adopt opinion fo r the lead IMCO committee on type approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles: 34/6/1
#EPlenary adopts a composition of 43 members for @EP_Regional More info here: https://t.co/Ww0dp39SDF …List of MEPs to be published tomorrow
RT @EP_ThinkTank: Unlocking private investment through the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI) https://t.co/jOECOpFVxV Iskra #MIH…
RT @EP_ThinkTank: #EFSI – what impact on EU #regional policy territorial cohesion? https://t.co/jOECOpFVxV @EP_Regional Iskra #MIHAYLOVA
Proposal for appointments (full members) to committees 2017-2019: up for #EPlenary vote 19/01 at noon: https://t.co/Lo4VOpHwbe
.@EP_Agriculture to have 46 full members in 2nd half of 5y EP term. Composition to be voted by #EPlenary 19/01, cha… https://t.co/nWSSkRhtEy
RT @EP_ThinkTank: Can tech help boost EU agri production growth to 1.8% per year needed to feed the world in 2050? https://t.co/weufm4Z005…
RT @EU_MARE: NEW fisheries webpage: the landing obligation in practice, with examples of projects, trials or research #CFPreality https://t…
#EPlenary adopts a composition of 27 members for @EP_Fisheries More info here: https://t.co/VzCmXUXGIA List of MEPs to be published tomorrow
RT @Oceana: Want to help save sea turtles? Try these five simple steps https://t.co/QCapZBiXkK https://t.co/tt6O0qZqge
#EPlenary adopted a composition of 31 members for @EPCulture. Mid-term election of Chair and Vice-chairs on 23 Jan
RT @EP_ThinkTank: Many breakthroughs in AI, we need to boost innovative & quality solutions from #Languagetech https://t.co/llB2BmMyUu
NOW #STOA Workshop: Language equality in the #digital age towards a Human Language Project #LanguageTech https://t.co/0PTSkm5sTD
3 Committees satisfied that @GOettingerEU is in a position to assume budget portfolio https://t.co/NG9DTgfubc
#Oettinger - Joint letter by 3 committees: Conf. of Presidents took note & @EP_President will send it to @JunckerEU https://t.co/h2KJDprLJO
Debate in #EPlenary on emergency aid for #refugees facing cold snap will start around 20.30. You can follow live: https://t.co/0pBUA4cmzV
Debate in #EPlenary w/ @StylianidesEU & @EU2017MT on aid for #refugees facing cold will be TODAY (not tomorrow). Precise timing will follow
.@EP_Justice will have 60 members #EPlenary decided on Wednesday 18 Jan. Names of MEPs to follow tomorrow, Thursday
Today #EPlenary adopted @EPInstitutional numerical composition: 25 members.
RT @TeresaKuchler: Kristdemokraten Tajani ny talman i EU-parlamentet https://t.co/ZDwJvfPUni via @SvD
Today's joint @EPInstitutional & @EP_Defence meeting starts at 10.30. Follow live: https://t.co/CK8fIQecDA
#EPlenary adopted a composition of 37 members for @EP_GenderEqual . The list of MEPs will be published tomorrow.
Starting at 16.00 @EP_GenderEqual meeting, follow Live: https://t.co/CyKmWyoWrK Agenda & documents available: https://t.co/1pDRXn8JJP
Call on the Polish government to reconsider its intention to withdraw from the #IstanbulConvention https://t.co/9sdP5eGe8J
Today #EPlenary adopted @EP_Petitions numerical composition: 36 members.
RT @ecas_europe: #freemovement is increasingly being put under pressure across the #EU. Find out more at https://t.co/fokOUSfSsf @EP_Petiti…
The report on the annual activities of @EP_Petitions was welcomed by #EPlenary on Thursday 15/12: https://t.co/i1K1HcNFBI
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