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The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which aims to boost goods and services trade and investment flows, was approved by the International Trade Committee on Tuesday. The full House is to vote on the deal in February. (Read more: CETA: Trade Committee MEPs back EU-Canada agreement )

 

De milieucommissie stemt op dinsdag 24 januari over een voorstel voor wijzigen van het beheer van, het pakket afvalbeheer die vier richtlijnen omvat. In eerdere resoluties riep het Parlement al op tot ambitieuzere doelstellingen. Verpakkingsafval is een interinstitutionele prioriteit voor 2017 en deze stemming is de eerste stap op weg naar onderhandelingen met de Commissie en de Raad. (Lees meer: Afval: ambitieuzere doelstellingen op weg naar een circulaire economie )

 

Deze week stemt de commissie Internationale handel over CETA, de handelsovereenkomst van de EU met Canada. De milieucommissie stemt over de aanpak van afvalvermindering door middel van maatregelen om hergebruik en recycling te bevorderen. De parlementaire commissies kiezen hun nieuwe voorzitters en ondervoorzitters. (Lees meer: Deze week: CETA, afvalvermindering en verkiezingen (onder)voorzitters commissies )

 

Antonio Tajani werd verkozen als EP-Voorzitter voor de tweede helft van de zittingsperiode De leden kozen ook veertien nieuwe Ondervoorzitters. Daarnaast deden zij een oproep voor noodhulp voor vluchtelingen in de kou. Verder stuurden zij de lijst met landen die het risico lopen op witwassen van geld terug omdat naar de Commissie omdat de lijst te beperkt was. Lees verder voor al het plenaire nieuws. (Lees meer: Terugblik: Nieuwe EP-Voorzitter en noodhulp voor vluchtelingen )

 
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De rechten van werknemers staan steeds meer onder druk als gevolg van wereldwijde concurrentie en de digitale revolutie. De Commissie werkt aan plannen voor verbetering. Op 19 januari nam het EP een verslag aan waarin staat dat werknemers in deze nieuwe vorm van banen moeten worden gedekt door bijgewerkte arbeidswetgeving. We spraken met rapporteur Maria João Rodrigues (PT, S&D) over het creëren van een eerlijke en functionerende arbeidsmarkt en sociale zekerheid. (Lees meer: "Arbeidswetgeving moet bijgewerkt om nieuwe vormen werkgelegenheid te dekken" )

 

De nieuw verkozen voorzitter van het Europees Parlement Antonio Tajani sprak zijn medeleven uit met de slachtoffers en hun families van een aantal aardbevingen die recent in Italië plaatsvonden en de lawine die woensdag een hotel bedolf. (Lees meer: Verklaring Tajani over de recente aardbevingen in Italië )

 

All workers should have their basic rights guaranteed, whatever their form of employment and contract, said MEPs approving their recommendations on Thursday for the forthcoming proposal on the “European Pillar of Social Rights”. (Read more: European Social Rights: workers’ protection needs to be extended to new jobs )

 

Europarlementsleden hebben ingestemd met het terugsturen van de zwarte lijst van landen met een hoog risico op witwassen en terrorismefinanciering naar de Europese Commissie. De lijst is te beperkt and zou moeten worden uitgebreid met bijvoorbeeld gebieden die belastingfraude faciliteren, aldus een resolutie die donderdag werd gestemd. (Lees meer: Zwarte lijst landen met hoog risico op witwassen teruggestuurd naar Commissie )

 

Na de verkiezing van de voorzitter, ondervoorzitters en quaestoren, nam de plenaire vergadering van het Parlement op donderdag het voorstel aan over de benoeming van parlementsleden in 22 vaste parlementaire commissies. (Lees meer: Tussentijdse verkiezingen EP: benoeming in parlementaire commissies )

 

Parliament condemns growing intolerance towards ethnic, religious and sexual minorities in Indonesia, attacks against peacekeepers in Central African Republic and breaches of human rights in Burundi, in three resolutions voted on Thursday. (Read more: Human rights: Indonesia, Central African Republic and Burundi )

 
 
Wekelijkse agenda
 
Programma per dag dinsdag 24 jan 2017
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs - Parlementaire commissies (24-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
Committee on Culture and Education - Parlementaire commissies (24-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
Committee on Regional Development - Parlementaire commissies (24-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
Committee on Petitions - Parlementaire commissies (24-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli
 
The role of lawyers, accountants and bankers in Panama Papers - Openbare hoorzittingen (24-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall
 
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety - Parlementaire commissies (24-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall
 
Committee on International Trade - Parlementaire commissies (24-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall
 
Committee on Budgetary Control - Parlementaire commissies (24-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli
 
Committee on Foreign Affairs - Parlementaire commissies (24-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall
 
Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion - Parlementaire commissies (24-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall
 
Workshop on Building blocks of a future EU cohesion policy - first reflections - Speciale evenementen (24-01-2017): 10:30, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
“CETA: What’s next?” - Persconferenties (24-01-2017): 12:30, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
Committee on Constitutional Affairs - Parlementaire commissies (24-01-2017): 12:30, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli
 
Committee on Legal Affairs - Parlementaire commissies (24-01-2017): 15:00, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli
 
Academic Further and Distance Education as Part of the European Lifelong Learning Strategy - Openbare hoorzittingen (24-01-2017): 15:00, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
Subcommittee on Human Rights - Parlementaire commissies (24-01-2017): 15:00, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli
 
Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector - Parlementaire commissies (24-01-2017): 15:00, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli
 
The President's agenda - Werkzaamheden van de voorzitter (24-01-2017):
 
 
Programma per dag woensdag 25 jan 2017
German Road Toll System and Fair Road Charging - Persconferenties (25-01-2017): 08:30, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
Committee on Development - Parlementaire commissies (25-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
Subcommittee on Security and Defence - Parlementaire commissies (25-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
Subcommittee on Human Rights - Parlementaire commissies (25-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli
 
Committee on Budgets - Parlementaire commissies (25-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall
 
Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality - Parlementaire commissies (25-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli
 
Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development - Parlementaire commissies (25-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs - Parlementaire commissies (25-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall
 
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy - Parlementaire commissies (25-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall
 
Committee on Employment and Social Affairs - Parlementaire commissies (25-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection - Parlementaire commissies (25-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli
 
Committee on Transport and Tourism - Parlementaire commissies (25-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall
 
Committee on Fisheries - Parlementaire commissies (25-01-2017): 15:00, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli
 
Committee on Constitutional Affairs - Parlementaire commissies (25-01-2017): 15:00, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
The President's agenda - Werkzaamheden van de voorzitter (25-01-2017):
 
International Holocaust Remembrance Day - Speciale evenementen (25-01-2017):
 
 
Programma per dag donderdag 26 jan 2017
Subcommittee on Security and Defence - Parlementaire commissies (26-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
Subcommittee on Human Rights - Parlementaire commissies (26-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli
 
Committee on Budgets - Parlementaire commissies (26-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall
 
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy - Parlementaire commissies (26-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall
 
Committee on Employment and Social Affairs - Parlementaire commissies (26-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection - Parlementaire commissies (26-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli
 
Committee on Development - Parlementaire commissies (26-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
Committee on Transport and Tourism - Parlementaire commissies (26-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall
 
Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development - Parlementaire commissies (26-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak
 
Committee on Fisheries - Parlementaire commissies (26-01-2017): 09:00, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli
 
"The Review of the Framework for Electronic Communications” - Openbare hoorzittingen (26-01-2017): 10:15, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall
 
Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion - Parlementaire commissies (26-01-2017): 10:30, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall
 
Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion - Parlementaire commissies (26-01-2017): 14:00, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli
 
The President's agenda - Werkzaamheden van de voorzitter (26-01-2017):
 
 
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.@EP_ForeignAff mtng 24 JAN: election of chair and vice-chairs, debate on Western Balkans, @EU2017MT, Canada. Agenda https://t.co/iwLp6y5gN4
Following #Inauguration how will EU-US relations evolve? How can EU mitigate foreign pol. risks &enhance cooperatio… https://t.co/HloYFXFYjB
Consult this link for an update https://t.co/NAfQYaDBsL https://t.co/1E2IFAVL9A
TOMORROW @EP_HumanRights workshop on #HumanRights in #Iran after the nuclear deal: business as usual or time 4 chan… https://t.co/A3kRnCuqMF
ON 24 JAN @EP_HumanRights & EP Del. for Rel. with #Iran workshop on #HumanRights in #Iran after the nuclear deal -… https://t.co/xHvVccBcXj
#EPlenary condemns #humanRights breaches in #Indonesia, in #CentralAfricanRepublic & in #Burundi - Full PR here: https://t.co/PioNXeMUOA
Next @EP_Defence mtng 25/26 JAN. Electing chair & vice-chairs; focus on EU defence research & Battlegroups. Agenda https://t.co/jpyjq8umX5
.@EP_Defence composition updated. Check here https://t.co/WHnmLAE0RK
#Eplenary adopted the composition of 30 members strong @EP_Defence. Available here https://t.co/gnxDmBfjq2
RT @LindaMcAvanMEP: As winter sets in across Europe- refugees endure life in sub-zero, substandard conditions. What can be done to help? ht…
Next week in @EP_Development: election of chair&vice-chairs, Consensus on Development, #EU2017MT, garment sector: https://t.co/ftsVOMQw5q
MEPs vote on the revision of the European Consensus on Development next Wednesday, Jan 25. https://t.co/XUtpYgkE5v https://t.co/lkqqB3dY70
Starting now: trade MEPs hold final debate with @MalmstromEU on #CETA ahead of vote tomorrow. https://t.co/pwDbKAxYMb
Mid-term elections: @yjadot, @IuliuWinkler, @TokiaSaifi, @ZahradilJan reelected as 4 vice-chairs of @EP_Trade for the next 2.5 years.
Mid-term elections: @berndlange reelected as @EP_Trade committee chair with acclamation.
RT @EP_ThinkTank: Think tank thoughts on alternative EU financial resources https://t.co/vnluTIDHni @EP_Budgets @JeanArthuis
Link to this week's agendas? Click here: https://t.co/XzDO9VFGGv #EUBudget
THIS WEEK in BUDG: Election of Chair&Vicechairs, vote on budgetary capacity for the €zone, &more! All info here:… https://t.co/tibGzm7PLw
New @EP_BudgControl Vice-Chairs: @derekvaughan (S&D, UK), @indrektarand (Greens/EFA, ET), @Mdlabajova (ALDE, CZ) & @Catalin_Ivan (S&D, RO)
.@inge_graessle re-elected as Chair of @EP_BudgControl by acclamation
The latest on the work of the @Europarl_EN's #Pana Committee #PanamaLeaks: https://t.co/E2idn1vVQg
#EPlenary rejects @EU_Commission blacklist of states @ risk of #moneylaundering led by @judithineuropa #PanamaPapers https://t.co/JfoTXe4jya
Text of financial transaction tax ready mid-2017, say @EUCouncil's @followianborg @EU_Commission's @mariannethyssen https://t.co/LrChlkVdCE
Interview with @MJRodriguesEU on #EPSR report adopted by #EPlenary here https://t.co/ZSMBQExqgO
RT @EU_EESC: #EPlenary voted the report of @MJrodrigues on #SocialRights. Looking forward to our debate on 25/01! https://t.co/nqgVQXchol #…
.@EPSocialAffairs Report on #EPSR by @MJRodriguesEU adopted at STR Plenary on 19 January - Press release https://t.co/zK8hoRYLHb
Exchange of views on #effortsharing will take place tomorrow afternoon (timing tbc)
ENVI MEPs reelected vice-chairs @javorbenedek (Greens/EFA, HU) @DacianaSarbu (S&D, RO) @pavelpoc (S&D, CZ) & @gillespargneaux (S&D, FR)
.@EP_Industry Wed/Thu: #cleanenergy w/@MarosSefcovic,@EU2017MT priorities, #telecom hearing. Agenda: https://t.co/uEMlNj42fk
#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
RT @Ansip_EU: Are we on track with #DigitalSingleMarket? I will meet all Commissioners involved to take stock on Feb 1. Your views? #TellAn…
Draft report on the European #AccessibilityAct will be presented @EP_SingleMarket on 25 January: https://t.co/BRMlPSmHqw
.@EP_SingleMarket meets 25-26 Jan. Draft reports on #geoblocking & #collaborativeeconomy, debate on online #platforms are on the agenda #DSM
.@EP_Transport committee composition adopted in #EPplenary today available here https://t.co/YGqdl7PYsy
.@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
RT @EU2017MT: Improving #CohesionPolicy: EU2017MT cannot do it alone -looks forward to working closely w @EP_Regional and @EU_Commission -…
RT @TheProgressives: Congratulations @cozzolino62, re-elected @EP_Regional vice-chair! https://t.co/LTc9VGtbwk
RT @VDombrovskis: Congratulations to Iskra #Mihaylova on her re-election as @EP_Regional Chair 👏👏👏Best success & looking frwd to our contin…
New composition of 46 MEPs strong @EP_Agriculture is available here: https://t.co/9AKZKuf0kv Vote on committee chair & vice-chairs 25/01
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 @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
4 Vice-Chairs @EPCulture elected by acclamation. In order 1. Andrea BOCSKOR 2. @M_DiaconuMEP 3. @HelgaTruepel and 4. @stefanomaullu
Petra Kammerevert (S&D, DE) is the new Chair of @EPCulture
.@EPCulture meeting : Election of the Chair & Vice-chairs Live from 15.00 https://t.co/Ju2CLd4ZIe
Second term of @EP_Legal will have 25 members. Chair and vice-chairs to be elected on Jan 24.
3 Committees satisfied that @GOettingerEU is in a position to assume budget portfolio https://t.co/NG9DTgfubc
Members of the new @EP_Justice bureau https://t.co/7EM52PPZeV
RT @EURightsAgency: .@Idimitrakopoul speaks at @EP_Justice about FRA work on #RomaEU and shocking results from latest survey: https://t.co/…
RT @Claude_Moraes: Honoured to be re-elected @EP_Justice chair by colleagues looking forward to advancing on asylum package, EU-USA relatio…
Check list of @EPInstitutional members 2017 here: https://t.co/Fq74yfTYak. Election of Chair and Vice-Chairs Tuesday 24 Jan at 12.30.
Today #EPlenary adopted @EPInstitutional numerical composition: 25 members.
RT @TeresaKuchler: Kristdemokraten Tajani ny talman i EU-parlamentet https://t.co/ZDwJvfPUni via @SvD
.@EP_GenderEqual mtg 25 Jan: Elections, vote on EU funds for #gender equality, debate w/ @helenadalli @EU2017MT: https://t.co/xA3ZGzCa1W
Check list of @EP_GenderEqual members here: https://t.co/AqPLyiFkJK Election of Chair & Vice-Chairs Wednesday 25 Jan at 09.00
#EPlenary adopted a composition of 37 members for @EP_GenderEqual . The list of MEPs will be published tomorrow.
RT @CeciliaWikstrom: By 20 votes in favour, 7 against, I'm now re-elected Chair of the Petitions Committee in the European Parliament. I'm…
RT @RobertaMetsola: Delighted to have been elected as a Vice-Chair of @ep_petitions in the European Parliament. We will continue bringing E…
4 @EP_Petitions Vice-Chairs elected by acclamation on Mon. In order 1 Rosa Estaràs Ferragut 2 @RobertaMetsola 3 @MarleneMizzi & 4 @csakypal.
Het Parlement is te vinden op…