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Het Europees Parlement is in plenaire vergadering bijeen

 
vr 19-09-2014
 
 
Werkzaamheden van de voorzitter
15:00 - 16:00 The President's diary
 
 

In een historische stemming afgelopen dinsdag, keurden parlementariërs in Straatsburg en Kiev tegelijkertijd de associatieovereenkomst EU-Oekraïne goed. Het EP stelde verder voor de financiële steun voor boeren die het meest getroffen zijn door het Russische invoerverbod, te verhogen en drong er bij de EU op aan om alle mogelijke middelen te gebruiken om de Islamitische Staat te bestrijden. Lees verder voor de hoogtepunten van deze vergadering. (Lees meer: Terugblik op de plenaire vergadering van 15-18 september 2014 )

 

The candidate commissioners as presented by incoming Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, will be scrutinised by the European Parliament committees from 29 September to 7 October. Members will evaluate candidates' suitability before the full house votes on the proposed Commission. The leaders of the political groups have agreed on Thursday on the format and programme for the public hearings. (Read more: Public hearings of commissioners-candidate: format and schedule )

 

Het Europees Parlement heeft de onthoofdingen van journalisten James Foley en Steven Sotloff en hulpverlener David Haines door de zogenaamde Islamitische Staat (IS) in de scherpst mogelijke bewoordingen veroordeeld. Het EP wil dat de EU al het mogelijke doet om Iraakse nationale en lokale autoriteiten te ondersteunen in hun strijd tegen IS, inclusief militaire steun. (Lees meer: EP: meer doen om IS-moorden te stoppen )

 

Het Europees Parlement verwelkomt het associatieakkoord tussen de EU en Oekraïne, maar maakt zich grote zorgen om de Russische intenties in de niet-verklaarde hybride oorlog in Oekraïne. (Lees meer: EP: ernstige zorgen om Russische intenties Oekraïne )

 
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The EU must step up its involvement in supporting Libya’s stability and transition to democracy, said the European Parliament in a vote on Thursday. MEPs condemned the growing use of violence there, especially against civilians, and called for a ceasefire between the fighting factions. They also said humanitarian assistance, the safety of civilians and the security of humanitarian personnel must be ensured by all parties in the conflict. (Read more: Libya: EU must step up efforts to support stability and democracy, MEPs say )

 

The European Parliament called on Azerbaijan to proceed with human rights reforms, Burundi to release human rights campaigner Pierre Claver Mbonimpa, and Bangladesh to apply international labour standards, in three resolutions voted on Thursday. (Read more: Human rights: Azerbaijan; the case of Mbonimpa in Burundi; Bangladesh )

 

De Ebola-uitbraak in West-Afrika is onderschat door de internationale gemeenschap en vormt nu wereldwijd een bedreiging voor onze veiligheid, zo stelt het EP in een resolutie die donderdag in Straatsburg is aangenomen. In de getroffen landen dreigt gevaar voor sociaaleconomische ineenstorting. Daarom moet worden overwogen militaire middelen ter beschikking te stellen onder de VN-vlag en moet toegang tot bestaande behandelingen versneld mogelijk worden gemaakt. (Lees meer: EP: Ebola-uitbraak wereldwijde bedreiging )

 

Tienduizenden ontslagen werknemers kregen de afgelopen zeven jaar meer dan €400 miljoen toegewezen voor omscholing, het starten van een onderneming of hulp bij een zoektocht naar een baan, indien zij als gevolg van de globalisering en de economische crisis werden ontslagen. Deze steun is door het Europees Fonds voor aanpassing aan de globalisering (EFG) beschikbaar gesteld. Op 17 september keurde het Europees Parlement een tweede steunpakket goed voor werknemers in vier landen. (Lees meer: EU-fonds dat ontslagen werknemers helpt weer werk te vinden )

 

Het Europees Parlement heeft woensdag ingestemd met een voorstel voor steun aan de bouwsector in Gelderland en Overijssel. Het gaat om een bedrag van €1,6 miljoen, bedoeld om 475 ontslagen werknemers weer aan het werk te krijgen. (Lees meer: EP akkoord met steun ontslagen bouwvakkers Gelderland en Overijssel )

 

The pharmaceutical industry is raising the prices of new, life-saving medicines ever higher, thus threatening the equal access to treatments while increasing the burden on healthcare systems, said MEPs during a debate with Council and the Commission on Tuesday. The issue will be discussed during the next informal Health Council meeting of 22-23 September. (Read more: MEPs question high pricing of certain life-saving medicines )

 
 
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Press release(18/9/2014 12:54pm): #Libya: EU must step up efforts to support stability and democracy, MEPs say: http://t.co/KFwQkWHOP2
Press release (18/9/2014 12:45pm): #Humanrights: Azerbaijan; the case of Mbonimpa in Burundi; Bangladesh: http://t.co/XktbF8a6fU
Press release: Islamic State(18/9/2014 12:40pm): step up EU and international efforts to end the killing, MEPs say: http://t.co/qaVFOU2I7J
#Gaza: MEPs welcome ceasefire and call for a more active #EU role http://t.co/v9BgeSpQsu
Press release: MEPs welcome signs of hope in #Ukraine and urge the #EU to stand up to #Russia : http://t.co/qjgsC2kOzg
#EP will adopt tomorrow a resolution on #Gaza & #EU role in reconstruction. They praise #Egypt for mediating efforts.
#EPlenary #humanrights vote: #Azerbaijan #Bangladesh, the case of Pierre Claver #Mbonimpa in #Burundi. Press release:http://t.co/xDawP3LEd7
#eu_eeas annual report on #humanrights #EPlenary debate; for those who missed it watch here: http://t.co/93uUnaFzd5
#eu_eeas annual report on #humanrights #EPlenary debate, 18 Sept, 9am, watch live: http://t.co/owdsAuu8Ry
.@Trade_EU #deGucht will speak in a few min on trilateral meeting w #Russia & #Ukraine on effects of #DCFTA http://t.co/FqhFtSDVeO
An new security situation: re-watch @EP_Defence debate on #Russia threats with #NATO & #EU_EEAS http://t.co/4bWl9zRICw
had not #Baltic states been in #NATO, they would now face a very different & dangerous security situation, says @JamesAppathurai
RT @europarlAV: Humanitarian aid & coping w multiple crises & limited resources in @EP_Development VIDEO will be available here: http://t.…
"Crises form belts of instability #Syria #Irak, #CAR #SouthSudan", @KGeorgievaEU in @EP_Development
RT @europarlAV: The humanitarian crisis in #Gaza & the EU's humanitarian response: discussion in @EP_Development VIDEO to download: http://…
MEPs split over EU free trade deal with #Canada #CETA watch yesterday's debate http://t.co/fRYJh1xqPZ
plenary #CETA debate scheduled late this evening - around 8h30 pm, following statement by @Trade_EU #deGucht http://t.co/WaYgwLIBNt
Follow the debate from 9am on EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and EU-Russia relations #DCFTA. Vote at noon. http://t.co/7lGGFKMi3H
Laid off workers in #Spain #Greece #Romania #Netherlands set to get €13m #EGF aid, @EPplenary votes. Read here: http://t.co/ckvXbsBMX8
If you have problems with #EP webstreaming from @EPplenary, let the webmaster know: webmaster@europarl.europa.eu
.@EPplenary to vote on #EGF aid to laid off workers in #Spain #Greece #Romania #Netherlands. Watch live: http://t.co/hQmFyE86PG @EP_Budgets
What does @EP have to say on @EUCouncil cuts of #EUbudget 2015? Watch live now: http://t.co/KqHIB7N1Di
.@EP_BudgControl meeting starts now, watch it live here: http://t.co/uzk0hKeeuA
Watch @EP_BudgControl at 3pm: http://t.co/uzk0hKeeuA. To be discussed: #EUbudget 2015, #OLAF controller. Agenda http://t.co/0zhRuiyDET
#EP_economics @J_Dijsselbloem calls for fiscal measures and flexibility to combat crisis. Press release: http://t.co/9eKHQB8BXS
#Eurogrup President: for the @EU_Commission to decide if very low inflation treated as "exceptional circumstances" in the MS
#Eurogroup President: not everything in monetary policy, flexible fiscal policy and reforms important, stong Euro effect weakens
Statement by new @EPSocialAffairs chair Thomas Handel http://t.co/i9izIPPd2T
New @EPSocialAffairs committee appoints Thomas Handel as chair. Vice chairs are Marita ULVSKOG @DJazlowiecka Ulla TØRNÆS Agnes JONGERIUS
At 3.45 p.m. @EPSocialAffairs will appoint its new Chair and vice chairs. Follow here http://t.co/uDyNBEMDjj
Cttee agenda 24/25.09: #carbonleakage list, #Waste, #GMO, #Plasticbags, #maritime emissions, #COP20 preparation http://t.co/Va2SYVVGOI
#EbolaOutbreak: #MEPs to debate 15hCET w. @IT2014EU & @KGeorgievaEU Webstream http://t.co/VRKHjSUUE7 #EPlenary
RT @GlenisWillmott: Delighted to be named rapporteur for EU legislation on medical devices #PIP #health http://t.co/FdyYuj1ym0
#EPlenary: "back your policy pledges with money, including for #H2020", asked MEPs for next year's budget: http://t.co/J8zZ6hVYHm
#EPlenary at 15.00 debate on shortage of payments in #H2020: http://t.co/RD3KUCz88B
#DigitalSingleMarket is far from completion say #EPlenary. Video of debate http://t.co/fMvB1BdzX0 and short wrap-up http://t.co/aSN3U0qoNq
In 5 min @EP_SingleMarket resumes after the summer brake. Vote on "unfinished business" and 2015 #EUbudget. Live http://t.co/ry9gc3ALWf
First @EP_SingleMarket meeting after the summer brake on 8 Sept. Vote on "unfinished business". Check the agenda http://t.co/iVBoLJFU1i
Presentations of #aviation #safety experts in TRAN now on committee website: http://t.co/hAckumQXhF watch video here http://t.co/V8Z15siU1n
The debate on air safety at @EP_Transport has just started. LIVE streaming: http://t.co/QrjCet6FyR
#EP on #mh17 crash and #russia - read more http://t.co/PZ2ByAQZ8B
Public hearings of commissioners-candidate: format and schedule http://t.co/Cetr3TcjJB #EP #EPhearings2014 http://t.co/u37czQF9Jo
Role of cities in #CohesionPolicy - new study to be presented in #REGI next Tue - Download: http://t.co/RfnBnaf9fW http://t.co/w75LbAb7lo
Next Monday in #REGI: MEPs quiz @IT2014EU and @JHahnEU on priorities and achievements of #EU #RegionalPolicy http://t.co/n2ffV7r4N2
SENRA RODRÍGUEZ (GUE/NGL) on #RussianBan: Aid must reach all #farmers and all sectors, discrimination is unacceptable
SENRA RODRÍGUEZ (GUE/NGL) on #RussianBan: #Farmers victims of irresponsible EU decisions. We are in crisis due to focus of #CAP on exports
#Ciolos on #RussianBan: New, targeted measures, preventing unjustified claims, will be announced within a week
Public hearings of commissioners-candidate: format and schedule http://t.co/DZzUByqhbr #EP #EPhearings2014 http://t.co/jWtORsqpxr
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RT @DennisAbbott: #Plovdiv to be 2019 European Capital of #Culture http://t.co/16lteDHMK4
RT @SilviaCostaEU: Oggi a #Venezia71 i finalisti del @luxprize il Premio del Parlamento per la cinematografia europea @EPCulture @Euranetpl…
Debate live @EPCulture with Minister Stefania Giannini @SteGiannini on #IT2014EU priorities awb://http://t.co/Bdcam9cfHt
.@EP_Legal meeting 3 Sept at 15: @IT2014EU priorities, discussion with @AndreaOrlandosp and @sandrogozi. Agenda: http://t.co/XOdiZVtIuh
RT @EP_ThinkTank: Just published: Adapting the EU #copyright rules to the digital transformation http://t.co/XQEwKXzHvu cc @EP_Legal
Parliamentary hearings of the Commissioners-designate: A decisive step in the investiture process http://t.co/D6jXLXPqtg @EP_ThinkTank
#Smartborders: new @EP_Justice rapporteurs Díaz de Mera (Entry/Exit System) & @tfajon (Registered Traveller Programme) #Schengen #migration
#AccessToDocuments: @AnnaHedh new @EP_Justice rapporteur replacing @mcashmanCBE http://t.co/siRbHflghg #transparency
.@EPInstitutional meeting today at 15: @sandrogozi will present priorities of Italian Presidency @IT2014EU . LIVE: http://t.co/La0xjiHeQB
New @EPInstitutional vice-Chairs:Barbara Spinelli(GUE/NGL,IT),Pedro Silva Pereira(S&D,PT),Kazimerz Ujazdowski(ECR,PL) &Paulo Rangel(EPP, PT)
#EP2014: Who is who in Brussels? Ahead of EU elections #EP2014 an infographic on EU institutions http://t.co/fkbKQ7GkrE
#EC2014 Vera Jourova new Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality http://t.co/F1laTF81tH
Follow the 2nd part of the workshop live: http://t.co/slaDSBpqWh
Find out more about maternity&paternity leave, women in decision making and elimination of violence against women. http://t.co/slaDSBpqWh
New @EP_Petitions vice-Chairs are Rosa Estarás (EPP, ES), @RobertaMetsola (EPP, MT), @MarleneMizzi (S&D, MT) & Pál Csaky (EPP, SK)
.@EP_Petitions to elect its Chair and 4 vice-Chairs today at 5.15pm - Follow it live http://t.co/oRCwtM8xzF
RT @mvandenbroeke: #EP press team selfie on last day of last session in Strasbourg #EP2014 http://t.co/ROIQm4aEz1
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