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Dati tas-sessjoni tal-Parlament Ewropew: 16 - 19 Jannar 2017

 
 

Il-prijoritajiet tal-Presidenza Maltija tal-Kunsill tal-Ministri tal-UE qegħdin jiġu ppreżentati lill-kumitati parlamentari mill-Ministri Maltin f’serje ta’ seduti li qegħdin isiru f’Jannar. (Aqra iktar dwar dan: Il-prijoritajiet tal-Presidenza Maltija diskussi fil-Kumitat )

 

Following an exchange of views with the members of the Committees on Budgets, Budgetary Control and Legal Affairs, a majority of the committees’ coordinators were satisfied that Commissioner Günther Oettinger is in a position to assume the portfolio that is transferred to him and look forward to a close working relationship. (Read more: Committees satisfied that Oettinger is in a position to assume budget portfolio )

 

EU rules for the fast-evolving field of robotics, to settle issues such as compliance with ethical standards and liability for accidents involving driverless cars, should be put forward by the EU Commission, urged the Legal Affairs Committee on Thursday. (Read more: Robots: Legal Affairs Committee calls for EU-wide rules )

 

Progress in transferring asylum seekers from Greece and Italy to other EU countries under an intra-EU deal and from third countries to EU territory will be assessed by Civil Liberties Committee MEPs on Thursday. They will also discuss the results of the March 2016 deal with Turkey to improve the management of migration and refugee flows. (Read more: Refugees: MEPs to assess progress on transfers among EU countries )

 
Stqarrijiet għall-istampa (it-tieni parti)
 

An “effective and comprehensive European whistle-blower protection programme” should be proposed “immediately” by the EU Commission, urged the Budgetary Control Committee on Monday. (Read more: Budgetary Control Committee MEPs call for EU-wide protection for whistle-blowers )

 

Three parliamentary committees will quiz Commissioner Günther Oettinger about his new portfolio for Budget and Human Resources, which Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has asked him to take over from former Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva. (Read more: MEPs to quiz Commissioner Oettinger on new budget portfolio )

 

Il-Presidenza tal-Kunsill tal-UE għaddiet mis-Slovakkja għal Malta. Billi tiddefinixxi l-aġenda u tfittex li tibni l-kompromessi, Malta se jkollha għadd ta' sfidi, fosthom il-kriżi tal-migrazzjoni fil-Mediterran, it-tensjonijiet fil-politika barranija u l-bidu mistenni tan-negozjati tal-Brexit. Tlabna lil żewġ MPE Maltin jgħidulna x'jistennew mill-ewwel presidenza Maltija tal-Kunsill tal-UE. Aqra x'qalulna. (Aqra iktar dwar dan: Il-Presidenza Maltija tal-Kunsill tal-UE MPE Maltin: jgħidulna x'jistennew )

 

Fighting illicit financial flows, investing in family and small-scale agriculture and coordinating aid for Haiti after Hurricane Matthew were among the issues on which Members of the European Parliament and their counterparts from African, Caribbean and Pacific countries agreed at the 32nd session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA) in Nairobi, which closed on Wednesday. (Read more: ACP-EU: a strong parliamentary dimension for a renewed partnership )

 

Evidence of law enforcement shortcomings in EU member states as regards car emissions is set out in the draft report by the Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurement in the Automotive Sector (EMIS), published on Monday. The report and draft recommendations were prepared jointly by co-rapporteurs Jens Gieseke (EPP, DE) and Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy (ALDE, NL). EMIS will have a first public debate on the text on 12 January. (Read more: Car emissions: first committee findings and draft recommendations )

 

"The history of humanity is the history of migrations. Zero migration has never existed, and it never will”, said Louis Michel (ALDE, BE), EU Co-President of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA) at the opening of its 32nd session, in Nairobi (Kenya) on Monday. “We must manage migration flows in a human way, in line with our values. Fortress Europe is not working”, he added. (Read more: ACP-EU :"Zero immigration has never existed and never will" )

 
 
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Skeda jum b'jum It-Tnejn 16 Jan 2017
Last minute session briefing - Konferenzi stampa (16-01-2017): 16:30, Strasbourg, Louise Weiss
 
The President's agenda - Id-djarju tal-President (16-01-2017):
 
 
Skeda jum b'jum It-Tlieta 17 Jan 2017
Greens/EFA Briefing - Konferenzi stampa (17-01-2017): 10:30, Strasbourg, Louise Weiss
 
ALDE Briefing - Konferenzi stampa (17-01-2017): 10:50, Strasbourg, Louise Weiss
 
EPP Briefing - Konferenzi stampa (17-01-2017): 11:10, Strasbourg, Louise Weiss
 
GUE/NGL Briefing - Konferenzi stampa (17-01-2017): 14:30, Strasbourg, Louise Weiss
 
The President's agenda - Id-djarju tal-President (17-01-2017):
 
 
Skeda jum b'jum L-Erbgħa 18 Jan 2017
"EU's Civil Protection Mechanism: A European Court of Auditors special report" - Konferenzi stampa (18-01-2017): 14:30, Strasbourg, Louise Weiss
 
“Outcome of the European Parliament President's elections” - Konferenzi stampa (18-01-2017): 15:00, Strasbourg, Louise Weiss
 
 
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How the #EPresident and vice-presidents are elected: https://t.co/44mE60462Z https://t.co/G6Bf8gLetM
Video of today's press briefing on election of #EPresident & January #EPlenary now available at: https://t.co/euGF57n7of
Electing the next #EPresident. Briefing from @EP_ThinkTank: https://t.co/Iu9EjE9Os2
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
EU policy for the #Arctic. @EP_ForeignAff & @EP_Environment debate on 12 Jan at 11:15 Draft https://t.co/8jSmVytnAV @Urmaspaet @spietikainen
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
End persecution of the #Rohingya minority in #Myanmar are urging MEPs in #HumanRights #EPlenary debate now. LIVE: https://t.co/dU9OofzeXp
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
.@EP_Defence to meet 8 Dec at 9 am: debates on #Syria, EU global strategy and transatlantic ties. Live https://t.co/TgxjF29vRh
RT @EUauditors: New audit report: EU aid to #Honduras - addressing needs, but poverty and violence remain high https://t.co/HZGuPjNU5G http…
RT @europeaid: We can’t achieve #sustdev on our own, we need to work more closely together + coordinate better. 2030 is now! ➡️ https://t.c…
RT @europeaid: How did we deliver on our commitments? 👀 Read the 2016 Annual Report ➡️ https://t.co/t5va7zPwDy https://t.co/ZAIZiQiXkg
RT @EurActiv: [EurActiv Event] Join @VincentiDaniela & national editors from the EurActiv media network for Q&As with Pascal Lamy https://t…
Next week in EP plenary: vote on #Belarus textile trade&rules of EU #Kosovo agreement on Thursday. Live:… https://t.co/SVC5DQk1lT
RT @EP_ThinkTank: EU use of a generalised system of preferences to encourage #trade partners to comply with #HumanRights norms https://t.co…
Electing the European Parliament's President: Background in EN, FR, DE and other languages HERE… https://t.co/GiCm2QOwNO
3 Committees satisfied that @GOettingerEU is in a position to assume budget portfolio https://t.co/kfPZ3QAJlV
#Oettinger - Joint letter by 3 committees: Conf. of Presidents took note & @EP_President will send it to @JunckerEU https://t.co/9vpgfeNdaU
Electing the European Parliament's President: Background in EN, FR, DE and other languages HERE… https://t.co/itNXwvhy3f
3 Committees satisfied that @GOettingerEU is in a position to assume budget portfolio https://t.co/Y7USVYBEig
#Oettinger - Joint letter by 3 committees: Conf. of Presidents took note & @EP_President will send it to @JunckerEU https://t.co/c4m3MXsNLB
.@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 Public hearing on labour market reforms in #Greece ongoing -follow LIVE https://t.co/7nWR0Nu09Z
At 11.00 @EP_Trade @EPSocialAffairs debate social&labour aspects of trade deals w/ @MalmstromEU & @Michelservoz https://t.co/wIBe3hm9TR
.@EPSocialAffairs conference with @eurofound starts at 9.00. Programme https://t.co/j9JVz3la6E Follow LIVE https://t.co/ifRy3WNuY4 #6EWCS
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
#CETA - ENVI opinion to @EP_Trade adopted with 40 votes to 24, 1 abs. Recommends #EP consent. INTA vote 24.01, plenary February
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
#EPlenary: speakers' list and live energy debate: https://t.co/wLk3umMMkp
RT @EURLex: 🔖 #EUlawLite How are we building a stronger and more secure digital Europe ❓ https://t.co/w3RCOuQiDc Summaries of EU legislat…
RT @EU_Commission: Services create 90% of new jobs. We released this week a plan to boost the services sector in the 🇪🇺#SingleMarket: https…
The Juncker Commission's ten priorities: State of play at the start of 2017 https://t.co/hf50ebuiRv. @EP_ThinkTank #DigitalSingleMarket
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
.@EP_Transport committee approves own-initiative report on logistics in the EU and multimodal transport https://t.co/mCMg6yQpjs
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
RT @EU_CoR: Register to the #EURegionsWeek (earlier #EUWRC 👆) 2017 kick-off meeting on 19 January in Brussels! ⏰Deadline:13/01 https://t.c…
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…
#AMTF report: @EP_Agriculture MEPs want actions to fight #UTPs & make EU #competition rules work for #farmers too: https://t.co/BDDLHpzkP3
Live now: @EP_Agriculture hearing w/@PhilHoganEU & #AMTF on ways to strengthen #farmers in #supplychain… https://t.co/Amt5AAmnLI
RT @Oceana: Want to help save sea turtles? Try these five simple steps https://t.co/QCapZBiXkK https://t.co/tt6O0qZqge
RT @ECRepMalta: Read @KarmenuVella's, the #EU Commissioner for #Environment, #Maritime & #Fisheries, take on the #EU2017MT here: https://t.…
RT @KarmenuVella: Please see my informal mid-term review on #CircularEconomy & other #environment #maritime & #Fisheries issues https://t.c…
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
Can technology help remove language barriers in Europe? #LanguageTech Today 14.00 https://t.co/AsScGVblvb https://t.co/YTZciPT7Pm
#Oettinger - Joint letter by 3 committees: Conf. of Presidents took note & @EP_President will send it to @JunckerEU https://t.co/h2KJDprLJO
Press release after today's vote at @EP_Legal :"#Robots: Legal Affairs Committee calls for EU-wide rules" https://t.co/XTm7Bico9d
Proper assessment of #PrivacyShield needed, stresses @EP_Justice Committee Chair @Claude_Moraes. Statement: https://t.co/Gguwe1g4m3
Debate @EP_Justice with @EU_Commission on #EUTurkeyDeal & relocation of #refugees starting now: https://t.co/jYLKbkSxrq
RT @europarlAV: Protecting refugees in the EU, @EP_Justice meeting with @cochetel Director of the #UNHCR Bureau For Europe VIDEO: https://t…
Today's joint @EPInstitutional & @EP_Defence meeting starts at 10.30. Follow live: https://t.co/CK8fIQecDA
Thu 15/12: joint @EPInstitutional & @EP_Defence meeting on "constitutional & institutional implications of #CSDP: https://t.co/CYR6wUx8nf
RT @GuyVerhofstadt: Happy with approval of my report setting out proposals to reform EU. It's the first step towards reforming Europe http…
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
RT @eurogender: #16days Find out what is being done to combat gender-based violence in your country #SayNoStopVAW https://t.co/hqgzg7kHuZ h…
The report on the annual activities of @EP_Petitions was welcomed by #EPlenary on Thursday 15/12: https://t.co/i1K1HcNFBI
Updated press release: environment and justice issues key priorities for EU petitioners in 2015: https://t.co/83uN0DAGck
.@EP_Petitions to investigate working conditions at @McDonalds, after hearing petitioners today from #France, #Belgium and #UnitedKingdom
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