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Delegationer
09:00 - 17:15 Fundamental rights, non-discrimination and the protection of vulnerable groups, including LGBTI
 
 
Delegationer
09:00 - 19:00 MEPs will observe presidential elections in Tunisia
 
 
Presskonferenser
11:00 - 11:30 Pre-session briefing
Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak, 0A050
 
 
Presskonferenser
11:30 - 12:30 Technical briefing - official visit of Pope Francis
Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak, 0A050
 
 
Delegationer
14:00 - 19:00 DNAT Delegation to the 60th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
 
 

I år är det tjugo år sedan Europaparlamentet började utföra valobservatörsuppdrag. Som den enda direktvalda EU-institutionen prioriterar Europaparlamentet att stödja demokrati. Under 2013 skickade parlamentet delegationer för att övervaka val i Armenien, Azerbajdzjan, Georgien, Honduras, Jordanien, Kenya, Madagaskar, Mali, Nepal, Pakistan, Paraguay och Tadzjikistan. Nyligen har ledamöter deltagit i uppdrag i Egypten, Tunisien och Ukraina. (Läs mer: Två årtionden med parlamentets observatörsuppdrag )

 

EU countries would have to reduce the use of the commonest and most polluting plastic carrier bags, under draft rules informally agreed between MEPs and the Italian Presidency of the Council on Monday and confirmed by the member states’ permanent representatives on Friday. Plastic carrier bag litter is a major environmental problem, as it is known to pollute bodies of water and aquatic eco-systems in particular. (Read more: Reducing use of plastic bags: MEPs strike deal with Council Presidency )

 

Pope Francis will pay an official visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday 25 November. He will deliver a formal address to the Members in in the Chamber. (Read more: Pope Francis to pay official visit to the European Parliament )

 

Den 21 november äger en konferens om grundläggande rättigheter, icke-diskriminering och skydd av utsatta grupper inklusive HBTQ-personer rum i Tirana, Albanien. Arrangörer är Europaparlamentet, kommissionen och det italienska ordförandeskapet. Ulrike Lunacek, vicepresident och tidigare föredragande i ärenden om att bekämpa homofobi och diskriminering på grund av sexuell läggning, representerar parlamentets talman Martin Schulz som talare vid konferensen. Hon gav oss sin syn på evenemanget. (Läs mer: Konferens i Tirana: Fokus på grundläggande rättigheter och icke-disriminering )

 
Pressmeddelande (del 2)
 

”Hjärnan är otroligt svår att förstå. Vi känner till kanske en eller två procent”, förklarade Dr Thomas Südhof för oss inför sin föreläsning i Europaparlamentet den 18 november om hjärnan. Nobelpristagaren i medicin 2013 hade bjudits in av Europaparlamentets panel för bedömning av vetenskapliga och tekniska alternativ, STOA, till dess årliga föreläsning. (Läs mer: Nobelpristagaren Südhof om hjärnan: “Vi känner till kanske en eller två procent” )

 

Europaparlamentets nya webbportal för framställningar finns nu på nätet. Den är helt omgjord för att hjälpa medborgare att skriva framställningar på nätet, och lättare följa deras hantering i parlamentet. Syftet är att göra processen mer öppen, och att underlätta för medborgare att göra framställningar. Klicka på länken för att besöka den nya portalen. (Läs mer: Ny webbportal för framställningar: större användarvänlighet och öppenhet )

 

The EU should provide aid worth €2.35 million to help find or create new jobs for workers made redundant by shipbuilders STX Finland Oy and the GAD abattoir in France, the Budgets Committee recommended on Thursday. The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) aid still has to be approved by Parliament as a whole and the Council of Ministers. (Read more: EU job-search aid for former workers at Finnish shipyard and French abattoir )

 

Då små och medelstora företag utgör mer än 99 procent av alla företag i EU och står för två tredjedelar av jobb i den privata sektorn är de ryggraden i europeisk ekonomi. Men ofta möter de svåra utmaningar. Därför har EU-kommissionen startat programmet COSME, vars syfte är att underlätta deras tillgång till finansiering och marknader, att öka deras konkurrenskraft och entreprenörskap. Programmets framsteg och utveckling presenterades på måndagen i Industriutskottet. (Läs mer: En hjälpande hand till små och medelstora företag )

 

Parliament wants to reduce the growing pile of unpaid bills, while Council’s proposal, revealed on the very last day of the budget talks, only aggravates the payment crisis, said Budgets Committee MEPs after conciliation talks between member states and the Parliament broke down on Monday night. The Commission will now present a new draft budget. (Read more: Unpaid bills sink EU budget talks )

 

The European Central Bank will take unconventional monetary measures if the economic situation in the euro area requires them, ECB President Mario Draghi reiterated to economic and monetary affairs MEPs on Monday. As the Banking Union takes shape, risks could migrate from banks to the non-banking sector, he warned. Also, speaking as chair of the Systemic Risk Board, he added that there is "a vast scope for more coordination of sanctions against banks between the US and Europe". (Read more: “No time for complacency”, Draghi tells economic and monetary affairs MEPs )

 
 
Sammanträdesperioden från den 24 till den 27 november 2014
 
Presskonferenser
 
Pre-session briefing 11:00  Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak ,  0A050
 
 
Technical briefing - official visit of Pope Francis 11:30  Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak ,  0A050
 
 
Twitter
 
Technical briefing for the Press for the official visit of Pope Francis, tomorrow at 11:30 at PHS 0A050. LIVE: http://t.co/H61vzCtQVn
Technical briefing for the Press for the official visit of Pope Francis, tomorrow 11:30 at PHS 0A050. LIVE: http://t.co/cgQTSrKMOT
Press release: #EU job-search aid for former workers at #Finnish shipyard and #French abattoir: http://t.co/lbeyCSC9QV #EGF
MEPs debate on #Ukraine peace and reform plans with @Ukraine_MFA @PavloKlimkin: short summary & videolink http://t.co/h7KfJVJp5v
Today’s Foreign Affairs @EUCouncil now debriefed in @EP_ForeignAff by @eu_eeas Pierre #Vimont: http://t.co/eL44pLSh09
Press release: #EP should consent to EU- #Georgia association deal, says @EP_ForeignAff http://t.co/XVSONc2lDa
.@ElenaValenciano: Le 3 décembre @EP_HumanRights organisera une réunion sur les enfants soldats #ChildrenNotSoldiers http://t.co/TsTVA72IYi
.@ElenaValenciano sur le #CRC25: "Les enfants ne sont pas la propriété de leurs parents" http://t.co/TsTVA72IYi
.@ElenaValenciano: We celebrate the #CRC25; the convention gives a new vision for the #children Recording soon here: http://t.co/wFQUEyCDxO
.@EP_Defence now turns to #MaritimeSecurity Strategy Action Plan with @eu_eeas @EU_Commission @IT2014EU http://t.co/aHc1lssgQM
.@EP_Defence MEPs debate security situation in #Baltic sea basin with @NCSS_Poland LIVE http://t.co/aHc1lssgQM
Delegation for relations w/ @natopapress meets on Thu13Nov @15:00:PA annual session& debate w/SG #Hobbs. See mtg docs http://t.co/41grzHUXY0
.@Stilianides briefed @EP_Development on his visit to WestAfrica.Pr soon available: http://t.co/U6xx4En9FV Recording: http://t.co/tFB239Qo7Y
Starting in 15 min: Debate w @Stilianides on his visit to #SierraLeone #Liberia #Guinea #EbolaResponse Watch: http://t.co/wNyUIe2CGj
Today: Debate w @Stylianides on his visit to #SierraLeone #Liberia #Guinea @ 17h #EbolaResponse Watch: http://t.co/wNyUIe2CGj
#TTIP: @MalmstromEU vows to publish EU-part text proposals & try to give all MEPs access to all docs in reading rooms http://t.co/XFvS2qDX5N
#GSP+ for #Philippines: @EP_Trade will vote on whether to oppose the @Trade_EU delegated act in its 4th Dec meeting. @EP_Agriculture
MEPs to take stock of #TTIP-talks - statement by chair @berndlange on plans to draft a new TTIP resolution http://t.co/8sB3KP28lb
.@EP_Budgets support #EGF aid to laid off workers of Finnish shipyards and French abattoir. Read more: http://t.co/ntSOUuIcaJ
.@EP_Budgets agrees to #EGF aid of €1.43m for Rauma #Finland, €0.92m for GAD #France. #EPlenary 25 Nov. More to follow.
#EGF aid to #Italy #Poland #France #Greece discussed @EP_Budgets around 11am. Vote #Finland, FR after. Agenda, docs: http://t.co/C82VJM8ZVQ
How is MS GNI data checked by Commission? Rapp @BartStaes says not fully reliably. Watch @EP_BudgControl debate here: http://t.co/EK58GqwFlK
.@EUAuditorsECA M M #Cvikl and @KGeorgieva joins debate @EP_BudgControl at 9. Watch live: http://t.co/0GwqAqoQGH
9am: bank supervision, MS GNI data check, #OLAF supervisory cmt on agenda today @EP_BudgControl. Agenda, docs here http://t.co/iJrcXWSCNT.
.@EP_economics “No time for complacency”, #Draghi tells economic and monetary affairs MEPs. Press release: http://t.co/F4fmj4GkCq
.@DraghiMario #ECB President & Chairman of European Systemic Risk Board at @EP_Economics, 15.00-18.00 http://t.co/FAcQVsGZRz
.@JunckerEU at the EP wrap up of the debate on "Fight against tax avoidance" http://t.co/5ny2iBks4q
.@EPSocialAffairs next meeting on Thursday, 20 November from 9.00 to 12.30 in PHS 3C50. Agenda http://t.co/HTxchhQL7T
.@EPSocialAffairs calls for better focus on employment and social aspects of the EU2020 Strategy http://t.co/cDFD2AT1MV
.@EPSocialAffairs next meeting on Tuesday, 4 November from 9.00 to 12.30 and from 15.30 to 19.00 in JAN 4Q2. Agenda http://t.co/Vw1SadOOvX
RT @MargreteAuken: To make it clear: Agreement is subject to confirmation by permanent representatives this Friday.
RT @MargreteAuken: We have an agreement in principle with Council on adopting ambitious measures to tackle overconsumption of plastic bags.…
ENVI chairman @giovannilavia welcomes US-China climate plans #COP20 http://t.co/rrr8FEfWpX
9h in @EP_Industry: #biobased industries in #H2020 & study on EU leadership in manufacturing. Follow live: http://t.co/XgowQ219Hb
#energysecurity hearing in @EP_Industry at 9.00. Program: http://t.co/fYD08EQVup Watch live: http://t.co/1e4UkK9Xf0
#IPCC chair #Pachauri presents 5th assessment report at 17h. Info: http://t.co/xZzAY0wYY5. Press conf 16h.Web stream: http://t.co/7S6iGNpkxs
Europe's high tech future presented to #DigitalSingleMarket MEPs. Read here http://t.co/ynf5NKUE3K Video http://t.co/jFrwWgl8XM
RT @Europarl_Photo: MEPs get hands-on w/ some of the latest digital innovations at @EP_SingleMarket #DigitalSingleMarket workshop today htt…
Video recording of the hearing on European road toll systems for private vehicles in @EP_Transport now available here http://t.co/DIuLtqofzG
WATCH LIVE Hearing on European road toll systems in @EP_Transport today at 15h30 http://t.co/DIuLtqofzG programme http://t.co/MbsS4YbVrX
Video of debates on TEN-T projects and int'l train connections in @EP_Transport committee this morning now available http://t.co/O4nH7aCh8O
Over 50m work in #industry across the #EU. More on the matter in our @EP_ThinkTank briefing: http://t.co/AWelLVhyDk
Public investmnt down 60% in most affected EU ctries: #CohesionPolicy = main #EU investment policy says @EUCouncil http://t.co/QcJhoCUiZ8
RT @jduch: Unpaid bills sink #EUbudget talks. Council's proposal aggravates the payments crisis. : http://t.co/Ab04jwdLjB” #EP #EU
RT @EP_President: .@FedericaMog key role in coordination of Trade, Intl Cooperation, Development, Humanitarian Aid, Crisis Management, Neig…
RT @EP_President: We've helped ensure that the quality and identity of our foods is protected, certified and recognisable @Expo2015Milano
RT @EP_President: In 2015: renewal of Millennium Development Goals; UN Climate Change Conference in Paris; European Year for Development. E…
Over 50m work in #industry across the #EU. More on the matter in our @EP_ThinkTank briefing: http://t.co/dbE5jTuJgF
Next #PECH hearing on #4DEC: #Fisheries in the #outermost regions - programme here: http://t.co/NprNTyiQSj http://t.co/Z5EJalnTSU
New #Fisheries docs: Amendments to Landing Obligation report http://t.co/UVY0ZsVn43 and #oyster hearing pres.: http://t.co/NprNTyiQSj
FashionArtEU Exhibition -#Parlamentarium 20th November 15.00 to18.00 http://t.co/pfMaVgV0mm http://t.co/FBoEnBywLc
Hearing on future development on #copyright in Europe today at 15:30. Programme: http://t.co/sdvQgsg9NX Watch live: http://t.co/54E2VNQlws
Hearing on future development of copyright in Europe starting now. Programme: http://t.co/9Ua3qKjJ0m LIVE: http://t.co/LhwR50VxCn
.@EP_Legal meeting continues in few minutes with discussion on #tradesecrets. Watch live: http://t.co/LhwR50VxCn
Tuesday #EPlenary will vote on whether the EU #Canada #PNR deal should be referred to the European Court of Justice http://t.co/2c8CdQeGDb
On Tuesday #EPlenary will discuss the summary explusions & proposed legalisation of hot returns of #migrants in Spain http://t.co/on6gF1aEvj
Next Tuesday #EPlenary will debate situation in the Mediterranean & the need for a holistic EU approach to #migration http://t.co/ZhoA0Pi15V
Next AFCO meeting 4/12 tbc.Video on demand of 6/11 meeting w/ VP EC #timmermans & Workshop on Constit. challenges see http://t.co/igjZaicr7Q
Workshop continues #afco: EU democracy - political parties & groups + first lessons #citizen's initiative: live http://t.co/NmATpQNIaY
EC VP #timmermans in #afco for debate with MEPs now see http://t.co/BugCSQlGmB http://t.co/ggSuyuEBCd
.@EP_GenderEqual celebrates its 30th anniversary. 30-year fight for #womensrights @europarltv: http://t.co/0DM34zeXej
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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