Paradise Papers, anti-dumping measures and LUX Film Prize – this week at the European Parliament
MEPs are in Strasbourg this week for a penultimate plenary session of the year. Paradise Papers will be high on the agenda, but there is also some cultural highlights in store too with the awarding of the LUX Prize. See our highlights below.
Paradise papers Ongoing media revelations about large-scale tax evasion using offshore accounts which deprive public budgets of possibly billions in revenue are up for debate with the Council and Commission on Tuesday morning.
LUX Prize President Antonio Tajani will announce the winner of the 2017 Lux film prize on Tuesday at 11am, in the chamber, in the presence of the three finalist film-makers. After the award ceremony, the 2017 laureate will participate in a press conference at 14:00.
Anti-dumping Parliament will vote on an informal agreement with member states on new rules to protect EU industries, workers and consumers from dumped and subsidized imports from third countries and include provisions on compliance with international environmental and labour standards in anti-dumping investigations. A press conference is scheduled after the vote at 14:00. (Debate Tuesday, vote Wednesday)