Summit conclusions, Mateusz Morawiecki/Future of Europe and copyright - This week at the European Parliament
It's plenary week here at the EP. From another Future of Europe debate to the third Facebook/Cambridge Analytica hearing, check out our highlights below.
Summit conclusions. MEPs will assess the outcome of the 28-29 June EU summit on migration, Brexit, common defence and the EU budget with European Council President Donald Tusk and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in a debate on Tuesday afternoon.
Polish Prime Minister/Future of Europe. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki from Poland will be the eighth EU leader to debate the future of Europe with MEPs and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday morning at 8.00AM BST. EP President Tajani and the Polish Prime Minster will hold a press conference at 11:45AM BST.
Copyright. The decision adopted by the Legal Affairs Committee to start negotiations with member states on the copyright directive will be announced at the opening of the plenary session on Monday. If more than 10% of MEPs object (76 MEPs) to this decision by Tuesday midnight, a plenary vote will take place to confirm or reject the committee’s decision on Thursday, at noon.
Facebook/Cambridge Analytica Case: third public hearing
The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs will hold the third hearing on the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica case, on 2 July 2018 in Strasbourg. This hearing will give Members the opportunity to exchange views with Facebook representatives on how they intend to implement legislation that is currently in force and how they commit to avoiding similar cases to reoccur. The last part of this hearing will include discussing policy solutions and remedies, including implementation of current legislation, with European Commissioners concerned. Check out the draft programme here