Facebook/Cambridge Analytica, EU Council and EU-US relations - This week at the European Parliament
MEPs will hold a second public hearing with Facebook representatives. Elsewhere, EP President Antonio Tajani will address EU leaders at the European Council.
European Council. EP President Antonio Tajani will address EU leaders at 14:00 BST on the major topics for discussion at the summit, namely migration, security and defence, economic and budgetary matters as well as Brexit, and hold a press conference at 15:00 BST. (Thursday)
EU-US relations. After recent unilateral decisions by the US administration to pull out of various international deals and organisations, Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs will assess the state of EU-US relations and particularly the "America first" policy and disagreements on trade, the Iran deal and the Middle East peace process. MEPs strive for strong EU-US relations, as the backbone of global stability. (Thursday)
Facebook/Cambridge Analytica. Following up on the 22 May meeting between Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Parliament’s political leadership, MEPs will hold a second public hearing with Facebook representatives (the first was on 4 June) to look into ensuring data protection and preventing illegal use of data. (Monday)
UK MEPs in the spotlight
Draft report The EU's input to a UN Binding Instrument on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with transnational characteristics with respect to human rights
Rapporteur: Linda McAvan (Labour, Yorkshire and the Humber) (Monday)