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Emmanuel Macron debates the future of Europe with MEPs

16/04/2018
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The President of the Republic of France, Emmanuel Macron, will be the fourth European leader to debate the future of Europe with MEPs on Tuesday at 9AM UK time.

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This will be the fourth in a series of debates between EU heads of state or government and MEPs on the future of the European Union, following on from the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on 17 January, the Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on 6 February and the Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa on 14 March.

The next European leader to address the House will be the Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, during the plenary session in May in Brussels.

You can watch the debate in plenary via EP Live and EbS+.


Background

Emmanuel Macron was Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs from August 2014 to August 2016. As founder of the “En Marche!” movement, launched on 6th April 2016, he won the presidential elections. On 7 May 2017, Emmanuel Macron was elected the eighth president of the Fifth Republic of France.

Further information

Brief biography of the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron

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Debate of the future of Europe

European Parliament Think Tank Report on “The Future of Europe: Contours of the current debate”

Free photos, video and audiovisual material – Future of Europe