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Σήμερα στο Ευρωπαϊκό Κοινοβούλιο

Αθήνα, 19 Απριλίου 2023



  • Εγκλήματα πολέμου της Ρωσίας: απέλαση παιδιών από την Ουκρανία και το ένταλμα σύλληψης για τον πρόεδρο Putin
  • Πρώτη νομοθετική πράξη της ΕΕ που διασφαλίζει την εποπτεία των κρυπτοστοιχείων
  • "Αυτή είναι η Ευρώπη": συζήτηση με τον πρωθυπουργό του Λουξεμβούργου Xavier Bettel
  • Απαγόρευση προϊόντων που προκαλούν αποψίλωση των δασών: τελική ψηφοφορία και συνέντευξη Τύπου με τον εισηγητή
  • Επέτειος της εξέγερσης στο γκέτο της Βαρσοβίας
  • Κατάργηση των ταξιδιωτικών θεωρήσεων για το Κόσοβο: τελετή υπογραφής και συνέντευξη Τύπου
  • Νομοσχέδιο "κατά της ομοφυλοφιλίας" στην Ουγκάντα
  • Ψηφοφορίες


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EP TODAY, Wednesday, 19 April


Russian war crimes: deportation of Ukrainian children and Putin’s arrest warrant

From 9.00, MEPs will discuss with Commission Vice-President Jourová and Swedish Minister for EU Affairs Jessika Roswall the International Criminal Court’s decision to issue an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin and the deportation and transfer of Ukrainian children from occupied Ukraine to the Russian Federation. In a separate debate in the evening, plenary will assess repression in Russia, in particular the cases of Vladimir Kara-Murza and Alexei Navalny. A resolution to wrap-up this second debate will be put to the vote on Thursday.

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First piece of EU legislation to ensure supervision of crypto-assets

New EU rules on crypto-markets and transfers of crypto-assets will be the focus of a plenary debate with Commissioner McGuinness starting at around 14.00. A key aim of the legislation is ensuring the traceability of crypto-asset transfers – to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing, among other crimes - while enhancing consumer protection and environmental standards in this emerging sector. The vote on the already-agreed texts will take place on Thursday.

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“This is Europe” debate with Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel

At 10.30, Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel will outline his vision for Europe’s future to plenary, followed by a debate with MEPs. President Metsola and Prime Minister Bettel will hold a press point ahead of the plenary debate, at around 10.20.


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Ban on products causing deforestation: final vote and press conference

At noon, plenary is set to give its green light to new legislation obliging companies to ensure products made of cattle, cocoa, coffee, palm-oil, soya, wood, rubber, charcoal and printed paper sold in the EU do not come from deforested land anywhere in the world. A press conference with the rapporteur will take place at 14.30.

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In brief:

Anniversary of the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto. President Metsola will make a statement immediately before the voting session to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto.

Visa-free access for Kosovo: signature and press conference. Following the official signature of the legal act allowing citizens of Kosovo to travel visa-free to the EU – and EU citizens to Kosovo – for short stays, Parliament’s rapporteur and Kosovo’s deputy Prime Minister Besnik Bislimi will give a press conference at 15.15.

Ugandan “anti-homosexuality” bill. In the afternoon, MEPs will discuss with Commissioner Kyriakides and Swedish EU Affairs Minister Jessika Roswall the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the world, in light of legislation passed in Uganda that foresees sentences of up to life in prison for declaring oneself gay. They will vote on a resolution on Thursday.


Between 12.00 and 13.00, MEPs will vote, among others, on:

·  proposals for the 2024 EU budget;

·  the situation in Moldova;

·  the delay in adopting an anti-discrimination directive;

·  the deployment of EU battlegroups, and

·  changes to the Parliament’s Rules of Procedure.


Find here a detailed voting schedule.

Live coverage of the plenary session can be found on Parliament’s webstreaming and on EbS+.
For detailed information on the session, please also see our newsletter.

All information regarding plenary, can be found here.