Newsletter - 28 January 2015 - Brussels plenary session 

  • Anti-terrorism measures, including the EU Passenger Name Record (PNR) proposal, preventing radicalisation, improving information exchange and the upcoming European Agenda on Security, will be debated with home affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos on Wednesday at 15.00. MEPs will discuss the plans put forward by EU leaders after the terrorist attacks in Paris and give their input to an informal meeting of justice and home affairs ministers on 29 January, in Riga (Latvia).

  • MEPs are set to debate the details of the European Fund for Strategic Investments - the cornerstone of the “Juncker Plan” - on Wednesday afternoon with Commission Vice-President responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness Jyrki Katainen.

  • The roadmap to the next UN climate conference, in Paris (France) in December, will be discussed by MEPs, the Council and the Commission on Wednesday. The conference of parties (COP21) to the UN Convention on Climate Change aims to deliver a worldwide climate agreement to replace the Kyoto Protocol.