Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini will debate with MEPs on Tuesday at 10.00 his vision of the future of the EU to ensure it delivers on citizens’ expectations.
On Wednesday morning, MEPs will discuss their priorities for the 21-22 March EU summit with the Romanian Council Presidency and the Commission.
To ensure the least possible disruption to citizens and businesses, MEPs will vote on travel, air and road transport, Erasmus, social security and fisheries measures.
MEPs will debate the long-term reduction targets of greenhouse gas emissions with the Council and Commission, and adopt a resolution on Thursday.
Security threats due to China’s rising tech presence in the EU are set to be addressed in a resolution voted on Tuesday. MEPs will also adopt the EU Cybersecurity Act.
MEPs are set to protect European democracies from foreign actors spreading misinformation or misusing personal data.
The EU should remain open to imposing further sanctions if Russia continues to violate international law, says a draft resolution to be put to the vote on Tuesday.
Parliament to decide on Thursday whether to endorse the launch of limited trade talks with the United States, linking their conclusion to certain conditions being met.
MEPs to reiterate their recommendation to formally suspend EU accession talks with Turkey, in a draft resolution to be put to the vote on Wednesday.
A brand new EU information system and the upgrade of another will ensure information on border control and law enforcement is shared more efficiently and quickly.
MEPs are to set out ways to cut air pollution, in a resolution to be adopted on Wednesday.
The draft EU law to protect farmers against unfair trading practices, by buyers, will be debated in plenary on Monday, and voted on Tuesday.
The European Citizens’ Initiative is set to become more accessible, inclusive and easier to use.
MEPs are set to introduce EU rules for standard minimum coverage of bad loans, on Thursday.
MEPs are concerned that member states have scuppered the Commission’s plan to add countries to the EU money-laundering blacklist.
Plenary will vote on the appointment of candidates to the EU’s financial watchdogs on Thursday, amid concerns from MEPs that women are woefully under-represented.
Inspired by the US Magnitsky Act, the scheme would impose asset freezes and visa bans, to punish individual culprits of human rights atrocities.
Key products and services, like smartphones, ATMs, ticketing machines and banking services, will have to be made more accessible to people with disabilities.
Negotiations between Nicaraguan authorities and opposition, aimed at solving the country’s political crisis, will be the centre of a plenary debate on Wednesday.
Parliament will hold urgent debates on the following human rights, democracy and rule of law topics on Thursday morning 14 March, with the votes following at 12.00.
Other topics for debate and vote include the following:
Newsletter - 11-14 March 2019 - Strasbourg plenary session