After President-elect von der Leyen presents her team and programme on Wednesday morning, MEPs will vote on the College of Commissioners.
The COP25 and Climate and environmental emergency will be debated on Monday, with MEPs set to vote on these two issues separately on Thursday.
EP President David Sassoli will unveil the winner of the 2019 Lux Prize on Wednesday in the Strasbourg hemicycle, in the presence of the film directors.
Parliament will hold an award ceremony on 26 November for last year’s Sakharov Prize laureate Oleg Sentsov, recently released from a Russian prison.
MEPs will debate on the Istanbul Convention and on other measures to combat gender-based violence on Monday afternoon and vote on a resolution on Thursday.
Parliament is set to approve a deal on the 2020 EU budget on Wednesday, boosting investment in climate action, research, infrastructure and the young.
On Tuesday morning, MEPs will discuss priorities for the 12-13 December EU summit with the Finnish Council Presidency and Commission First Vice-President Timmermans.
Following the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, MEPs will take stock of the new challenges that children and youth currently face.
MEPs on Tuesday will vote to appoint two new members of the European Court of Auditors (ECA) and renew mandates for three current ones, including its president.
In a resolution to be put to the vote on Thursday, MEPs are expected to call for an end to violence and new presidential elections in Bolivia.
EU measures to counter the impact on agriculture of US tariffs worth $7.5 billion (€6.8 billion) will be discussed on Monday night.
In February 2019, western Crete was severely hit by exceptionally severe weather. On Wednesday, MEPs will vote on EU Solidarity Fund aid worth €4.5 million to help reconstruction.
MEPs will debate with the Commission what the EU can do to protect European cultural heritage in the event of extreme weather.
MEPs will debate several topical foreign policy issues with outgoing EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini in Strasbourg on Wednesday afternoon.
Parliament will pay tribute on Monday evening to the Velvet Revolution that brought freedom and democracy to citizens of today’s Czechia and Slovakia.
MEPs will vote on a resolution condemning recent Russia’s criminal investigation into Lithuanian judges following a Soviet crackdown on peaceful protesters in 1991.
Parliament will hold debates on the following human rights, democracy and rule of law topics on Thursday 28 November, at around 09.30, with the votes following at 12.00.
Newsletter - 25-28 November 2019 - Strasbourg plenary session