Thursday morning’s key debate with Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel to step up the EU’s coordinated response to the health and economic crisis will be wound up by a resolution.
More tests, help for doctors and nurses to care for the sick: MEPs are expected to approve €3.08 billion in EU aid.
Parliament is expected to approve new measures allowing all EU funds not yet used to be channelled towards actions alleviating the effects of the COVID-19 crisis.
Parliament is set to adopt special measures to protect the most vulnerable citizens and cover their immediate needs.
MEPs are expected to adopt additional measures providing support to EU fishers and aquaculture farmers severely affected by the pandemic.
To prevent shortages or delays in getting key medical devices on the market, Parliament will vote to postpone the application of the Medical Devices Regulation.
Newsletter - 16-17 April 2020 - Brussels plenary session