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      10:00           Participation in the Memorial Ceremony at the Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, in Jerusalem


      13:00           Meeting with the Speaker of the Knesset, MK Mickey Levy, in Jerusalem


      17:00           Meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs, Yair Lapid, in Jerusalem


      18:00           Speech at the Knesset Special Plenary Session, in Jerusalem

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    • Delegations 

      1. AFET delegation to Tirana and Podgorica 

        A delegation of seven MEPs visit Tirana and Podgorica from 23 to 26 May to express support for moving the enlargement process forward and to assess reforms in Albania and Montenegro

      2. DROI delegation to Tunisia 

        A cross-party delegation of MEPs from the Subcommittee on Human Rights, led by Chair Maria Arena, will travel to Tunisia from 22 to 24 May to discuss issues such as democracy, the rule of law and human rights.

      3. SEDE delegation to Iraq 

        A delegation of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence will travel to Iraq from 23 to 26 May. They will assess the work of the EU Advisory Mission in Iraq (EUAM Iraq), given the regional security concerns and the changing geopolitical realities following the withdrawal of international forces from Afghanistan and Russia’s war against Ukraine.

      4. DEVE delegation to Madagascar 

        MEPs on the Committee on Development will take part in a three-day visit to Madagascar, from Monday 23 May to Wednesday 25 May, on a fact-finding visit about the ongoing famine in the country.

        Madagascar: MEP delegation on fact-finding visit about ongoing famine

      5. INTA delegation to Chile 

        A delegation of eight trade MEPs travels to Chile to discuss the state-of-play in the pending Association Agreement between the EU and the country on 23 May. The goal of the visit led by trade committee chair Bernd Lange (S&D, DE) is to get first-hand information on the status of the pending conclusion of the modernised Association Agreement, in particular its parts on trade and investment. MEPs also plan to discuss sustainability, gender equality, rights of indigenous peoples and issues related to the global green transition, such as green hydrogen.

      6. BUDG delegation to Turkey 

        A delegation from the Committee on Budgets will travel to Turkey from 23 to 25 May 2022. The main objective of this mission is to learn about the implementation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey. The Facility is a mechanism to coordinate resources from both the EU budget and Member States. The total budget coordinated by the Facility is EUR 6 billion, mobilised in two tranches. Several project visits are organised with the help of the EU Delegation to Turkey. Meetings will also take place with organisations such as UNICEF, UN Women, MoNE and ICMPD to name a few. Members will also have the opportunity to meet and discuss with Deputy Foreign Minister Mr Faruk Kaymakci as well as with Mr Cevdet Yilmaz, Chairman of the Budget and Planning Committee of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.

        The Members who will participate in the mission are Niclas Herbst (Head of the mission, EPP), Eider Gardiazabal Rubial (S&D), Bogdan Rzonca (ECR) and Silvia Modig (The Left)

        BUDG mission to investigate the Facility for Refugees in Turkey 23-25 May

      7. FISC delegation to Washington D.C. 

        Members of the subcommittee on tax matters will travel to Washington DC between the 23rd and 25th May. The delegation, led by the Chair, Paul Tang, will meet with representatives of key institutions, such as the Senate’s Finance Committee, the US Department of Treasury, the World Bank, the IMF, as well as stakeholders from the private sector and civil society.

        Discussions will focus on topical international tax issues and challenges, such as the implementation of the two-pillar tax reform agreed by the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework, ongoing US tax reforms as well as other topics, including digital taxation, shell companies, tax avoidance, reactions to the Pandora Papers and the US approach to combatting tax havens.

      8. EMPL delegation to Prague 

        MEPs from the Employment and Social Affairs Committee to visit Czech Republic A delegation to Prague will meet with the vice- prime minister and minister of labour, politicians, civil society representatives, researchers and bodies assisting refugees from Ukraine. The delegation will be in Prague 23-25 May and will be led by the Czech MEP Tomáš ZDECHOVSKÝ (EPP). Programme

      9. ITRE delegation to Lisbon 

        A delegation of MEPs from Parliament's Industry, Research and Energy Committee is on an official visit to Lisbon from 23-25 May. The delegation, led by Committee Chair Christian Busoi (EPP, RO), will attend meetings on energy, industry, research, innovation and technology.

        The programme includes meetings at the Parliament, meetings with members of the government, local councillors and with social partners, and visits to innovation projects.

      10. IMCO delegation to Silicon Valley, United States 

        A delegation from the Internal Market Committee (IMCO) will travel to Silicon Valley, United States, from 23 to 27 May to get a closer insight into US legislative work on e-commerce and platforms and to exchange views on the EU’s digital policy agenda, namely the recently agreed Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA).

        MEPs will meet with tech companies (including Google, Meta, Apple, Airbnb, eBay, Paypal and Uber), local authorities and academia. They will look into the latest digital market advances in the United States, particularly in relation to the development and use of e-commerce, artificial intelligence, consumer protection, online platforms and the gig economy.

      11. TRAN delegation to Romania 

        A delegation of EP‘s Committee on Transport and Tourism, led by MEP Marian-Jean Marinescu (EPP, RO), will visit Romania on 23-25 May, to take stock of TEN-T projects implementation.

      12. REGI delegation to La Palma, Canary Islands 

        Next week a delegation of EP´s committee on Regional Development (REGI) will visit Canary Islands to take stock of its recovery needs after last autumn volcano eruption.

        On Tuesday 24 May at 15:30, the committee chair Mr. Younous Omarjee will hold a press conference at the Hotel Parador (Ctra. de el Zumacal, s/n 38712 Breña Baja).

      13. PECH delegation to Sicily 

        Fisheries MEPs to visit largest fishing port in Italy. Six fisheries committee representatives will meet Sicilian authorities next week to discuss social, environmental and infrastructural challenges local fishers are facing.

      14. JURI delegation to Tallinn 

        A Legal Affairs Committee delegation led by Adrián Vázquez Lázara is travelling to Tallinn, Estonia, to learn about the Estonian e-Justice model and explore of the use of #ArtificialIntelligence in law. MEPs will look into how AI can be used to reduce the burden on courts and to contribute to a more citizen friendly and efficient justice.

        MEPs will meet with their counterparts in the Ministry of Justice, e-ESTONIA, Centre of Registers and Information Systems, eu-LISA and the Harju County Court.

      15. LIBE delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina 

        A Civil Liberties Committee delegation will travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina to gather first-hand information on the situation of migrants, entering the country with the aim of continuing their journey to the European Union as their final destination. The delegation will also pay special attention to the impact of recent developments in Croatia, including the start of operation of the new independent border monitoring mechanism. MEPs will meet with different stakeholders, public authorities and services, UN agencies as well as NGOs.

      16. LIBE delegation to Malta 

        The aim of the visit - organised upon the recommendation of the Monitoring Group on Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights (DRFMG) - is to take stock of the latest developments as regards the rule of law, recent judicial reforms, safety of journalists, anti-corruption measures, and citizenship and residence by investment schemes. The delegation comprises Vladimír BILČÍK (EPP, SK), Franco ROBERTI (S&D, IT), Sophie IN 'T VELD (Renew, NL) - Delegation Chair, Gwendoline DELBOS-CORFIELD (Greens/EFA, FR), Nicolaus FEST (ID, DE), and Konstantinos ARVANITIS (The Left, EL). MEPs will meet with the President of Malta, the Prime Minister and Cabinet Members, the Chief Justice, the Attorney General, the Speaker of the Parliament and MPs. They will also hold discussions with commissioners and senior civil servants, representatives of Europol and regulatory bodies, as well as NGOs, civil society, journalists and representatives of the Daphne Project, and the family of Daphne Caruana Galizia. Programme

      17. LIBE delegation to Washington, D.C. 

        A delegation of MEPs, headed by LIBE Chair Juan Fernando López Aguilar (S&D, ES), will travel to Washington, D.C. on Monday 23 May to discuss current issues in data protection, asylum, migration, security co-operation and counter-terrorism efforts. MEPs will meet with officials from the US Departments of State, Commerce, Justice, and Homeland Security, the Chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Lina Khan, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) officials, and experts on privacy and artificial intelligence. The visit will conclude on Thursday 26 May.

      18. FEMM delegation to The Hague 

        A delegation of the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee, led by the committee's Chair Robert Biedroń (S&D, PL), will be in The Hague 23-25 May to find out what is being done to prevent and combat human trafficking. They will meet with several civil society organisations working on women's rights and refugee rights and will visit a shelter supporting those affected by trafficking. MEPs will discuss the Dutch approach to this crime with government representatives, prosecutors and parliamentarians. They will also look at what is being done at EU level, with briefings from Eurojust (the EU agency for criminal justice cooperation), Europol (the EU's police agency) and a visit to the International Criminal Court.

      19. PETI Committee delegation to Hauts-de-France 

        MEPs will investigate the safety situation of truck parks in northern France from 23 to 25 May after petition 0549/2021 highlighted safety concerns. The four-member delegation Is headed by PETI Chair Dolors MONSERRAT (EPP, ES), with Vlad GHEORGHE (Renew, RO), Kosma ZŁOTOWSKI (ECR, PL) and Maria GRAPINI (S&D, RO) also participating.

        On Monday, the MEPs meet with petitioners and local law enforcement authorities, followed by a visit to several truck parks on Tuesday, and talks with road transport interest groups. Finally, on Wednesday, the MEPs and law enforcement officials will visit the service area along the A28 motorway where a driver was killed in 2021.

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      08:40           Meeting with the President of the State of Israel, Isaac Herzog, in Jerusalem


      10:30           Meeting with the Prime Minister of Israel, Naftali Bennett, in Jerusalem


      13:00           Meeting with the President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, in Ramallah

    • Conference Of Presidents 

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        Press conference on Israel's refusal of access to Palestinian Delegation 
        Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak, A050 

        Manu PINEDA (The Left, ES)

    • Conciliation/Trialogue 

      1. No event for this day 
    • Parliamentary committees 

      1. No event for this day 
    • Delegations 

      1. AFET delegation to Tirana and Podgorica 

        A delegation of seven MEPs visit Tirana and Podgorica from 23 to 26 May to express support for moving the enlargement process forward and to assess reforms in Albania and Montenegro

      2. DROI delegation to Tunisia 

        A cross-party delegation of MEPs from the Subcommittee on Human Rights, led by Chair Maria Arena, will travel to Tunisia from 22 to 24 May to discuss issues such as democracy, the rule of law and human rights.

      3. SEDE delegation to Iraq 

        A delegation of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence will travel to Iraq from 23 to 26 May. They will assess the work of the EU Advisory Mission in Iraq (EUAM Iraq), given the regional security concerns and the changing geopolitical realities following the withdrawal of international forces from Afghanistan and Russia’s war against Ukraine.

      4. DEVE delagation to Madagascar 

        MEPs on the Committee on Development will take part in a three-day visit to Madagascar, from Monday 23 May to Wednesday 25 May, on a fact-finding visit about the ongoing famine in the country.

        Madagascar: MEP delegation on fact-finding visit about ongoing famine

      5. INTA delegation to Chile 

        A delegation of eight trade MEPs travels to Chile to discuss the state-of-play in the pending Association Agreement between the EU and the country on 23 May. The goal of the visit led by trade committee chair Bernd Lange (S&D, DE) is to get first-hand information on the status of the pending conclusion of the modernised Association Agreement, in particular its parts on trade and investment. MEPs also plan to discuss sustainability, gender equality, rights of indigenous peoples and issues related to the global green transition, such as green hydrogen.

      6. BUDG delegation to Turkey 

        A delegation from the Committee on Budgets will travel to Turkey from 23 to 25 May 2022. The main objective of this mission is to learn about the implementation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey. The Facility is a mechanism to coordinate resources from both the EU budget and Member States. The total budget coordinated by the Facility is EUR 6 billion, mobilised in two tranches. Several project visits are organised with the help of the EU Delegation to Turkey. Meetings will also take place with organisations such as UNICEF, UN Women, MoNE and ICMPD to name a few. Members will also have the opportunity to meet and discuss with Deputy Foreign Minister Mr Faruk Kaymakci as well as with Mr Cevdet Yilmaz, Chairman of the Budget and Planning Committee of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.

        The Members who will participate in the mission are Niclas Herbst (Head of the mission, EPP), Eider Gardiazabal Rubial (S&D), Bogdan Rzonca (ECR) and Silvia Modig (The Left)

        BUDG mission to investigate the Facility for Refugees in Turkey 23-25 May

      7. FISC delegation to Washington D.C. 

        Members of the subcommittee on tax matters will travel to Washington DC between the 23rd and 25th May. The delegation, led by the Chair, Paul Tang, will meet with representatives of key institutions, such as the Senate’s Finance Committee, the US Department of Treasury, the World Bank, the IMF, as well as stakeholders from the private sector and civil society.

        Discussions will focus on topical international tax issues and challenges, such as the implementation of the two-pillar tax reform agreed by the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework, ongoing US tax reforms as well as other topics, including digital taxation, shell companies, tax avoidance, reactions to the Pandora Papers and the US approach to combatting tax havens.

      8. EMPL delegation to Prague 

        MEPs from the Employment and Social Affairs Committee to visit Czech Republic A delegation to Prague will meet with the vice- prime minister and minister of labour, politicians, civil society representatives, researchers and bodies assisting refugees from Ukraine. The delegation will be in Prague 23-25 May and will be led by the Czech MEP Tomáš ZDECHOVSKÝ (EPP). Programme

      9. ITRE delegation to Lisbon 

        A delegation of MEPs from Parliament's Industry, Research and Energy Committee is on an official visit to Lisbon from 23-25 May. The delegation, led by Committee Chair Christian Busoi (EPP, RO), will attend meetings on energy, industry, research, innovation and technology.

        The programme includes meetings at the Parliament, meetings with members of the government, local councillors and with social partners, and visits to innovation projects.

      10. IMCO delegation to Silicon Valley, United States 

        A delegation from the Internal Market Committee (IMCO) will travel to Silicon Valley, United States, from 23 to 27 May to get a closer insight into US legislative work on e-commerce and platforms and to exchange views on the EU’s digital policy agenda, namely the recently agreed Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA).

        MEPs will meet with tech companies (including Google, Meta, Apple, Airbnb, eBay, Paypal and Uber), local authorities and academia. They will look into the latest digital market advances in the United States, particularly in relation to the development and use of e-commerce, artificial intelligence, consumer protection, online platforms and the gig economy.

      11. TRAN delegation to Romania 

        A delegation of EP‘s Committee on Transport and Tourism, led by MEP Marian-Jean Marinescu (EPP, RO), will visit Romania on 23-25 May, to take stock of TEN-T projects implementation.

      12. REGI delegation to La Palma, Canary Islands 

        Next week a delegation of EP´s committee on Regional Development (REGI) will visit Canary Islands to take stock of its recovery needs after last autumn volcano eruption.

        On Tuesday 24 May at 15:30, the committee chair Mr. Younous Omarjee will hold a press conference at the Hotel Parador (Ctra. de el Zumacal, s/n 38712 Breña Baja).

      13. PECH delegation to Sicily 

        Fisheries MEPs to visit largest fishing port in Italy. Six fisheries committee representatives will meet Sicilian authorities next week to discuss social, environmental and infrastructural challenges local fishers are facing.

      14. JURI delegation to Tallinn 

        A Legal Affairs Committee delegation led by Adrián Vázquez Lázara is travelling to Tallinn, Estonia, to learn about the Estonian e-Justice model and explore of the use of #ArtificialIntelligence in law. MEPs will look into how AI can be used to reduce the burden on courts and to contribute to a more citizen friendly and efficient justice.

        MEPs will meet with their counterparts in the Ministry of Justice, e-ESTONIA, Centre of Registers and Information Systems, eu-LISA and the Harju County Court.

      15. LIBE delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina 

        A Civil Liberties Committee delegation will travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina to gather first-hand information on the situation of migrants, entering the country with the aim of continuing their journey to the European Union as their final destination. The delegation will also pay special attention to the impact of recent developments in Croatia, including the start of operation of the new independent border monitoring mechanism. MEPs will meet with different stakeholders, public authorities and services, UN agencies as well as NGOs.

      16. LIBE delegation to Malta 

        The aim of the visit - organised upon the recommendation of the Monitoring Group on Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights (DRFMG) - is to take stock of the latest developments as regards the rule of law, recent judicial reforms, safety of journalists, anti-corruption measures, and citizenship and residence by investment schemes. The delegation comprises Vladimír BILČÍK (EPP, SK), Franco ROBERTI (S&D, IT), Sophie IN 'T VELD (Renew, NL) - Delegation Chair, Gwendoline DELBOS-CORFIELD (Greens/EFA, FR), Nicolaus FEST (ID, DE), and Konstantinos ARVANITIS (The Left, EL). MEPs will meet with the President of Malta, the Prime Minister and Cabinet Members, the Chief Justice, the Attorney General, the Speaker of the Parliament and MPs. They will also hold discussions with commissioners and senior civil servants, representatives of Europol and regulatory bodies, as well as NGOs, civil society, journalists and representatives of the Daphne Project, and the family of Daphne Caruana Galizia. Programme

      17. LIBE delegation to Washington, D.C. 

        A delegation of MEPs, headed by LIBE Chair Juan Fernando López Aguilar (S&D, ES), will travel to Washington, D.C. on Monday 23 May to discuss current issues in data protection, asylum, migration, security co-operation and counter-terrorism efforts. MEPs will meet with officials from the US Departments of State, Commerce, Justice, and Homeland Security, the Chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Lina Khan, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) officials, and experts on privacy and artificial intelligence. The visit will conclude on Thursday 26 May.

      18. FEMM delegation to The Hague 

        A delegation of the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee, led by the committee's Chair Robert Biedroń (S&D, PL), will be in The Hague 23-25 May to find out what is being done to prevent and combat human trafficking. They will meet with several civil society organisations working on women's rights and refugee rights and will visit a shelter supporting those affected by trafficking. MEPs will discuss the Dutch approach to this crime with government representatives, prosecutors and parliamentarians. They will also look at what is being done at EU level, with briefings from Eurojust (the EU agency for criminal justice cooperation), Europol (the EU's police agency) and a visit to the International Criminal Court.

      19. PETI Committee delegation to Hauts-de-France 

        MEPs will investigate the safety situation of truck parks in northern France from 23 to 25 May after petition 0549/2021 highlighted safety concerns. The four-member delegation Is headed by PETI Chair Dolors MONSERRAT (EPP, ES), with Vlad GHEORGHE (Renew, RO), Kosma ZŁOTOWSKI (ECR, PL) and Maria GRAPINI (S&D, RO) also participating.

        On Monday, the MEPs meet with petitioners and local law enforcement authorities, followed by a visit to several truck parks on Tuesday, and talks with road transport interest groups. Finally, on Wednesday, the MEPs and law enforcement officials will visit the service area along the A28 motorway where a driver was killed in 2021.

      20. ING2 delegation to Riga, Latvia 

        A delegation of MEPs of the Foreign Interference Committee, led by Chair Raphaël Glucksmann (S&D, FR) participate in the annual meeting of the strategic communication community in Riga on 25 May. The previous day the team holds talks with experts at the NATO StratCom Centre of Excellence.

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      World Economic Forum, Davos

      International Charlemagne Prize, Aachen


      10:00           World Economic Forum Panel: European Unity in a Disordered World?, in Davos


      12:30           World Economic Forum Meet the Leader session, in Davos


      20:45           Speech at the Dinner of the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen

    • Conference Of Presidents 

      1. No event for this day 
    • Press conferences 

      1.  
        Rule of law: press conference in Valletta to conclude EP delegation visit 

        Sophie in ‘t Veld (Renew, NL), the Chair of the LIBE Delegation to Malta

    • Conciliation/Trialogue 

      1. No event for this day 
    • Parliamentary committees 

      1. No event for this day 
    • Delegations 

      1. AFET delegation to Tirana and Podgorica 

        A delegation of seven MEPs visit Tirana and Podgorica from 23 to 26 May to express support for moving the enlargement process forward and to assess reforms in Albania and Montenegro

      2. SEDE delegation to Iraq 

        A delegation of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence will travel to Iraq from 23 to 26 May. They will assess the work of the EU Advisory Mission in Iraq (EUAM Iraq), given the regional security concerns and the changing geopolitical realities following the withdrawal of international forces from Afghanistan and Russia’s war against Ukraine.

      3. DEVE delegation to Madagascar 

        MEPs on the Committee on Development will take part in a three-day visit to Madagascar, from Monday 23 May to Wednesday 25 May, on a fact-finding visit about the ongoing famine in the country.

        Madagascar: MEP delegation on fact-finding visit about ongoing famine

      4. INTA delegation to Chile 

        A delegation of eight trade MEPs travels to Chile to discuss the state-of-play in the pending Association Agreement between the EU and the country on 23 May. The goal of the visit led by trade committee chair Bernd Lange (S&D, DE) is to get first-hand information on the status of the pending conclusion of the modernised Association Agreement, in particular its parts on trade and investment. MEPs also plan to discuss sustainability, gender equality, rights of indigenous peoples and issues related to the global green transition, such as green hydrogen.

      5. BUDG delegation to Turkey 

        A delegation from the Committee on Budgets will travel to Turkey from 23 to 25 May 2022. The main objective of this mission is to learn about the implementation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey. The Facility is a mechanism to coordinate resources from both the EU budget and Member States. The total budget coordinated by the Facility is EUR 6 billion, mobilised in two tranches. Several project visits are organised with the help of the EU Delegation to Turkey. Meetings will also take place with organisations such as UNICEF, UN Women, MoNE and ICMPD to name a few. Members will also have the opportunity to meet and discuss with Deputy Foreign Minister Mr Faruk Kaymakci as well as with Mr Cevdet Yilmaz, Chairman of the Budget and Planning Committee of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.

        The Members who will participate in the mission are Niclas Herbst (Head of the mission, EPP), Eider Gardiazabal Rubial (S&D), Bogdan Rzonca (ECR) and Silvia Modig (The Left)

        BUDG mission to investigate the Facility for Refugees in Turkey 23-25 May

      6. CONT delegation to Rome 

        A delegation of EP’s Budgetary Control committee, led by the committee's Chair Monika Hohlmeier (EPP, DE), will be in Rome from 25 to 27 May. Budgetary Control MEPs will look into facts related to the disbursement of EU’s agricultural subsidies to beneficiaries suspected to have infringed labour standards and to operate in close proximity to criminal organisations, as well as into fight against financial and economic crimes, including organized crime, in particular in prejudice of the recovery package "NextGeneration EU".

        MEPs will meet officials of Italian Ministry of agriculture and the state agricultural paying agency, the Ministry of Economy and the Inspectorate General for Financial Relations with the EU, authorities responsible for financial control, the Guardia di Finanza and Arma dei Carabinieri as well as the Parliamentary Antimafia Commission, together with representatives of the Antimafia Prosecutor Office and the Delegated European Prosecutor. Europol and the Italian Police will also present updated results of their joint initiative "Law Enforcement Forum".

        A press conference will take place on Friday 27 May at 12:30 at the premises of EP’s Liason office in Rome.

      7. FISC delegation to Washington D.C. 

        Members of the subcommittee on tax matters will travel to Washington DC between the 23rd and 25th May. The delegation, led by the Chair, Paul Tang, will meet with representatives of key institutions, such as the Senate’s Finance Committee, the US Department of Treasury, the World Bank, the IMF, as well as stakeholders from the private sector and civil society.

        Discussions will focus on topical international tax issues and challenges, such as the implementation of the two-pillar tax reform agreed by the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework, ongoing US tax reforms as well as other topics, including digital taxation, shell companies, tax avoidance, reactions to the Pandora Papers and the US approach to combatting tax havens.

      8. EMPL delegation to Prague 

        MEPs from the Employment and Social Affairs Committee to visit Czech Republic A delegation to Prague will meet with the vice- prime minister and minister of labour, politicians, civil society representatives, researchers and bodies assisting refugees from Ukraine. The delegation will be in Prague 23-25 May and will be led by the Czech MEP Tomáš ZDECHOVSKÝ (EPP). Programme

      9. ITRE delegation to Lisbon 

        A delegation of MEPs from Parliament's Industry, Research and Energy Committee is on an official visit to Lisbon from 23-25 May. The delegation, led by Committee Chair Christian Busoi (EPP, RO), will attend meetings on energy, industry, research, innovation and technology.

        The programme includes meetings at the Parliament, meetings with members of the government, local councillors and with social partners, and visits to innovation projects.

      10. IMCO delegation to Silicon Valley, United States 

        A delegation from the Internal Market Committee (IMCO) will travel to Silicon Valley, United States, from 23 to 27 May to get a closer insight into US legislative work on e-commerce and platforms and to exchange views on the EU’s digital policy agenda, namely the recently agreed Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA).

        MEPs will meet with tech companies (including Google, Meta, Apple, Airbnb, eBay, Paypal and Uber), local authorities and academia. They will look into the latest digital market advances in the United States, particularly in relation to the development and use of e-commerce, artificial intelligence, consumer protection, online platforms and the gig economy.

      11. TRAN delegation to Romania 

        A delegation of EP‘s Committee on Transport and Tourism, led by MEP Marian-Jean Marinescu (EPP, RO), will visit Romania on 23-25 May, to take stock of TEN-T projects implementation.

      12. REGI delegation to La Palma, Canary Islands 

        Next week a delegation of EP´s committee on Regional Development (REGI) will visit Canary Islands to take stock of its recovery needs after last autumn volcano eruption.

        On Tuesday 24 May at 15:30, the committee chair Mr. Younous Omarjee will hold a press conference at the Hotel Parador (Ctra. de el Zumacal, s/n 38712 Breña Baja).

      13. PECH delegation to Sicily 

        Fisheries MEPs to visit largest fishing port in Italy. Six fisheries committee representatives will meet Sicilian authorities next week to discuss social, environmental and infrastructural challenges local fishers are facing.

      14. JURI delegation to Tallinn 

        A Legal Affairs Committee delegation led by Adrián Vázquez Lázara is travelling to Tallinn, Estonia, to learn about the Estonian e-Justice model and explore of the use of #ArtificialIntelligence in law. MEPs will look into how AI can be used to reduce the burden on courts and to contribute to a more citizen friendly and efficient justice.

        MEPs will meet with their counterparts in the Ministry of Justice, e-ESTONIA, Centre of Registers and Information Systems, eu-LISA and the Harju County Court.

      15. LIBE delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina 

        A Civil Liberties Committee delegation will travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina to gather first-hand information on the situation of migrants, entering the country with the aim of continuing their journey to the European Union as their final destination. The delegation will also pay special attention to the impact of recent developments in Croatia, including the start of operation of the new independent border monitoring mechanism. MEPs will meet with different stakeholders, public authorities and services, UN agencies as well as NGOs.

      16. LIBE delegation to Malta 

        The aim of the visit - organised upon the recommendation of the Monitoring Group on Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights (DRFMG) - is to take stock of the latest developments as regards the rule of law, recent judicial reforms, safety of journalists, anti-corruption measures, and citizenship and residence by investment schemes. The delegation comprises Vladimír BILČÍK (EPP, SK), Franco ROBERTI (S&D, IT), Sophie IN 'T VELD (Renew, NL) - Delegation Chair, Gwendoline DELBOS-CORFIELD (Greens/EFA, FR), Nicolaus FEST (ID, DE), and Konstantinos ARVANITIS (The Left, EL). MEPs will meet with the President of Malta, the Prime Minister and Cabinet Members, the Chief Justice, the Attorney General, the Speaker of the Parliament and MPs. They will also hold discussions with commissioners and senior civil servants, representatives of Europol and regulatory bodies, as well as NGOs, civil society, journalists and representatives of the Daphne Project, and the family of Daphne Caruana Galizia. Programme

      17. LIBE delegation to Washington, D.C. 

        A delegation of MEPs, headed by LIBE Chair Juan Fernando López Aguilar (S&D, ES), will travel to Washington, D.C. on Monday 23 May to discuss current issues in data protection, asylum, migration, security co-operation and counter-terrorism efforts. MEPs will meet with officials from the US Departments of State, Commerce, Justice, and Homeland Security, the Chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Lina Khan, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) officials, and experts on privacy and artificial intelligence. The visit will conclude on Thursday 26 May.

      18. FEMM delegation to The Hague 

        A delegation of the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee, led by the committee's Chair Robert Biedroń (S&D, PL), will be in The Hague 23-25 May to find out what is being done to prevent and combat human trafficking. They will meet with several civil society organisations working on women's rights and refugee rights and will visit a shelter supporting those affected by trafficking. MEPs will discuss the Dutch approach to this crime with government representatives, prosecutors and parliamentarians. They will also look at what is being done at EU level, with briefings from Eurojust (the EU agency for criminal justice cooperation), Europol (the EU's police agency) and a visit to the International Criminal Court.

      19. PETI Committee delegation to Hauts-de-France 

        MEPs will investigate the safety situation of truck parks in northern France from 23 to 25 May after petition 0549/2021 highlighted safety concerns. The four-member delegation Is headed by PETI Chair Dolors MONSERRAT (EPP, ES), with Vlad GHEORGHE (Renew, RO), Kosma ZŁOTOWSKI (ECR, PL) and Maria GRAPINI (S&D, RO) also participating.

        On Monday, the MEPs meet with petitioners and local law enforcement authorities, followed by a visit to several truck parks on Tuesday, and talks with road transport interest groups. Finally, on Wednesday, the MEPs and law enforcement officials will visit the service area along the A28 motorway where a driver was killed in 2021.

      20. ING2 delegation to Riga, Latvia 

        A delegation of MEPs of the Foreign Interference Committee, led by Chair Raphaël Glucksmann (S&D, FR) participate in the annual meeting of the strategic communication community in Riga on 25 May. The previous day the team holds talks with experts at the NATO StratCom Centre of Excellence.

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      International Charlemagne Prize, Aachen


      11:45           International Charlemagne Prize Ceremony, in Aachen

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      1. AFET delegation to Tirana and Podgorica 

        A delegation of seven MEPs visit Tirana and Podgorica from 23 to 26 May to express support for moving the enlargement process forward and to assess reforms in Albania and Montenegro

      2. SEDE delegation to Iraq 

        A delegation of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence will travel to Iraq from 23 to 26 May. They will assess the work of the EU Advisory Mission in Iraq (EUAM Iraq), given the regional security concerns and the changing geopolitical realities following the withdrawal of international forces from Afghanistan and Russia’s war against Ukraine.

      3. CONT delegation to Rome 

        A delegation of EP’s Budgetary Control committee, led by the committee's Chair Monika Hohlmeier (EPP, DE), will be in Rome from 25 to 27 May. Budgetary Control MEPs will look into facts related to the disbursement of EU’s agricultural subsidies to beneficiaries suspected to have infringed labour standards and to operate in close proximity to criminal organisations, as well as into fight against financial and economic crimes, including organized crime, in particular in prejudice of the recovery package "NextGeneration EU".

        MEPs will meet officials of Italian Ministry of agriculture and the state agricultural paying agency, the Ministry of Economy and the Inspectorate General for Financial Relations with the EU, authorities responsible for financial control, the Guardia di Finanza and Arma dei Carabinieri as well as the Parliamentary Antimafia Commission, together with representatives of the Antimafia Prosecutor Office and the Delegated European Prosecutor. Europol and the Italian Police will also present updated results of their joint initiative "Law Enforcement Forum".

        A press conference will take place on Friday 27 May at 12:30 at the premises of EP’s Liason office in Rome.

      4. IMCO delegation to Silicon Valley, United States 

        A delegation from the Internal Market Committee (IMCO) will travel to Silicon Valley, United States, from 23 to 27 May to get a closer insight into US legislative work on e-commerce and platforms and to exchange views on the EU’s digital policy agenda, namely the recently agreed Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA).

        MEPs will meet with tech companies (including Google, Meta, Apple, Airbnb, eBay, Paypal and Uber), local authorities and academia. They will look into the latest digital market advances in the United States, particularly in relation to the development and use of e-commerce, artificial intelligence, consumer protection, online platforms and the gig economy.

      5. LIBE delegation to Washington, D.C. 

        A delegation of MEPs, headed by LIBE Chair Juan Fernando López Aguilar (S&D, ES), will travel to Washington, D.C. on Monday 23 May to discuss current issues in data protection, asylum, migration, security co-operation and counter-terrorism efforts. MEPs will meet with officials from the US Departments of State, Commerce, Justice, and Homeland Security, the Chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Lina Khan, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) officials, and experts on privacy and artificial intelligence. The visit will conclude on Thursday 26 May.

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      1. CONT delegation to Rome 

        A delegation of EP’s Budgetary Control committee, led by the committee's Chair Monika Hohlmeier (EPP, DE), will be in Rome from 25 to 27 May. Budgetary Control MEPs will look into facts related to the disbursement of EU’s agricultural subsidies to beneficiaries suspected to have infringed labour standards and to operate in close proximity to criminal organisations, as well as into fight against financial and economic crimes, including organized crime, in particular in prejudice of the recovery package "NextGeneration EU".

        MEPs will meet officials of Italian Ministry of agriculture and the state agricultural paying agency, the Ministry of Economy and the Inspectorate General for Financial Relations with the EU, authorities responsible for financial control, the Guardia di Finanza and Arma dei Carabinieri as well as the Parliamentary Antimafia Commission, together with representatives of the Antimafia Prosecutor Office and the Delegated European Prosecutor. Europol and the Italian Police will also present updated results of their joint initiative "Law Enforcement Forum".

        A press conference will take place on Friday 27 May at 12:30 at the premises of EP’s Liason office in Rome.

      2. IMCO delegation to Silicon Valley, United States 

        A delegation from the Internal Market Committee (IMCO) will travel to Silicon Valley, United States, from 23 to 27 May to get a closer insight into US legislative work on e-commerce and platforms and to exchange views on the EU’s digital policy agenda, namely the recently agreed Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA).

        MEPs will meet with tech companies (including Google, Meta, Apple, Airbnb, eBay, Paypal and Uber), local authorities and academia. They will look into the latest digital market advances in the United States, particularly in relation to the development and use of e-commerce, artificial intelligence, consumer protection, online platforms and the gig economy.

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      09:30           Starting gun at the Brussels 20km race

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