Press briefing on this week’s plenary session today at 16.30 

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The European Parliament’s spokesperson will hold a last-minute briefing on the 13-16 September plenary session today at 16.30.

When: Monday 13 September - 16.30

Where: Daphne Caruana Galizia Press room and via Interactio

Key moments of the session include:


  • State of the European Union address and debate
  • Humanitarian and security situation in Afghanistan
  • Media Freedom and Rule of Law in Poland
  • European Health Union
  • EU Blue Card for highly-skilled migrants
  • LGBTIQ rights in Europe

Parliament’s spokesperson will also provide information on the Conference on the Future of Europe and on how to follow the first of four European Citizen’s panels. 200 citizens will start their deliberations from 17-19 September in Strasbourg.


Interpretation will be available in English, French and German.


Journalists wishing to actively participate and ask questions, please connect via Interactio by using this: https://broadcaster.interactio.eu/join/66e2-hy1p-1w4u


You can also follow it live from 11.00 on Friday in Parliament’s Ana Politkovskaya press conference room or via Parliament’s webstreaming and EbS+.

Important notice: Following the decision by EP President Sassoli upon advice of Parliament’s medical service, everyone wishing to enter Parliament’s premises must wear either a surgical type mask or an FFP2 respiratory mask as of 8 March. Entering Parliament wearing so-called ‘community masks’ or other masks made of textiles won’t be allowed.

Information for the media - Use Interactio to ask questions


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For better sound quality, use headphones and a microphone. Interpretation is only possible for interventions with video.


Journalists who have never used Interactio before are asked to connect 30 minutes before the start of the press conference to perform a connection test. IT assistance can be provided if necessary.


For more details, check the connection guidelines and recommendations for remote speakers.