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 22-25 November plenary session today at 16.30.

When: Monday 22 November - 16.30

Where: Daphne Caruana Galizia Press room and via Interactio

Key topics next week include:

  • Final vote on reform of EU Farm Policy
  • Debate on COP26 Climate Pact
  • Debate with Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen on outcome of October summit
  • EU-Belarus migrant crisis and address by opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya
  • COVID-19: Debate on how to coordinate member states’ measures more effectively
  • Vote on EU Budget 2022
  • Rule of Law and fundamental rights in Slovenia

Interpretation of the press briefing will be available in English, French and German.

Journalists wishing to actively participate and ask questions, please connect via Interactio by using this:

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+.

Updated COVID rules

As of 3 November, all people entering Parliament's buildings, including journalists, have to present a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate. The EU Digital COVID Certificate proves that a person is either fully vaccinated, has immunity after having recovered from COVID-19 or can show a recent negative PCR test result. Both digital and paper formats of the EU Digital COVID Certificate or of a recognised equivalent certificate will be accepted.

A proof of a negative result of a PCR test carried out within the last 48 hours in Belgium, Luxembourg or France will also be accepted. Please note that the existing precautionary measures, including the compulsory wearing of a medical face mask and temperature checks at entrances, remain in place. More information here.

Information for the media - Use Interactio to ask questions

Interactio is only supported on iPad (with the Safari browser) and Mac/Windows (with the Google Chrome browser).

When connecting, enter your name and the media you are representing in the first name / last name fields.

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.