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Thursday, 24 November

FIFA World Cup in Qatar and human rights: vote on resolution

In a resolution to be put to the vote at noon, MEPs will take stock of the human rights situation in Qatar, host of the 2022 World Cup. Following the alleged deaths of thousands of workers during the construction of football stadiums, the text calls on Qatar and FIFA to compensate workers' families and states that FIFA has seriously damaged the image and integrity of global football. The debate took place on Monday.


Viktor ALMQVIST
(+32) 470 88 29 42
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€18 billion loan to support Ukraine

Following yesterday’s debate, MEPs are expected to approve at noon an €18-billion loan to support Ukraine whilst Russia wages war against the country. The money should go to supporting essential public services, macroeconomic stability and the restoration of critical infrastructure destroyed by Russia.


Eszter BALAZS
(+32) 470 88 08 77
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Rule of law in Hungary: MEPs to insist on freezing of EU funds

At noon, Parliament will vote on a resolution that demands EU funds for Hungary be frozen to protect the EU budget against breaches to the rule of law. MEPs are set to insist that money should only be disbursed once the remedial measures proposed by Hungary have had a sustainable effect. The debate was held on Monday.


Agnese KRIVADE

(+32) 470 89 01 46

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In brief:

Digital Decade Programme 2030. At 9.00, MEPs will debate with Commissioner Breton the “Path to the Digital Decade” roadmap for digital skills, infrastructure, businesses and public services. A resolution will be then put to the vote at noon.

Votes

Between 12.00 and 14.00, MEPs will vote, among others, on:


  • non-recognition of Russian passports issued in occupied foreign regions,

  • the continuing repression of the democratic opposition and civil society in Belarus,

  • the human rights situation in Egypt,

  • the human rights situation in Afghanistan, especially the deterioration of women’s rights and attacks against educational institutions,

  • the forced displacement of people as a result of escalating conflict in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo,

  • the outcome of the modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty,

  • improving EU regulations on wild and exotic animals to be kept as pets in the EU,

  • the protection of livestock farming and large carnivores in Europe, and

  • the European Year of Youth 2022 Legacy.

Find here a detailed voting schedule.


Live coverage of the plenary session can be found on Parliament’s webstreaming and on EbS+.


For detailed information on the session, please also see our newsletter.


All information regarding plenary, can be found here.

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