Press briefing on this week’s plenary session 

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The European Parliament press service will hold a last-minute press briefing on the 10 -11 April plenary session tomorrow at 11.30.

When: Wednesday 10 April at 11.30

Where: Anna Politkovskaya press room in Brussels and via Interactio

Key topics this week include:

  • EU migration and asylum rules : debate and final vote
  • Address by His Majesty King Philippe, King of the Belgians
  • Debate and final vote on the reform of the energy and electricity markets
  • Revision of the so-called “breakfast directives”: final vote
  • Fighting child sexual abuse online: final vote
  • Final vote on new rules on the collection, treatment and discharge of urban wastewater
  • New rules to reduce methane emissions: final vote
  • Revamping EU pharmaceutical legislation: debate and vote on Parliament’s position
  • Debates on the rule of law situation in Hungary and Slovakia
  • Debate on Russia’s undemocratic presidential elections

Interpretation for the press briefing will be available in English and French.

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

You can also follow it live from 11.30 on Wednesday via Parliament’s webstreaming and EbS+.

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.

When connected, open the chat window (upper right corner) to be able to see the service messages.

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