Future of Europe: Working Group proposals to be tabled at the Plenary 

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The Plenary session of the Conference on the Future of Europe, meeting on 8-9 April, will debate concrete proposals from the Conference’s Working Groups.

Chairs of nine Plenary Working Groups will table a consolidated set of proposals to the Conference Plenary, grouped by the themes of the Working Groups. The proposals will be based on the recommendations made by the European Citizens’ Panels, national panels, and ideas gathered through the Multilingual Digital Platform, as well as the exchanges held during the Conference Plenary and Working Group sessions.

When: Friday 8 April - Saturday 9 April 2022 (including preparatory, Working Groups’, and political caucuses’ meetings)

Where: European Parliament in Strasbourg, with physical participation

Download the agenda of the Plenary.

The session will be live streamed on the Conference Platform and Parliament’s Multimedia Centre. The different topics of the Plenary will be debated according to the following schedule:

08/04/2022, 8:30 - 10:15: Health

08/04/2022, 10:45 - 12:30: European Democracy

08/04/2022, 13:30 - 15:15: Migration

08/04/2022, 15:45 - 17:30: Values and rights, rule of law, security

08/04/2022, 18:00 - 19:45: Education, culture, youth

09/04/2022, 08:30 - 10:15: Stronger economy, social justice and jobs

09/04/2022, 10:45 - 12:30: Climate change and the environment

09/04/2022, 13:30 - 15:15: EU in the World

09/04/2022, 15:45 - 17:30: Digital Transformation

The Working Group meetings on Friday will be streamed on Parliament’s Multimedia Centre.

Press point

A press point with the Co-Chairs of the Executive Board of the Conference, Guy Verhofstadt MEP, Clément Beaune, Secretary of State for European Affairs on behalf of the French Presidency of the Council, and Dubravka Šuica, European Commission Vice-President, will be held on Friday at 10:15 next to the Hemicycle (1st floor - Lobby Set). The press point will be streamed on Parliament’s Multimedia Centre.


This Plenary session follows on the work done by the Conference Plenary and the nine Working Groups on 25-26 March, when the draft preliminary proposals from the Working Groups were discussed.

The Plenary will, based on consensus, put forward its proposals to the Executive Board. The latter will draw up a report in full collaboration and full transparency with the Plenary. Find out more information on the Plenary’s composition, purpose and work, and download all relevant documents (including the agenda) for the coming weekend, on the Conference Plenary webpage.

The final report from the Multilingual Digital Platform to be taken into consideration for Plenary proposals, based on citizens’ contributions collected until 20 February, is also available online.

Citizens can still submit contributions on the Platform, to allow debate to continue online. Contributions introduced after 20 February will be covered by a final report after 9 May.