Plenary week at the European Parliament
It's the first plenary week of 2020 at the European Parliament - find out what's coming up here.
Brexit/Citizens’ rights. MEPs are set to express their concern over how the UK and EU27 governments will manage citizens’ rights after Brexit. The draft text highlights that the fair and balanced provisions to protect citizens’ rights during and after the transition period, contained in the Withdrawal Agreement, must be thoroughly implemented. (Wednesday)
Iran/Iraq. MEPs will debate the consequences of the latest confrontation between the US and Iran with EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell. (Tuesday)
Green Deal/Transition Fund. MEPs will discuss with the Commission legislative proposals on the “Just Transition Mechanism and Fund”, which seek to help EU communities succeed in making the transition to low carbon in a debate on Tuesday. Parliament will also outline its views on the overall package of the Green Deal in a vote on a resolution on Wednesday
Future of Europe. Parliament will set out its vision on the set-up and scope of the 2020-2022 “Conference on the Future of Europe”, following a debate with Council President Michel and Commission President von der Leyen on Wednesday morning. In an unprecedented bottom-up approach, MEPs want citizens to be at the core of EU reform. (debate and vote Wednesday)
Brexit at the European Parliament
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Conclusion of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community. (Monday)