On Wednesday morning, MEPs will discuss how to deal with the social and economic consequences for the EU of Russia’s war in Ukraine and how to reinforce the EU’s capacity to act.
As the Conference on the Future of Europe approaches its conclusion, MEPs will assess its Plenary’s recommendations and the overall process in a debate on Tuesday afternoon.
MEPs will debate the state of the EU with Italian Prime Minister Draghi, and his vision for its future, on Tuesday from 11:30.
MEPs are set to adopt their legislative proposal for a new European Electoral Act, aiming for common standards, a Union-wide constituency, and gender balance.
Parliament is expected to give its green light to negotiations on a common charger to help reduce e-waste and make charging of portable electronic devices easier.
The final report by the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence warns that the EU has fallen behind in the global race for tech leadership.
On Tuesday, MEPs will review the latest events regarding democracy and fundamental rights in Hungary and Poland, and the EU’s action to protect its shared values.
To mark Press Freedom Day on Tuesday 3 May, MEPs will discuss with the European Commission how to address the threats faced by journalists and enhance media freedom.
MEPs will adopt their position on prolonging the validity of the EU Digital COVID Certificate beyond June 2022, ahead of talks with the member states.
On Tuesday at 15.00, MEPs will quiz the Commission on the EU’s energy autonomy and the strategic importance of renewables, energy interconnections and efficiency.
MEPs will assess the impact of Russia’s war in Ukraine on the EU’s transport sector, and are set to demand Russia return stolen airplanes and to call for more sanctions.
In discharge votes on Wednesday, the Parliament may not approve the way some EU bodies and agencies implemented their EU budget in 2020.
Parliament is expected to decide its negotiating position on new measures to counter market-distorting foreign subsidies granted to companies operating in the EU.
Parliament will debate and vote on how to protect women fleeing Ukraine from violence and trafficking, and on granting them access to essential health services.
MEPs and Commission representatives will debate the EU’s preparedness for cyber-attacks following the Russian invasion on Ukraine.
MEPs are set to debate and vote on new rules to reduce the amount of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the recycling chain, for a toxic-free circular economy.
On Wednesday, plenary is expected to confirm the agreement with member states to extend the powers of the EU’s police agency.
The Parliament will vote on backing the nominations of Lefteris Christoforou and George Marius Hyzler to the European Court of Auditors.
On Thursday afternoon, plenary will look into the construction of a wall in the protected World Heritage Site of Białowieża primeval forest at the Polish border with Belarus.
Parliament will assess the latest developments in the EU’s relations with Moldova, in a debate and vote on Thursday.
MEPs will discuss the threats to stability and the state of democracy in the region, on Wednesday, and vote on a resolution on Thursday.
Parliament will hold urgent debates on the following human rights, democracy and rule of law topics on Wednesday, with votes on three related resolutions on Thursday.
other topics on the agenda