Sun. May 29th, 2022

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War in Ukraine: protection of children and young people fleeing violence 

On Tuesday, MEPs will discuss with Council and Commission what the EU can do to protect children fleeing war in Ukraine, in particular from trafficking and exploitation.


MEPs to debate outcome of March summit with Presidents Michel and von der Leyen 

On Wednesday morning, MEPs will review the spring European Council and its outcomes with Presidents Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen, and EU diplomacy chief Josep Borrell.


Question Time with Ursula von der Leyen on first two years of the European Commission’s mandate 

On Tuesday at 15.00, MEPs will question the Commission on what it has achieved in the past two years and on the implementation of its political priorities.


Question time with Josep Borrell on the EU’s security and defence plans 

On Tuesday, MEPs will quiz EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell on the EU’s security and defence strategy for the coming decade.


Green Deal: MEPs to back guidelines for trans-European energy infrastructure 

Parliament is set to approve updated rules to select which energy projects can receive EU funding and to align the existing regulation with the EU’s Green Deal.


Climate change: Parliament to assess worrying new UN report 

On Monday, MEPs will discuss with the Commission the latest IPCC report, which calls for urgent measures to limit global warming to 1.5°C.


“Fit for 55 in 2030”: vote on the Market Stability Reserve for emissions trading 

Parliament will debate and vote on whether to extend the Market Stability Reserve of the EU Emissions Trading System to protect it against external shocks such as COVID-19.


Rule of law in Hungary and Poland: MEPs to take stock of EU actions 

On Wednesday afternoon, MEPs will quiz the Council and the Commission about their response so far to the democratic backslide in Hungary and Poland.


Right to repair: MEPs to set out demands ahead of Commission initiative 

A new “right to repair” must encompass long-lasting products that can be fixed, labelling to better inform consumers and extending guarantee rights.


MEPs to debate dire situation of women in Afghanistan 

Following the sharp deterioration of women’s rights in Afghanistan, MEPs and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell will assess the situation in the country on Tuesday.


Data governance: MEPs to vote on new rules to boost intra-EU data sharing 

New plans to make more data accessible to start-ups and businesses to stimulate innovation will be up for a debate and a vote on Wednesday.


Parliament to debate violations of the right to asylum in the EU 

In a debate on Wednesday, MEPs will assess the application of asylum rules in the EU and the allegations of breaches of the right to asylum and non-refoulement.


MEPs set to facilitate cross-border hire of trucks without drivers 

Parliament is expected to approve a law easing existing restrictions on the use of vans or trucks without drivers hired from another EU country.


Pay Transparency: MEPs to vote on new rules to help close the gender pay gap 

On Tuesday, MEPs will set their position ahead of talks with member states on a draft law to ensure that women and men earn the same when doing the same job.


EU Budget 2023: “significant funding” needed to address consequences of Ukraine war 

MEPs have identified among their priorities for next year’s budget the recovery, health, youth and climate action, and addressing the consequences of the invasion of Ukraine.


Resolutions on human rights and democracy 

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.

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