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European Parliament Plenary Session

European Parliament Plenary Session
  • Start date : 18/11/2013 00:00:00
  • End date : 21/11/2013 23:59:59
  • Where : European Parliament, Strasbourg

Political Meetings, European Parliament, Institutional affairs

The Plenary Sessions represent the culmination of the legislative work done in committees and in the political groups.

 

These sessions are where the Parliament formally sits to vote on EU legislation and adopt its position on political issues. The MEPs (the Members of the European Parliament) meet around once a month in Strasbourg for a four-day part session from Monday to Thursday. In addition to these twelve annual Strasbourg sessions, the Parliament may also meet in additional two-day plenary sessions in Brussels up to six times a year.

 

The European parliament has 766 elected members from 28 Member States of the European Union and conducts its plenary debates in 24 languages.

 

The agenda for the plenary sitting is published online. This agenda is deemed to be definitive only after the adoption by the Conference of Presidents (of political groups) - in principle each Thursday before the Strasbourg part-session. 

 

KEY ITEMS OF THE PLENARY:

  • Erasmus for all programme
  • Connecting Europe
  • Europe for Citizens
  • MFF 2014-2020 (debate and vote)
  • Budget 2014 – Final adoption (debate and vote)
  • Cohesion, regional development and social funds
  • Gender balance among non-executive directors of companies listed on stock exchanges (debate and vote)
  • Location of seats of the EU’s institutions (debate and vote)
  • State of play of the Doha Development Agenda (debate and resolution)
  • European satellite navigation systems
  • Key information documents for investment products (debate and vote)
  • Common Agricultural Policy
  • Commission work programme 2014

Sakharov Prize 2013 – Award ceremony - M YOUSAFZAI

  • Horizon 2020
  • Competitiveness and entrepreneurship
  • European Defence
  • Court of Auditors’ annual report – 2012 with VM DA SILVA CALDEIRA, President of the Court of Auditors

 

Full agenda: go to Séance en Direct below