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European Parliament Plenary Session

European Parliament Plenary Session
  • Start date : 01/07/2014 00:00:00
  • End date : 03/07/2014 23:59:59
  • Where : Strasbourg, France

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 up to six times a year.

 

The European parliament has 751 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:

  • Election of the President of EP
  • Election of the Vice-Presidents of EP
  • Conclusions of the European Council (26-27 June) with H VAN ROMPUY
  • Review of the Greek Presidency with A SAMARAS, Greek Prime Minister
  • Election of the Quaestors of EP
  • Programme of activities of the Italian Presidency with M RENZI, President of the Council of Ministers

Full agenda: go to Plenary activities below