Another Europe is possible

Plenary Focus

February 2017

Review

February 13 - February 16, 2017

    Topics:

  • EU-Canada CETA conclusion - Anne-Marie Mineur
  • Future of the EU - Barbara Spinelli
  • Future of the EU - Liadh Ní Riada
  • Future of the EU - Fabio De Masi
  • ‘No more food speculation’ - Fabio De Masi
  • Second Eurogroup review on Greece - Dimitris Papadimoulis
  • Control of Register and Commission’s expert groups - Cornelis de Jong
  • Role of whistleblowers / EU financial interests - Cornelis de Jong
  • Israel-Palestine peace talks - Neoklis Sylikiotis
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Mini-Session February

Review

February 01 - February 02, 2017

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January 2017

Review

January 16 - January 19, 2017

    Topics:

  • European Parliament presidential elections and ‘European Pillar of Social Rights’ - Gabi Zimmer
  • GUE/NGL European Parliament presidential candidate - Eleonora Forenza
  • GUE/NGL European Parliament Vice-Presidential candidate - Dimitris Papadimoulis
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December 2016

Review

December 12 - December 15, 2016

    Topics:

  • Preparation of the European Council meeting - Gabi Zimmer
  • CAP tools to reduce price volatility - Luke Ming Flanagan
  • Situation of fundamental rights in the EU in 2015 - Konstantinos Chrysogonos
  • ‘Clean energy for all’ Package - Neoklis Sylikiotis
  • ’Clean energy for all’ Package - Kateřina Konečná
  • General revision of Parliament’s Rules of Procedure - Helmut Scholz
  • Implementation of Common Foreign and Security Policy - Sabine Lösing
  • Fourth Railway Package - Tania González Peñas
  • Activities of the Committee on Petitions 2015 - Ángela Vallina
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November 2016

Review

November 21 - November 24, 2016

    Topics:

  • EU-Turkey relations - Takis Hadjigeorgiou
  • EU-Turkey relations - Martina Michels
  • Annual Growth Survey 2017 - Marisa Matias
  • European Defence Union - Sabine Lösing
  • European Semester Package - Miguel Viegas
  • Access to anti-money-laundering information by tax authorities - Miguel Viegas
  • Emissions of certain atmospheric pollutants - Kateřina Konečná
  • Situation in the West Bank, including settlements - Martina Anderson
  • Istanbul Convention on preventing gender-based violence - Konstantina Kouneva
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October 2016 II

Review

October 24 - October 27, 2016

    Topics:

  • Conclusions of the European Council Meeting - Gabi Zimmer
  • EU strategy towards Iran after nuclear agreement - Sofia Sakorafa
  • Human rights and migration in third countries - Marie-Christine Vergiat
  • Corporate liability for serious human rights abuses in third countries - Cornelis de Jong
  • Establishment of an EU mechanism on democracy - Barbara Spinelli
  • General Budget of the EU for 2017 - Younous Omarjee
  • General Budget of the EU for 2017 - Liadh Ní Riada
  • Situation of journalists in Turkey - Takis Hadjigeorgiou
  • Nuclear security and non-proliferation - Sabine Lösing
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October 2016 I

Review

October 03 - October 06, 2016

    Topics:

  • Preparation of the European Council - Gabi Zimmer
  • Transparency Register - Helmut Scholz
  • Transparency Register - Cornelis de Jong
  • Bahamas Leaks - Cornelis de Jong
  • Colombia peace agreement - Tania González Peñas
  • Macroeconomic situation in Greece - Dimitris Papadimoulis
  • Macroeconomic situation in Greece - Fabio De Masi
  • COP 22 - Estefania Torres Martinez
  • The situation in Syria - Javier Couso
  • Women’s rights in Poland - Malin Björk
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September 2016

Review

September 12 - September 15, 2016

    Topics:

  • State of the Union - Gabi Zimmer
  • EU Trust Fund for Africa - Marina Albiol
  • Outcome of the G20 summit - Dimitris Papadimoulis
  • Social dumping in the EU - Neoklis Sylikiotis
  • Provisional measures for asylum in favour of Italy and Greece - Barbara Spinelli
  • Recent developments in Poland - Barbara Spinelli
  • Draft budget 2017 - Liadh Ní Riada
  • Draft budget 2017 - Younous Omarjee
  • Employment Equality Directive - Rina Ronja Kari
  • The situation in Turkey - Takis Hadjigeorgiou
  • The situation in Turkey - Martina Michels
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July 2016

Review

July 04 - July 07, 2016

    Topics:

  • European Council conclusions on Brexit - Gabi Zimmer
  • Social & environmental standards, human rights & corporate responsibility - Eleonora Forenza
  • European Border and Coast Guard - Marina Albiol
  • Decision to withdraw situation in Poland from the EP’s plenary agenda - Barbara Spinelli
  • Social inclusion and labour market integration of refugees - Tania González Peñas
  • TAX2 Report - Miguel Viegas
  • Review of the Dutch Presidency - Animal welfare - Anja Hazekamp
  • Council and Commission statement on the protection of whistleblowers - Fabio De Masi
  • Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Konstantina Kouneva
  • Forward-looking and innovative strategy for trade and investment - Helmut Scholz
  • Synergies between the Structural Funds and Horizon 2020 - Younous Omarjee
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June 2016

Review

June 06 - June 09, 2016

    Topics:

  • Lifting of parliamentary immunity in Turkey - Gabi Zimmer
  • Mid-term review of the Investment Plan - Miguel Viegas
  • Situation in Venezuela - Javier Couso
  • EU engagement with the UN and the African Union - Javier Couso
  • European space policy - Sabine Lösing
  • Rules against certain tax avoidance practices - Fabio De Masi
  • Endocrine disruptors - Anja Hazekamp
  • Towards a new migration package - Marie-Christine Vergiat
  • New skills agenda for Europe - Joao Pimenta Lopes
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May 2016

Review

May 09 - May 12, 2016

    Topics:

  • Economic growth and youth unemployment - Thomas Händel
  • EU Agency for law enforcement (Europol) - Cornelia Ernst
  • China’s market economy status - Helmut Scholz
  • Mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation - Miguel Viegas
  • Framework agreement on parental leave - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • Preventing and combating traficking in human beings - Malin Björk
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Avril 2016

Review

April 11 - April 14, 2016

    Topics:

  • Conclusions of the European Council of 17 & 18 March, 2016 - Gabi Zimmer
  • Decision adopted on public tax transparency - Fabio De Masi
  • The Panama Papers - Fabio De Masi
  • Holistic EU approach to migration - Barbara Spinelli
  • PNR - Cornelia Ernst
  • EU Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy - Sabine Lösing
  • 2015 Report on Turkey - Takis Hadjigeorgiou
  • Private sector and development - Lola Sánchez Caldentey
  • Crisis in the agricultural sector - Lidia Senra
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March 2016

Review

March 07 - March 10, 2016

    Topics:

  • Preparations for the European Council - Gabi Zimmer
  • Implementing the European agenda on migration - Cornelia Ernst
  • Better Law-Making - Konstantinos Chrysogonos
  • The situation of women refugees and asylum seekers - Malin Björk
  • Market access to port services - Stelios Kouloglou
  • Animal health - Anja Hazekamp
  • Banking Union: Annual Report 2015 - Rina Ronja Kari
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Brussels plenary February 2016

Review

February 24 - February 25, 2016

    Topics:

  • European Semester Package: social and employment aspects - Gabi Zimmer
  • European Council & Brexit - Gabi Zimmer
  • European Semester Package, Annual Growth Survey 2016 - Miguel Viegas
  • European Semester Package, Commission decision including country reports - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • European network of Employment Services - Paloma Lopez
  • Activities of the European Ombudsman 2014 - Ángela Vallina
  • Tobacco agreement - Cornelis de Jong
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February 2016

Review

February 01 - January 05, 2016

    Topics:

  • February Council - Brexit & Refugees - Gabi Zimmer
  • Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) - Stelios Kouloglou
  • Corporate Tax Package - Fabio De Masi
  • New strategy for gender equality post-2015 - Malin Björk
  • Financing the refugee facility for Turkey - Takis Hadjigeorgiou
  • Respect for the international principle of non-refoulement - Marina Albiol
  • Situation in Libya - Javier Couso
  • Situation in Venezuela - Javier Couso
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January 2016

Review

January 18 - January 21, 2016

    Topics:

  • Situation of the Kurds - Gabi Zimmer
  • Programme of activities of the Dutch presidency - Cornelis de Jong
  • Towards a Digital Single Market - Cornelis de Jong
  • Skills policies to fight youth unemployment - Lynn Boylan
  • Digital Single Market - Cornelia Ernst
  • Intercultural dialogue - Martina Michels
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December 2015

Review

December 14 - December 17, 2015

    Topics:

  • EU Council preparations - Gabi Zimmer
  • Energy Union - Neoklis Sylikiotis
  • Labour mobility - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • Corporate tax policies - Matt Carthy
  • COP 21 - Anne-Marie Mineur
  • Border and Coastguard Package - Malin Björk
  • Completing Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union - Miguel Viegas
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November 2015

Review

November 23 - November 26, 2015

    Topics:

  • Valletta Summit - Gabi Zimmer
  • Paris terrorist attacks - Younous Omarjee
  • TAXE Committee Report - Fabio De Masi
  • Prevention of radicalisation - Barbara Spinelli
  • Violence against women - Malin Björk
  • Reducing inequalities/child poverty - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • Health & safety at work - Neoklis Sylikiotis
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October (2) 2015

Review

October 26 - October 29, 2015

    Topics:

  • European single market for electronic communications - Marisa Matias
  • Reform of EU electoral law - Helmut Scholz
  • National Emissions Ceilings Directive - Kateřina Konečná
  • Commission work Programme 2016 - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • European Structural and Investment Funds - Martina Anderson
  • GMOs & Novel Foods - Lynn Boylan
  • European Council Conclusions. - Gabi Zimmer
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October (1) 2015

Review

October 05 - October 08, 2015

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September 2015

Review

September 07 - September 10, 2015

    Topics:

  • THE STATE OF THE UNION - Gabi Zimmer
  • MIGRATION - Cornelia Ernst
  • MIGRATION: MEASURES OF INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION FOR GREECE AND ITALY - Konstantinos Chrysogonos
  • MONITORING THE APPLICATION OF EU LAW - Konstantinos Chrysogonos
  • RIGHT2WATER - Lynn Boylan
  • Research and innovation in the Blue Economy. - João Ferreira
  • ILO FORCED LABOUR CONVENTION - Patrick Le Hyaric
  • EMPOWERING GIRLS THROUGH EDUCATION IN THE EU - Malin Björk
  • PEACE PROCESS IN THE MIDDLE EAST - Martina Anderson
  • DEUTSCH REPORT: INVESTMENT FOR GROWTH AND JOBS - Josu Juaristi
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July 2015

Review

July 06 - July 09, 2015

    Topics:

  • Greece - Gabi Zimmer
  • TTIP vote - Helmut Scholz
  • EU Neighbourhood Policy - Helmut Scholz
  • Middle East Peace Process - Martina Anderson
  • Resource Efficiency - Kateřina Konečná
  • Green Employment Initiative - Lynn Boylan
  • Commission Work Programme 2016 - Martina Michels
  • Commission Work Programme 2016 - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • EU-Cuba relations - Javier Couso
  • Employment Guidelines - Neoklis Sylikiotis
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June 2015

Review

June 08 - June 11, 2015

    Topics:

  • TTIP VOTE - Helmut Scholz
  • RUSSIA - Helmut Scholz
  • SITUATION IN HUNGARY - Marie-Christine Vergiat
  • EU STRATEGY FOR EQUALITY POST 2015 - Malin Björk
  • CLIMATE CHANGE - Kateřina Konečná
  • EUROPEAN ENERGY SECURITY STRATEGY - Neoklis Sylikiotis
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May 2015

Review

May 18 - May 21, 2015

    Topics:

  • Turkey - Takis Hadjigeorgiou
  • Trade in conflict resources - Helmut Scholz
  • Maternity Leave Directive - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • Foreign and Security policy - Sabine Lösing
  • Agenda on migration - Cornelia Ernst
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April 2015

Review

April 27 - April 30, 2015

    Topics:

  • FUEL QUALITY - Kateřina Konečná
  • MIGRATION CRISIS - Barbara Spinelli
  • MIGRATION CRISIS - Cornelia Ernst
  • PLASTIC BAGS - Eleonora Forenza
  • FORESTS - Miguel Viegas
  • MONEY MARKET FUNDS - Fabio De Masi
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March 2015

Review

March 09 - March 12, 2015

    Topics:

  • EUROPEAN COUNCIL - Gabi Zimmer
  • VENEZUELA - Javier Couso
  • EUROPEAN SEMESTER - Miguel Viegas
  • GENDER EQUALITY - Ángela Vallina
  • ROAD VEHICLES - Merja Kyllönen
  • CARD PAYMENTS - Matt Carthy
  • EGF - Liadh Ní Riada
  • FOREIGN POLICY - Sabine Lösing
  • FRAUD - Cornelis de Jong
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February 2015

Review

February 09 - February 12, 2015

    Topics:

  • EUROPEAN COUNCIL - Gabi Zimmer
  • ORIGIN LABELLING - Lynn Boylan
  • FGM - Malin Björk
  • FRONTEX - Barbara Spinelli
  • COUNTER-TERRORISM - Cornelia Ernst
  • CIA - Marie-Christine Vergiat
  • IRAQ/SYRIA - Javier Couso
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January 2015

Review

January 12 - January 15, 2015

    Topics:

  • LATVIAN PRESIDENCY - Dimitris Papadimoulis
  • GMOs - Lynn Boylan
  • FISHERIES - João Ferreira
  • UKRAINE - Helmut Scholz
  • FOREIGN POLICY - Sabine Lösing
  • TUNISIA - Marie-Christine Vergiat
  • TURKEY - Takis Hadjigeorgiou
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December 2014

Review

December 15 - December 18, 2014

    Topics:

  • COMMISSION WORK PROGRAMME - Gabi Zimmer
  • PALESTINE STATEHOOD - Martina Anderson
  • 6-PACK/2-PACK - Marisa Matias
  • 6-PACK/2-PACK - Rina Ronja Kari
  • STEEL INDUSTRY - Eleonora Forenza
  • MIGRATION - Cornelia Ernst
  • BUDGET -
  • CITES - Lynn Boylan
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November 2014

Review

November 24 - November 27, 2014

    Topics:

  • FAR-RIGHT MOTION OF CENSURE ON JUNCKER - Gabi Zimmer
  • ECB SANCTIONS - Marisa Matias
  • VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN - Malin Björk
  • COP 20 LIMA - Merja Kyllönen
  • LAMPEDUSA - Cornelia Ernst
  • DUEL-USE ITEMS - Anne-Marie Mineur
  • DEVELOPMENT 2015 - Lola Sánchez Caldentey
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November mini session 2014

Review

November 12 - November 13, 2014

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October 2014

Review

October 20 - October 23, 2014

    Topics:

  • NEW COMMISSION - Gabi Zimmer
  • EUROPEAN SEMESTER - Marisa Matias
  • DISCHARGE - Rina Ronja Kari
  • KOBANE - Sabine Lösing
  • MOS MAIORUM - Cornelia Ernst
  • EBOLA - Kateřina Konečná
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September 2014

Review

September 15 - September 18, 2014

    Topics:

  • New Commission - Gabi Zimmer
  • Situation in Gaza - Martina Anderson
  • Budget 2015 -
  • EU-Ukraine - Helmut Scholz
  • Globalisation Adjustment Fund - Liadh Ní Riada
  • Climate Change - Merja Kyllönen
  • Ebola - Lola Sánchez Caldentey
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July (2) 2014

Review

July 14 - July 17, 2014

    Topics:

  • ELECTION OF COMMISSION PRESIDENT - Gabi Zimmer
  • WITHDRAWL OF THE MATERNITY LEAVE DIRECTIVE - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT - Thomas Händel
  • SITUATION IN PALESTINE - Patrick Le Hyaric
  • SITUATION IN PALESTINE - Martina Anderson
  • SITUATION IN IRAQ - Sabine Lösing
  • TTIP NEGOTIATIONS - Helmut Scholz
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July 2014

Review

July 14 - July 17, 2014

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April 2014 (Strasbourg)

Review

April 14 - April 17, 2014

    Topics:

  • WORLD WAR ONE DEBATE - Gabi Zimmer
  • BANKING UNION - Marisa Matias
  • RETURN OF CULTURAL OBJECTS (RAPPORTEUR) - Marie-Christine Vergiat
  • ANIMAL HEALTH -
  • MACRO-FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO TUNISIA -
  • SURVEILLANCE OF EXTERNAL SEA BORDERS - Cornelia Ernst
  • BANKING UNION - Thomas Händel
  • POSTING OF WORKERS - Thomas Händel
  • PAYMENT ACCOUNTS (RAPPORTEUR) -
  • FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS -
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April 2014 (Brussels mini-session)

Review

April 02 - April 03, 2014

    Topics:

  • STOCKHOLM PROGRAMME -
  • DISCHARGE REPORTS - Rina Ronja Kari
  • MOTOR VEHICLES’ SOUND LEVELS -
  • CLINICAL TRIALS -
  • BOVINE ANIMALS -
  • EUROPEAN YEAR FOR DEVELOPMENT -
  • PAYMENT SERVICES -
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March 2014

Review

March 10 - March 13, 2014

    Topics:

  • COUNCIL PREPARATION - Gabi Zimmer
  • MONEY LAUNDERING - Cornelis de Jong
  • TROIKA -
  • TROIKA -
  • TROIKA - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • NSA ENQUIRY - Cornelia Ernst
  • DATA PROTECTION PACKAGE - Cornelia Ernst
  • GENETIC RESOURCES -
  • EQUALITY BETWEEN WOMEN AND MEN - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT FOR WORKERS - Thomas Händel
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February II

Review

February 23 - February 27, 2014

    Topics:

  • Youth Guarantee - Gabi Zimmer
  • Sexual Exploitation - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • EUROPEAN SEMESTER - Marisa Matias
  • E-CALL - Cornelis de Jong
  • VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN -
  • OUTERMOST REGIONS - Younous Omarjee
  • 4th RAILWAY PACKAGE -
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February 2014 (1)

Review

February 03 - February 06, 2014

    Topics:

  • CLIMATE TARGETS - Martina Anderson
  • PASSENGER COMPENSATION - Jaromír Kohlíček
  • HOMOPHOBIA ROADMAP - Cornelis de Jong
  • STEEL INDUSTRY -
  • ARMS TRADE TREATY - Helmut Scholz
  • SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT - Cornelia Ernst
  • UNDOCUMENTED WOMEN MIGRANTS -
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January 2014

Review

January 13 - January 16, 2014

    Topics:

  • GREEK PRESIDENCY - Gabi Zimmer
  • CONSUMER PROGRAMME -
  • EU HOMELESSNESS STRATEGY - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • SRHR -
  • REINDUSTRIALISING EUROPE -
  • FOOD CHAIN - Martina Anderson
  • PUBLIC PROCUREMENT - Helmut Scholz
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December 2014

Review

December 09 - December 12, 2013

    Topics:

  • EUROPEAN COUNCIL - Gabi Zimmer
  • ILO CONVENTION - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • ECB REPORT 2012 - Marisa Matias
  • CARS 2020 -
  • WOMEN’S RIGHTS - ESTRELA -
  • COMMON FISHERIES POLICY - João Ferreira
  • EU-China - Helmut Scholz
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November 2013

Review

November 18 - November 21, 2013

    Topics:

  • European Social Fund - Gabi Zimmer
  • CAP - Patrick Le Hyaric
  • Horizon 2020 - Marisa Matias
  • MFF -
  • Erasmus - Marie-Christine Vergiat
  • Gender balance on boards -
  • Budget 2014 -
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October 2013 (Session 2)

Review

October 21 - October 24, 2013

    Topics:

  • ORGANISED CRIME REPORT -
  • SHIP RECYCLING -
  • SRHR - ESTRELA REPORT -
  • LAMPEDUSA -
  • MEDICAL DEVICES -
  • EUROPEAN COUNCIL - Gabi Zimmer
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October 2013 (Session 1)

Review

October 07 - October 10, 2013

    Topics:

  • SYRIAN REFUGEES - Gabi Zimmer
  • EU-CHINA TRADE - Helmut Scholz
  • TOBACCO - Martina Anderson
  • CIA DETENTION - Marie-Christine Vergiat
  • SWIFT SUSPENSION - Cornelia Ernst
  • GENDERCIDE -
  • ZANONI REPORT - João Ferreira
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September 2013

Review

September 09 - September 12, 2013

    Topics:

  • STATE OF THE UNION - Takis Hadjigeorgiou
  • SYRIA -
  • BANKING UNION -
  • MIRANDA CASE - Marie-Christine Vergiat
  • AGROFUELS -
  • YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT -
  • YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT - Joao Pimenta Lopes
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July 2013

Review

July 01 - July 04, 2013

    Topics:

  • European Summit and MFF - Gabi Zimmer
  • Greek TV and Radio Closure - Nikolaos Chountis
  • Greek TV and Radio Closure -
  • US NSA Surveillance - Cornelia Ernst
  • European Globalisation Adjustment Fund -
  • Irish Presidency Review - Martina Anderson
  • Lithuanian Presidency - Gabi Zimmer
  • Irish Presidency Review -
  • Financial Transaction Tax - Marisa Matias
  • Human rights in Hungary - Marie-Christine Vergiat
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June 2013

Review

June 10 - June 13, 2013

    Topics:

  • EEAS -
  • Baby food -
  • Social Housing - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • Asylum -
  • CRIM mid-term report -
  • Council Preparations - Gabi Zimmer
  • SCHENGEN - Cornelia Ernst
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May 2013

Review

May 20 - May 23, 2013

    Topics:

  • Women’s rights in Balkan accession countries - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • Banking supervision -
  • Tax fraud and tax havens - Thomas Händel
  • EU-US Trade Agreement Negotiations - Helmut Scholz
  • European Council - Gabi Zimmer
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April 2013

Review

April 15 - April 18, 2013

    Topics:

  • Situation in Hungary/Cyprus - Gabi Zimmer
  • Ground handling -
  • ECB Report - Marisa Matias
  • Financial Supervision -
  • Budget Discharge -
  • ACP Economic Partnerships - Helmut Scholz
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March 2013

Review

March 11 - March 14, 2013

    Topics:

  • Austerity and Disability -
  • Consumer Policy -
  • CAP Reform - Patrick Le Hyaric
  • Gender Stereotyping -
  • European Council - Gabi Zimmer
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Plenary Focus - February 2013

Review

February 04 - February 07, 2013

    Topics:

  • European semester - Jobs - Joao Pimenta Lopes
  • Kurdish issue in Turkey -
  • Agriculture in the outermost regions - Younous Omarjee
  • European semester - Growth - Marisa Matias
  • Common fisheries policy - João Ferreira
  • Active and Healthy ageing -
  • Summit Preparations - Gabi Zimmer
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January 2013

Review

January 14 - January 17, 2013

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November 2012

Review

November 19 - November 22, 2012

    Topics:

  • Economic & Monetary Union - Marisa Matias
  • Security & Defense Policy - Sabine Lösing
  • Fisheries Policy - João Ferreira
  • Summit Conclusions - Gabi Zimmer
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