Last-minute press briefing at 14.30

Parliament’s Deputy Spokesperson and the Press Service will hold a press briefing on this week’s plenary session at 14.30. More information here.

Journalists wishing to actively participate and ask questions, please connect via Interactio by using this: https://ep.interactio.eu/66e2-hy1p-1w4u

Reforming the EU’s migration and asylum rules

In a debate with Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Swedish Minister for EU Affairs Jessika Roswall at 15.00, MEPs will outline their priorities on migration and asylum ahead of the 9-10 February summit. At their meeting in Brussels, Heads of State or Government will focus on how to make the European economy more competitive and on migration policy.

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More fairness and transparency in political advertising

From around 16.30, MEPs will debate tougher rules on paid political advertising to make elections and referenda more transparent and resistant to interference. The vote on Parliament’s negotiating position for talks with Council on the new law will take place tomorrow.


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Situation in Afghanistan

In an evening debate with the Commission, MEPs will look into the situation in Afghanistan, particularly the living conditions of women, stripped of their basic human rights and under constant threat of violence.

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Money laundering and terrorist financing

In an afternoon debate, MEPs will quiz Council and the Commission on the delay in adding new entries to the list of non-EU jurisdictions considered to be a high risk for money laundering or terrorist financing activities.

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Live coverage of the plenary session can be found on Parliament’s webstreaming and on EbS+.

For detailed information on the session, please also see our newsletter.

All information regarding plenary, can be found here.