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Thursday, 2 February

Parliament’s priorities for the EU-Ukraine summit

Ahead of the EU-Ukraine summit in Kyiv on 3 February, MEPs will discuss with the Commission and the Swedish Presidency how the EU can further support Ukraine in fighting against the Russian invasion. The debate will start at 9.00, at the end of which plenary will vote on a resolution.

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Platform workers: MEPs set their position ahead of negotiations with Council

MEPs will vote on the negotiating mandate on new measures to improve conditions for workers on digital labour platforms. The aim of the draft rules is to correctly determine the employment status of platform workers and how digital labour platforms should use algorithms and artificial intelligence to monitor and evaluate workers.

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Vote on waiving the immunity of MEPs Cozzolino and Tarabella

Parliament will decide in a vote at 11.00 whether to waive the immunities of MEPs Andrea Cozzolino (NI, Italy) and Marc Tarabella (NI, Belgium), in response to a request from the Belgian authorities. The decision will be taken by simple majority.

Martina VASS

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Vote on new rules for political ads

Plenary will set its position on a proposal to toughen rules on paid political advertising, to make elections and referenda more transparent and resistant to interference. The adopted text will be the negotiating mandate for talks with the Council on the final form of the legislation.


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In brief

Mikheil Saakashvili. After a debate on the EU-Ukraine summit, MEPs will discuss with the Council and Commission the situation of the former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili. They will vote on a resolution during the next session.


Between 11.00 and 13.00, MEPs will also vote, among other files, on:

conservation and management measures for the Southern Bluefin Tuna.

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.