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Monday, 12 June

Last-minute press briefing at 16.30

The Parliament’s Spokesperson and the Press Service will hold a press briefing on this week’s plenary session at 16.30. More information here.

Journalists wishing to actively participate and ask questions, please connect via Interactio by using this link.

New rules on exchange of electronic evidence for criminal investigations
Plenary will assess around 17.30 draft legislation to boost cross-border criminal investigations by making the exchange of electronic evidence faster and easier, while protecting fundamental rights. The text, already agreed with the member states, will be put to the vote on Tuesday

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In brief

EU Day for the victims of the global climate crisis
Starting around 18.30, MEPs will debate with the Commission the creation of an EU Day for the victims of the global climate crisis. A resolution will be put to the vote on Thursday.

Support to the EU’s outermost regions. In a debate around 20.00, plenary will discuss with the Commission measures to help Europe’s most remote regions unlock their potential and boost competitiveness. MEPs will summarise their proposals in a resolution on Tuesday.

World Day against Child LabourImmediately after the opening at 17.00, MEPs will exchange views with the Commission on ways to put an end to child labour across the world.

Committees’ activities

Lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic
The Special Committee on the COVID-19 pandemic will vote on its final recommendations to equip the EU for future pandemics. The draft text includes proposals on health, democracy and fundamental rights, social and economic impact as well as global aspects of the pandemic.

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.