Press briefing on this week’s plenary session

© European Union 2019 - Source : EP, Christian CREUTZ© European Union 2019 - Source : EP, Christian CREUTZ

The European Parliament’s spokesperson will hold a last-minute briefing on the 13-16 March plenary session today at 16.30.

When: Monday 13 March at 16.30

Where: Daphne Caruana Galizia Press room and via Interactio

Key topics this week include:

  • Energy performance of buildings: Making the building sector climate neutral by 2050
  • Fit for 55: Parliament set to adopt three laws to reach 2030 climate target
  • Key debate on Spring European Council with Presidents Michel and von der Leyen
  • Celebrating International Women’s Day
  • Foreign Affairs debates with Josep Borrell on Israel, Georgia and Moldova
  • How to ensure energy security in the EU in 2023
  • EU Data Act: Boosting the availability and exchange of industrial digital data
  • European Citizen’s Initiative “Save bees and farmers”
  • “This is Europe” debate with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda

Interpretation of the press briefing will be available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Polish.

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

You can follow it live from 16.30 on Monday in Parliament’s Daphne Caruana Galizia press room or via Parliament’s webstreaming and EbS+.

Information for the media – Use Interactio to ask questions

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When connecting, enter your name and the media you are representing in the first name / last name fields.

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Journalists who have never used Interactio before are asked to connect 30 minutes before the start of the press conference to perform a connection test. IT assistance can be provided if necessary.

When connected, open the chat window (upper right corner) to be able to see the service messages.

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