Press briefing on this week’s plenary session

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The European Parliament’s spokesperson will hold a last-minute briefing on the 16-19 January plenary session today at 16.30.

When: Monday 16 January at 16.30

Where: Daphne Caruana Galizia Press room and via Interactio

Key topics this week include:

  • Key debate on the outcomes of the 15 December EU summit
  • Protest crackdown and executions in Iran
  • Establishing a tribunal on the crime of aggression against Ukraine
  • Debate on the priorities Swedish EU Council Presidency
  • Election of a new EP Vice-President
  • Reform of EU procedures and control measures for waste shipments
  • Uber’s lobbying practices in the EU

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

Interactio is only supported on iPad (with the Safari browser) and Mac/Windows (with the Google Chrome browser).

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

For better sound quality, use headphones and a microphone. Interpretation is only possible for interventions with video.

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.

For more details, check the connection guidelines and recommendations for remote speakers.