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 10 – 13 July plenary session today at 16.30.

When: Monday 10 July at 16.30

Where: Daphne Caruana Galizia Press room and via Interactio

Key topics this week include:

  • Nature restauration law: debate and vote on whether to reject or amend the Commission’s proposal
  • Fit for 55: Debate and final vote on new rules to reduce energy consumption in the EU
  • Fit for 55: More charging stations for alternative fuels and greener maritime fuels: debate and final vote
  • Final vote on the EU “Chips Act” to strengthen Europe‘s strategic autonomy and security
  • Protecting journalists and activists from abusive lawsuits: debate and vote on Parliament’s position
  • Debate and vote on the need for EU action on search and rescue in the Mediterranean
  • Debate on the outcome of 29-20 June EU summit, in particular the recent developments in the war against Ukraine and in Russia
  • Protecting democratic institutions and Parliament’s integrity: debate and vote on special committee report
  • Debate and vote on special committee report on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic

Interpretation of the press briefing will be available in English, French, GermanItalianSpanish 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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