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LGBTIQ rights in Hungary: debate with Council and Commission 

MEPs will assess the risk of discrimination faced by LGBTIQ persons in Hungary, and the rule of law and fundamental rights situation in both Poland and Hungary.


Vote on a temporary solution to prevent sexual exploitation of children online 

MEPs will assess a temporary regulation that allows web-based providers to voluntarily detect and remove child sexual abuse material online.


New boost to infrastructure projects improving EU regional connectivity 

MEPs are set to adopt rules streamlining the rollout of Trans-European transport network projects and release €30 billion for transport, digital and energy projects.


Rule of law: MEPs to repeat call for Commission to apply conditionality rules 

MEPs will review the development of guidelines by the Commission on the application of rules linking EU funds with respect for the rule of law.


Debate on Slovenian Presidency of the Council with Prime Minister Janez Janša 

On Tuesday morning, MEPs will discuss with Slovenia’s Prime Minister the presidency’s priorities for the second half of 2021.


Presidents Michel and von der Leyen to debrief MEPs on results of June EU summit 

MEPs will assess the outcome of the recent European Council, in a debate on Wednesday morning with Presidents Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen.


Reinforcing the mandate of the European Medicines Agency 

Parliament will debate and adopt its position for talks with Council on a stronger role for the European Medicines Agency, following lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.


Migration: plenary to adopt two funds to support asylum and border policies 

MEPs will debate two EU funds to help member states manage migration flows, ease integration of third-country nationals and enhance border management.


EU must beef up its capacity to fight disinformation, MEPs are set to say 

Parliament is expected to urge the EU’s Foreign Policy Chief to tackle disinformation effectively and push for more severe sanctions, in a debate on Tuesday.


Corruption must be a criterion for EU sanctions, MEPs are set to say 

MEPs are expected to call for corruption to be included as an offence under the new EU human rights sanctions regime, in a debate on Tuesday.


Parliament to agree on EU 2030 environmental priorities 

MEPs will debate and vote on their position for talks with Council on the new Environment Action Programme to accelerate the EU’s transition to a green economy.


Fisheries: MEPs to warn of the impact of wind turbines and adopt new fund 

Parliament is set to point to the harm that wind turbines can cause to marine ecosystems. It will also adopt the €6.1 billion EU Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund.


MEPS want to halt discrimination against older people 

Parliament is set to demand the promotion across Europe of a more positive perception of old age and expected to call for fairer pensions.


Turkey: Parliament to denounce continuous repression of opposition 

MEPs will discuss the Turkish government’s crackdown on the opposition, specifically the main pro-Kurdish party, on Tuesday and vote on a resolution on Thursday.


COVID-19: helping the aviation sector to recover 

After a drastic drop in air traffic caused by the pandemic, MEPs will ask the Commission how to help the aviation sector and relaunch travel and tourism.


Antarctic: Parliament to call for a rapid solution to protect marine areas 

MEPs are concerned over the deadlock in international negotiations on the establishment of three protected Antarctic marine areas.


Ending the use of animals in research and testing: MEPs to take stock 

In a debate with the Commission on Thursday, Parliament will debate ways to accelerate the transition to a research system not based on the use of animals.


Nicaragua: MEPs to condemn state-run campaign of repression 

Nicaragua will be the focus of a plenary debate on Tuesday with EU Foreign Affairs Chief Josep Borrell, with a vote on a resolution to follow on Thursday.


Civil war in Tigray: Parliament to debate recent developments 

MEPs and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell will review the situation in the war-torn Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, in a debate on Tuesday.


Human rights and democracy resolutions 

Parliament will hold urgent debates on the following human rights, democracy and rule of law topics on Thursday morning, followed by votes later the same day.


Other topics on the agenda 


Newsletter – 5-8 July 2021 – Strasbourg plenary session

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