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The week ahead in Brussels - 5th - 9th September 2016

5 September 2016

The week ahead in Brussels - 5th - 9th September 2016

ECR Autumn University  The ECR Group will hold its second Autumn University meeting, with discussions focusing on ‘Security for Europe’. The Autumn University was set up by Chairman Syed Kamall, arguing that to change the EU needs new ideas to be put on the table. The conference in Italy brings together MEPs with academics, think tanks, Italian experts and others to discuss a number of themes and ideas.

ECR Autumn University

The ECR Group will hold its second Autumn University meeting, with discussions focusing on ‘Security for Europe’. The Autumn University was set up by Chairman Syed Kamall, arguing that to change the EU needs new ideas to be put on the table. The conference in Italy brings together MEPs with academics, think tanks, Italian experts and others to discuss a number of themes and ideas.

Videos of the plenary sessions and reports from the breakout sessions will be uploaded each day on the dedicated

Youtube channel

and #EUreform will be the hashtag for the event.

Autumn University: Tuesday to Thursday

Emissions committee

Back in Brussels, the emissions inquiry committee will meet once again to hear from two more former EU commissioners – Potočnik and Tajani – who were responsible for car emissions legislation, following

last week’s meeting with Mr Verheugen.

ECR lead MEP on the inquiry, Hans-Olaf Henkel, has argued that ill-defined EU legislation played a role in the recent revelations.

Meeting: Monday

Savchenko

ECR human rights spokesman Mark Demesmaeker will co-host a visit of Nadiya Savchenko, former Ukrainian pilot held in Russia. Mr Demesmaeker will co-host a press conference with her on Wednesday @ 17.00 in the EP press conference room.

Morocco’s role in security

Chairman of the parliament’s security and home affairs subcommittee Anna Fotyga will host a hearing on the role of Morocco in strengthening security and stability in the Med. Speakers include the Moroccan Interior Minister.

Wednesday @ 18.30 in room A3G3

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