European Parliament

05/14/2021 | Press release | Archived content

Press briefing on plenary session Monday at 15.30

The European Parliament's and political groups' spokespersons will hold a briefing on the 17-20 May plenary session on Monday at 15.30.

The main topics that MEPs will discuss and vote on next week include:

  • Debate on waiver of vaccine patents
  • EU strategy towards Israel-Palestine
  • Erasmus+/Creative Europe/EU Solidarity Corps programmes
  • Just Transition Fund
  • Ecocide/Environmental Liability
  • Enlargement prospects / Turkey / Montenegro

Interpretation will be available in English, French and German.

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

You can also follow it live from 15.30 on Monday via Parliament's webstreaming and EbS+.

Important notice: Following the decision by EP President Sassoli upon advice of Parliament's medical service, everyone wishing to enter Parliament's premises must wear either a medical type face maskas of 26 April. Entering Parliament wearing so-called 'community masks' or other masks made of textiles won't be allowed.

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.

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.



    EP Spokesperson and Director General for Communication
    Contact data:
    • Phone number: (+32) 2 28 43000 (BXL)
    • Phone number: (+33) 3 881 74705 (STR)
    • Mobile number: (+32) 496 59 94 76
    • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Delphine COLARD

    Head of Spokesperson's Unit and Deputy Spokesperson
    Contact data:
    • Phone number: (+32) 2 28 43383 (BXL)
    • Phone number: (+33) 3 881 64123 (STR)
    • Mobile number: (+32) 498 98 44 85
    • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Neil CORLETT

    Head of the Press Unit
    Contact data:
    • Phone number: (+32) 2 28 42077 (BXL)
    • Phone number: (+33) 3 881 74167 (STR)
    • Mobile number: (+32) 470 89 16 63
    • E-mail: [email protected]