MIL-OSI Europe: Press release – Press briefing on this week’s plenary session

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Source: European Union 2

When: Monday 5 February at 16.30

Where: Daphne Caruana Galizia Press room and via Interactio

Key topics this week include:

  • Key debate with Presidents Michel and von der Leyen on the outcome of the 1 February Special European Council;
  • Debate on the need for unwavering EU support for Ukraine, two years into Russia’s war of aggression;
  • Debate and vote on new rules on plants obtained by certain new genomic techniques;
  • Debate on the situation of farmers and on prices of agricultural products;
  • Russian attempts to interfere in the EU’s democratic processes: debate and vote;
  • Debate and final vote on ensuring instant payments in euro;
  • Rise in antisemitism and anti-Muslim hatred: debate;
  • Vote on the state of EU values in Greece;
  • “This is Europe” debate with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis.

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

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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.

When connected, open the chat window (upper right corner) to be able to see the service messages.

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

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