The Week Ahead 04–10 March 2019

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It’s Committee week at the European Parliament in Brussels with a lot to debate, discuss and vote ahead of next week’s Plenary. See our priorities below.


A legislative proposal to discontinue the current system of bi-annual clock changes, between so-called summer time and winter time, will be up for a vote in the Transport and Tourism Committee.

A proposal to set up a Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI), to combine most existing EU funds for EU external policy, will be voted on by the Foreign Affairs Committee and Development Committee.


ALDE Conference: “Promoting the role of women in the military — Breaking gender stereotypes”, hosted by MEP Hilde Vautmans. This seminar intends to highlight the important role of women in the military and to challenge the gender stereotypes through testimonials from women in the military field. To attend, register here.


The Committee on Constitutional Affairs with debate the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union with our group President Guy Verhofstadt.

To celebrate the International Women’s Day 2019, MEPs and national MPs will gather for an interparliamentary meeting on “Women’s Power in Politics” organised by the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee.

Source: EP

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