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VoteWatch Europe post-Strasbourg plenary session debriefing (24.05.2013 - Brussels Press Club, 95 Rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels)


VoteWatch Europe, the independent organisation which tracks the voting records of Members of the European Parliament and of the Council of Ministers, is pleased to invite you to its post-Strasbourg plenary session debriefing.
The briefing will take place this Friday 24 May from 10.00 to 11.00 at the Brussels Press Club, 95 Rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels. 
Votes to be analysed include:
  • -EU trade and investment agreement negotiations with the US
  • -European Banking Authority and prudential supervision of credit institutions
  • -Fight against tax havens and improvement of tax collections
  • -EU Charter: standard settings for media freedom across the EU
  • -Mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters
  • -Dates for 2014 European elections
These votes can and will be analysed only if they are held by roll call. Except in the case of final votes on legislative files, votes only take place by roll call at the request of a political group or group of MEPs.

Doru Frantescu, VoteWatch Europe policy director, will present an analysis of the outcome of key votes being held in Strasbourg this week. He will show which coalitions of MEPs, national delegations and political groups were instrumental in passing - or blocking (elements of) these proposals, and how this relates to earlier votes on the same or similar topics. Michiel van Hulten, VoteWatch Europe managing director, will chair the event.
Please confirm your attendance, click on the Register button below, or by sending an email to [email protected]no later than Wednesday 22 May, 18.00. 
For more information please contact Doru Frantescu, VoteWatch Europe policy director on +32 472 657924 or [email protected].

For live updates on key votes, follow us on Twitter: @VoteWatchEurope

VoteWatch Europe is funded by grants from Adessium Foundation, the Open Society Foundations and the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust. It is supported by Burson-Marsteller and White and Case.