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EP Plenary debriefing: New EP roll-call rules, Tobacco directive, Sexual exploitation and prostitution, EU-Ukraine and more (03.03.2014 - Brussels Press Club, 95 Rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels)

VoteWatch Europe EP plenary session debriefing
Key votes analysed by the VoteWatch Europe expert team
 Monday 3 March, 12.00-13.00
Brussels Press Club, 95 Rue Froissart, Brussels

Free for VoteWatch members, journalists & officials, €50/€25 excl. VAT for others
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 EP plenary session debriefing.
The briefing will take place this Monday 3 March from 12.00 to 13.00 at the Brussels Press Club, 95 Rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels. 
Votes to be analysed include:
  • -Change of rules of procedure on roll-call votes in EP Plenary and committees: what implications?
  • -European Semester for economic policy coordination: annual growth survey 2014, employment and social aspects & single market governance 
  • -Manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products
  • -Sexual exploitation and prostitution and its impact on gender equality
  • -Situation in Ukraine
  • -Fundamental rights in the European Union (2012)


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.
Attendance is free for VoteWatch Europe members, journalists, MEPs, EU and member state officials, and MEP assistants. 
For others the participation fee is €50 excl. VAT per person, €25 excl. VAT for NGOs. Click here for more information on how to become a VoteWatch Europe member.

Please confirm your attendance by clicking on the REGISTER button below, no later than Friday 28 February, 12.00.
For more information please contact Doru Frantescu, VoteWatch Europe policy director on +32 2 318 11 88 or [email protected].

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VoteWatch Europe is funded by grants from Adessium Foundation, Fondation Charles Leopold Mayer/Citizens for Europe, the Open Society Foundations and the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust. It is supported by Burson-Marsteller and White and Case.