The Week Ahead 6-12 April 2009

Pressmeddelande   •   Apr 06, 2009 10:45 CEST

External Parliamentary Activities President's activities. Following his participation in the EU-US summit in Prague this weekend, EP President Hans-Gert Pöttering makes an official visit to Ukraine, where he will meet President Viktor Yuschenko, Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and opposition leader Viktor Yanukovich. He will also address a special session of the Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian Parliament (Monday).

ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly. The 17th session of the assembly, bringing together MEPs with parliamentarians from African, Caribbean and Pacific states, takes place in Prague (Monday-Thursday).

EUROLAT Assembly. The 3rd session of the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly, including MEPs and national MPs from Latin America, takes place at the Spanish Parliament in Madrid (Monday-Wednesday).

External activities. The week is otherwise set aside for MEPs to work in their constituencies or for working visits outside the EU On this occasion, EP delegations will meet their counterparts in Armenia, Lebanon, Kosovo, South Korea, Japan and Tajikistan.

Easter recess. Parliament's offices are closed from Thursday to Monday 13 April inclusive for the Easter break. Business resumes on Tuesday 14 April with meetings of political groups to prepare for the 21-24 April plenary session.
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