If elected by MEPs on Tuesday at 18.00, Ursula von der Leyen will be set to become President of the European Commission for the next five years.
President Sassoli opened 15-18 July session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
European Parliament publishes first results of its post-electoral Eurobarometer survey.
All of the EP’s 20 standing committees and two subcommittees held their constitutive meetings on Wednesday to elect their chair and vice-chairs.
European Parliament President David Sassoli decided to pay tribute to all the victims of terrorism in Europe as his first public act as newly elected president.
Many MEPs are critical of how candidates for EU top posts have been chosen, in disregard to the lead candidate process
The five new Quaestors for the first two and a half years of the 9th legislative term were elected by acclamation in Strasbourg on Thursday morning.
On Wednesday, all 14 European Parliament Vice-Presidents were elected in three rounds of voting for a two-and-a-half year term.
On Wednesday, MEPs voted on the size of Parliament’s 20 committees and two sub-committees. Their composition was confirmed by political groups later on the same day.
MEPs elected David Sassoli as President of the European Parliament on Wednesday afternoon, having won 345 out of 667 valid votes in the second round.
Four candidates are standing to become Parliament President in tomorrow’s election, scheduled to start at 09.00.
The 9th legislature of the European Parliament was officially constituted today in Strasbourg at 10.00 by outgoing President Antonio Tajani.
Over 200 million Europeans voted in the 23-26 May elections, resulting in turnout increasing from 42,61% in 2014 to 51% in 2019. The new legislature will start on 2 July.
New, updated seat projection for the new European Parliament based on official and final results in 28 countries.