Christine Lagarde is expected to obtain the approval of Parliament as the next ECB chief in a plenary vote on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, 18 September, MEPs will debate and vote on the state of play of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
Fake news and interference in the democratic processes in Europe will be discussed on Tuesday at 15:00.
The situation and destruction of forests worldwide, as well as in the EU, will be debated with Council and Commission on Monday and Tuesday afternoon.
MEPs will quiz the EU Commission on Monday on how to ensure that products obtained from essentially biological processes, such as crossing, cannot be patented.
Parliament will call on the EU to deliver on a pledge for a carbon neutral Europe by 2050.
MEPs will discuss the latest developments in Hong Kong on Monday evening in the plenary chamber in Strasbourg.
On Wednesday, MEPs are set to approve a €100 million top-up for the EU’s research programmes (€80 million for Horizon 2020) and youth mobility (€20 million for Erasmus+).
On Wednesday, MEPs are set to approve €293.5 million in EU Solidarity Fund aid following extreme weather events in Austria, Italy and Romania in 2018.
MEPs will debate several topical foreign policy issues in Strasbourg on Tuesday afternoon.
Anti-money laundering rules need coordinated and speedy implementation, MEPs are set to say during a debate with the Council and the Commission on Wednesday.
Parliament will hold debates on the following human rights, democracy and rule of law topics on Thursday 19 September, at around 09.00, with the votes following at 12.00.
Newsletter - 16-19 September 2019 - Strasbourg plenary session