Before the commissioners-designate can take office, Parliament exercises its power of democratic scrutiny by holding public hearings to assess their suitability for the job.
Ilham Tohti is the 2019 laureate of Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
The European Parliament's LUX Film Prize promotes European films and showcases their diversity.
Migration challenge: how has the EU been dealing with the arrival of asylum seekers and migrants to Europe? Find out about the European Parliament’s work on migration, asylum and borders.