MEPs quiz four candidate EU Commissioners
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Proposals to make checks on EU citizens entering and leaving the EU mandatory, as they are for non-EU nationals, are put to a vote in the Civil Liberties Committee. Checks against national databases of lost and stolen documents would be made at all external air, sea and land borders. An estimated 5,000 EU citizens have travelled to conflict zones and joined terrorist groups. Press conference by rapporteur Monica Macovei (ECR, RO) at 15.00
Joint debate on two reports: "Renewable energy progress report" and "Implementation report on the Energy Efficiency Directive".Parliament assesses member states’ progress towards the EU targets of using 20% less energy, and at least 20% from renewable sources, by 2020. (Debates and votes on Thursday)
Vote on the text on European Border and Coast Guard
The main objectives of the proposal include modernising port services and operations and creating framework conditions to attract investments in ports. In this Regulation, the Commission aims to counteract weak competitive pressure and possible market abuses, in order to increase the efficiency of port services.