Plenary session of the European Parliament - 23-26 november in Strasbourg

monday 16 november 2009

The plenary session of the European Parliament is where the Parliament formally sits to vote on EU legislation and adopt its position on political issues. The plenary sessions take place 12 times a year in Strasbourg and there are also 6 mini-plenary sessions held in Brussels.

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European diary


    • 2 june 2016

      Italy's National Holiday

    • During the aftermath of World War II, Italy became a Republic on 2 June, 1946, following the referendum that ended the Italian monarchy. This event on 2 June is celebrated each year as Republic Day.
    • 5 june 2016

      Denamrk's National Holiday

    • Amongst the European revolutions that began in 1848, King Frederick VII accepted the principle of a constiutional monarchy in 1849. The first Danish liberal Constitution was signed on 5 June, 1849 and became Constitution Day (Grundlovsdag). Unlike most countries Constitution Day is marked by political meetings rather than any sort of military ceremony.
    • 14 june 2016

      World Blood Donor Day

    • For many years, the Council of Europe has been supporting World Blood Donor Day (WBDD), which is a worldwide event organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to honour and give thanks to those people who give the gift of life through blood donation.