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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    • 20 august 2015

      Hungary's National Holiday

    • On August 20th, 1000, Saint Stephen I of Hungary (Szent István), founded the Christian Kingdom of Hungary after he vanquished a revolt of the pagan Magyar aristocracy. He imposed Christianity in Hungary, although at times it came at the cost of heavy fighting against Hungarian pagan followers of shamanism.
      On this National Holiday, one can admire the river and air parade on the Danube or the procession that carries the Holy Dextre, the national relic in the neighborhood of St: Stephen's Basilica, where some people often dress in folk costume.
    • 23 august 2015

      European Rememberance Day

    • The European Day of Rememberance, formerly known as the European Commemoration Day of victims of Stalinism and Nazism and also formerly known as Black Ribbon Day in certain countries, was proclaimed by the European Parliament in 2009. This day serves to remember all of the victims of totalitarian and authoritarian regimes and has been celebrated by EU organisms since 2009.

      Click here to find out more information concerning the European Parliament's Declaration of the European Day of Rememberance.
    • From 7 september 2015 to 10 september 2015

      Plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg

    • The plenary session of the European Parliament is when the Parliament formally convenes to vote for European Union legislation and to adopt its position concerning political questions. The plenary sessions occur 12 times per year in Strasbourg, and there are 6 "mini-sessions" in Brussells.