Latest news - Cancellation of the CULT Committee meeting of 16-17 March 2020 - Committee on Culture and Education

In the context of the exponential growth of the epidemic, the President of the European Parliament has announced a number of measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to safeguard Parliament's core activities.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 8:01pm
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  • In the context of the exponential growth of the epidemic, the President of the European Parliament has announced a number of measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to safeguard Parliament's core activities.
  • An extraordinary plenary session will be held in Brussels on 26 March, replacing the session originally planned for 1 and 2 April.
  • Weeks 15-18 are now "white weeks" without parliamentary activities.
  • Following these decisions, the CULT Committee meeting of 20-21 April is cancelled.