EU – Visit by Amélie de Montchalin to the European Parliament (Strasbourg, 16 April 2019)


Amélie de Montchalin, Minister of State for European Affairs, will visit Strasbourg on April 16, for the last plenary session of the European Parliament before the European elections.

She will notably meet with the president of the European Parliament, as well as with several French members of the parliamentary institution, in order to discuss current issues such as Brexit and the fight against online terrorism.

The minister of state will also meet with the mayor of Strasbourg to discuss the attractiveness of the city, which is the seat of the European Parliament, the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights, as well the implementation of the 2018-2020 three-year contract entitled “Strasbourg, European capital,” aimed at allocating €185 million over three years to promote Strasbourg’s attractiveness for European institutions.

The minister of state will also meet with Thierry Michels and Eric Straumann, Deputies for Bas-Rhin and Haut-Rhin respectively and co-rapporteurs of the National Assembly’s information report on “Action by the French authorities to promote the attractiveness of Strasbourg, seat of the European Parliament.”