On Monday, a Eurogroup meeting will be held in Luxembourg.
Finance ministers will hold thematic discussions on growth and jobs and will look at recent exchange rate developments and discuss the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) reform.
On Tuesday, the Economic and Financial Affairs Council will convene in Luxembourg where ministers will hear a presentation by the Commission of its proposal to further strengthen the supervision of EU financial institutions for money-laundering and terrorist financing threats.
The ministers will also discuss the EU's VAT rules. The Council is expected to endorse a political agreement on the VAT regime for e-publications and adopt a regulation aimed at improving administrative cooperation to fight VAT fraud. The Council is expected to make adjustments to the EU's list of non-cooperative jurisdictions in taxation matters.
A European Parliament plenary session will take place in Strasbourg on Tuesday.
MEPs will vote on updated rules on audiovisual media services, ensuring better protection for children and a 30 percent quota of European content in online platforms' catalogs. The new rules will apply to broadcasters, and to platforms such as Netflix, YouTube and Facebook, as well as to live streaming on video-sharing platforms.
MEPs will discuss their priorities for the Oct. 18 meeting of EU heads of state or government on Tuesday, which is set to focus on migration, internal security and the state of play of the negotiations over the terms of the U.K.'s withdrawal agreement, with a little more than six months to go before Brexit.
Parliament will vote on a new law proposed by the Environment Committee on Wednesday setting a 45 percent target for reducing carbon dioxide emissions for new cars by 2030, with an intermediate target of 20 percent by 2025. Carmakers would also have to increase the market share of electric cars and low-emission vehicles.
MEPs will vote on new rules on Thursday, which will make it quicker and simpler for EU member states to ask each other to freeze criminal assets or confiscate criminal property to cut off financing from terrorism and organized crime.
On Wednesday and Thursday, meetings of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) at the level of Defense Ministers will be held at the new NATO Headquarters where the NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg will chair the meetings.