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Article - International Women’s Day: the gender aspects of energy poverty

Mon, 27/02/2023 - 15:29
Single women struggle more to pay their energy bills than single men. Find out more about the impact of the recent cost-of-living crisis.

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Press release - International Women’s Day: gender aspects of energy poverty

Mon, 27/02/2023 - 13:55
MEPs and national parliamentarians will discuss the energy crisis and how it is affecting women, at an inter-parliamentary committee meeting on Wednesday morning.
Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality

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Press release - Implementation of EU’s recovery funds in Spain: MEPs conclude a fact-finding visit

Fri, 17/02/2023 - 13:50
CONT Committee finalized a fact-finding mission in Spain to check the implementation of the national recovery plan, with observations and recommendations summarized in a press conference.
Committee on Budgetary Control

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Press release - Corruption allegations: MEPs push for ambitious changes and quick progress

Thu, 16/02/2023 - 14:03
MEPs are asking for more reforms, building on the ones announced by the Conference of Presidents, and demand an EU’s independent ethics body be set up swiftly.
Committee on Constitutional Affairs

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Press release - Fertilisers: Ensuring availability, affordability and long-term autonomy

Thu, 16/02/2023 - 13:33
Parliament urges the Commission to ensure the supply of fertilisers, take action to bring down prices and increase the EU’s strategic autonomy in fertilisers.
Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

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Press release - Green Deal Industrial Plan: securing the EU’s clean tech leadership

Thu, 16/02/2023 - 13:23
MEPs say the EU must lead in clean energy technologies, improve its industrial base, and produce high quality jobs and economic growth to reach the Green Deal goals.
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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Press release - Provide Ukraine with military aid for as long as necessary, MEPs say

Thu, 16/02/2023 - 12:57
MEPs call for serious consideration to be given to delivering fighter jets, helicopters, appropriate missile systems and a substantial increase in munitions to Ukraine.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Press release - Human rights breaches in Russia, Equatorial Guinea and Eswatini

Thu, 16/02/2023 - 12:36
On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted three resolutions on the respect for human rights in Russia, Equatorial Guinea and Eswatini.
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on Human Rights

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Press release - EP TODAY

Thu, 16/02/2023 - 08:03
Thursday, 16 February

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Article - Chips Act – the EU’s plan to overcome semiconductor shortage

Wed, 15/02/2023 - 16:20
In a world facing a crisis due to lack of semiconductors, the European Chips Act aims to secure the EU’s supply by boosting domestic production.

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Press release - Semiconductors: MEPs ready to start talks on new law to boost EU chips industry

Wed, 15/02/2023 - 16:13
The draft bill seeks to secure the EU’s supply of chips by boosting production and innovation, and setting up emergency measures against shortages.
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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Press release - Violence against women: MEPs demand the EU ratify the Istanbul Convention

Wed, 15/02/2023 - 15:52
The European Union should ratify the Convention on preventing and combating violence against women, in line with a 2021 Court of Justice opinion, MEPs insist.
Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - Parliament urges Georgia to pardon and release ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili

Wed, 15/02/2023 - 15:31
MEPs say the way former President Mikheil Saakashvili is being treated is a litmus test of the Georgian government’s commitment to European values.

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Press release - EP TODAY

Wed, 15/02/2023 - 08:33
Wednesday, 15 February

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Press release - Eurovision winners “Kalush Orchestra” will give a press conference in Strasbourg

Tue, 14/02/2023 - 17:50
On Wednesday Chair of EP’s Committee on Culture and Education Sabine Verheyen (EPP,DE) will hold a press conference in Strasbourg together with Ukrainian band “Kalush Orchestra”.

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Article - MEPs want to simplify election rules for people in another EU country

Tue, 14/02/2023 - 14:48
EU citizens should be guaranteed mobility and electoral rights, yet they face challenges when voting and standing for election in another EU country, warn MEPs.

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Press release - MEPs back deploying new EU satellites to protect government communications

Tue, 14/02/2023 - 13:44
A new network of European IRIS² telecommunication satellites will be active from 2024, following the green light by Parliament on Tuesday.
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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Press release - Latvian President to MEPs: Europe must be on the right side of history

Tue, 14/02/2023 - 13:34
On Tuesday, Latvian President Egils Levits called on Europe to find the political will to try Russia for its crimes and give Ukraine a future in Europe.

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Press release - Fit for 55: zero CO2 emissions for new cars and vans in 2035

Tue, 14/02/2023 - 13:16
Parliament approved the new CO2 emissions reduction targets for new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, part of the “Fit for 55” package.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Press release - Participating in elections must be easier for Europeans from another EU country

Tue, 14/02/2023 - 13:14
MEPs backed on Tuesday proposals to improve the situation for EU citizens who live in another member state and wish to vote or stand in European and local elections.
Committee on Constitutional Affairs

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