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Press release - Greening the bond markets: MEPs approve new standard to fight greenwashing

Thu, 05/10/2023 - 13:53
MEPs on Thursday adopted a new voluntary standard for the use of a “European Green Bond” label, the first of its kind in the world.
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

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Press release - Nagorno-Karabakh: MEPs demand review of EU relations with Azerbaijan

Thu, 05/10/2023 - 13:03
Condemning Azerbaijan’s violent seizure of Nagorno-Karabakh, MEPs call for sanctions against those responsible and for the EU to review its relations with Baku.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Press release - Parliament pushes for start of EU accession talks with Moldova

Thu, 05/10/2023 - 13:03
In a resolution, MEPs vote to reaffirm their commitment to Moldova’s future EU membership and want accession talks with Chişinău to launch before the end of the year.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Press release - Human rights breaches in Afghanistan, Chechnya and Egypt

Thu, 05/10/2023 - 12:43
On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted three resolutions on the human rights situations in Afghanistan, Chechnya and Egypt.
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on Human Rights

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Press release - MEPs back Wopke Hoekstra as Commissioner, new tasks for Vice-President Šefčovič

Thu, 05/10/2023 - 12:23
Parliament today approved Wopke Hoekstra as Commissioner for Climate Action and Maroš Šefčovič’s new role as Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Press release - A long-term solution for Ukraine’s funding needs

Thu, 05/10/2023 - 11:01
In a vote on Thursday, MEPs improved and endorsed a proposal for a €50 billion facility to support Ukraine's recovery, reconstruction and modernisation from 2024.
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Committee on Budgets

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Press release - Human trafficking: MEPs want strong focus on victims’ rights

Thu, 05/10/2023 - 10:13
On Thursday, the committees on Women’s Rights and Civil Liberties adopted a draft position on revised rules to combat human trafficking and to help its victims.
Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - Deal reached on reducing fluorinated gas emissions in the EU

Thu, 05/10/2023 - 08:43
On Thursday, Parliament and Council reached a provisional deal to further cut fluorinated gases emissions, in line with EU and global climate goals.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Press release - EP TODAY

Thu, 05/10/2023 - 08:33
Thursday, 5 October

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Press release - Parliament to vote on the appointments of Wopke Hoekstra and Maroš Šefčovič

Wed, 04/10/2023 - 19:55
On 5 October, MEPs will vote on the appointments of Hoekstra as Commissioner for Climate Action and on Šefčovič as Executive Vice-President for the Green Deal.

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Press release - Czech President Pavel to MEPs: “If Ukraine fails, so will we”

Wed, 04/10/2023 - 14:53
During his address, Czech President Petr Pavel called for a dialogue with citizens, a fight against populism and a policy of no concessions to Putin.

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Article - Revision of EU long-term budget: why Parliament wants improvements

Wed, 04/10/2023 - 13:10
The war in Ukraine and inflation have depleted the reserves in the EU's long-term budget. The EU needs more funds so that it can react to crises, say MEPs.

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Press release - Three countries to receive nearly €455 million in EU aid after natural disasters

Wed, 04/10/2023 - 13:10
On Wednesday, Parliament approved nearly €455 million in EU Solidarity Fund aid in response to recent natural disasters in Romania, Italy and Türkiye.
Committee on Budgets

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Press release - MEPs want to tackle inconsistent rules for airline carry-on luggage

Wed, 04/10/2023 - 12:53
In a resolution on uniform standards for airline carry-on luggage, MEPs argue that consistent EU rules on sizing and pricing are needed.
Committee on Petitions

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Press release - EP TODAY

Wed, 04/10/2023 - 08:33
Wednesday, 4 October

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Press release - Parliament argues for a top-up to multi-annual budget for crisis response

Tue, 03/10/2023 - 13:03
On Tuesday, MEPs set out their position on the reform of the EU’s long-term budget, emphasizing the urgency of future-proofing the EU budget.
Committee on Budgets

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Press release - Exposure to asbestos: MEPs adopt law to protect workers more robustly

Tue, 03/10/2023 - 13:03
Parliament approved new rules to protect EU workers from the health risks related to asbestos and to improve the early detection of asbestos.
Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

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Press release - MEPs adopt new trade tool to defend EU from economic blackmail

Tue, 03/10/2023 - 13:03
The new trade instrument is primarily meant as a deterrent, but it will allow the EU to fight economic coercion and respond with its own countermeasures.
Committee on International Trade

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Press release - Media Freedom Act: MEPs tighten rules to protect journalists and media outlets

Tue, 03/10/2023 - 13:03
In response to growing threats to media freedom and the industry’s viability, MEPs adopted their position on a law to strengthen the transparency and independence of EU media.
Committee on Culture and Education

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Press release - Hearing of Commission Executive Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič

Tue, 03/10/2023 - 11:43
The Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety questioned Maroš Šefčovič (Slovakia), after he was assigned the role of Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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