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Article - The benefits of the European Union (video)

Mon, 24/07/2023 - 08:03
Find out more about what the European Union is doing for you.

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Article - Iliana Ivanova (Bulgaria)

Thu, 20/07/2023 - 14:03
Check out the official documents related to the evaluation of Iliana Ivanova as commissioner-designate for innovation, research, culture, education and youth.

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Press release - Madrid to host the EuroLat Assembly 24-27 July

Thu, 20/07/2023 - 13:43
MEPs and Latin American parliamentarians will meet in Madrid, Spain, to advance the bi-regional dialogue, starting with a welcome by H.M. King Felipe VI on Monday.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Article - Parliament to evaluate new Bulgarian commissioner candidate

Thu, 20/07/2023 - 11:43
Parliament’s industry and culture committees will hold a hearing with Iliana Ivanova, who is the Bulgarian commissioner-designate.

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Press release - Cyber Resilience Act: MEPs back plan to boost digital products security

Wed, 19/07/2023 - 12:08
New cyber resilience rules adopted on Wednesday will establish a uniform set of cybersecurity requirements for all digital products in the European Union.
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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Press release - MEPs back plans for a more affordable and consumer-friendly electricity market

Wed, 19/07/2023 - 12:01
The reform of the electricity market, to make it more stable, affordable and sustainable, received the support of the Energy Committee on Wednesday.
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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Press release - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk to address MEPs

Wed, 19/07/2023 - 10:13
On Thursday, MEPs will welcome UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk for a debate on the global state of human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Subcommittee on Human Rights

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Press release - MEPs quiz commissioner Vestager about nomination of chief economist

Tue, 18/07/2023 - 20:16
On Tuesday evening, Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs hosted competition commissioner Vestager to discuss the recent nomination of chief competition economist Fiona Scott Morton.
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

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Article - Parliament strengthens integrity, independence and accountability

Tue, 18/07/2023 - 17:00
A set of wide-ranging reforms aimed at strengthening integrity, independence and accountability, while protecting the free mandate of MEPs, has been adopted over the last months.

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Press release - MEPs call on EU and Türkiye to look for alternative ways to cooperate

Tue, 18/07/2023 - 10:03
The Foreign Affairs Committee urge the EU and Türkiye to break the current deadlock and find “a parallel and realistic framework” for EU-Türkiye relations.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Press release - MEPs push for better safety and quality standards for substances of human origin

Tue, 18/07/2023 - 09:29
ENVI committee MEPs want to reinforce measures to ensure improved protection for citizens that donate blood, tissues or cells, or are treated with these substances.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Press release - Pesticides: Public hearing with pesticide firms on toxicity studies

Mon, 17/07/2023 - 14:09
Environment committee MEPs will hold a public hearing on Tuesday to query the disclosures by pesticide firms of the results of toxicity studies.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Press release - EU-CELAC: parliamentarians call for defence of multilateralism, promote trade

Mon, 17/07/2023 - 13:51
The EU, Latin America and the Caribbean should revitalise rules-based multilateralism, in order to ensure peace, respect for human rights and international security.
Committee on Development

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Press release - Defending democratic institutions and EP’s integrity against malign interference

Thu, 13/07/2023 - 15:36
Parliament calls for effective monitoring and surveillance systems to detect foreign interference in its activity, in a report adopted on Thursday.
Special Committee on foreign interference in all democratic processes in the European Union, including disinformation, and the strengthening of integrity, transparency and accountability in the European Parliament

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Press release - Search and rescue: MEPs demand more EU action to save lives at sea

Thu, 13/07/2023 - 15:26
MEPs wish to see the EU and member states carry out more active and coordinated search and rescue (SAR) operations, with border agency Frontex playing a key role.
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - MEPs approve plans to provide more ammunition for Ukraine

Thu, 13/07/2023 - 14:37
On Thursday, Parliament adopted plans to increase EU production of ammunition and missiles to address the current shortage.
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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Press release - Human rights breaches in Venezuela, Kyrgyzstan and India

Thu, 13/07/2023 - 14:04
On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted three resolutions on the human rights situation in Venezuela, Kyrgyzstan and India.
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on Human Rights

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Press release - EP TODAY

Thu, 13/07/2023 - 09:41
Thursday, 13 July

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Press release - EU ethics body: Commission’s proposal “unsatisfactory”, MEPs say

Wed, 12/07/2023 - 16:12
Parliament has taken stock of the Commission’s draft agreement for an independent ethics body for the EU institutions, criticising its lack of ambition.
Committee on Constitutional Affairs

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Press release - Nature restoration law: MEPs adopt position for negotiations with Council

Wed, 12/07/2023 - 16:03
The EU must have restoration measures in place by 2030 covering at least 20% of its land and sea areas, say MEPs.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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