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Press release - COVID-19: Parliament adopts roadmap to better prepare for future health crises

Wed, 12/07/2023 - 15:55
MEPs want to reinforce the European Health Union and the resilience of national health systems in view of future challenges.
Special Committee on the COVID-19 pandemic: lessons learned and recommendations for the future

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Press release - Bulgaria and Romania should be in Schengen by end of 2023, says Parliament

Wed, 12/07/2023 - 13:28
MEPs call on the Council to approve Romania and Bulgaria’s accession to the Schengen free-travel area by the end of 2023.
Committee on Petitions

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Press release - Ecodesign: more environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient products

Wed, 12/07/2023 - 12:41
On Wednesday, Parliament agreed on its negotiating position for talks with EU governments on a new law to make products in the EU more sustainable.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Press release - Combating violence against women: MEPs ready to negotiate on draft EU directive

Wed, 12/07/2023 - 09:53
Parliament adopted its mandate for negotiations with Council on rules to combat violence against women, ahead of the first round of talks tomorrow.
Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - EP TODAY

Wed, 12/07/2023 - 08:33
Wednesday, 12 July

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Press release - Parliament adopts new rules to boost energy savings

Tue, 11/07/2023 - 14:42
MEPs approved plans, already agreed with Council, that set new energy saving targets for 2030, as part of the European Green Deal.
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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Press release - EU job seekers’ aid worth €2.2 million for 603 dismissed workers in Belgium

Tue, 11/07/2023 - 14:39
Parliament approved €2.2 million in EU aid for 603 employees of “Logistics Nivelles SA”, who were left jobless after the parent company decided to close down their site.
Committee on Budgets

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Press release - New electoral rules and the “Lex Tusk”: Poland’s latest threats to EU values

Tue, 11/07/2023 - 13:58
Parliament has raised concerns about the recent election reform in Poland and criticised heavily the “State Commission for the examination of Russian interference”.
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - Press briefing on next week’s plenary session - Friday, 7 July, at 11.00

Thu, 06/07/2023 - 17:13
Spokespersons for Parliament and for political groups will hold a briefing on the 10 - 13 July plenary session on Friday at 11.00, in Parliament’s Anna Politkovskaya press room.

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Press release - EU sanctions: new law to crack down on violations

Thu, 06/07/2023 - 09:23
The law would ensure that EU sanctions are enforced uniformly across member states, with common definitions and dissuasive penalties.
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Article - Ecodesign rules to ensure sustainable products on EU market

Wed, 05/07/2023 - 10:23
The EU wants to introduce minimum standards to make nearly all products on its market sustainable, durable and eco-friendly.

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Press release - REMINDER: Register for App to access European Parliament carpark in Strasbourg

Tue, 04/07/2023 - 12:23
Reminder to journalists to register and book your parking space for the July plenary session if you intend to go to Strasbourg

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Press release - Violence against women: sex without consent is rape, say MEPs

Fri, 30/06/2023 - 23:13
The draft report asks for a uniform, consent-based definition of rape in the EU, tougher rules on cyber violence, and improved support for victims.
Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - Metsola to European Council: Solidarity with Ukraine must remain at the top of our agenda

Thu, 29/06/2023 - 17:03
“Solidarity with Ukraine is as existential to Ukraine as it is to Europe", said European Parliament President Roberta Metsola to European leaders to the European Council.

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Press release - European Parliament Press Kit for the European Council of 29 and 30 June 2023

Thu, 29/06/2023 - 13:03
In this press kit, you will find a selection of the European Parliament’s press releases that show MEPs’ priorities in relation to topics on the summit agenda.

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Press release - EU job seekers’ aid worth €2.2 million for 603 dismissed workers in Belgium

Thu, 29/06/2023 - 10:37
The 603 employees of “Logistics Nivelles SA”, who were left jobless after the parent company decided to close down their site, should receive €2.2 million in EU aid.
Committee on Budgets

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Article - Close wins 2023 LUX Audience Award

Wed, 28/06/2023 - 17:22
Close, a Belgian coming of age drama, is the winner of the 2023 LUX Audience Award.

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Press release - Better access to and use of data: MEPs reach agreement with Council

Wed, 28/06/2023 - 12:04
The "Data Act", informally agreed upon on Tuesday between MEPs and Council, aims to stimulate innovation by eliminating barriers hindering access to data.
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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Press release - 70 years of the European Parliament celebrated at the Royal Palace

Wed, 28/06/2023 - 09:14
EP President Metsola and lead MEPs will meet with Their Majesties the King and Queen of the Belgians on Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the European Parliament.

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Press release - EU defence: deal on joint procurement of defence products

Wed, 28/06/2023 - 09:02
On Tuesday evening, Parliament and Council reached a deal on new rules to incentivise EU countries to jointly procure defence products and support the EU’s defence industry.
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
Subcommittee on Security and Defence

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