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Press release - New EU rules to combat money-laundering adopted

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 19:27
The European Parliament has adopted a package of laws strengthening the EU’s toolkit to fight money-laundering and terrorist financing.
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - Parliament approves a revision of the EU’s common agricultural policy

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 19:09
MEPs gave a green light to the common agriculture policy (CAP) review to ease the administrative burden for EU farmers.
Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

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Press release - Parliament celebrates the 20th anniversary of the EU’s biggest enlargement

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 15:23
On Wednesday morning, MEPs, EU and member state representatives, and young people born 20 years ago, marked the entry into the EU of ten countries in May 2004.

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Press release - MEPs approve aid worth €3 million for 835 dismissed steel workers in Germany

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 15:09
835 employees of Vallourec Deutschland GmbH, who lost their jobs due to the closure of the company’s German tube mills, will receive almost €3 million in EU aid.
Committee on Budgets

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Press release - Parliament adopts EU-wide Disability and Parking Cards

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 14:51
MEPs gave their final green light to the EU Disability Card and the European Parking Card for persons with disabilities.
Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - EU job seeker’s aid worth €1.9 million for 390 dismissed workers in Denmark

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 14:51
390 former employees of the meat processing company “Danish crown” will receive €1.9 million in EU aid to help them find new jobs.
Committee on Budgets

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Press release - European Parliament updates trans-European transport network guidelines

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 14:38
On Wednesday, MEPs endorsed updated plans to complete major trans-European transport projects, such as cross-border roads, railways, bridges and tunnels, by the end of 2030.
Committee on Transport and Tourism

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Press release - MEPs consent to the EU withdrawing from the Energy Charter Treaty

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 14:07
Parliament’s approval is needed for the EU to exit from the Energy Charter Treaty.
Committee on International Trade
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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Press release - Road safety: Parliament closes loopholes in pursuit of traffic offenders abroad

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 13:24
On Wednesday, MEPs reinforced EU member states cooperation in the cross-border investigation of traffic offences to help prevent reckless driving while abroad.
Committee on Transport and Tourism

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Press release - Parliament approves first ever EU rules on combating violence against women

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 13:17
The new rules aim to prevent gender-based violence and protect its victims, especially women and victims of domestic violence.
Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Categories: European Union

Press release - Parliament adopts Platform Work Directive

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 13:02
On Wednesday, MEPs approved new rules aiming to improve the working conditions of platform workers.
Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

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Press release - Due diligence: MEPs adopt rules for firms on human rights and environment

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 13:01
On Wednesday, Parliament gave a final green light to new rules obliging firms to mitigate their negative impact on human rights and the environment.
Committee on Legal Affairs

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Press release - EU Health Data Space: more efficient treatments and life-saving research

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 12:58
MEPs approved the creation of a European Health Data Space, improving citizens’ access to their personal health data and boosting secure sharing in the public interest.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - Air pollution: Parliament adopts revised law to improve air quality

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 12:55
The revised law aims to reduce air pollution in the EU for a clean and healthy environment for citizens, and to achieve the EU’s zero air pollution vision by 2050.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Press release - New EU rules to reduce, reuse and recycle packaging

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 12:51
On Wednesday, Parliament adopted new measures to make packaging more sustainable and reduce packaging waste in the EU.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Press release - EP TODAY

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 08:33
Wednesday, 24 April

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Press release - New EU fiscal rules approved by MEPs

Tue, 04/23/2024 - 13:23
MEPs approved a revamp of EU fiscal rules making them clearer, more investment friendly, better tailored to each country’s situation, and more flexible.
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

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Press release - MEPs approve trade support measures for Ukraine with protection for EU farmers

Tue, 04/23/2024 - 13:13
On Tuesday, Parliament endorsed the extension of temporary trade liberalisation measures for Ukraine, while protecting EU farmers.
Committee on International Trade

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Press release - Products made with forced labour to be banned from EU single market

Tue, 04/23/2024 - 13:13
Parliament has given its final approval to a new regulation enabling the EU to prohibit the sale, import, and export of goods made using forced labour.
Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
Committee on International Trade

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Press release - Trafficking in human beings: MEPs adopt more extensive law to protect victims

Tue, 04/23/2024 - 13:13
The European Parliament has given its final green light to revised rules on preventing and combating human trafficking and protecting its victims.
Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Categories: European Union

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