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Press release - Parliament backs deeper political and economic ties with Chile

Thu, 02/29/2024 - 12:57
On Thursday, MEPs approved the EU-Chile Advanced Framework Agreement and its complementing deal on trade and investment liberalisation.
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Committee on International Trade

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Press release - Parliament adopts plan to protect the EU energy market from manipulation

Thu, 02/29/2024 - 12:56
Legislation to tackle energy market manipulation by strengthening transparency and oversight was approved by MEPs on Thursday.
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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Press release - New rules for a responsible and transparent short-term rental sector

Thu, 02/29/2024 - 12:47
The rules aim to reveal the actual impact of short-term rental services and enable local authorities in response to develop appropriate policies.
Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

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Article - Nature restoration: taking better care of habitats in the EU

Thu, 02/29/2024 - 11:39
More than just preserve nature, the EU wants to restore it. Parliament has adopted a new law to support this goal.

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Press release - EP TODAY

Thu, 02/29/2024 - 08:33
Thursday, 29 February

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Press release - Foreign policy, security and defence: the EU should focus on strategic alliances

Wed, 02/28/2024 - 21:45
The EU must act decisively to define and defend its interests in the world, according to MEPs.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Press release - Parliament calls for action against the erosion of EU values in member states

Wed, 02/28/2024 - 20:20
On Wednesday, MEPs warned about democratic backsliding across many member states and criticised the Commission’s inaction in safeguarding EU values.
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - European Parliament signs agreements with the Committee of Regions and the European Investment Bank

Wed, 02/28/2024 - 15:29
President Roberta Metsola formalized two Memorandums of Understanding on Wednesday, to enhance cooperation ahead of 2024 European elections.

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Press release - MEPs back updates to EU rules on driving licences to improve road safety

Wed, 02/28/2024 - 13:55
Mobile driving licences, self-assessment of fitness to drive and better awareness of pedestrians are some of the changes to EU driving licence rules by MEPs on Wednesday.
Committee on Transport and Tourism

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Press release - State of play on due diligence rules: press conference today at 16.00

Wed, 02/28/2024 - 13:45
Lead MEP Lara Wolters (S&D, NL) will update journalists on the status of the new rules for corporate sustainability through due diligence following the Coreper vote.
Committee on Legal Affairs

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Press release - MEPs improve EU protection for quality agricultural products

Wed, 02/28/2024 - 13:40
Parliament has given its final green light to the reform of EU rules strengthening the protection of Geographical Indications for wine, spirit drinks and agricultural products.
Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

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Press release - Yulia Navalnaya: “If you want to defeat Putin, fight his criminal gang”

Wed, 02/28/2024 - 12:51
Yulia Navalnaya, the widow of murdered Russian anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny, addressed the European Parliament on Wednesday.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Press release - EP TODAY

Wed, 02/28/2024 - 08:33
Wednesday, 28 February

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Press release - European Parliament signs agreement with European Economic and Social Committee

Tue, 02/27/2024 - 17:03
Ahead of the European elections on 6-9 June, Parliament President signed on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding with EESC President Oliver Röpke.

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Press release - Waste shipments: MEPs adopt tougher EU rules

Tue, 02/27/2024 - 13:03
On Tuesday, Parliament approved updated EU procedures and control measures for waste shipments.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Press release - Parliament approves key budgetary support for Ukraine and the EU

Tue, 02/27/2024 - 13:03
MEPs approve long-term funding for Ukraine, the “Strategic Technologies for Europe Platform” (STEP), and associated major changes to the multi-year EU budget.
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Committee on Budgets
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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Press release - Environmental crimes: MEPs adopt extended list of offences and sanctions

Tue, 02/27/2024 - 12:44
On Tuesday, Parliament approved new rules on environmental crimes and related sanctions.
Committee on Legal Affairs

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Press release - Parliament adopts new transparency rules for political advertising

Tue, 02/27/2024 - 12:43
The new rules will aim to enhance citizens’ trust in election campaigns and help fight against disinformation and foreign interference.
Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

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Press release - Nature restoration: Parliament adopts law to restore 20% of EU’s land and sea

Tue, 02/27/2024 - 12:36
The new law sets a target for the EU to restore at least 20% of the EU’s land and sea areas by 2030 and all ecosystems in need of restoration by 2050.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Press release - New EU rules to defend critical voices from judicial intimidation

Tue, 02/27/2024 - 12:33
MEPs confirmed on Tuesday their determination to protect journalists, activists and academics and their organisations against abusive lawsuits aimed at silencing them.
Committee on Legal Affairs

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