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Press release - Rule of law in Slovenia: MEPs conclude their first mission to the country

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 19:00
A European Parliament delegation travelled to Slovenia, where they met with national authorities, journalists and NGOs, to assess respect of EU values and rule of law.
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Agenda - The Week Ahead 18 – 24 October 2021

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 12:43
Plenary Session, Strasbourg

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Article - A common charger: better for consumers and the environment

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 11:23
The EU plans to make life easier for consumers and reduce waste by making USB-C the common charger for smartphones and other mobile devices.

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Article - Coming up: rule of law in Poland, climate, food strategy

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 10:14
MEPs will address concerns over the rule of law in Poland and vote on a climate resolution ahead of the COP26 conference during the plenary session on 18-21 October.

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Article - Sakharov Prize 2021: the nominees

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 09:34
Find out about the 2021 nominees for the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought

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Press release - Press briefing on next week’s plenary session - Friday, 15 October, at 11.00

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 16:43
Spokespersons for Parliament and for political groups will hold a briefing on the 18-21 October plenary session this Friday at 11.00, in Parliament’s Anna Politkovskaya press room.

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Press release - MEPs want protection for media, NGOs and civil society from abusive lawsuits

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 16:13
The EU needs rules against vexatious legal actions intended to silence critical voices, according to the Parliament’s Civil Liberties and Legal Affairs committees.
Committee on Legal Affairs
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Newsletter - 18-21 October 2021 - Strasbourg plenary session

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 14:53
Newsletter - 18-21 October 2021 - Strasbourg plenary session

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Press release - Mobile phone roaming: MEPs back extension of free roaming in the EU

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 13:03
Parliament’s Industry Committee voted in favour of extending the "Roam like at Home" scheme for another ten years.
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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Press release - Sakharov Prize 2021: introducing the finalists

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 13:03
Afghan women, Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny and Bolivia’s former interim president Jeanine Áñez were shortlisted for the 2021 Sakharov Prize on Thursday.
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Committee on Development
Subcommittee on Human Rights

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Article - Sakharov Prize 2021: the finalists

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 13:03
The 2021 finalists for the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought are Afghan women, Jeanine Áñez and Alexei Navalny.

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Press release - The Pegasus Project awarded the 2021 Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 12:34
This Thursday 14 October 2021, the Daphne Caruana Prize for Journalism was awarded to the journalists from the Pegasus Project coordinated by the Forbidden Stories Consortium.

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Press release - MEPs call for partnership of equals with US to address global challenges

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 19:13
MEPs advocate the EU’s strategic autonomy and call for better EU-US coordination on China to avoid tensions such as the ones caused by AUKUS deal.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Press release - MEPs demand common EU cyber defensive capabilities

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 18:50
MEPs call for a comprehensive set of measures and a coherent IT policy, as well as improved military cyber defence coordination, to strengthen EU cyber resilience.
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on Security and Defence

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Press release - Human rights breaches in Myanmar and Rwanda

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 18:50
On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted two resolutions on the human rights situations in Myanmar and Rwanda.
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on Human Rights

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Press release - Belarus: consider taking the Lukashenka regime to international court, MEPs ask

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 18:50
Parliament expresses strong solidarity with EU countries affected by Belarusian hybrid attacks, while calling for the Lukashenka regime to be brought to court.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Press release - European Youth Event 2021: proposals for the future of Europe

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 17:59
Recycling, multilingualism, the rule of law and a push for a Federal Europe were among the main ideas by the 10,000 young participants.

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Press release - Facebook Files: MEPs to invite whistleblower Frances Haugen to a hearing

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 12:09
Lead MEPs from the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee decided to invite Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen to a hearing on 8 November.
Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

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Press release - Conference on the Future of Europe: fourth European Citizens’ Panel this weekend

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 12:08
Media are invited to follow the sessions of the European Citizens’ Panels, which continue with the fourth panel meeting at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 15-17 October.

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Press release - Urgent measures needed to protect victims of partner violence in custody battles

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 12:06
MEPs say child custody disputes constitute a form of gender-based violence when used by violent partners to continue to harm their victims.
Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
Committee on Legal Affairs

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