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Press release - Animal welfare: MEPs urge a shift from live to meat-and-carcass transport

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 18:42
After 18 months of fact-finding, Parliament’s committee of inquiry into the protection of animals during transport adopted its conclusions and recommendations.
Committee of Inquiry on the Protection of Animals during Transport

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Article - Future of Europe: citizens’ panels to finalise recommendations

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 18:25
After two rounds of meetings, the citizens’ panels are getting ready to present their recommendations on how the EU should change. Find out more.

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Article - European tribute to Valery Giscard d’Estaing

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 14:39
A year after the death of former French President and MEP Valery Giscard d’Estaing, the European Parliament paid him a tribute at a ceremony in Strasbourg.

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Press release - Data governance: deal on new rules to boost data sharing across the EU

Tue, 11/30/2021 - 22:53
Rules to make more data available to start-ups and businesses to stimulate innovation were informally agreed by MEPs and the Council Presidency on Tuesday.
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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Press release - Gender-based cyberviolence: MEPs demand harmonised sanctions and victim support

Tue, 11/30/2021 - 17:17
On Tuesday, the committees on Civil Liberties and Women’s Rights demanded legislation to fight gender-based cyber violence.
Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality

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Press release - Sakharov Prize 2021: interviews with Alexei Navalny’s representatives

Tue, 11/30/2021 - 16:37
The award ceremony for this year’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, conferred upon Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny, will be held on 15 December at noon.
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Committee on Development
Subcommittee on Human Rights

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Press release - The EU is prepared to tackle ongoing pandemic challenges, says EMA chief

Tue, 11/30/2021 - 13:53
Health MEPs quizzed the EMA’s Executive Director on Tuesday on the current situation around COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics, as well as the Agency’s future role.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Press release - International public procurement: a new instrument to support EU firms

Tue, 11/30/2021 - 09:14
The Trade Committee adopted its position on the draft international procurement instrument aimed at restoring the balance of opportunities for EU companies tendering outside the EU.
Committee on International Trade

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Press release - EU strengthens its disease prevention and control capacity

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 23:23
On Monday evening, Parliament and Council reached a provisional agreement on extending the mandate of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Press release - MEPs to quiz Court of Auditors’ President on maladministration allegations

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 21:23
Today, the Budgetary Control Committee will ask the President of the EU Court of Auditors, Klaus-Heiner Lehne, about recent media allegations of maladministration.
Committee on Budgetary Control

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Press release - Union for the Mediterranean’s Assembly: effects of climate change on the region

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 17:12
Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean will gather on Friday and Saturday to debate how to fight climate change in the region.
Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Press release - MEPs to discuss Pegasus spyware scandal

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 10:24
On Monday, Civil Liberties Committee MEPs will discuss what the Pegasus spyware revelations mean for fundamental rights.
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - EMA: Executive Director to update MEPs on COVID-19 vaccines and treatments

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 10:24
MEPs will quiz EMA Executive Director Emer Cooke on the latest developments regarding COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics in the EU.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Press release - Diversity: Parliament sets milestones towards a more inclusive administration

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 10:03
Parliament’s leadership adopts a roadmap for an inclusive approach to matters relating to disability, sexual orientation and anti-racism in its administration.

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Article - Coming up: Covid-19, gender-based violence, animal welfare

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 09:24
Covid-19, migration, gender-based cyber-violence and the protection of animals during transport are on Parliament's agenda this week.

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Article - Plenary highlights: farm policy, Belarus, EU 2022 budget

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 09:23
MEPs approved a new EU farm policy, set out recommendations on medicines and adopted the EU's budget for 2022 during the plenary session on 22-25 November.

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Press release - Conference on the Future of Europe: Citizens discuss EU in the world / Migration

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 18:02
The fourth European Citizens’ Panel, focusing on the EU’s role and place in the world, and on migration issues, will meet online on 26-28 November.
Committee on Constitutional Affairs

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Article - Orange the world: Parliament says no to gender-based violence

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 17:08
The European Parliament is lighting its building in Brussels in orange on 25 November to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

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Press release - Human rights breaches by Russian paramilitary groups, in Somalia and in Cameroon

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 16:40
On Thursday, Parliament adopted three resolutions assessing human rights violations committed by the Wagner Group, atrocities in Somalia and the situation in Cameroon.
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on Human Rights

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Press release - Digital Europe: MEPs call for quick introduction of EU social security pass

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 13:23
MEPs demand a legislative proposal from the Commission for a European social security pass before the end of 2022, to reduce the administrative burden on mobile workers.
Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

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