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Agenda - The Week Ahead 20 – 26 May 2024

European Parliament - Fri, 17/05/2024 - 14:03
The European Parliament concluded the last plenary session of its 9th term on 25 April. The European elections are taking place 6 - 9 June.

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Article - How to follow the activities and votes of your MEP

European Parliament - Fri, 17/05/2024 - 12:43
Members of the European Parliament represent you in EU decision-making. The Parliament’s website offers you tools to check their activities and discover how they vote.

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Article - 10 ways the European Parliament made your life better these last five years

European Parliament - Mon, 13/05/2024 - 11:56
Discover the highlights of what the European Parliament has achieved for you in the 2019-2024 legislative term.

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Press release - Europe Day: major monuments across the EU lit up ahead of the European elections

European Parliament (News) - Fri, 10/05/2024 - 12:03
Monuments in over 60 cities across Europe displayed messages calling on citizens to vote, one month ahead of the 6-9 June EU elections.

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Press release - Europe Day: major monuments across the EU lit up ahead of the European elections

European Parliament - Fri, 10/05/2024 - 12:03
Monuments in over 60 cities across Europe displayed messages calling on citizens to vote, one month ahead of the 6-9 June EU elections.

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Press release - President Metsola in Ukraine on Europe Day

European Parliament (News) - Thu, 09/05/2024 - 21:03
President Metsola’s visit in Kyiv on Europe Day demonstrated the European Parliament’s continued support and commitment to Ukraine and its European path.

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Press release - President Metsola in Ukraine on Europe Day

European Parliament - Thu, 09/05/2024 - 21:03
President Metsola’s visit in Kyiv on Europe Day demonstrated the European Parliament’s continued support and commitment to Ukraine and its European path.

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Press release - Lithuanian, French, and German projects receive the 2024 Charlemagne Youth Prize

European Parliament (News) - Tue, 07/05/2024 - 12:58
Lithuanian campaign to fight violence against women, French platform to empower young people, and German visual journalism on Europe are winners of the 2024 prize.

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Press release - The European Parliament strengthens its cooperation with the Belarusian Democratic Forces

European Parliament (News) - Fri, 03/05/2024 - 13:33
European Parliament President Roberta Metsola and the Head of the United Transitional Cabinet of Belarus Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya sign a Letter of Intent, in Valletta.

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Highlights - SEDE: Exchange of views with European Commissioner Thierry Breton - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

On 19 March, Thierry Breton, European Commissioner for Internal Market, presented to the SEDE Members the newly released European Defence Industrial Strategy (EDIS) together with the proposed European Defence Industry Programme (EDIP), which set ambitious targets to enhance the defence readiness of the European Union and its Member States. ...
In camera, a tour d'horizon on EU security and defence priorities was given by the EEAS Deputy Secretary General Charles Fries and SEDE Members held an exchange of views with the EEAS and Rear Admiral Vasileios Gryparis, Operation Commander of EUNAVFOR ASPIDES on the Red Sea crisis and the establishment of the CSDP defensive maritime security operation EUNAVFOR ASPIDES.
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Highlights - SEDE: Exchange of views with NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

On 14 February, SEDE MEPs held an exchange of views with the NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană on the security situation in the Black Sea, on the Eastern Flank and in the Western Balkans. This was an opportunity to reiterate our unwavering support to Ukraine, two years after the start of Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine. ...
Enhancing the EU's CSDP Mission in Armenia was discussed - in camera - with Stefano Tomat, Civilian Operations Commander and Managing Director for Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability, EEAS and Markus Ritter, Head of Mission of the European Union Mission in Armenia (EUMA). In addition, SEDE Members discussed hybrid warfare and the "EU Foreign Information Manipulation and Interference Threats-2023" with Aude Maio-Coliche, Director for Strategic Communication and Foresight at the EEAS.
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Highlights - Israel-Hamas: escalation in the Red sea, EU's defence capability priorities + Ukraine - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

On 24 January, SEDE MEPs held an exchange of views on the spill-over from the Israel-Hamas war in the escalation in the Red sea and in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait. They also exchanged views with Jiří Šedivý, Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency, on EU's defence capability priorities and progress in addressing critical capability gaps.
Ukraine remained as well high on the SEDE agenda with its regular update - in camera - on the European Peace Facility's role in providing military equipment for Ukraine and on the EU's Military Assistance Mission for Ukraine, with Lt Gen Michiel van der Laan, Director General of the EU Military Staff.
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Press release - The Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism - call for submission of entries

European Parliament (News) - Fri, 03/05/2024 - 11:03
On 3 May, the World Press Freedom Day, the European Parliament officially launched the call for submissions for entries to the Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism.

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Press release - Europe Day 2024: European institutions across Europe welcome citizens to their Open Day events

European Parliament (News) - Tue, 30/04/2024 - 20:39
A month ahead of the European elections, EU institutions celebrate 74 years of European democracy with their citizens.

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Press release - EU election campaign stresses importance of voting to protect democracy

European Parliament (News) - Mon, 29/04/2024 - 12:08
The European Parliament launches the second phase of its communication campaign, highlighting the importance of voting and safeguarding democracy.

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Press briefing - Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council of 7 May 2024

European Council - Fri, 26/04/2024 - 10:11
Press briefing ahead of the upcoming Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council will take place on 29 April 2024 at 13.30.
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