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Press release - Belgium Presidency debriefs EP committees on priorities

Thu, 25/01/2024 - 17:33
Ministers are holding a series of meetings in parliamentary committees to present the priorities of the Belgian Presidency of the Council.
Committee on Culture and Education
Committee on Development
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
Committee on International Trade
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
Committee on Legal Affairs
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
Committee on Regional Development
Committee on Transport and Tourism

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Press release - Holocaust Remembrance Day: “Hitler did not win!”

Thu, 25/01/2024 - 12:43
On Thursday, Irene Shashar, a survivor of the Warsaw ghetto, addressed MEPs in a plenary session in Brussels to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Press release - New Genomic Techniques: MEPs want to ban all patents for NGT plants

Wed, 24/01/2024 - 14:23
To make our food system more sustainable and resilient, MEPs support new rules for some NGT plants, but those not equivalent to conventional plants must follow stricter rules.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Article - How the EU is supporting Ukraine in 2024

Wed, 24/01/2024 - 13:43
Check out our timeline for an overview of how the EU and the European Parliament continue to support Ukraine in 2024.

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Press release - New rules to promote standard-setting innovation in new technologies

Wed, 24/01/2024 - 11:45
The new rules aim to attract innovators to the EU and ensure EU consumers benefit from goods based on the latest cutting-edge technologies.
Committee on Legal Affairs

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Press release - Anti-Money Laundering Agency: host city candidates to present their bids

Wed, 24/01/2024 - 10:33
On 30 January, the nine applicants to host the EU’s future watchdog on fighting money-laundering and terrorist financing will present their candidacies in a public hearing.
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - Trafficking in human beings: deal on new EU rules

Tue, 23/01/2024 - 23:43
Parliament and Council negotiators reached a provisional deal to revise rules on preventing and combating human trafficking on Tuesday.
Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - MEPs warn that European values are being eroded across the EU

Tue, 23/01/2024 - 15:03
A draft report on the state of the rule of law in 2023 endorsed by the Committee on Civil Liberties on Tuesday paints a concerning picture of the state of European values.
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - Holocaust Remembrance Day: “Hitler did not win!”

Tue, 23/01/2024 - 14:03
On Thursday, Irene Shashar, a survivor of the Warsaw ghetto, addressed MEPs in a plenary session in Brussels to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Categories: European Union

Press release - Release of frozen EU funds to Hungary: MEPs to debate next steps with Commission

Tue, 23/01/2024 - 13:03
On Wednesday, Budgets and Budgetary Control Committee MEPs will quiz commissioners Hahn, Reynders and Schmit about the partial release of previously frozen funds to Hungary.
Committee on Budgets
Committee on Budgetary Control

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Article - Post-Covid fiscal rules: MEPs want EU countries to have more control

Tue, 23/01/2024 - 11:48
Parliament wants to update the EU Stability and Growth Pact to allow EU countries more flexibility in how they manage their budget deficits and debt levels.

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Agenda - The Week Ahead 22 – 28 January 2024

Fri, 19/01/2024 - 15:58
Holocaust Remembrance Day and committee meetings, Brussels

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Press release - The Hungarian government threatens EU values, institutions, and funds, MEPs say

Thu, 18/01/2024 - 15:42
Parliament condemns the deliberate, continuous and systematic efforts of the Hungarian government to undermine the EU’s founding values.
Committee on Budgetary Control
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - Fundamental rights report finds threats to key freedoms, equality and dignity

Thu, 18/01/2024 - 15:13
MEPs looked into the state of citizens’ rights in the EU in 2022 and 2023, identifying an array of concerns across the member states.
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - Human rights breaches in China, Sudan and Tajikistan

Thu, 18/01/2024 - 14:57
On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted three resolutions on human rights issues in China, Sudan and Tajikistan.
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on Human Rights

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Press release - Time to criminalise hate speech and hate crime under EU law

Thu, 18/01/2024 - 13:41
MEPs call on the Council to finally make progress on legislation to ensure an adequate level of protection from hate for everyone in Europe.
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Article - Apply for the 2024 European Charlemagne Youth Prize

Thu, 18/01/2024 - 10:04
If you are 16-30 and working on a project with an EU dimension, apply for the 2024 Charlemagne Youth Prize and win funds to further develop your initiative.

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Press release - EP TODAY

Thu, 18/01/2024 - 08:33
Thursday, 18 January

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Press release - Deal on a single rulebook against money laundering and terrorist financing

Thu, 18/01/2024 - 00:43
On Thursday, MEPs finalised a deal with the Council on new measures to beef up an EU toolkit to fight money laundering, terrorist financing and sanctions evasion.
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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Press release - Parliament concerned about the rule of law in Slovakia

Wed, 17/01/2024 - 13:11
MEPs criticise the new government for an array of worrying reform proposals and warn against the Prime Minister’s use of polarising language.
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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