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EP media network: Digital resources for reporting on European Parliament

EP media network: Digital resources for reporting on European Parliament

Reporting on the European Parliament has never been easier, thanks to our blog listing the latest digital resources that are free to use. Updated around the clock, this page informs you what images, infographics, videos and photos are available for you to download as soon as they become available. Not only are these materials free […]

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Speech by Vice President Maroš Šefčovič at Celebration Ceremony of 10th Anniversary Energy Community

Speech by Vice President Maroš Šefčovič at Celebration Ceremony of 10th Anniversary Energy Community

Prime ministers and ministers, excellencies, Director Kopač, It is a great pleasure for me to speak at this milestone event, marking the 10th anniversary of the Energy Community. Just by looking at the people sitting here today, we can see how this organization has expanded, developed and adapted over this time to meet new energy […]

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Immigration: Tajani-Borisov meeting

Immigration: Tajani-Borisov meeting

European Parliament Vice President Antonio Tajani, responsible for security and inter-religious dialogue and vice president of the European People’s Party, has met Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov (pictured) in Varna. “The long and fruitful discussion with Prime Minister Borisov has confirmed that the European response to immigration should be united and based on solidarity,” Tajani said. […]

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From rapporteur to coordinator: Different roles taken on by MEPs

From rapporteur to coordinator: Different roles taken on by MEPs

Being an MEP involves more than just debating and voting on legislative proposals. They can be tasked with drawing up a report to represent the Parliament’s position on a legislative proposal or any other matter. They can also act as group coordinators in a committee, follow the progress of a legislative report or be in […]

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Fact sheet: Funding to main migration-related activities in Western Balkans and Turkey

Fact sheet: Funding to main migration-related activities in Western Balkans and Turkey

For candidate countries (Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey) and potential candidates (Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo), the EU provides both financial and technical support. The aim of this support is to help the beneficiaries make political and economic reforms and to help them meet the obligations necessary for membership […]

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Migration: MEPs call for more EU solidarity on visit to reception centres in Sicily

Migration: MEPs call for more EU solidarity on visit to reception centres in Sicily

Countries such as Italy and Greece dealing with an influx of asylum seekers should receive more support from other member states, MEPs said on a recent delegation visit to the Italian island of Sicily. “Italy spends over €1 billion every year just to take care of those who make it across the Mediterranean. Italy’s borders […]

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Commissioners Avramopoulos and Bulc at Paris meeting on cross-border co-operation against terrorism and for rail security

Commissioners Avramopoulos and Bulc at Paris meeting on cross-border co-operation against terrorism and for rail security

Commissioners Avramopoulos and Bulc attended a European Transport and Home Affairs Ministerial meeting on cross-border co-operation against terrorism and for rail security. This meeting was called following the thwarted Amsterdam to Paris Thalys train attack (pictured) and gathered EU Affairs and Transport Ministers (from Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the […]

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