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Security: Improving the #SchengenInformationSystem

Security: Improving the #SchengenInformationSystem

| October 19, 2018

     The Schengen Information System is being reinforced to deliver more security to Europeans. On Tuesday 23 October, MEPs will debate new rules to improve external border management and preserve internal security in 30 European countries and vote on them the following day.  The measures to strengthen the Schengen Information System (SIS) database also […]

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#Brexit effect: Public opinion survey shows EU is more appreciated than ever

#Brexit effect: Public opinion survey shows EU is more appreciated than ever

| October 19, 2018

The fieldwork of this survey was carried out between 8 and 26 September 2018 among 27 474 Europeans aged 16 or above  The latest EU public opinion survey, conducted in September 2018, reveals a clear and growing appreciation for EU membership, reaching a record high of 68%. The latest Eurobarometer survey, measuring public attitudes to […]

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Capping #CO2Emissions – Away with dirty trucks

Capping #CO2Emissions – Away with dirty trucks

| October 19, 2018

The members of the Environment Committee in the European Parliament have voted in favour of a revised version of the European Commission’s proposal, which for the first time in European history recommends capping CO2 emissions from trucks. The agreement reached between the political groups sets a 35% CO2 emissions reduction target for heavy-duty vehicles by […]

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#Brexit and Spitzenkandidat procedure top EPP summit discussions

#Brexit and Spitzenkandidat procedure top EPP summit discussions

| October 19, 2018

The European People’s Party (EPP) leaders met in Brussels on 17 October ahead of the European Council. In the margins of the meeting, the EPP President Joseph Daul said: “We owe clarity to the European and British citizens. More than two years after the referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union, it […]

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President Tajani: Irish issue must be solved to secure European Parliament #Brexit deal approval

President Tajani: Irish issue must be solved to secure European Parliament #Brexit deal approval

| October 18, 2018

European Parliament President Tajani (pictured) made the following statement on Brexit at the EU leaders’ meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday (18 October): “The first point is to defend the rights of EU citizens living in the UK, the second one is related to the UK honouring existing financial commitments. On the […]

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Discover the three #LuxFilmPrize2018 finalists in a cinema near you

Discover the three #LuxFilmPrize2018 finalists in a cinema near you

| October 17, 2018

Three films featuring three strong female characters facing difficult dilemmas: the Lux Film days are bringing them to a cinema near you. Lux Prize finalists Styx, Woman at War and The Other Side of Everything are European films that through stirring stories of three women explore the questions of happiness, values, responsibility as well as […]

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#Security – Better access to data for #BorderControl and #MigrationManagement

#Security – Better access to data for #BorderControl and #MigrationManagement

| October 17, 2018

New measures to improve data exchange between EU information systems for border, security and migration management were backed by the Civil Liberties Committee. The measures, adopted by Civil Liberties MEPs on Monday (15 October), would facilitate the tasks of border guards, migration officers, police officers and judicial authorities by providing them with more systematic and […]

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