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#EuropeanElections2019 – What’s next?

#EuropeanElections2019 – What’s next?

| June 12, 2019

What happens now the new Parliament has been elected? Learn more about the next steps below. Between 23 and 26 May, Europeans voted to elect the 751 MEPs to represent them for the next five years. It will be up to those MEPs to elect the next European Commission President and approve the whole Commission […]

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Making the most of #Globalization – #EUTradePolicy explained

Making the most of #Globalization – #EUTradePolicy explained

| June 7, 2019

©AP Images/European Union-EP What is the EU’s trade policy? Why is it important in a globalized economy and how does it work? Find out more about one of the EU’s most intricate policies. Why is EU trade policy important in a globalized economy? Economic globalization is characterized by an increase in international trade and a […]

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Traineeship at the #EuropeanParliament – Apply by 30 June

Traineeship at the #EuropeanParliament – Apply by 30 June

| June 7, 2019

Fancy seeing how an international, multilingual institution like the European Parliament works on a daily basis? Apply for a traineeship and gain hands-on experience of EU decision-making. The Parliament is an important forum for political debate and decision-making at the EU level. MEPs are directly elected by voters in all EU countries to represent the interests of Europeans and […]

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EU parliament postpones #Farage hearing on funding to 13 June

EU parliament postpones #Farage hearing on funding to 13 June

| June 7, 2019

The European Parliament postponed on Wednesday (5 June) a hearing for British Brexit party leader Nigel Farage (pictured) to assess whether he broke funding rules by failing to declare expenses covered by Brexit backer Arron Banks, writes Daphne Psaledaki. Parliament’s Advisory Committee on the Code of Conduct delayed the hearing until June 13 after Farage refused […]

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Making the most of #Globalization – #EUTradePolicy explained

Making the most of #Globalization – #EUTradePolicy explained

| June 5, 2019

What is the EU’s trade policy? Why is it important in a globalized economy and how does it work? Find out more about one of the EU’s most intricate policies from this EU Parliament article.  Why is EU trade policy important in a globalized economy? Economic globalization is characterized by an increase in international trade […]

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#ENAR election analysis – Ethnic minorities in the new European Parliament 2019

#ENAR election analysis – Ethnic minorities in the new European Parliament 2019

| June 5, 2019

The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) analysed racial and ethnic minority representation following the results of the 2019 European Parliament elections. This review encompasses (A) total racial, ethnic and religious minorities, or all of those racialised in their countries and (B) people of colour, all those racialised as ‘non-white’, with origins outside of Europe. Reviewing […]

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How the next #EuropeanParliament president will be elected

How the next #EuropeanParliament president will be elected

| May 31, 2019

The first job of the new European Parliament will be to elect its next president. Find out about the procedure below.     The first thing the newly elected MEPs have to do once they meet in plenary at the beginning of July will be to choose who will be the new president of the European […]

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