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10 ways #EuropeanParliament has delivered for you since last #EUElections

10 ways #EuropeanParliament has delivered for you since last #EUElections

| May 14, 2019

With the EU elections coming up on 23-26 May, check out how the European Parliament’s work over the past five years has helped improve your daily life. Cheaper phone calls In force since June 2017, EU ‘roam like at home’ rules mean that wherever you travel in the EU you can call, text and use mobile data […]

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Juncker to exchange views with political groups in European Parliament

Juncker to exchange views with political groups in European Parliament

This week, ahead of the European Parliament plenary vote to elect the next President of the European Commission on 15 July, the candidate for Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will meet with all political groups in the European Parliament who have invited him to exchange views. The discussions will help candidate for Commission President Juncker as […]

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European elections: Statement by President Barroso

European elections: Statement by President Barroso

European Commission President José Manuel Barroso has made the following statement on the outcome of the 2014 European Parliament elections: “Citizens across the European Union have exercised their democratic right and made their voice count in the European Parliament elections. I thank all those who have voted. “The outcomes differ significantly between member states. These […]

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Making European elections more democratic and boosting participation: Ground is prepared, say two Commission reports

Making European elections more democratic and boosting participation: Ground is prepared, say two Commission reports

Two months ahead of the European Parliament elections, two new reports published by the Commission provide an overview of the decisive steps taken to make these elections even more democratic and to bring European politics closer to citizens. One report analyses how the Commission’s recommendations for increasing the transparency and democratic legitimacy of the European […]

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Changing of the guard

Changing of the guard

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The European Parliament elections in May 2014 are hotting up to be the most keenly anticipated test of European public opinion since the first direct elections in 1979. These are the first Europe wide elections since the start of the euro crisis, where Europe is seen by many as part of the problem rather than […]

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European Parliament launches information campaign towards 2014 elections

European Parliament launches information campaign towards 2014 elections

| September 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The official run-up to the 2014 European elections started on 10 September, when the European Parliament launches its awareness and information campaign. This campaign will continue beyond the elections themselves, until the newly elected Parliament in turn elects the next European Commission President. “The only way to legitimize and influence EU decision-making is through the […]

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