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Show us the money for new policy proposals, MEPs tell budget commissioner

Show us the money for new policy proposals, MEPs tell budget commissioner

| January 24, 2020

Commissioner Hahn in the Budget Committee  The European Commission needs to clarify how it plans to fund new policy proposals for the EU’s budget for 2021-2027, said the budget committee. During a debate with Budget Commissioner Johannes Hahn (pictured) on 22 January, members of the Parliament’s negotiating team for the EU’s next long-term budget expressed […]

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Liaison offices: Get in touch with the #EuropeanParliament near you

Liaison offices: Get in touch with the #EuropeanParliament near you

| January 9, 2020

The European Parliament is actually closer than you think. It is not only in Strasbourg and Brussels: there is a liaison office in 35 European cities and activities all over the EU. Whether you are a young pupil interested in Europe, an activist researching what Parliament does to fight climate change or a volunteer looking […]

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#EuropeanParliament – Proposals for creating a better Europe in 2020

#EuropeanParliament – Proposals for creating a better Europe in 2020

| January 2, 2020

The EU is working on a slew of new legislative proposals to make Europe a better place to live. Read on to discover what you can expect in 2020. Climate emergency Tackling the climate emergency is one of the EU’s top priorities. The European Commission is working on a Green Deal to make the EU climate-neutral by […]

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#Turkey and the #EUCustomsUnion – a marriage in need of urgent reform

#Turkey and the #EUCustomsUnion – a marriage in need of urgent reform

| December 20, 2019

The European Union and Turkey met this week to discuss revising the Customs Union agreement that has existed between them since 1995. This has long been overdue and is now in need of a significant upgrade, writes former MEP Daniel Dalton. The EU-Turkey relationship remains vitally important for both sides and trade remains the bedrock […]

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Innovation is part of #Huawei’s DNA and it can support EU research agenda over next 5 years

Innovation is part of #Huawei’s DNA and it can support EU research agenda over next 5 years

| December 17, 2019

Huawei is highly committed to developing basic sciences – and is well positioned to support the successful political agenda of the EU over the next five years – write Dave Harmon, Director for EU Public Affairs, Huawei Technologies. EU leaders, the European Commission and the European Parliament are all supporting strong levels of investment for […]

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Coming up in plenary: #Sakharov Prize, new #Ombudsman and rule of law in #Malta

Coming up in plenary: #Sakharov Prize, new #Ombudsman and rule of law in #Malta

| December 16, 2019

Parliament will award the Sakharov human rights prize, elect a new Ombudsman and debate the rule of law in Malta and the EU Summit at the final plenary session of 2019, 16-19 December. Sakharov Prize In recognition of his fight for the rights of China’s Uyghur minority, economist and human rights activist Ilham Tohti will […]

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Find out more about the new #EuropeanCommission

Find out more about the new #EuropeanCommission

| November 29, 2019

The newly elected European Commission boasts more women than ever and plenty of political experience. Check out this image for all the details. Find out the facts about the new European Commission  The new team of European commissioners, elected by the European Parliament on 27 November, includes 12 women, which is more than the nine Jean-Claude […]

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