Tag: Jean Arthuis

#EuropeanParliament: Migration, taxation and Turkey’s role on this week’s agenda

#EuropeanParliament: Migration, taxation and Turkey’s role on this week’s agenda

While heads of state and governments will try to work out the details of the EU-Turkey migration deal during the last European summit in Brussels on 17-18 March, parliamentary committees will also be dealing with migration issues this week. MEPs vote on proposals for relocation schemes for refugees and EU humanitarian visa and also asses […]

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#Maritime: Key player to keep the EU afloat

#Maritime: Key player to keep the EU afloat

| February 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) gathered in Haarlem on 19th February 2016 for its Political Bureau, at the invitation of Cees Loggen, Regional Minister of Noord-Holland Province (NL). The event was opened by the President of the CPMR and of the Autonomous Government of the Azores (PT), Vasco Cordeiro, who recalled the audience that “The regional level is a […]

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#Refugees MEPs visit Turkey to assess response to Syrian refugee crisis

#Refugees MEPs visit Turkey to assess response to Syrian refugee crisis

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Turkey plays a crucial role in the refugee crisis: not only is it hosting more than 2.5 million Syrian refugees but also most of the one million migrants who reached the EU last year passed through the country. MEPs have called on EU countries to deliver on the €3 billion refugee facility for Turkey. As […]

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Parliament gives Council extra time to sort its position on EU budget

Parliament gives Council extra time to sort its position on EU budget

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Parliament deplores the fact that, almost at the end of the 21-day conciliation period, the Council is still ignoring the urgent need to deliver a budget for the EU and is instead completely preoccupied with its own disputes over the member states’ GNI contributions for 2014. Parliament will give the Council extra time […]

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EU budget: First 2014, then 2015, say Budgets Committee MEPs

EU budget: First 2014, then 2015, say Budgets Committee MEPs

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Giving the European Union a budget must take priority over redistributing resources to member states, said Budgets Committee MEPs on Tuesday (11 November), after a third fruitless effort to engage the Council of Ministers in budgetary negotiations within the official deadline. MEPs want the most urgent bills for 2014 to be settled before discussing the […]

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