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Commission proposes first research partnership in #Mediterranean to increase food and water sustainability

Commission proposes first research partnership in #Mediterranean to increase food and water sustainability

| October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Commission proposed first research partnership of its kind in the Mediterranean Area to develop much-needed novel solutions for sustainable water management and food production. Today the Commission has presented a proposal for a Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area – PRIMA. The first partnership of its kind in the Mediterranean basin […]

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EU must provide more support to Lebanon for the education of #Syria refugee children says GUE/NGL

EU must provide more support to Lebanon for the education of #Syria refugee children says GUE/NGL

During last night’s (3 October) debate in the European Parliament, GUE/NGL MEPs have called for much more support from the EU to Lebanon to support the education of Syrian refugee children. Spanish MEP Lola Sánchez Caldentey told the plenary: “The international response to the war in Syria has been, and still is, nefarious. It seems […]

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#Lebanon: Better EU resettlement tools needed to help country deal with refugee crisis

#Lebanon: Better EU resettlement tools needed to help country deal with refugee crisis

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

From Syrian refugees on their way to being resettled to Europe to Palestine refugees who have been living in camps for years: members from the civil liberties committee delegation got to speak to many different people during their fact-finding mission to Lebanon on 19-22 September. They were there to assess the situation to help prepare […]

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In #EuropeanParliament this week: Schulz in London, delegations to Lebanon, car emissions

In #EuropeanParliament this week: Schulz in London, delegations to Lebanon, car emissions

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Following a busy plenary session in Strasbourg, MEPs work this week in their constituency or take part in parliamentary delegations. Parliament President Martin Schulz travels to London to meet among others UK Prime Minister Theresa May, while some MEPs are in Lebanon to assess the country’s response to the refugee crisis. Martin Schulz in London […]

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MEPs visit #Lebanon to assess country’s response to the #refugees crisis

MEPs visit #Lebanon to assess country’s response to the #refugees crisis

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

A delegation of seven MEPs from the civil liberties committee, led by Claude Moraes (S&D, UK), is visiting ebanon on 19-22 September to look into the situation of refugees in the light of the ongoing formulation of EU responses to the current refugee crisis, including EU resettlement schemes. The visit will include meetings with representatives […]

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#ISSG: Statement of the International #Syria Support Group

#ISSG: Statement of the International #Syria Support Group

Meeting in Vienna on 17 May as the International Syria Support Group (ISSG), the Arab League, Australia, Canada, China, Egypt, the European Union, France, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, The Netherlands, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United Nations, […]

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#EuropeanCouncil: ‘We cannot and should not outsource our problems to Turkey,’ says Martin Schulz

#EuropeanCouncil: ‘We cannot and should not outsource our problems to Turkey,’ says Martin Schulz

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Talks with Turkey on dealing with the refugee crisis should not be linked to the country’s efforts to join the EU, warned Martin Schulz in Brussels. The European Parliament president addressed European heads of state and government at the start of the EU summit on 17-18 March dedicated to the migration crisis and economic priorities. […]

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