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#CounterTerrorism: MEPs to debate counter-terrorism strategies

#CounterTerrorism: MEPs to debate counter-terrorism strategies

The terrorist attacks in Brussels on 22 March showed the need for better cooperation in the fight against terrorism in Europe. In the wake of these events, MEPs debate counter-terrorism strategies with Commission and Council representatives in plenary on Tuesday 12 April The debate is set to start at 15.00 CET on Tuesday 12 April. […]

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#Terrorism: How Parliament is helping to tackle the threat

#Terrorism: How Parliament is helping to tackle the threat

The terrorist attacks in Brussels on 22 March showed the need for better cooperation on counterterrorism in Europe. Parliament has been working for years on legislation to facilitate a common response, with joint measures and better information sharing. Brussels attacks The EU’s justice ministers held an extraordinary summit two days after the attacks in Brussels. […]

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#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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#InternationalWomensDay: Providing support for women refugees

#InternationalWomensDay: Providing support for women refugees

As the number of refugees in Europe continues to climb, the European Parliament wants to draw the attention to those who are among the most vulnerable: women and girls. This is why for this year’s International Women’s Day, which is held every year on 8 March, it has selected as its theme women refugees. On […]

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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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European Citizen’s Prize: Honouring engaged Europeans

European Citizen’s Prize: Honouring engaged Europeans

The European Citizen’s Prize medal The European Parliament has honoured 47 people from across the EU with this year’s Citizen’s Prize for their contribution to European cooperation and the promotion of common values. The list of the winners was published on 3 June, after a consultation of the 74 proposals that made it through to […]

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Festival of Europe: European Parliament open days

Festival of Europe: European Parliament open days

On Saturday 2 May in Strasbourg and on Saturday 9 May in Brussels and Luxembourg, the European Parliament and other EU institutions will open their doors to the general public in order to celebrate Europe Day in a fun and festive way for the whole family.    The events will mark the 65th anniversary of the […]

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