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Press releases

Photo of child sitting on steps of rundown home
Wed, 26/11/2014 - 14:05

EPP Group wants a clear Child Rights Strategy

Almost 25 years to the day since the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child was signed in New York, the European Parliament this afternoon discussed the abject poverty and sheer abuse...
Green bush
Wed, 26/11/2014 - 12:11

Lima: delaying action on climate increases costs

A resolution approved today is meant to define the objectives of the European Parliament delegation to the Lima Climate Change Conference “In Lima we will face an important political...
glass globe in hand
Wed, 12/11/2014 - 11:48

US-China climate deal: good news for Paris conference

"The good example on climate that the EU has set so far is starting to pay off as the other big players such as the US and China have both pledged to commit to a significant reduction of...
glass globe in hand
Wed, 05/11/2014 - 16:20

Lima Conference: acting now will cost less

EP Environment Committee decides on make-up of Parliament's delegation to Lima “Of course we are facing an important political challenge: to convince all parties concerned that moving...


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Plenary Reports

There were many important topics on the agenda of the November mini-Plenary Session in Brussels. The fight against tax avoidance and tax fraud in the...
The mini-Plenary Session on Wednesday 12 November opened with a commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall which turned the...
The independent external auditor of the European Union, the European Court of Auditors (ECA), presented its Annual Report on EU spending in 2013 to...

Highlights of the week

EU Parliament in Strasbourg

European Parliament leadership elections

The newly-elected European Parliament will elect its President on 1 July. The EPP Group, which won the elections and holds the majority in the...
Jean-Claude Juncker

Juncker for President

On Wednesday morning, MEPs will debate the outcome of the 26-27 June European Council with its President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission...

Upcoming Italian Presidency

On Wednesday, the Italian Presidency of the European Council will present its programme for the upcoming semester. The EPP Group urges the Italian...

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Pope Francis
Wed, 26/11/2014 - 11:55

Dorfmann, Oggi a Strasburgo Papa Francesco

Durante il viaggio più breve che un pontefice abbia intrapreso all'estero Papa Francesco è rimasto appena quattro ore in Francia recandosi solo al Parlamento e al Consiglio. Si...
Euro Currency: Stacks of 5, 10, 20 and 50 euro notes piled together
Tue, 25/11/2014 - 16:03

Sernagiotto, interrogazione all’UE su finanziamenti

“Quella dei reef artificiali (barriere create ad hoc per favorire la vita marina) – dichiara Remo Sernagiotto – è una tematica tanto interessante quanto poco chiara. Ecco...
Pope Francis
Tue, 25/11/2014 - 16:02

Cesa, Il discorso del Papa segnerà cammino dell’Europa

"Il discorso di Francesco ha toccato le coscienze di ciascuno di noi e sono certo che segnerà positivamente il cammino dell'Europa. L'Unione, da oggi in avanti, non potrà...
Pope Francis
Tue, 25/11/2014 - 16:01

Comi, Visita di Papa Francesco a Strasburgo

"Accogliamo l'invito del Santo Padre a tornare alla ferma convinzione dei Padri Fondatori dell'Europa per migliorarla, lavorare insieme, e per superare le divisioni ", ha dichiarato...