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Press releases

pipe throwing smog
Tue, 24/02/2015 - 16:11

CO2 ETS: MEPs approve far-reaching reform

The Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee of the European Parliament has given its approval to a far-reaching reform of the European Emissions Trading System (ETS). The ETS governs the...
Young students
Wed, 04/02/2015 - 12:20

Youth Initiative: EPP Group welcomes change of tack

Today, the European Commission presented a proposal to increase the amount of pre-funding for Member States in 2015 to promote youth employment. The European Youth Initiative (EYI) has not taken off...
pipe throwing smog
Thu, 22/01/2015 - 14:50

Left-wing obstruction on ETS Market Stability Reserve

The European Parliament's Industry and Energy Committee has rejected a proposal to substantially advance the introduction of the so-called Market Stability Reserve (MSR) as part of the EU's...
Industrial Laborer
Wed, 17/12/2014 - 12:38

Steel sector: innovating to preserve EU industry

It is crucial to defend a sector that represents 350,000 workers and that is the backbone of EU industry "The steel industry plays a key role in the European economy. We cannot stand by...


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Plenary Reports

The main themes of the February Plenary session in Strasbourg were the fight against terrorism, the situation in Ukraine, the debate on the...
Parliament debated the situation in Ukraine in the presence of the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs. The debate came in the...
The EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber MEP led the debate on the preparation of the informal European Council meeting on 12 February which will focus...

Highlights of the week

Je suis Charlie

Je suis Charlie

On Monday, the European Parliament will remember the victims of the terrorist attack at the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris. The EPP Group...
Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Latvian Presidency: small country, big agenda

On Wednesday, the Latvian Presidency of the European Council will present its programme of activities for the first half of 2015. The Latvian...
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Juncker’s investment plan

Members of the European Parliament will debate the outcome of the European Summit (18-19 December 2014) in plenary. Manfred Weber, Chairman of the...

Latest News

 A Palestinian man struggles to make his way past demonstrating right-wing Israelis outside the Old City in Jerusalem
Wed, 04/03/2015 - 16:11

Martusciello, antisemitismo e tolleranza

Antisemitismo e tolleranza - Approda ufficialmente al Parlamento Europeo il dibattito sull'Antisemitismo; argomento della prima riunione del 2015 della Delegazione per le relazioni con...
Little girl looking through window
Wed, 04/03/2015 - 16:11

Patriciello, creazione di un'agenzia europea per adozioni

Un invito alla Commissione Europea affinché adotti “una nuova proposta di regolamento che istituisca un Ente europeo che si occupi di gestire, secondo le procedure e le regole da...
Plenary vote
Wed, 25/02/2015 - 10:20

Dorfmann, il futuro delle minoranze linguistiche

Oggi a Bruxelles, l’europarlamentare sudtirolese Herbert Dorfmann, insieme ai suoi colleghi europarlamentari Jill Evans e Csaba Sogor ha organizzato una conferenza sul futuro delle minoranze...
Tue, 24/02/2015 - 10:45

Tajani, Ida: ricchezza industria cinema UE

"L'Oscar a Ida conferma la grandezza di questo film e la scelta del Parlamento europeo di premiare quest'opera con il premio Lux", così il Vicepresidente del Parlamento...