Refugee crisis: Greece taking on unfair burden, Parliament told

20 June 2018

Greek migration policy minister Dimitrios Vitsas has told MEPs his country is shouldering a disproportionate burden in handling the latest migrant crisis.

Legal affairs committee approves controversial EU copyright proposals

20 June 2018

Parliament’s legal affairs committee has voted to largely approve the Commission’s proposed directive on copyright in the digital single market.

EU trade chief: Trump tariffs will destroy jobs

20 June 2018

The European Commission’s top trade official condemned US President Donald Trump’s decision to impose steel and aluminium tariffs on the EU, Canada and Mexico.

McDonald's representatives to appear before special tax committee

19 June 2018

The fast food chain is the subject of a European Commission investigation following allegations of tax evasion.

Tensions heighten ahead of crunch EU copyright reform vote

19 June 2018

German MEP Julia Reda says she has been flooded with protest messages about the proposed shake up to EU copyright law.

Thailand is making significant progress in its fight against illegal fishing

9 April 2018

Towards IUU-free fisheries: Thailand is making significant progress in its fight against illegal fishing, argues Chatchai Sarikulya.

EU must get serious about promoting the circular economy

21 March 2018

If Europe wants to promote the circular economy, then it needs to get serious about it, argues Jacob Hansen.

Blue energy: The renewables underdog

20 June 2018

The sea o­ffers many options for energy generation, explains Gesine Meissner.

5G: Turning Point Technologies

19 June 2018

Ericsson’s commitment to 5G for Europe is unique, robust and fully engaged, explains Ulf Pehrsson

5G: A future legacy

19 June 2018

The European Commission must review its 5G roadmap to ensure deployment of this crucial technology, writes Michał Boni.

How the tech revolution is transforming the future of work

19 June 2018

Policymakers and businesses must work together to help prepare people for jobs that don’t yet exist, writes Eva Maydell.

The EU is standing up for global trade

19 June 2018

The EU is now the undisputed global leader in open and fair trade, says David Martin.

Japan deal: The EU's most important bilateral trade agreement?

19 June 2018

The EU’s wide-ranging trade agreement with Japan will require Parliament’s final approval, explains Pedro Silva Pereira.

5 June 2018

European digital economy and society Commissioner Mariya Gabriel talks GDPR implementation, cyber hygiene, Netflix quotas and more.

22 May 2018

Maltese MEP Miriam Dalli talks maintaining Europe’s technological leadership on electric vehicles, emissions reduction, her country’s recent tension with the Commission and more.

7 May 2018

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama talks reforming Europe and the Balkans and why 80 per cent of Albanians want EU membership.

EU-India: Seizing India’s maritime security moment

15 June 2018

Playing to India’s ambitions to become a responsible ‘Indo-Pacific’ maritime power is now the safest bet on the way to building a truly ‘strategic’ partnership, writes Antoine Levesques.

EU must stand up against Chinese oppression of ethnic and religious minorities

4 June 2018

The EU must stand up against Chinese oppression of ethnic and religious minorities, writes Madi Sharma.

EU must save Noura Hussein

25 May 2018

The EU must step in to save teenager sentenced to death for killing her husband as he attempted to rape her, writes Madi Sharma.

Is Berlin running the Brussels show?

16 April 2018

Germany's ever-expanding influence within the Brussels bubble is cause for concern, writes Henri Malosse.

For the good of Europe, Juncker must step down

9 April 2018

It’s time European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stepped down, writes Madi Sharma.

18 June 2018

With just under a year to go until the European Parliament elections, Sajjad Karim warns that Europe must not allow Moscow to disrupt democracy.

14 June 2018

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has called on the EU to “focus on our core tasks,” saying this will “boost unity.”

8 June 2018

Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, says the EU “will not be intimidated” by the UK in the ongoing talks.

8 June 2018

Next week’s European Parliament plenary could be overshadowed by a bitter labour dispute with the assembly’s interpreters. 

6 June 2018

Ensuring Europe prospers in an increasingly automated and digitally-focused world is one of the biggest challenges facing policymakers and businesses.

4 June 2018

The European Parliamentary Association (APE) has thrown its weight behind a campaign to safeguard citizens’ rights after Britain leaves the EU.

1 June 2018

Former European Commissioner Jonathan Hill has been branded “a serial offender” in the Commission’s ‘revolving door’ problem.

29 May 2018

Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, has again insisted that the UK will have restricted access to the Galileo space programme after it leaves the bloc.

25 May 2018

Marlene Mizzi (S&D, MT) is a Vice-Chair of Parliament’s petitions committee.

9 May 2018

Laima Andrikienė (EPP, LT) is a Vice-Chair of Parliament’s delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan, EU-Uzbekistan and EU-Tajikistan parliamentary cooperation committees and for relations with Turkmenistan and Mongolia.

25 April 2018

Biljana Borzan (S&D, HR) is a member of Parliament’s environment, public health and food safety committee

13 April 2018

Miapetra Kumpula-Natri (S&D, FI) is a member of Parliament’s industry, research and energy committee.

22 March 2018

Peter Kouroumbashev (S&D, BG) is a Vice-Chair of Parliament’s delegation to the EU-Montenegro stabilisation and association parliamentary committee.

22 March 2018

Greek deputy Eva Kaili hosted the Parliament Magazine's annual MEP awards ceremony recognising MEPs for their outstanding work over the last year.

8 March 2018

Terry Reintke (Greens/EFA, DE) is a member of Parliament’s women’s rights and gender equality committee.

21 February 2018

Julie Ward (S&D, UK) is a member of Parliament’s culture and education committee.

20 April 2018

The European Parliament endorsed the provisional agreement reached on new rules on type approval of motor vehicles.

22 January 2018

On January 19 2018, DG CNECT organised a public hearing regarding the review of the public sector information directive.

12 October 2017

On October 10, the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market held its thirteenth meeting. The topic of debate was the Single Digital Gateway.

27 September 2017

On September 25, the European Parliament Committee on International Trade (INTA) held a first exchange of views on the European Commission’s proposal for an EU screening mechanism of foreign investment in strategic sectors. 

13 September 2017

On September 11, a debate took place on the EU Emissions Trading System at the European Parliament Plenary session in Strasbourg.

1 September 2017

On August 31, the EP DEVE and INTA Committees organised jointly a hearing on the revision of the EU Strategy on Aid for Trade.

14 June 2017

On June 12, the European Commission organised an event entitled Finance for Innovation: Towards the ETS Fund.

5 May 2017

On May 3, the TRAN Committee discussed a first draft on the cross-border parcel delivery services by rapporteur Lucy Anderson (S&D, UK).