Brexit talks: EU and UK accused of prioritising lobbyists over civil society

15 December 2017

Both the EU and UK have been condemned for “side-lining” concerns of civil society in the Brexit talks by allegedly granting “extremely privileged access to corporate lobbyists.”

EU Council summit greenlights phase two of Brexit talks

15 December 2017

European leaders have given their approval for Brexit talks to move on to the next phase.

MEPs vote down infamous kebab resolution

14 December 2017

A resolution opposing the authorisation of phosphate additives in kebab meat has failed to win an absolute majority of MEPs.

EU Parliament approves Panama Papers committee recommendations

14 December 2017

Open registers of beneficial owners, effective whistle-blower protection and rules for intermediaries are a must to fight tax evasion, say MEPs.

Nord Stream 2 benefits consumers, climate and economy

26 October 2017

Nord Stream 2 benefits consumers, the climate and the economy, writes Alex Barnes.

Early detection is key to tackling brain disorders

25 October 2017

Early detection and integrated healthcare are key to tackling brain disorders, argues David Nutt.

EU must urgently combat rising Afrophobia

15 December 2017

Like many people of African descent, Cécile Kashetu Kyenge has been subjected to racist abuse - it’s time policymakers act to put an end to this, she writes.

EU must stop subsidising fossil-fuels infrastructure

13 December 2017

The European Fund for Strategic Investments is funding dozens of carbon-intensive projects, at the expense of genuinely sustainable infrastructure, argues Anna Roggenbuck

EU more than ever needs a simple CAP

12 December 2017

The latest CAP reform is set to greatly benefit farmers, explains Paolo De Castro.

Future of food and farming communication is only the beginning of the road

12 December 2017

The European Commission’s communication on the future of food and farming leaves too many questions unanswered, says Czesław Adam Siekierski.

Farming: An EU success story

12 December 2017

The communication on future food and farming indicates the way forward for EU farming, says Jerzy Plewa.

5 December 2017

As scores of men, women and children continue to risk their lives to reach European shores, migration, home affairs and citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos outlines the progress made so far on stemming the refugee crisis, reforming the Dublin regulation and why migration could help the EU.

21 November 2017

With digital crime and cyberattacks on the increase, European security union Commissioner Julian King outlines how he plans to strengthen Europe’s cyber defences.

7 November 2017

Terry Reintke talks ensuring #MeToo is more than mere words, why men need to be part of the conversation and why Parliament’s power dynamics need to change.

24 October 2017

European internal market, industry, entrepreneurship and SMEs Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska shares her plans for boosting the EU’s industrial competitiveness, avoiding another dieselgate scandal and keeping up with disruptive technology.

11 October 2017

Cécile Kashetu Kyenge talks overcoming racism, EU-Africa relations, and why Europe’s migration challenge doesn’t constitute a crisis.

Azerbaijan: A new energy and transport hub between Europe and Asia

24 November 2017

The new the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway is good news for the EU, says Ceyhun Osmanli.

Unpaid internships: The EU institutions can - and should - do better

10 November 2017

On International Interns Day, the European Parliament is both a champion and a hypocrite, writes Bryn Watkins.

Terrorism in Pakistan: The Implications for the EU’s GSP+ programme

26 October 2017

Pakistan’s disregard to the Islamic terrorism ripping through its cities is inexcusable, argue MEPs Jussi Halla-aho and Nicolas Bay

Artur Mas: We are determined to create a Catalan state

2 October 2017

The former President of Catalonia, Artur Mas, discusses what Catalan independence could mean for Spain and the EU and what lies ahead for possible future negotiations.

15 December 2017

Both the EU and UK have been condemned for “side-lining” concerns of civil society in the Brexit talks by allegedly granting “extremely privileged access to corporate lobbyists.”

15 December 2017

European leaders have given their approval for Brexit talks to move on to the next phase.

15 December 2017

Eva Maydell interview, Bulgarian EU Council Presidency Preview, ITER, 5G & Artificial Intelligence, Brexit breakthrough, Afrophobia, Inland waterways, EU-Israel, Aviation, 5 questions with Lambert van Nistelrooij and more...

13 December 2017

Chief EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has told MEPs that mutual trust will be vital in the second phase of the Brexit talks which are expected to begin early in the New Year.

13 December 2017

MEPs have welcomed the joint EU-UK progress report on the Brexit talks and have recommended moving to phase two.

12 December 2017

People are now asking if the EU can trust the British, warns leader of European Parliament’s largest political group.

26 October 2017

Marek Plura (EPP, PL) is a member of Parliament’s employment and social affairs committee.

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). 

13 April 2017

On April 11, the LIBE Committee held a hearing on the Commission’s proposal for an ePrivacy regulation. 

5 April 2017

On April 5, the European Parliament held a plenary debate on the Negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union and subsequently adopted a joint motion for a resolution on their position.