Movers and Shakers | 9 July 2018

9 July 2018

Keep track of developments in the European institutions and public affairs with our movers and shakers column.

Will Nato summit descend into chaos?

5 July 2018

Former UK Europe Minister Denis MacShane says the upcoming Nato summit in Brussels with US President Donald Trump could descend into a “messy and perhaps personalised confrontation.”

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.

The contrasting ideologies of Macron and Kurz

16 July 2018

Two new, young faces have appeared on the European scene, with different approaches to the future of the EU, writes Tomáš Zdechovský.

 

Climate change: Policymakers must consider gender perspective

13 July 2018

Climate change has devastating consequences for women in particular, writes Pier Antonio Panzeri.

Plastic pollution: Clear commitments needed

13 July 2018

Parliament’s negotiating team is committed to having the final text on reducing plastic pollution approved by the end of the legislature, says Massimo Paolucci.

Shipping is delivering on climate change

12 July 2018

The international shipping sector is doing its part to contribute to global climate change efforts, writes Violeta Bulc.

Collaboration is key in tackling childhood cancer

11 July 2018

SIOP Europe continues to address the urgent needs of children and adolescents with cancer, explains Martin Schrappe.

5 questions with... Ana Gomes

11 July 2018

Ana Gomes (S&D, PT) is a Vice-Chair of Parliament’s special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance.

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.

Refugee crisis: Will the EU live up to its responsibility?

13 July 2018

The terrible images of families being separated at the US-Mexico border have higlighted the plight of migrant children around the world, writes Mariela Baeva.

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.

16 July 2018

Scottish MEP David Martin says that now is the “perfect time” to allow British voters to “change their minds” over Brexit.

6 July 2018

Ilhan Kyuchyuk interview, Austrian EU Council Presidency, Circular Economy, Plastics Strategy, Animal Health and Welfare, Arctic Policy, Low Carbon Fuels and Transport Emissions, EU Bee Week, Books for The Summer, North Korea, Nato Summit Preview, AI and Robotics, 5 Questions with Ana Gomes and more...

4 July 2018

The Dods EU Guide into the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU is a handy compressed overview of the main priorities, key dates and contacts of the Austrian Presidency. It will allow public affairs professionals to easily navigate the EU political agenda for the next six months.

28 June 2018

European Council Donald Tusk has urged the EU28 to take a more strategic look at how to manage migration.

21 June 2018

The UK Home Office has published much-awaited details of the settlement scheme for EU citizens after Britain exits the EU in March 2019.

21 June 2018

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator said that the EU and the UK will cooperate strongly on security post-Brexit. 

11 July 2018

Ana Gomes (S&D, PT) is a Vice-Chair of Parliament’s special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance.

21 June 2018

Ignazio Corrao (EFDD, IT) is a member of Parliament's development committee.

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.

4 July 2018

The Dods EU Guide into the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU is a handy compressed overview of the main priorities, key dates and contacts of the Austrian Presidency. It will allow public affairs professionals to easily navigate the EU political agenda for the next six months.

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.