Civil society and tobacco industry give cautious welcome to new plans designed to reduce plastic pollution in Europe.

15 October 2018

Draft rules, single-use plastic items such as plates, cutlery or cotton buds, which make up over 70 percent of marine litter, will be banned.

Endless Brexit hurdles should prompt talks rethink, say MEPs

15 October 2018

The current impasse blighting Brexit negotiations has left the UK stuck between a rock and a hard place.

Movers and Shakers | 15 October 2018

15 October 2018

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

Cancer is the leading cause of work-related deaths in the EU

26 September 2018

Cancer is the leading cause of work-related deaths in the EU, explains Christa Sedlatschek.

Brain disorders could quickly turn into a ticking time bomb

24 September 2018

Tackling the growing brain disorders health threat is the 21st century’s space race, writes Monica Di Luca.

5 questions with... Alojz Peterle

15 October 2018

Alojz Peterle (EPP, SL) ispresident of the European Parliament's all-party MEPs Against Cancer group.

European Regulatory Science on Tobacco: Policy implementation to reduce lung diseases (EUREST-PLUS)

15 October 2018

Outcomes of the H2020 EUREST-PLUS project will be presented on October 18, 2018 at the European Parliament in Brussels

Will the Bavaria election spare the German Government fresh blushes?

12 October 2018

Ever since the current federal coalition in Germany was forged earlier this year, it has been plagued by scandals, explains Yuriy Sheyko.

Fighting terrorism key issue for 2019 European elections

11 October 2018

Although MEPs recognise that security will be a key issue in the upcoming elections, Brexit and differences on the causes of radicalisation can weaken any future strategy.

Europe’s soft drinks industry: Playing its part in packaging innovation

11 October 2018

Sigrid Ligné on why the European soft drinks industry has set high ambitions to make its plastic packaging more sustainable.

EU’s Protected Designation of Origin scheme should not be politicised

11 October 2018

Preserving food cultures is beneficial regardless of Brexit, argues Leonardo González Dellán.

10 October 2018

The chair of parliament’s regional development committee, Iskra Mihaylova, says this year’s edition of European Week of Regions and Cities is an ideal opportunity to come together to discuss common challenges and to identify possible solutions.

25 September 2018

Last year’s European Health Forum Gastein highlighted the need for ‘health in all politics’. Here, Austrian MEP Karin Kadenbach, the Forum’s Vice-President, talks about why the idea still holds true, the importance of bold political choices, and how Parliament is standing up for our health.

11 September 2018

Veteran MEP and leader of Parliament's UK Labour party grouping Richard Corbett explains why Brexit may not even happen.

5 June 2018

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

The centralisation of authority in Bosnia-Herzegovina

5 October 2018

Bosnia-Herzegovina is stealthily being developed into a centralised unitary state, argues Republika Srpska's president Milorad Dodik.

Middle East companies ready to pounce on oil refining growth

27 September 2018

The oil industry’s historically forgotten business - petroleum refining and processing - is stepping into the limelight as the outlook for upstream exploration and production remains s uncertain, writes Sara Stefanini.

MEPs have a chance to prevent the future EU budget from bolstering global warming

25 September 2018

Parliament can and should insist, without caveats or loopholes, that all fossil fuels are excluded from all the proposed budget legislation, writes Colin Roche.

Oman’s strategic importance

20 July 2018

China, India, US, served by Major Omani-European Ports Partnerships, writes Rio Praaning Prawira Adiningrat

15 October 2018

The current impasse blighting Brexit negotiations has left the UK stuck between a rock and a hard place.

11 October 2018

Although MEPs recognise that security will be a key issue in the upcoming elections, Brexit and differences on the causes of radicalisation can weaken any future strategy.

10 October 2018

Growing security threats and pressure to be less reliant on the US, is driving the development of Europe's AAR capabilties, explains Rajnish Singh

10 October 2018

The chair of parliament’s regional development committee, Iskra Mihaylova, says this year’s edition of European Week of Regions and Cities is an ideal opportunity to come together to discuss common challenges and to identify possible solutions.

8 October 2018

Iskra Mihaylova interview, European Week of Regions and Cities preview, Security Union: EU's fight against terrorism, Dealing With Plastics, Supporting SME's, Food Security, Mobility Package, Tackling Obesity, Rare Cancers in Europe, 5q's with Alojz Peterle and more...

5 October 2018

European Council President Donald Tusk has hit back at the UK, demanding some “respect” after UK foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt made a snide jibe likening the EU to the Soviet Union.

13 September 2018

Martina Dlabajová (ALDE, CZ) is a Vice-Chair of Parliament’s budgetary control committee.

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.