Manolis Kefalogiannis in the European parliament

EU constitutes Turkey's 'most important partner'

31 March 2015

It is in the economic, political and strategic interests of both the European Union and Turkey to advance their relationship, says Manolis Kefalogiannis.

Albania must 'strengthen democracy' before EU accession

31 March 2015

Monica Macovei says Albania's political parties must come together and act in unison to 'make life better for all people'.

Udo Bullmann

'Unsatisfactory' Juncker investment plan leaves 'room for improvement'

31 March 2015

The commission's investment plan is a great opportunity to boost growth and employment, but first the EU must rebuild citizens' trust, writes Udo Bullmann.

Live animal exports

PM+: EU disregarding its own rules on animal exports

31 March 2015

Live animals export trade is marring the EU's reputation as a leader in animal protection, says Olga Kikou.

Tuberculosis

PM+: Eliminating TB 'once and for all' in EU's sights

31 March 2015

Latvia's EU council presidency focus on eliminatingTB could not come at a better time, says Giovanni Battista Migliori.

Water

PM+: Water and sanitation 'crucial elements' of EU circular economy

31 March 2015

Europe's water and sewerage services are in danger of being 'taken for granted' by policymakers, warns Carl-Emil Larsen.

Health technology

PM+: Technology could help tackle Europe's obesity epidemic

31 March 2015

Better data protection rules needed to support personalised health technology, says Tim Lobstein.

Energy, renewables

EU's energy union plans 'muddled' and lacking direction

30 March 2015

Europe's leaders botched the opportunity of delivering a clear and forward looking vision on the EU's energy future, argues Wendel Trio.

Water

OECD report a 'stark reminder' of challenges ahead for water management

27 March 2015

Europe is well-placed to take advantage of innovations in water infrastructure and technology, says Simon Buckle.

Giovanni La Via

Implementation of EU's flagship water directive 'slow and uneven'

27 March 2015

EU capitals need to take more than a 'business as usual' approach to managing water resources, argues Giovanni La Via.

Water

EU needs to embrace green economy on water management

27 March 2015

Despite some 'modest' improvements, Europe is still far from attaining the sustainable management of its water resources, argues Hans Bruyninckx.

Water

EU governments must 'step up' efforts on water management

26 March 2015

This week's European water conference was a 'wake up call' for EU member states, suggests Karl Falkenberg.

Bring back our girls march in Nigeria

EU must demand safe return of Nigerian schoolgirls

27 March 2015

One year after over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped by members of Boko Haram, the international community must not give up efforts to rescue them, writes Mariela Baeva.

India flag blowing in the wind

India is taking 'concrete actions' to win investment

25 March 2015

India is making great strides to capitalise on its potential as an investment destination, writes Madi Sharma.

Hands of people sat next to each other typing on keyboards

EU must stand up to 'pure blackmail' of telecoms companies

19 March 2015

It is time the EU adopted net neutrality, but governments have been favouring company interests over those of their citizens, writes Emmanuel Foulon.

20 March 2015

Watch all the victorious European parliamentarians accepting their MEP awards at this year's ceremony.
 

19 March 2015

MEP Awards 2015 host Viviane Reding speaks to the Parliament Magazine after the ceremony.

 

31 March 2015

[Shenzhen, China – March 31, 2015] Huawei today released the KPMG-audited annual report which showed record revenue and net profit for 2014.

31 March 2015

Live animals export trade is marring the EU's reputation as a leader in animal protection, says Olga Kikou.

31 March 2015

Latvia's EU council presidency focus on eliminatingTB could not come at a better time, says Giovanni Battista Migliori.

26 March 2015

As one MEP takes to holding a 'language strike', the EU's promise of promoting language diversity has come under renewed scrutiny.