EU leaders mourn Kofi Annan

20 August 2018

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has joined with other EU leaders in paying glowing tribute to former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, whose death was announced at the weekend.

GUE/NGL group outlines 'fair and democratic' overhaul of CAP

17 August 2018

Parliament’s GUE/NGL group has launched plans for what it calls a “fair and democratic” common agricultural policy (CAP).

Commission calls for European Solidarity Corps proposals

10 August 2018

The European Commission is calling on interested parties to put forward ideas for projects under the European Solidarity Corps (ESC).

EU reportedly considering watering down Irish border backstop proposal

9 August 2018

With Brexit talks set to enter a crucial stage, the EU is reportedly considering watering down its proposal for an Irish border backstop solution.

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.

e-labelling: A low-hanging fruit

21 August 2018

Manufacturers should be allowed to display compliance information electronically instead of printing the label on products, argues Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl

FinTech: Connecting Europe with the Middle East

8 August 2018

Bahrain is at the forefront of adopting FinTech, writes Hadyah M. Fathalla.

EU must do better on entrepreneurship

31 July 2018

The key to fighting unemployment is to foster a spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation in our young people, writes Anthea McIntyre.

Why the EU should support minority languages as part of its international development

30 July 2018

Funding programmes in minority languages would increase representation of those who have never had an equal voice, writes Leonardo González Dellán.

Civil society’s contribution to the energy union

24 July 2018

The energy transition is an excellent opportunity to put people at the heart of the EU decision-making process, writes Luca Jahier.

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.

Oman’s strategic importance

20 July 2018

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

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.

9 August 2018

With Brexit talks set to enter a crucial stage, the EU is reportedly considering watering down its proposal for an Irish border backstop solution.

2 August 2018

UK MEP Charles Tannock has called for the people of Northern Ireland to be allowed to choose to stay aligned with the EU and the Republic of Ireland.

1 August 2018

German MEP Elmar Brok has thrown his weight behind the growing campaign for a second Brexit referendum.

1 August 2018

MEPs have insisted that the UK’s Brexit withdrawal agreement must include a viable backstop for the Northern Ireland/Ireland border.

27 July 2018

The United States has agreed to work towards lowering trade barriers with the European Union, Donald Trump said after a meeting with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.

24 July 2018

Ireland’s European Commissioner Phil Hogan has warned of a “very high probability” of a no-deal outcome in the Brexit negotiations.

23 July 2018

The UK’s new Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has come under fire after insisting that Britain’s EU exit payment of over €40bn is conditional upon reaching a future trade agreement with the EU. 

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.