Ramón Jáuregi Atondo

EU 'must return to normal relationship' with Cuba

1 April 2015

Freshly back from Panama, Ramón Jáuregi Atondo outlines the main points that were discussed during parliament's EuroLat delegation's recent meetings.

Danuta Maria Hubner

EU must shine a light on shadow banking sector

1 April 2015

Addressing the 'regulatory gap between banks and non-banks' must not place a burden on small business, argues Danuta Maria Hübner.

ECII

Internal audit key to 'transparency and trust' for EU business

1 April 2015

A Parliament Magazine event on non-financial reporting and building trust with internal audit gave speakers the chance to discuss the commission's new directive on the topic.

Health technology

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

1 April 2015

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

Oil refinery

PM+: Energy union plans 'like a glass half full', says industry chief

1 April 2015

EU policymakers will need to 'fill the glass' and build on the commission's initial energy union proposals, argues Chris Beddoes.

Pierre Moscovici speaking

MEPs unconvinced by commission's 'revolutionary' EU tax transparency proposals

31 March 2015

European economic and financial affairs, taxation and customs commissioner Pierre Moscovici has told parliamentarians his proposals would address 'immoral' tax practices.

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.

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.

 

1 April 2015

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

1 April 2015

EU policymakers will need to 'fill the glass' and build on the commission's initial energy union proposals, argues Chris Beddoes.

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.

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.