Tomáš Zdechovský

Roma genocide recognition key to integration

17 April 2015

'Roma citizens are EU citizens' and integration is impossiblewithout community involvement, writes Tomáš Zdechovský.


Water and sanitation a political opportunity, not just a problem

17 April 2015

Policymakers are simply not doing enough to tackle the world's water problems, argues Benedito Braga.


EU alcohol labelling rules delay branded unacceptable

17 April 2015

Proper labelling on alcoholic beverages could help fight obesity and alcoholism, says Marc Tarabella.

Marlene Mizzi MEP

Tackling drug-resistant malaria must be EU research priority

17 April 2015

Ahead of world malaria day, Marlene Mizzi writes that despite ongoing research efforts, the disease is gaining strength.

Ilhan Kyuchyuk

Erasmus failing to provide equal access to education and training

17 April 2015

Too many obstacles still prevent students with special needs from participating in international mobility programmes, writes Ilhan Kyuchyuk.

Parkinson's Disease

PM+: MEP backs new Parkinson's awareness campaign

17 April 2015

Heinz Becker explains why he's backing plans to make Parkinson’s disease a priority health challenge for EU policymakers.

Animal health

PM+: EU's animal health sector 'essential' in fighting disease

17 April 2015

 Europe's animal health industry is committed, innovative and resilient, explains IFAH's Roxane Feller

PM+: EU urged to implement action plan on illegal wildlife trade

17 April 2015

The Born Free Foundation's Will Travers argues that EU policymakers must move quickly to stem the tide of the growing global trade in wildlife trafficking.


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.


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.


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.

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.

8 April 2015

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

7 April 2015

Chris Ball and Sofia Kalogeraki take a look at the progress and reaction surrounding the EU's flagship energy union programme.