No Brexit without backstop, says EU Parliament President

19 October 2018

Antonio Tajani says that without a backstop agreement, the European Parliament cannot allow the UK’s divorce from the EU to go ahead.

Bill Gates donates €54m to EU’s African health services programme

19 October 2018

Bill Gates has joined forces with the European Union in a €100m clean energy investment fund.

Next recession to usher in wave of artificial intelligence

17 October 2018

Major corporations are gearing up for a surge in robotics-based technology over the next decade and Europe needs to do the same.

Nord Stream 2 pipeline would defeat purpose of Energy Union

2 May 2016

Nord Stream 2 is the embodiment of hybrid warfare and would put Energy Union at risk, argues Petras Auštrevičius.

Energy efficiency: EU needs to 'think bigger'

22 April 2016

The Commission is set to revise the energy efficiency directive later this year. How are MEPs looking to influence this key update?

5 questions with... Alojz Peterle

15 October 2018

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

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.

EU shines light on shady business deals

26 May 2015

Parliament has given its stamp of approval to legislation aimed at combating money laundering, which will also help fight tax evasion.

Common security and defence policy failing to reach its potential

22 May 2015

The EU's security environment has undergone dramatic changes in recent years and is as unstable as ever, and the CSDP must be updated to reflect this, say MEPs.

EU member states urged to honour development promises

21 May 2015

MEPs have voted through a resolution calling on the member states to meet their official development assistance (ODA) targets and set a timetable for reaching them by 2020.

Iskra Mihaylova: The future is regional

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.

Karin Kadenbach: All policy initiatives pursued by the EU take public health into account

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.

Richard Corbett: Brexit talks are chaotic and catastrophic

11 September 2018

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

MEP Awards 2015: All the winners

20 March 2015

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

MEP Awards 2015: Viviane Reding

19 March 2015

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

MEP Awards: A word from past winners

9 January 2015

The 2014 MEP Awards winners send a message to the potential shortlistees of 2015.

Guide to the European 2019 Elections

31 August 2018

With the European Parliament elections just around the corner, Dods is officially launching its comprehensive  2019 Elections Package.

Pre-Elections Timeline

31 August 2018

With the European Parliament elections just around the corner, Dods is officially launching its comprehensive  2019 Elections Package.

European Commission Directorates-General: Wallchart Update

9 August 2018

Following the recent appointments in the European Commission’s Directorates-General, the Dods People EU team has produced an updated wallchart to reflect all changes.

Dods Guide to the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU

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.

Parliament endorses agreement on Type Approval of motor vehicles

20 April 2018

The European Parliament endorsed the provisional agreement reached on new rules on type approval of motor vehicles.

Public hearing on the PSI directive

22 January 2018

On January 19 2018, DG CNECT organised a public hearing regarding the review of the public sector information directive.

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.


Embracing Merchant Transmission Investment

19 October 2018

Regulatory policy for efficient electricity markets should establish merchant transmission investments as the ‘default’ option, argues Professor William W. Hogan.

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

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.