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Ukrainian comedian sweeps to victory in presidential election

23 April 2019

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has won by a landslide in the country's presidential election.

UKIP MEPs defend decision to defect to Brexit Party

23 April 2019

Two UKIP MEPs have defended their decision to resign from the party and join Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party.

#MeTooEP campaign calls on MEPs to pledge support

19 April 2019

Candidates standing in the European elections next month are being asked to back the campaign to combat sexual abuse and harassment.

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Stamping out the stigma

2 April 2019

Autism Spectrum Disorder is on the rise, yet it remains a largely misunderstood condition. On World Autism Awareness Day 2019, Lorna Hutchinson reports on what still needs to be done to raise awareness and provide much-needed support.

So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye

5 March 2019

With the deadline for the UK’s exit from the EU fast approaching, British MEPs have spoken of their regret about having to step down from elected office.

Parting is such sweet sorrow

18 February 2019

British MEPs will soon bid a fond - or not-so-fond - farewell to Parliament. Some of them told Martin Banks what they will (and won’t) miss about Brussels and their possible plans for a post-Brexit future.

5 Questions with...Sajjad Karim

23 April 2019

Find out how boxing legend Muhammed Ali inspired this award-winning MEP.

Turning the tide

23 April 2019

Decades of overfishing, pollution and climate change have made the ocean a fragile environment and it needs our protection, writes João Aguiar Machado.

Shifting from a culture of dependency

16 April 2019

European businesses should take notice of UAE’s drive to foster entrepreneurship, says Guy Burton.

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.

NATO: Adapting to an ever-changing world

19 April 2019

As the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation celebrates its 70th anniversary, Rajnish Singh speaks to Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller about past triumphs and future challenges.

Leaving a Europe fit for the future

18 April 2019

Stepping down after three terms as an MEP, Lambert Van Nistelrooij is confident that the Europe his successors will find on arrival will be one that is fit for the future.

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.

EP Elections Package - The Spitzenkandidat field is cleared

6 December 2018

November saw the thinning of the Spitzenkandidat field as various contestants for the post of Commission President were either selected by their respective political parties or decided to drop out.

EP Elections Package: biographies of Spitzenkandidaten Nominees

2 November 2018

Now that the EPP, PES, the European Greens, and the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe have unveiled their potential Spitzenkandidaten nominees, the Dods EU Monitoring Team, as part of its E

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.

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.

United we stand, divided we fall

30 November 2018

Cooperation and investment are key when it comes to security and defence, explains Chris Lombardi

Individuals make innovation a reality

26 November 2018

Making innovation happen is more than just a motto for the EIT, writes Dirk Jan van den Berg.

Apprenticeships are a practical way for Europe's youth to kick-start careers

5 November 2018

McDonald's is helping young people develop the skills they need to succeed through apprenticeships, writes David Fairhurst.

Europe must continue to invest in the bioplastic revolution

23 October 2018

It is imperative to seize the momentum of recent policy developments at both European and international level, argues Philippe Mengal.

PM+

A commitment to carers

17 April 2019

Not before time, the needs of carers are now firmly in the policy spotlight, writes Vanessa Pott.

Why increasing adherence to therapy is vital to improving patient quality of life

4 April 2019

Candidates running in the upcoming European elections should ensure that adherence to therapy is enshrined as a right for all, argue Italian MEPs Danilo Oscar Lancini, Patrizia Toia and Aldo Patriciello.

 

Childhood cancer: An urgent European problem

1 April 2019

Pamela Kearns calls on returning and candidate MEPs to pledge their support to paediatric oncology and haematology and sign the SIOP Europe and CCI Europe Manifesto