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Political groups welcome emergency unemployment scheme

3 April 2020

Two of Parliament’s biggest political groups have welcomed the Commission’s new scheme, which aims to support workers and avoid massive unemployment caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.

EU calls for ramp-up in production on vital medical equipment

3 April 2020

EU Internal market chief Thierry Breton also warned EU Member States to remove any barriers to free movement of medical supplies.

EU Space Policy: Space for industry

5 February 2020

The new Space Programme might not yet allow us to reach the moon, but it will be the key tool for the EU economy in the coming years, writes Massimiliano Salini.

Committee guide 2020 | CONT: Command and control

5 February 2020

EU money is taxpayers’ money, and the CONT Committee ensures that it is spent correctly, efficiently and in a purposeful way, explains Monika Hohlmeier.

Committee guide 2020 | BUDG: Adding value

4 February 2020

Britain’s exit from the EU should generate a discussion over the Union’s potential new own resources, suggests Johan van Overtveldt

A deepening health crisis

3 April 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic should act as a stark warning for policymakers on the growing threat to healthcare of Antimicrobial resistance, argue Martin Hojsík and Irena Joveva.

Autism Awareness Day: Being unique

2 April 2020

The EU needs to do more to empower people with disabilities and give them the opportunity to learn and excel in their own way, argues Miriam Dalli.

Autism Awareness Day: The right to work

2 April 2020

People with Autism Spectrum Disorder have the right to work to gain their economic independence, but greater investment and resources are needed, argues Alicia Homs Ginel.

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.

5 Questions with... Atidzhe Alieva-Veli

23 March 2020

Atidzhe Alieva-Veli (BG, RE) is a vice-chair of Parliament’s delegation to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.

In conversation with... Jan-Philipp Beck

20 March 2020

We are working to strengthen health innovation in Europe and to create an environment where fresh thinking in healthcare can thrive, says Jan-Philipp Beck, CEO of EIT Health.

Alice Kuhnke: Battling for equality

19 March 2020

Former Swedish TV personality and one of the few black deputies in parliament, Alice Kuhnke, tells Rajnish Singh that she wants the EU to do more to tackle violence against women, racism and to show solidarity with Greece in finding a solution to the refugee crisis.

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.

The New European Commission 2019-2024

12 September 2019

This early September, the European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her proposal for the allocation of Commissioner portfolios. She also published the individual mission letters to each Commissioner detailing what she expects of them in the next legislative term.

2019 EU - Finnish Presidency Guide

8 July 2019

July 1st saw the start of the new Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU. 

Europe elects its new Parliament and triggers the race for EU's top posts

4 June 2019

The May 23 - 26 European Parliament elections delivered a more fragmented assembly than previously with notable increases in support for the Liberals, Greens and far-right parties which in turn saw a reduction in support for the centre-right and left.

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.

A European workforce fit for the digital age

17 March 2020

Keeping Europe’s workers safe and healthy is the key to success in the digital age, explains Christa Sedlatschek.

A Green Deal on steel

4 March 2020

Axel Eggert explains why a ‘Green Deal on steel’ could be the flagship policy for the EU’s climate strategy.

Bringing Europe into the digital age

3 March 2020

Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl explains how Europe can boost the number of its digital unicorn companies.

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The Private Sector must unite to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic

2 April 2020

Businesses, government and civil society can lead together, with compassion and solidarity, writes CEO of Kale Group Zeynep Bodur Okyay.

Me(a)t the Future

31 March 2020

Karsten Maier highlights the functioning of the food-chain during crisis and its approach to future EU policy.

Why the EU should rethink its push for a digital research and education “lighthouse”

30 March 2020

Europe must connect its ambition of being a digital leader with initiatives already happening at its universities, says Amanda Crowfoot.