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Commission’s unveiling of Farm to Fork Strategy receives mixed response

20 May 2020

The Farm to Fork Strategy is the agriculture and food part of the Green Deal, the EU's flagship initiative for an ecological transformation of Europe's economy.

European Commission unveils Biodiversity Strategy

20 May 2020

After months of delay, the Commission presented its Biodiversity Strategy on Wednesday, one of the two landmark strategies for the European Green Deal.

How the blue economy can help Europe tackle climate change

8 May 2020

Oceans are a precious resource and the EU needs to fully recognise their key role in achieving a carbon-free Europe by 2050, explains Deirdre Clune.

Why it might be time to restart the maritime economy

8 May 2020

Within the disorder and dismay created by the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps there is an opportunity to reboot and move in a new, bluer direction, writes Bernhard Friess.

Delivering security to citizens in a turbulent world

6 May 2020

All European citizens want to feel secure from the growing threats of the modern world; it will be my role to deliver this security, says Ylva Johansson

Terrorism is terrorism, and no exceptions can be made

22 May 2020

It’s time the EU ended its differentiation between Hezbollah’s so-called ‘political’ and ‘military’ wings, and outlawed the entire organisation, argues Charlie Weimers

Giving health policy the attention it deserves

22 May 2020

In light of the current Coronavirus crisis, doctors in the European Parliament, including myself, are united in the pledge to make health a new priority in EU policy.

Fight AMR by taking antibiotics off our plates

21 May 2020

The battle against antimicrobial resistance is one we cannot afford to lose; we can start by eliminating it from our food chain wherever we can, writes Sarah Wiener.

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.

Virginijus Sinkevičius: Enhancing ecosystems is key to a more resilient economy and society

19 May 2020

European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius explains why it's no coincidence that the EU's new Biodiversity Strategy will be adopted at the same time as the Farm to Fork Strategy, as the two are inextricably linked.

Ahmed Rahhou: Friends and Allies

5 May 2020

Morocco is looking to develop a fuller partnership with the EU, one that will bring Rabat and Brussels closer together on key strategic issues such as climate change, education, security and mobility, explains Head of Mission to the EU, Ambassador Ahmed Rahhou.

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.

Ensuring a seamless pan-European sky

20 May 2020

We must ensure that cross-border collaboration in our skies continues beyond Brexit, writes NATS CEO Martin Rolfe.

Europe at a Crossroads: Abraham Liu

19 May 2020

The EU has a unique opportunity to lead the world – but only if it remains united, writes Huawei‘s Chief EU Representative, Abraham Liu

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WEBINAR: After COVID-19, will there be an even more devastating AMR outbreak?

19 May 2020

The online event will look at the requirement for a new business model for the development, production and sales of new antibiotics.

Lebanon’s Central Bank must not fall victim to Hezbolla

6 May 2020

With the country in its worst economic crisis in decades, the country stands at a critical political crossroad, writes James Wilson.

Coronavirus: A global perspective

4 May 2020

From helping to monitor the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic to the eventual recovery, Earth observation data plays a crucial role, writes Agnieszka Łukaszczyk, Senior Director of European Affairs at Planet.