European Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly has welcomed the initiative of the Dutch government, which is supported by other EU governments, to improve legislative transparency in the Council of the EU.
Experts have expressed disappointment with the outcome of a summit of EU leaders last week which failed to reach agreement on a “carbon-neutral” energy mix by 2050.
The appeal comes in the wake of recent street protests in Hong Kong by millions of people angry at the introduction of new legislation which, if enacted, will ease the extradition of criminal suspects from Hong Kong to mainland China.
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.
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.
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.
MEPs must continue to press national governments to take firm action on tax evasion, avoidance and financial crime, argues Molly Scott Cato.
EU trade policy has not only seen record numbers of partnerships, it has also established ethical standards that lead the world, writes Cecilia Malmström
Benedek Jávor (HU, Greens/EFA) Parliament Magazine MEP 2019 award winner for the environment
Parliament has given its stamp of approval to legislation aimed at combating money laundering, which will also help fight tax evasion.
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.
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.
Romania’s Minister for Energy, Anton Anton, believes Europe’s capacity for economic growth is inseparable from its energy reform programme
With a proven track record in delivering for citizens, Margrethe Vestager has earned the right to be the next European Commission President. She tells Lorna Hutchinson that prioritising gender equality and female empowerment is her number one goal.
With the 2019 European Development Days Conference fast approaching, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica explains how focused actions and resource pooling are crucial to eradicating some of the world’s biggest challenges.
Watch all the victorious European parliamentarians accepting their MEP awards at this year's ceremony.
MEP Awards 2015 host Viviane Reding speaks to the Parliament Magazine after the ceremony.
The 2014 MEP Awards winners send a message to the potential shortlistees of 2015.
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.
With a newly elected European Parliament, find out what's on the legislative agenda that could affect you and your organisation.
All the main European political groupings have published manifestos ahead of the May 23-26 European Parliamentary elections, with each outlining their vision for the next legislature across a range of policy areas.
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.
The European Parliament endorsed the provisional agreement reached on new rules on type approval of motor vehicles.
On January 19 2018, DG CNECT organised a public hearing regarding the review of the public sector information directive.
EU policy makers should follow a holistic industrial policy that supports strategic value chains, explains Emilio Braghi.
5G offers more opportunities while upgrading security, explains Tony Graziano
Cooperation and investment are key when it comes to security and defence, explains Chris Lombardi
Europe must boost its investment in research and innovation, argue the European University Association’s Rolf Tarrach and Michael Murphy
When countries around the world are sinking billions into deep technologies like photonics, why does it always feel like the EU is consistently applying the brake, asks Carlos Lee.
CANSO Director of European Affairs & Civil Air Navigation Services Tanja Grobotek explains.