EU leaders converge on Brussels for budget talks

20 February 2020

The special European Council meeting will see the bloc's 27 heads of state and government thrash out the size and structure of the EU budget for the period 2021-2027.

Brussels-centric approach to Future of Europe Conference will not engage citizens, says new CoR President

20 February 2020

The newly-elected President of the Committee of the Regions says a “centralised”, Brussels-led approach to the Future of Europe Conference will not succeed in rebuilding citizens' trust in EU policymaking.

Mayor of London says ‘London is part of Europe’

19 February 2020

In a one-day visit to Brussels on Tuesday, Sadiq Khan met with Michel Barnier and other EU leaders to discuss the impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.

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 sustainable transformation

18 February 2020

For the European Green Deal to work effectively, everyone must do their part, writes Miriam Dalli.

5 Questions with... Josianne Cutajar

17 February 2020

Josianne Cutajar (MT, S&D) is a member of Parliament’s ITRE committee

Tax policies key to combating global warming and achieving the SDGs

13 February 2020

In 2019, scientists warned of even higher rises in sea levels due to accelerating climate change, but few policymakers paid much attention. Instead, we witnessed natural disasters on all continents, writes Krister Andersson, Vice-President of the EESC Employers' Group.

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.

Clara Aguilera: Rural defender

17 February 2020

As the EU fights climate change, farmers are often blamed for the environmental effects of their activities. Clara Aguilera explains that instead of making cuts to the CAP budget, the EU must provide more support to farmers or risk seeing most of Europe’s agricultural areas dwindle in the coming decades.

In conversation with... Sophie Batas

12 February 2020

Huawei and Europe have achieved huge success working together for the past 20 years, 5G will take this even further, says Huawei’s Director for Cybersecurity and Privacy, Sophie Batas.

In conversation with...Johanna Friedl-Naderer

11 February 2020

Innovative treatments and genetic testing can write a new chapter in the history of rare diseases. Together, we can make a difference and improve patients’ lives, explains Biogen’s President, Europe & Canada, Johanna Friedl-Naderer.

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.

FinTech: What is it all about?

11 February 2020

Fintech is a sector where Europe can be a global competitor, writes Nickolas Reinhardt

How Nord Stream 2 could play a crucial role in reducing CO2 emissions

3 February 2020

Nord Stream 2 will make an important contribution to achieving the EU’s climate objectives, writes Sebastian Sass


Home is where the heat is

20 February 2020

Consumer preferences must be considered as the EU strives to become a leader in tackling climate change and the new European Commission is devising a Green Deal for Europe. The role of consumers in decarbonising the heating sector is especially important as the new EU legislative cycle begins, writes GasTerra's Anton Buijs.

The Coffee Festivals of Jazan

6 February 2020

Saeed Khan explains why Europe should take note of Saudi Arabia’s coffee.

Trial shows why Croatian Presidency of the EU endangers Europe

28 January 2020

The prosecution of MOL energy head Hernádi Zsolt under controversial circumstances, reveals both corruption within the Croatian government, and the influence of Vladimir Putin over the country; writes Saeed Khan