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End of Greek bailout programme an ‘historic’ moment says EU finance chief

21 August 2018

Pierre Moscovici hopes conclusion of eight ‘very difficult and often painful years’ will mark an improvement for ordinary Greeks.

EU leaders mourn Kofi Annan

20 August 2018

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has joined with other EU leaders in paying glowing tribute to former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, whose death was announced at the weekend.

Nord Stream 2 pipeline would defeat purpose of Energy Union

2 May 2016

Nord Stream 2 is the embodiment of hybrid warfare and would put Energy Union at risk, argues Petras Auštrevičius.

Energy efficiency: EU needs to 'think bigger'

22 April 2016

The Commission is set to revise the energy efficiency directive later this year. How are MEPs looking to influence this key update?

EU must do better on entrepreneurship

31 July 2018

The key to fighting unemployment is to foster a spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation in our young people, writes Anthea McIntyre.

Civil society’s contribution to the energy union

24 July 2018

The energy transition is an excellent opportunity to put people at the heart of the EU decision-making process, writes Luca Jahier.

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.

Mariya Gabriel: The future of Europe and of the world is inevitably digital

5 June 2018

European digital economy and society Commissioner Mariya Gabriel talks GDPR implementation, cyber hygiene, Netflix quotas and more.

Miriam Dalli: We need more ambitious CO2 reduction targets to ensure EU does not endanger its technological leadership

22 May 2018

Maltese MEP Miriam Dalli talks maintaining Europe’s technological leadership on electric vehicles, emissions reduction, her country’s recent tension with the Commission and more.

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.

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.

Thailand is making significant progress in its fight against illegal fishing

9 April 2018

Towards IUU-free fisheries: Thailand is making significant progress in its fight against illegal fishing, argues Chatchai Sarikulya.

EU must get serious about promoting the circular economy

21 March 2018

If Europe wants to promote the circular economy, then it needs to get serious about it, argues Jacob Hansen.

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e-labelling: A low-hanging fruit

21 August 2018

Manufacturers should be allowed to display compliance information electronically instead of printing the label on products, argues Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl

FinTech: Connecting Europe with the Middle East

8 August 2018

Bahrain is at the forefront of adopting FinTech, writes Hadyah M. Fathalla.

Why the EU should support minority languages as part of its international development

30 July 2018

Funding programmes in minority languages would increase representation of those who have never had an equal voice, writes Leonardo González Dellán.