Syria conference highlights urgent need for humanitarian aid

24 April 2018

A two-day international conference on Syria, attended by representatives of NGOs working in the war-torn country, kicked off on Tuesday in Brussels.

MEPs urge EU countries to boycott World Cup

24 April 2018

EU member states are coming under increased pressure to pull their teams out of this summer’s football World Cup in Russia.

Survey: UK citizens in favour of international trade

23 April 2018

The British are particularly favourable towards growing international trade, according to a new survey.

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?

5 questions with... Biljana Borzan

25 April 2018

Biljana Borzan (S&D, HR) is a member of Parliament’s environment, public health and food safety committee

Pakistan’s gender discrimination in law is a violation of GSP+

25 April 2018

Pakistan's constant gender discrimination is in direct violation of its GSP+ obligations, explains Jude-Kirton Darling, so why is the Commission turning a blind eye to the country's lack of equality?

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.

Soraya Post: Some think of feminism as a women’s issue, but it is not - it is an equality issue

10 April 2018

The first - and currently only - MEP from an ideologically feminist party, Soraya Post talks about the impact of #MeToo, intersectionality and why we should all be feminists.

Boyko Borissov: If the Western Balkans do not get a clear European perspective now, this could have severe consequences for EU

22 March 2018

Midway through Bulgaria’s demanding EU Council presidency, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov explains why future Western Balkans accession is important for the security and prosperity of all Europeans.

Siegfried Mureşan: The more united the Parliament, the greater the role it will play in the MFF negotiations

6 March 2018

As the EU takes on further competences, including tackling the migration crisis and involving itself in security and defence, it is also facing the financial challenge of Brexit. Siegfried Mureşan outlines the possible challenges in the negotiations for the next MFF post-2020.

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.

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.

Single Digital Gateway

12 October 2017

On October 10, the IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market held its thirteenth meeting. The topic of debate was the Single Digital Gateway.

Thailand is making significant progress in its fight against illegal fishing

9 April 2018

Towards IEE-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.


A shift to lightweighting demands heavyweight political support

17 April 2018

Lighter vehicles offer the opportunity to reduce CO2 emissions from all vehicles. However, continuing to focus on a mass-based approach is an opportunity lost, writes Patrik Ragnarsson.

Unleashing Big Data’s Potential for journalism, economy and research

4 April 2018

The extent to which Text and Data Mining is revolutionising the way both public and private sector researchers work has yet to be fully realised by EU policymakers, argue data mining experts.

Time to consign TB to the history books

23 March 2018

TB is far from being consigned to the history books, but there is real hope for a TB-free world in the coming decades, write Ivan Solovic and Raquel Duarte.