With Nato already established some MEPs question the need for a new Brussels-based EU military HQ.
US acting ambassador to the EU voices concern over Turkish president's increasingly anti-Westen rhetoric
Comments come amid a sharp decline in relations between the EU and Turkey | Photo credit: Press Association
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently likened the Netherlands to "a banana republic”, called for international organisations to impose sanctions on the Dutch government, and accused countries in the West of “Islamophobia.”
MEPs say that all lobbyists should be required to sign the EU transparency register before being allowed to enter the European Parliament.
Nord Stream 2 is the embodiment of hybrid warfare and would put Energy Union at risk, argues Petras Auštrevičius.
2016 will be the year of delivery for Energy Union, writes Maroš Šefcovic.
The Commission is set to revise the energy efficiency directive later this year. How are MEPs looking to influence this key update?
A major challenge lies ahead in achieving the right level of ambition and coordinating the political debate and legislative process of the winter package, writes Morten Helveg Petersen.
Hiking, teaching and a very special backpack.
Completing the energy union means ensuring a well-functioning internal energy market that empowers consumers, say MEPs.
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.
Irish GUE/NGL deputy Lynn Boylan on providing Northern Ireland with special status post-Brexit and why tinkering around the edges of EU reform is just not going to cut it with today’s citizens.
Věra Jourová on making sure past progress is consolidated, fighting the gender pay gap and why encouraging women's political participation would benefit everyone.
Victor Negrescu on relating to Europe's millennials, why EU membership was a dream come true for Romania and why he believes a 'two-speed Europe' is a stupid idea.
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.
On March 16, the European Parliament Plenary Session endorsed the agreement reached with the Council on a draft regulation for a supply chain due diligence on minerals originating in conflict-affected areas.
On March 1, the main conference of European Shipping Week 2017, a day-long debate on various topics across the maritime spectrum, took place.
The world needs low cost and lower emissions energy producers, writes Bjørn Otto Sverdrup.
Renewables can bring SMEs and the public closer to the EU, writes Nigel Cotton.
Decarbonisation requires a shared responsibility between business and governments, argues Ignacio S. Galán.
EU policymakers must avoid leading Europe into an age of data prohibition, warns Townsend Feehan.
Was the revision of the EU firearms directive worth the effort, asks Tomasz W. Stępień
Contractual freedom is under attack and consumers will suffer, warns Mark Lichtenhein.
As the world looks to Europe to lead on evidence-based decision-making, we must not let politics trump science, warns Nathalie Moll.
We shouldn’t forget the importance of empowering educators in the fight against radicalisation, argue Alexandra Korn and Alexander Ritzmann.
To reach a true circular economy, MEPs should make it their top priority to set a single method for measuring ‘real’ recycling rates, write Axel Eggert, Sylvain Lhôte and Guy Thiran.