The European Parliament have passed a continent-wide ‘Climate Emergency’ resolution 429 votes to 225.
The decision precedes next month’s United Nations climate conference, COP25, in … Read more
Africa-Europe Alliance: Denmark provides €10 million for sustainable development under the EU External Investment Plan
The European Commission and Denmark signed a transfer agreement for a voluntary contribution of around €10 million (DKK 75 million) to the EU External Investment … Read more
MEPs are expected on Wednesday to finally approve a new executive European Commission under the leadership of Ursula von der Leyen after delays and disagreements.… Read more
MEPs and African, Caribbean and Pacific MPs agreed on climate change, migration, sustainable growth and the post-Cotonou agreement.
Carlos Zorrinho (S&D, PT) Co-President of the … Read more
The Commission is launching a new application round for DiscoverEU travel passes, which allows participants to travel across Europe, learn about its cultural heritage, whilst … Read more
EP passes resolution urging member states to introduce rules obliging multinationals to disclose what taxes they pay
MEPs on Thursday adopted a resolution urging member states to work on long-overdue rules obliging multinationals to disclose what taxes they pay in each country.… Read more
Members of the European Parliament on Thursday rejected Sylvie Goulard as France’s next European commissioner, dealing a blow to French President Emmanuel Macron and incoming … Read more
Hungarian MEP Istvan Ujhelyi has launched an initiative to recognise circuses who abide by best practices with a special award.
“It’s part of our European … Read more
Didier Reynders, European Commissioner-designate for Justice, attends his hearing before the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.
MEPs from various committees are hearing the proposed members … Read more
A European Parliament committee on Monday voted to reject Hungarian and Romanian candidates for the European Commission due to ‘conflicts of interest’.
MEPs “voted that … Read more
Members of the European Parliament from the Brexit Party have the highest combined outside earnings compared to other delegations, according to data on financial declarations … Read more
Members of the European Parliament on Thursday rejected the Romanian and Hungarian nominees for the next European Commission over concerns about potential conflicts of interest.… Read more
The European Commission is willing to “work day and night” on Brexit, Juncker and Barnier address EU Parliament
The European Commission is willing to “work day and night” on Brexit, President Jean-Claude Juncker told the plenary of the European Parliament on Wednesday.
He … Read more
This week, the Executive Director of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO), Nina Gregori, held meetings in Brussels with Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) … Read more
European Parliament employees are not too amused over what seems to be a secretive hike in the prices at the canteen. According to POLITICO, the … Read more
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, head of Merkel’s Christian Democrat party (CDU), warned her junior coalition partners against blocking the appointment of a German, Ursula von der … Read more
European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday asked the European Parliament to approve Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European … Read more
Members of the European Parliament voted Italian MEP David-Maria Sassoli as the new president for the assembly at a meeting in Strasbourg.
Sassoli will … Read more
The Financial Times reports that according to an initial review by Brussels, Russian sources mounted a “continued and sustained” disinformation effort to “suppress turnout and … Read more