All eyes on Germany’s ‘crisis’ presidency, expected to lead EU recovery

By |maj 28th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Brexit, coronavirus, COVID-19, David Sassoli, German EU presidency 2020, Michael Roth, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Pandemic Recovery Fund, Recovery Fund, Ursula von der Leyen|

The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has forced Germany to radically revise the priorities for its EU Council Presidency in the second half of the year. One thing is clear: the biggest EU country takes the helm in the midst of an unprecedented cris...

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EU Parliament becomes shelter for vulnerable women during COVID-19 crisis

By |maj 4th, 2020|COVID-19, David Sassoli, European Parliament, gender-based violence, News, Samusocial, social exclusion|

A European Parliament office in the Brussels city centre has been turned into a temporary centre for particularly vulnerable women affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Parliament staff are also cooking meals for charities and driving medical workers around...

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Netherlands denies blocking Sassoli from coronavirus talks

By |april 7th, 2020|coronavirus, coronavirus recovery plan, David Sassoli, News, The Netherlands|

The Netherlands has never said European Parliament President David Sassoli should be excluded from talks on the EU response to the coronavirus crisis, a Dutch spokesperson told EURACTIV.com.

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Sassoli shows his difference with von der Leyen over Hungary

By |april 1st, 2020|Authoritarianism, Dacian Cioloş, David Sassoli, EPP, European Parliament, Hungary, illiberal democracy, News, Renew Europe, S&D, Ursula von der Leyen, Viktor Orbán|

European Parliament President David Sassoli has asked the European Commission to assess whether the new laws introduced in Hungary under the disguise of coronavirus emergency comply with the most important text of EU treaties, he said late on Tuesday (...

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European Parliament suspends ordinary plenary session until September

By |marec 25th, 2020|David Sassoli, European Parliament, News|

The coronavirus has forced the European Parliament to postpone its full four-day plenary sessions in Strasbourg at least until September, according to the revised calendar seen by EURACTIV.com.

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MEPs irked by Greta visit despite virus ban

By |marec 4th, 2020|Climate Change, coronavirus, David Sassoli, European Parliament, Greta Thunberg, News|

European lawmakers on Tuesday (3 March) complained that a visit by eco-warrior Greta Thunberg to European Parliament is set to go ahead despite a moratorium on all outside visits to the chamber.

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We will find new path with London after Brexit, say EU leaders

By |januar 31st, 2020|Brexit, Charles Michel, David Sassoli, Future Relationship, geopolitics, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Union will work hard to forge a future as an ally and partner of Britain after their divorce on Friday (31 January), European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen wrote in Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung daily.

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Davos 2020 diary – day #3

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Brexit, David Sassoli, Davos 2020, digital tax, Donald Trump, News, Pedro Sanchez, Prince Charles, trade tensions, Ursula von der Leyen, US, Volodymyr Zelensky|

Welcome to Davos where the 50th edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is taking place on 21-25 January. Throughout the week, EURACTIV gives you a glimpse into one of the world’s most exclusive conferences where political and business leaders meet every year to discuss global economic trends.

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Davos 2020 diary – day #2

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Climate Change, David Sassoli, Donald Trump, Greta Thunberg, News, trade, Ursula von der Leyen|

Welcome to Davos where the 50th edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is taking place on 21-25 January. Throughout the week, EURACTIV gives you a glimpse into one of the world’s most exclusive conferences where political and business leaders meet every year to discuss global economic trends.

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Parliament kicks off debate on the Future of Europe conference

By |januar 15th, 2020|Conference on the Future of Europe, David Sassoli, Dubravka Suica, European Parliament, Future of Europe, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

The European Parliament launched on Wednesday (15 January) the debate on the Future of Europe conference, expected to begin in May, and outlined its position ahead of talks with the Commission and Council. 

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