Fair treatment of Europe’s cross-border workers

By |junij 23rd, 2020|coronavirus, European Parliament, News, seasonal workers, social benefits|

A truly integrated EU labour market cannot exist without a fair level of coordination for social security, writes Dragoș Pîslaru, who insists that Europe must learn the lessons of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Socialists to lead new European Parliament’s tax subcommittee

By |junij 19th, 2020|European Parliament, News, Socialist group, tax fraud, tax subcommittee, Taxation|

The Socialist group will chair the European Parliament's new permanent subcommittee on tax matters, which will focus on tax fraud and tax evasion, group officials told EURACTIV.com

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UK lawmakers back Brexit compromise to avoid ‘no deal’ chaos

By |junij 19th, 2020|Brexit, EU-UK trade talks, European Parliament, News|

UK lawmakers have urged Boris Johnson and Michel Barnier to broker a compromise to avoid an economically damaging ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario.

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No consent to ‘historic’ recovery plan without new revenues, MEPs warn

By |junij 18th, 2020|coronavirus recovery plan, EU budget, European Parliament, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, own resources, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Parliament will only give its consent to a new EU long-term budget if the basket of own resources is increased to pay for the recovery fund, the main political groups warned in a letter addressed to EU leaders ahead of Friday's (19 June) summit. 

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EU lawmakers call on Commission to preserve budget funding for military mobility

By |junij 9th, 2020|European defence, European Parliament, MFF budget, Military Mobility, News|

A cross-party group of 45 MEPs called on European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, EU chief diplomat Josep Borrell and Budget Commissioner Johannes Hahn on Tuesday (9 June) to maintain the bloc's ambition on military mobility in the next seve...

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Lagarde warns of market turbulences if no quick adoption of recovery fund

By |junij 8th, 2020|Christine Lagarde, ECB, European Parliament, News, Recovery Fund|

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde called on member states on Monday (8 June) to urgently adopt the EU recovery plan, saying any delay could create “negative spillovers” in the markets and increase the costs of overcoming the recession. 

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Agriculture has fundamental role to play in fighting climate change, says French socialist MEP

By |junij 3rd, 2020|agriculture, Climate Change, COVID-19, energy and environment, Éric Andrieu, European Commission, European Parliament, Farm to Fork, News|

In an interview with EURACTIV's partner Le Journal de l'environnement, French socialist MEP Éric Andrieu (S&D) said that climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic make it necessary to put agriculture back at the heart of the debate and to change the agricultural model with targeted tools and resources.

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Elections in a time of crisis: Is postal voting the answer?

By |junij 3rd, 2020|coronavirus, European Parliament, News, postal voting, US elections 2020|

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the challenge of holding elections in a time of crisis.  Only the European Parliament has the expertise to advise if voting by mail would be a good idea, writes Dick Roche.

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Italians least satisfied with EU’s coronavirus response

By |maj 29th, 2020|aid packages, coronavirus, COVID-19, EU, EU recovery programme, European Parliament, health crisis, Italy, News, survey|

According to a survey carried out for the European Parliament, Italians are the least satisfied EU citizens when it comes to the EU's response to the coronavirus crisis. EURACTIV Italy reports.

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Von der Leyen proposes €750 billion stimulus under member states’ grip

By |maj 27th, 2020|COVID-19, European Parliament, News, Recovery Fund, Ursula von der Leyen|

European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, proposed on Wednesday (27 May) an unprecedented stimulus of €750 billion, mostly through non-refundable grants, with governments having a crucial role in deciding how the money will be spent.

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