EP’s Strasbourg seat to host virus screening centre

By |april 7th, 2020|Amelie de Montchalin, coronavirus, COVID-19, European Parliament, France, News, screening, Strasbourg|

The European Parliament's Strasbourg facilities will host a screening centre and a COVID-19 consultation centre, according to France's European minister Amélie de Montchalin. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.

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The European Parliament’s greatest battle is upcoming

By |april 2nd, 2020|coronavirus, economic crisis, European Parliament, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

In the face of the ongoing crisis, European Parliament lawmakers must make it clear that negotiations for the EU’s long-term budget are starting at 2% of GDP and will not go below 1.5%, and that the EU budget for 2020 will be at least 2% of the Union's GDP, writes MEP Radan Kanev.

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EU under pressure to broker online terrorist content agreement

By |april 1st, 2020|compromise text, EU, European Commission, European Council, European Parliament, News, online terrorist content, Patrick Breyer, Patryk Jaki, TERREG|

The European Council and Commission are under pressure to make headway on rules to stamp out online terrorist content, the substance of which could provide a precedent for the upcoming Digital Services Act, an MEP involved with the matter told EURACTIV.

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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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EU Parliament votes financial assistance for countries affected by COVID-19

By |marec 27th, 2020|cohesion policy, COVID19, EU Solidarity Fund, EU structural funds, European Council, European Parliament, News, Ursula von der Leyen, Younous Omarjee|

Following an urgent procedure, the European Parliament on Thursday (26 March) almost unanimously backed two packages of financial support for countries affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

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Commission chief, MEPs slam lack of EU solidarity in COVID19 crisis 

By |marec 26th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, European Parliament, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen heavily criticised the lack of solidarity between member states facing the COVID19 outbreak during a debate in the European Parliament about the EU’s response to the crisis on Thursday (26 March). 

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MEPs demand a new long-term budget in response to coronavirus 

By |marec 26th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, European Parliament, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

Leading MEPs are urging the European Commission to update its proposal for the EU's 2021-27 budget and factor in the response that will be needed to tackle the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.

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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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First death of coronavirus reported in EU institutions

By |marec 24th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, dg itec, European Parliament, News|

A 41-years-old external contractor working at the European Parliament has died on Sunday (22 March) from respiratory complications after he contracted the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the institution confirmed yesterday (23 March).

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Mikser: Nuclear arms control must be taken more seriously

By |marec 11th, 2020|AFET Committee, arms control, China, European Parliament, INF Treaty, Iran nuclear deal, Nato, News, NPT Treaty, nuclear non-proliferation, Russia, SEDE Committee, United States|

With evolving technology and changing military doctrines, arms control and nuclear weapons control should be brought back to top attention, but it is “increasingly difficult to come to any agreement among the critical players” in the world, MEP Sven Mikser...

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