Time has run out - Commission & Council must act on rule of law in Poland
Members of the European Parliament have been debating the situation regarding the rule of law and the primacy of EU law in Poland, with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. The Greens/EFA Group are calling on the Commission and Council to take action against the Polish government's attacks against the rule of law and fundamental rights.
Plenary Flash 18-21 October 2021
During this plenary session, the European Parliament will debate the rule of law situation and abortion ban in Poland, the Farm to Fork strategy, the UN Climate Conference (COP26), global tax deal and Pandora Papers, the 2022 EU budget, Frontex, ...
EU GMO rules are under attack - and with them our food, our health and our environment
The European Commission is trying to weaken the EU’s regulations on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). It plans to exclude some GMOs from the regulations. Like this, agricultural corporations could market them without GMO authorisation, traceability or labelling.
Greens/EFA call for massive expansion of renewable energies and compensation for worse-affected households
The European Commission unveiled its "toolbox" for EU governments to tackle the current energy price hike. The toolbox mainly includes short-term measures for member states by setting out options to target vulnerable households. The Greens/EFA Group calls for support for low-income citizens, ramping up energy renovations and the further development of renewable energy, as this will allow for a combination of short-term, medium and long-term solutions.
Green Tech Film Festival
As part of the Green Tech festival, four documentary films will be screened in the Kinograph cinema during two days. The documentaries will all revealed, in their own way, the dark side of the electronics industry
The EU must act to protect Afghan refugees!
This Thursday, ministers from all EU member states will meet and are expected to make pledges to protect the most vulnerable Afghans. This is the chance to tell them that European countries have an international responsibility to offer protection and welcome those most in need! Call on your minister to show solidarity!