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Charging point for electric cars
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European Parliament clears the way for better charging infrastructure for e-cars and more energy efficiency

Members of the European Parliament adopted three files included in the "Fit-for-55" climate package, as well as its position on the Industrial Emissions Directive. The adoption of the European Parliament's position on the Industrial Emissions Directive, the main EU instrument to regulate pollutant emissions from industrial plants, allows …
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TV cameras
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Greens/EFA Group welcomes vote to protect against Strategic Lawsuits

The European Parliament voted in favour of the committee of Legal Affairs (JURI)’s position on the European Commission’s proposal on Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation (SLAPPs). The Greens/EFA Group welcomes this vote which confirms the mandate of the committee to enter trilogue negotiations.
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Presidential Palace Warsaw
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European Parliament calls for election observation mission to Poland - Quote from Tineke Strik MEP

Today, MEPs have just voted on a resolution on ‘The electoral law, the investigative committee and the rule of law in Poland’. The Polish government has recently brought about changes to the electoral law, which could harm free elections, as well as a so-called investigative committee into Russian interference, which could be used to atta…
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Plenary Flash 10-13 July 2023

On the agenda this week: nature restoration law, Fit for 55 & industrial emissions directive, search & rescue in the Mediterranean, EU Chips Act, ecodesign regulation, ING2/Qatargate,...
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Greens/EFA call on Council and the EPP to stop delaying the SUR

The Commission published additional data complementing the impact assessment of the Sustainable Use of Plant Protection Products Regulation. The report shows that the proposed regulation will not have a significant negative impact on food security. The additional impact assessment has delayed its entry into force and threatens European he…
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"Green investment gap" study

The purpose of this project is to carry out a study at European Union level, that will provide an overview of the sectoral investments needed to decarbonise the economy of a sample of European countries.
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FEMM and LIBE committees approves first EU legal document addressing gender-based violence

This is a historic step for the European Union as this directive will constitute the first legislative document of the Union for addressing gender-based violence. The Greens/EFA and feminists across Europe have long pushed for such a directive.
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Sunrise over nature
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Parliament to have final say on key nature bill in July

Members of the Environment Committee have just voted on the Nature Restoration Law. The Law will now go to the European Parliament Plenary session in July. There was no majority in favour of rejecting the law, despite the efforts of the EPP Group to attack nature and the Green Deal. The compromise did not get a majority.
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EFA remembers Winnie Ewing

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of former MEP Winnie Ewing, at the age of 93.
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Video |

Feminist, free, equal: meet human rights advocates in the US

Join us on the road with our MEPs Katrin Langensiepen and Monika Vana to hear from leading human rights advocates, who are building a world where everyone will be free and equal.