FIGHTING FOR YOU

Our parliamentary work

Filter
  • Show all
  • Committees
    • Agriculture and Rural Development
    • Animal transport (committee of inquiry)
    • Artificial intelligence in a digital age (Special committee)
    • Beating cancer (Special committee)
    • Budgetary Control
    • Budgets
    • Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
    • Constitutional Affairs
    • Culture and Education
    • Development
    • Economic and Monetary Affairs
    • Employment and Social Affairs
    • Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
    • Fisheries
    • Foreign Affairs
    • Foreign interference, including disinformation II (Special committee)
    • Human Rights
    • Industry, Research and Energy
    • Internal Market and Consumer Protection
    • International Trade
    • Legal Affairs
    • Regional Development
    • Security and Defence
    • Tax matters (subcommittee)
    • 30
    • Transport and Tourism
    • Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • Document Type
    • Show all
    • Press release
    • News
    • Publication
    • Video
  • EFA only
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(40) "files/assets/imgs/list/david_sassoli.jpg" ["title"]=> string(45) "David Sassoli - President European Parliament" ["alt"]=> string(45) "David Sassoli - President European Parliament" ["copyright"]=> string(27) "© European Union 2021 - EP" ["updated_at"]=> int(1642159548) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "6169f3d20c72c8a53dabc4b64d41bb55.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(17) "David Sassoli.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10625/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10625/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10625/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10625/portrait" } }
© European Union 2021 - EP
David Sassoli - President European Parliament
Press release |

EFA pays tribute to the President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli

David Sassoli will be remembered as the President championing social justice, women rights and democracy. For example, during the pandemic, he opened the doors of the European Parliament buildings to the most vulnerable persons. EFA MEPs will remember him as a truly democrat, progressive and pro-European Politician.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(60) "files/assets/imgs/list/hassan-anayi-o9znjex_06m-unsplash.jpg" ["title"]=> string(30) "European Parliament Strasbourg" ["alt"]=> string(30) "European Parliament Strasbourg" ["copyright"]=> string(14) "©hassan-anayi" ["updated_at"]=> int(1642409504) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "780a4ddfb22f52f3675cd99c344f699d.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(37) "hassan-anayi-O9ZNJex_06M-unsplash.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10628/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10628/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10628/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10628/portrait" } }
©hassan-anayi
European Parliament Strasbourg
News |

Plenary Flash 17-20 January 2022

The plenary session will be marked by the commemoration for President David Sassoli. On the agenda of the plenary : election of the EP President, Digital Services Act, final vote on animal transport inquiry committee, the situation in Kazakhstan, the presentation of the programme of the French Presidency,...
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(73) "files/assets/imgs/list/a_feminist_european_parliament_video_thumbnail.png" ["title"]=> string(46) "A feminist european parliament video thumbnail" ["alt"]=> string(46) "A feminist european parliament video thumbnail" ["copyright"]=> string(9) "GreensEFA" ["updated_at"]=> int(1644244816) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "b9e3620cf73bc7bb973bec64e04ce06c.png" ["fname"]=> string(50) "A feminist european parliament video thumbnail.png" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10683/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10683/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10683/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10683/portrait" } }
GreensEFA
A feminist european parliament video thumbnail
Video |

Alice Bah Kuhnke: Green candidate for president of the European Parliament

The European Parliament must lead by example: It must fight for climate action, protect democracy and promote diversity! This is why the Greens/EFA Group put forward Alice Bah Kuhnke as a candidate for the elections for the president of the European Parliament next week.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(51) "files/assets/imgs/list/51587538128_e0a787a707_k.jpg" ["title"]=> NULL ["alt"]=> NULL ["copyright"]=> NULL ["updated_at"]=> int(1641976661) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "c24c8fb58dac6e0317527d2c3902391d.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(28) "51587538128_e0a787a707_k.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10622/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10622/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10622/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10622/portrait" } }
Press release |

Greens/EFA Group nominate Alice Bah Kuhnke for European Parliament President

The Greens/EFA stand for a feminist, sustainable and democratic Europe and call on all MEPs to support these principles. The climate crisis is too urgent, the threat to biodiversity, our forests and oceans too serious for us not to act now. The European Parliament must stand hand in hand with its citizens in building a sustainable and inc…
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(60) "files/assets/imgs/list/maxim-potkin-8gszxf4xbfc-unsplash.jpg" ["title"]=> NULL ["alt"]=> NULL ["copyright"]=> NULL ["updated_at"]=> int(1642003766) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "3b70001dad02f6bacef5ffd638312132.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(37) "maxim-potkin-8gszxf4XBFc-unsplash.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10623/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10623/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10623/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10623/portrait" } }
Press release |

Greens/EFA call for EU Defence Ministers to end arms exports to autocracies & stand up for human rights in Kazakhstan

Today and tomorrow, EU Defence Ministers are meeting in Brest, France, to discuss the broad outlines of the European Security and Defence Policy until 2030. Ministers will discuss the "Strategic Compass" presented by the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy in November.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(75) "files/assets/imgs/list/the_climate_crisis_is_here_video_thumbnail.jpeg.jpeg" ["title"]=> string(42) "the climate crisis is here video thumbnail" ["alt"]=> string(42) "the climate crisis is here video thumbnail" ["copyright"]=> string(9) "GreensEFA" ["updated_at"]=> int(1644244516) ["file_name"]=> string(37) "a5e447d61668c1aefc23ca93e4a0ce90.jpeg" ["fname"]=> string(47) "the climate crisis is here video thumbnail.jpeg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10682/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10682/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10682/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10682/portrait" } }
GreensEFA
the climate crisis is here video thumbnail
Video |

The climate crisis is here - Part 2: Domi and Michael

The climate crisis and its devastating effects are now everywhere and undeniable. But it's the communities least responsible, that are most affected by climate change. These are just a few stories from the front-line of humanity's greatest threat. Listen to climate activists Domi from the United Kingdom and Michael from Germany.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(68) "files/assets/imgs/list/alexander-serzhantov-ecrotwq6t-m-unsplash.jpg" ["title"]=> string(41) "Photo by Alexander Serzhantov on Unsplash" ["alt"]=> string(18) "Almaty, Kazakhstan" ["copyright"]=> string(41) "Photo by Alexander Serzhantov on Unsplash" ["updated_at"]=> int(1641817850) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "3271e475ecb7d59920cba330c3cd7342.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(45) "alexander-serzhantov-ECRotWQ6T-M-unsplash.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10619/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10619/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10619/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10619/portrait" } }
Photo by Alexander Serzhantov on Unsplash
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Press release |

EU must stand with peaceful protesters & uphold human rights

President Tokayev invited predominantly Russian troops to suppress the protests of his own people, majority of whom is marching peacefully and with legitimate demands. The EU needs to stand with those protesting peacefully and uphold human rights that are now more than ever under attack in Kazakhstan.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(65) "files/assets/imgs/list/limit_animal_transport_video_thumbnail.png" ["title"]=> string(38) "limit animal transport video thumbnail" ["alt"]=> string(38) "limit animal transport video thumbnail" ["copyright"]=> string(15) "GreensEFA Group" ["updated_at"]=> int(1644243992) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "60c3174c6e59ffc77ac1893c2d8b0bed.png" ["fname"]=> string(42) "limit animal transport video thumbnail.png" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10681/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10681/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10681/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10681/portrait" } }
GreensEFA Group
limit animal transport video thumbnail
Video |

Let's limit animal transport - how you can help us to protect farm animals

Transporting animals over a long distance makes them suffer. The current EU rules allow for transporting even very young animals or journeys of several days.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(66) "files/assets/imgs/list/frederic-paulussen-lwnd8u2oreu-unsplash.jpg" ["title"]=> NULL ["alt"]=> NULL ["copyright"]=> NULL ["updated_at"]=> int(1641059475) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "73e824bd0b1af1759288bffd45ef5b09.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(43) "frederic-paulussen-LWnD8U2OReU-unsplash.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10616/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10616/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10616/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10616/portrait" } }
Press release |

Investment in gas and nuclear power contradicts Green Deal

In the newly proposed delegated act of the catalogue of criteria for sustainable investments ("taxonomy") the Commission classifies some investments in gas and nuclear power as sustainable. The Greens/EFA reject any greenwashing of gas and nuclear power and call on MEPs to vote against the proposal.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(58) "files/assets/imgs/list/20171214_ep-063150a_fma_006_web.jpg" ["title"]=> string(76) "European Parliament Building Strasbourg © European Union 2017 - Source : EP" ["alt"]=> string(76) "European Parliament Building Strasbourg © European Union 2017 - Source : EP" ["copyright"]=> string(76) "European Parliament Building Strasbourg © European Union 2017 - Source : EP" ["updated_at"]=> int(1639745253) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "36e4b7a32f425e612adcf86dee4b5de8.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(35) "20171214_EP-063150A_FMA_006_web.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10615/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10615/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10615/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10615/portrait" } }
European Parliament Building Strasbourg © European Union 2017 - Source : EP
European Parliament Building Strasbourg © European Union 2017 - Source : EP
News |

Debriefing of the December plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included measures for the external border with Belarus, the Digital Markets Act, the situation at the Ukrainian border and in Russian-occupied territories of Ukraine, combating gender-based violence: cyberviolence, sexual and reproductive health rights in Poland, an EU ban on the use of wild anim…