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ECJ tax rulings on Amazon & ENGIE - Quote from Kira Peter-Hansen MEP

The General Court of the European Court of Justice has ruled on the appeals against the Commission's investigations into tax deals with Amazon and ENGIE. The Commission's investigations into so-called 'sweetheart deals' with Luxembourg had found that the tax arrangements with ENGIE and Luxembourg were contra to EU state aid rules. However, the Court dismissed the Commission's decision on Amazon.

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EFA welcomes €5 billion Brexit Adjustment Reserve

After months of negotiations, the European Parliament has given the green light for a €5 billion fund to help regions worst affected by Brexit. EFA MEP François Alfonsi, who participated in the negotiations, has welcomed the fund as significant boost for Europe’s hardest hit reg...
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European Parliament calls for gender-based violence to become a crime across the EU

Today, Members of the European Parliament have voted in favour of a report calling for gender-based violence to be added to the list of Eurocrimes and for the Commission to come out with a proposal for an EU-wide directive on gender-based violence. This report provides a clear legal basis for establishing minimum rules concerning the defi…
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Women in a climate march/ CC0 hello-i-m-nik
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Get active for the climate this summer

Get active for the climate this summer: join us at a climate camp near you! Climate camps are used for nonviolent action for people to meet, train, exchange ideas and strategize for climate action.
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Fighting for a welcoming Europe

“You can really set something in motion by simply showing an interest.” writes Kristina Koch, a journalist and refugee worker at the organisation Willkommen in Nippes, in Cologne. She tells us the story of Thaer Jafar, a Syrian refugee with an incredible talent, and reminds us that small gestures can make a world of difference.
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The EU Ethics Body

This is why you need to join our campaign for politics free from conflicts of interest: In the EU, we have ethical standards that ahead of national and regional rules in the Member States.
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Be Part of A Welcoming Europe

In Europe, hundreds of municipalities are ready to welcome asylum-seekers and refugees. Yet, these initiatives are often ignored by governments, stating that they cannot welcome them into their countries. Be part of a welcoming Europe!

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