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Press release |

War in Ukraine: War crimes must be prosecuted

War crimes in Ukraine and criminal prosecution will be debated by Members of the European Parliament. The debate will be followed by a vote on a resolution calling for support to the International Criminal Court in gathering evidence and prosecution, close cooperation with Ukrainian civil society and prosecution of sexual violence, gender…
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News |

Diana Riba MEP alerts on the deteriorating state of the Rule of law

EFA MEP Diana Riba intervened in plenary session today to raise awareness of the current state of the Rule of Law.
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© European Union 2017 - Source : EP
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News |

Debriefing of the May plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the impact of the war against Ukraine on women, the EU oil embargo and the social and economic consequences for the EU of the Russian war in Ukraine, the use of the Pegasus Software by EU Member States against individuals including MEPs and the violation of fundamental rights, electoral …
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Agnieszka Majchrowicz/Anadolu Agency via Getty Image
Refugees at Ukraine train station
Press release |

War against Ukraine: Diana Riba calls for better access to SRHR for women fleeing war.

EFA MEP Diana Riba intervened in Plenary today to demand more support for gender-based violence services and access to all sexual and reproductive health services (SRHR), for those women fleeing Ukraine
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News |

Conference on the Future of Europe: What now?

The Conference on the future of Europe is an initiative of European institutions to engage with the citizens and bring Europe closer. The process that involved randomly selected citizens, MEPs, representatives from the EU Council and Commission, and member states has lasted over a year and is now coming to a conclusion.
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Press release |

Pegasus: Greens/EFA demand immediate clarification of the spying scandal

Members of the European Parliament will debate the latest Pegasus revelations. Last week it was revealed that Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez was one of the targets of espionage. In April, it became known that Greens/EFA group members Diana Riba i Giner and Jordi Solé had also been spied on through the use of the Pegasus software. At…
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Catalangate: EFA MEPs demand answers about their espionage

The findings of Pegasus exposed how Greens/EFA MEPs Jordi Solé and Diana Riba i Giner were spied on by the NSO Group’s surveillance spyware technology. Today in plenary, the members of the European Parliament debated the latest revelations.
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News |

François Alfonsi stands for Osman Kavala and the people of Kurdistan

EFA MEP François Alfonsi, a long-time defender of Kurdistan and of minorities’ rights across the world, intervented in Plenary in solidarity with Osman Kavala and all victims of Erdoğan.
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Press release |

EU electoral law: EU Parliament calls for European electoral lists

In the vote, a majority of Members of the European Parliament called on EU Member States to introduce transnational lists for the 2024 European elections. Likewise, a majority of MEPs endorsed the Greens/EFA call for lowering the voting age to 16 and to have gender-balanced lists. The European Parliament's proposal gives all voters two vo…
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Press release |

Reform of the EU electoral law: Big wins to strengthen Europe’s democracy

The Greens/EFA group brought to the plenary several proposals to make universal suffrage a fairer process. The report adopted today by the parliament on the reform of the European electoral law incorporates provisions on what in legal terms is already known as the 'Junqueras doctrine'.

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