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EFA MEPs demand transparency in the EP

The European Free Alliance Group in the European Parliament demands more transparency around all parliamentary business. Following the Qatar and Morocco corruption scandals, citizens have lost confidence in the integrity and values of the European Parliament.
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Plenary Flash - 13-16 February 2023

On the agenda for the plenary session: Green Deal Industrial Plan, adequate minimum income, preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, an updated mandate for the special committee on foreign interference, an independent EU ethics body, CO2 emissions for cars and vans, and developing an EU cycling strategy.
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Volodymyr Zelenskiy in the European Parliament /EUCO Summit

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is expected to attend an extraordinary meeting in the European Parliament. Afterwards, the EU Heads of State and Government will receive the Ukrainian President for their summit meeting. Terry Reintke, President of the Greens/EFA Group, will be present at the EUCO summit from around 6pm.
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Debriefing of the January Plenary Session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the election of a Vice-President of the European Parliament, Waste Shipment Regulation, terrorist threats posed by far-right extremist networks, executions of protesters in Iran, Uber lobbying practices in the EU, and more.
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Ana Miranda stands in solidarity with Brazil.

EFA MEP Ana Miranda intervened in plenary session to send her support to President Lula Da Silva and the people of Brazil following the recent attacks in Brasilia.
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European Parliament votes for special tribunal for Russian war crimes

A broad majority of the European Parliament are calling for a special tribunal for Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine. A large majority have just voted to support the establishment of the special tribunal in close cooperation with the International Criminal Court.
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Greens/EFA Group congratulate new Vice President but demand zero tolerance strategy to stamp out corruption

In the wake of the suspension of the former Vice President Eva Kaili (S&D), who was caught up in allegations of corruption at the heart of the ‘Qatargate’ scandal, MEPs voted to elect Marc Angel MEP (S&D) as Vice President of the Parliament. The Greens/EFA Group had selected Gwendoline Delbos-Corflied MEP to run for Vice President.
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Diana Riba i Giner calls out the hypocrisy of the Spanish Rule of Law debate.

EFA MEP Diana Riba i Giner intervened in a plenary debate on the Protecting the Rule of Law against impunity in Spain.
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Ana Miranda calls for an inquiry Committee on MoroccoGate

EFA MEP Ana Miranda intervened in plenary to raise the lack of investigation on the corruption case in Morrocco.
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Plenary Flash - 16-19 January 2023

On the agenda for the plenary session: Election of a new Vice-President of the Parliament, the terrorist threat posed by far-right extremist networks, the storming of the Brazilian democratic institutions, executions of protesters in Iran, Uber lobbying practices in the EU, food price inflation debate, and Waste Shipment Regulation.

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