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Debriefing of the December Plenary Session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the corruption affair in the European Parliament/Qatar, pay transparency, the Sean Binder case, the aviation agreement with Qatar among others. Read more.
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EFA Calls for a two-state solution in the Israel and Palestine Conflict.

The European Free Alliance in the European parliament stands in solidarity with the people of Palestine and demands a two-state solution for the Israel and Palestine conflict.
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Terry Reintke and Philippe Lamberts at press briefing
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Parliament stands united against corruption in the wake of the Qatargate revelations

The European Parliament has just voted for a series of measures aimed at strengthening the fight against corruption, following the revelations in the ‘Qatargate’ scandal.
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Kira Peter Hansen
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EU reaches agreement on closing the gender pay gap

The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have reached an agreement on a new EU directive on Pay transparency. The directive aims to ensure equal pay in the EU by highlighting the pay gap and giving employees more rights when it comes to pay. Greens/EFA strongly welcome the outcome of the trilogue negotiations.
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François Alfonsi speaks out for Minorities' rights.

EFA MEP François Alfonsi intervened in the Plenary debate on The 30th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities.
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Poster with the winner of the 2022 Sakharov Prize
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The Greens-EFA welcome the award of the Sakharov Prize to the brave people of Ukraine

The 2022 prize will be awarded to “The brave people of Ukraine” represented by their president, civil society and elected leaders*. The decision was taken unanimously by the Parliament's Conference of Presidents on 19/10/2022. The award ceremony of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought is taking place today from 12 to 12.30.
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François Alfonsi calls for a No-Flying Zone in Nothern Syria.

EFA MEP François Alfonsi intervened in Plenary to stand in solidarity with the people of Rojava after the Turkish aggression in the region.
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Ana Miranda calls for policies to alleviate the cost of living.

EFA MEP Ana Miranda intervened in the Plenary to address the impact of the cost of living crisis.
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Diana Riba: “Let's be clear: Press freedom in Europe is in danger.”

EFA MEP Diana Riba intervened in plenary in the Commission report on the situation of journalists and the implications of the rule of law and called for a stronger Anti-SLAPP Directive and a Media Freedom Act.
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Statement by Karima Delli, Chair of the European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism

Statement by Karima Delli, Chair of the European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism: “Roberta Metsola, President of the European Parliament, has reaffirmed her willingness to do transparency on all the legislative files that may be under the influence of networks linked to foreig...

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