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MEP Solé calls on the EU for more engagement with Civil society in the Middle East

EFA Group President Jordi Solé intervened in the plenary session during the promoting regional stability and security in the broader Middle East region debate to highlight the situation in the region.
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Plenary Flash - 21-24 November 2022

On the agenda for the plenary session: Asylum and migration including search and rescue, Hungary and the conditionality mechanism, women on boards, biodiversity COP15, budget 2023 and the protection of rainbow families.
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Debriefing of the October II plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included COP27, rule of law and media freedom in Malta, alternative fuel infrastructure, general budget for the EU for 2023, Frontex discharge 2020, social and economic consequences of the war in Ukraine and the energy crisis package
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Maltese flag
Press release |

Five years after the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, the press is still not free in the EU

The European Parliament pays tribute to Daphne and other journalists' work in exposing organised crime, tax fraud and money laundering, and stresses the importance of holding those involved in such illegal activities to account.
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Press release |

MEPs call for urgent action on climate change

A cross-party majority of MEPs passed the resolution ahead of the COP27 in Sharm El Sheik. The resolution calls for world leaders to increase their climate pledges, for a loss and damage facility, and for  $100 billion in climate finance to be paid by the end of this year to countries and regions most affected by climate change.
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EFA MEPs want culture to be at the heart of Ukraine's recovery

EFA MEPs Diana Riba i Giner and Piernicola Pedicini intervened in plenary to highlight the importance of culture when aiding the Ukraine recovery.
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Terry Reintke at the plenary
Press release |

The Greens/EFA call on Council to take decisive action on climate change

The Greens/EFA call for a strong signal of unity and solidarity with Ukraine and demand answers to skyrocketing energy prices ahead European Council Summit. In addition, the Council must agree on concrete binding measures to limit global warming ahead of the UN Climate Conference in Sharm El Sheik.
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Press release |

Greens/EFA support the European Parliament’s reading of EU budget for 2023

Members of the European Parliament have adopted its position on the General Budget of the European Union for the financial year of 2023. The Greens/EFA Group supports the Parliament's reading of the budget. The Greens/EFA successfully advocated for more ambition towards tackling climate change and biodiversity crisis.
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News |

Diana Riba calls out whitewashing in the EU

EFA MEP Diana Riba i Giner intervened in plenary to highlight the threatening rise of the far-right movements in Europe and how they penetrated in our society.
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Barbed wire fence
Press release |

MEPs condemn illegal pushbacks and rejects Frontex discharge

The European Parliament rejected the granting of the 2020 discharge to the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex. The Greens/EFA group has long been calling for greater accountability and transparency of Frontex.

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