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Diana Riba calls on the EU Commission to implement the PEGASUS findings.

EFA MEP Diana Riba i Giner intervened in plenary today on the debate of the need for a coordinated European response and legislative framework on intrusive spyware, based on the PEGA inquiry committee recommendations.
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Debriefing of the October plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the European Media Freedom Act, the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), approval of Maroš Šefčovič and Wopke Hoekstra, glyphosate and the Asylum and Migration Package.
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A roadside sign welcomes travellers arriving in the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh
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The European Parliament condemns the attack on Nagorno-Karabakh

Today, Members of the European Parliament will adopt a resolution on the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh. In the resolution, the MEPs strongly condemn the new offensive by autocratic Azerbaijan on the Nagorno-Karabakh province.
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Parliament condemns the attack on Nagorno-Karabakh.

Today the European Parliament has adopted a resolution in support of Nagorno-Karabakh and condemns the attack by Azerbaijan on the region.
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Greens/EFA Group call for safe and legal pathways to save lives

MEPs will debate on the need for a speedy adoption of the Asylum and Migration Package. The Greens/EFA Group welcome the upcoming negotiations on the pact as an opportunity to fight for a more humane EU migration policy based on solidarity, access to asylum, fair relocation between Member States, and respect for fundamental rights.
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Ana Miranda: “People without houses, and houses without people.”

EFA MEP Ana Miranda intervened in plenary to address the housing crisis that is affecting Europe and the rest of the world. Housing is a fundamental human right, yet across Europe, the issue of decent housing for all remains a significant challenge. The European debate on this topic is gaining momentum as policymakers, activists, and c…
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Jordi Solé calls for a new perspective on the New Migration and Asylum package

EFA Group President, Jordi Solé intervened on plenary to raise his concerns over the proposed new Migration and Asylum package.
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MEPs vote to protect free media in the EU

Members of the European Parliament voted on the new European Media Freedom Act. The Greens/EFA Group has long fought for EU-level rules to address issues such as media market monopolies, the fair allocation of state funding and the independence of public service media and national regulatory authorities. The Group has managed to include s…
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Parliament votes in favour of the new Media Freedom Act

Today the European Parliament has voted in favour of a new regulation to guarantee the fundamental principles of democracy and free speech with the introduction of the new European Media Freedom Act. The position of the European Parliament on this groundbreaking legislation, passed with the overwhelming support of the chamber, seeks to fo…
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Plenary Flash 2-5 October 2023

On the agenda this week: debate on the European Media Freedom Act, MFF, appointment and new responsibilities of Wopke Hoekstra and Marius Sefcovic, impact of the proposed extension of glyphosate in the EU, Asylum and Migration Package, ...

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