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Greens/EFA Group call for special fund & boost for European green competitiveness

The European Commission has presented its Green Deal Industrial Plan in response to the US Inflation Reduction Act. The Greens/EFA Group welcome the initiative for a European industrial plan and call for massive investments in the expansion of renewable energies and EU investment fund to ensure the unity of the EU internal market.
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Ukrainian flag
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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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Iran protest in Stockholm
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European Parliament calls for classification of Revolutionary Guards Corps as terrorist organisation

Statement by Ernest Urtasun, Vice-President of the Greens-EFA, following the adoption of a resolution* on the” EU response to the protests and executions in Iran" by the European Parliament.
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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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Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield is running for the European Parliament Vice-President seat for Greens/EFA

The Greens/EFA group has selected Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield to run as their candidate for the position of Vice-President of the European Parliament. Delbos-Corfield has a long history of advocating for anti-corruption and rule of law measures, more recently as European Parliament Rapporteur for the situation in Hungary.
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EFA statement on the attacks in Brazil

EFA Group in the European Parliament strongly condemns the recent assault on Brazilian Democracy by Bolsonaro supporters.
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Seascape with corals / Unsplash
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Historic results for biodiversity in COP15

After four years of discussion, more than 190 states finally adopted, Monday, December 19 in Canada, a historic agreement to tackle the gigantic challenge of the collapse of nature.
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Clear signal to industry to reduce emissions, Member States must urgently ramp up support for vulnerable households

On Sunday, 18 December, the negotiators of the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission reached an agreement on the revision of the European carbon market (ETS) and the creation of a new EU Social Climate Fund. Emissions trading as a climate policy instrument is a central building block of the Green Deal and the Fit f…
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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.