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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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Hannah Neumann at the plenary
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Statement by Hannah Neumann

Statement by Hannah Neumann, Chair of the Delegation for relations with the Arab Peninsula and Vice-Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights, following the Iranian regime's announcement to add her to its list of the sanctioned individuals.
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Picture of heavy industry
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An important step towards green global trade

Negotiators of the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission reached an agreement on the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM).
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Philippe Lamberts and Terry Reintke Press Briefing
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Deal welcome on rule of law, Ukraine & tax but national vetoes not fit for the future

EU Permanent Representatives have agreed to a package deal on several files, including on the long delayed global minimum tax rate for multinationals of 15%, unblocking €18 billion of aid to Ukraine, approval of the Hungarian Recovery and Resilience Plan, and the continuation of the conditionality mechanism for Hungary with a suspension r…
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Tineke Strik speaking on the plenary
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Enlargement/Bosnia and Herzegovina

Statement by Tineke Strik, Greens-EFA spokesperson on Bosnia and Herzegovina, following the Council recommendation to grant candidate status to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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protecting the eu against corruption visual
protecting the eu against corruption visual
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Greens/EFA Group demands overhaul of ethics & accountability rules to root out corruption in European Parliament

The Greens/EFA Group are proposing a series of measures to investigate and stamp out corruption and the abuse of power in the European Parliament, following the ‘Qatargate’ scandal. The scandal broke on Friday following news that Belgian authorities are investigating allegations of bribery involving the now former S&D MEP, Eva Kaili.
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Corruption affair in the European Parliament/Qatar

Zero tolerance against corruption and bribery; this must also and especially apply to the European Parliament. The mere suspicion of corruption and venality damages the reputation and credibility of the European Parliament. Greens/EFA call on the Vice-President of the European Parliament to resign from her office with immediate effect.
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Commission proposal will ensure rainbow children's rights to their parents

The European Commission has published their proposal on the Equal recognition of parenthood. The proposal has been long awaited and is aimed at ensuring the right of every child to each of their parents. We welcome the proposal of the Commission which is prioritising the best interest of the child and safeguarding the fundamental right o…
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Photo by Keszthelyi Timi on Unsplash
Budapest
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Hungary’s blackmail attempts shows urgent need to drop national vetoes

During the ECOFIN meeting of EU economic and finance ministers, the Hungarian government announced that it intends to block a decision on approving 18 billion EUR of financial assistance to Ukraine. Decisions on the issues of the global minimum tax rate, the Hungarian government's Recovery Plan, and the Commission’s Rule of Law Conditiona…
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Commission’s assessment of Hungary welcome, now Council must defend democracy

The European Commission has just presented its assessment of the Hungarian government’s 17 measures aimed at tackling the rampant corruption in the country surrounding the misuse of EU funds. The Commission’s assessment, if agreed by the Council, will result in a freezing of certain European funds to Hungary.