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Netiv HaAsara. Border Israel/Gaza
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Greens/EFA Group call on all actors to work towards a lasting peace

Today, the European Parliament held a debate in the presence of the Council and the Commission on “the despicable terrorist attacks by Hamas against Israel, Israel's right to defend itself in line with humanitarian and international law and the humanitarian situation in Gaza.” MEPs will vote on a resolution on the subject tomorrow.
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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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Container ship
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MEPs to vote on Parliament position banning products made with forced labour ahead of negotiations

Today from 19:00, MEPs will vote on the regulation on banning products made with forced labour from the EU market. The International Trade (INTA) and Internal Market (IMCO) Committees will vote on the European Parliament's report ahead of negotiations between the Parliament, the Council and the European Commission.
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Bee on flower
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Greens/EFA urges Member States to ban glyphosate

The Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCOPAFF) was unable to reach the qualified majority needed to approve the 10 year renewal of the use of glyphosate proposed by the Commission. The Greens/EFA Group has long advocated for a complete ban of the use of glyphosate.
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Air conditioners
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Deal reached on f-gases makes Europe a world leader on fighting super greenhouse gases

Today, negotiators between the European Parliament, Council and Commission have reached an agreement on the F-gases Regulation, which will see the faster phase out of these harmful gases. Fluorinated gases are super greenhouse gases that have an impact on the climate often thousands of times greater than CO2. F-gases are used in refrigera…
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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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refugees bulgaria
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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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Hearing with Hoekstra
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Greens/EFA Group secure key climate commitments from Commission

Today, Members of the European Parliament have assessed the written answers of Commissioner-designates Wopke Hoekstra (Climate Action) and Maroš Šefčovič (Executive Vice-President in charge of the Green Deal). The Greens/EFA Group have been involved in key negotiations to secure clear commitments from the Commission on climate policies. L…
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Parliament to vote on MFF revision - Quote from Rasmus Andresen

Today, MEPs will vote on the Parliament's position on the revision of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), the EU’s seven year budget. The Greens/EFA Group support the Commission proposal revision of the MFF to account for funding for Ukraine and greater flexibility in Next Generation EU debt payments as a package.