Hungary: Q&A on Sargentini Report on the rule of law

On Wednesday 12 September, the European Parliament will vote on the report on Hungary by the Dutch Green MEP Judith Sargentini. If a two-thirds majority supports Sargentini’s conclusions, then for the first time in history the European Parliament will conclude that in an EU country there is a clear risk of a serious breach of democracy, fundamental rights and rule of law.

Bangladesh

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Jean Lambert, Barbara Lochbihler, Nicole Kiil-Nielsen, Raül Romeva i Rueda on behalf of t...

Fair justice in Bolivia, notably the cases of Elód Tóásó and Mario Tadic

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Barbara Lochbihler, Nicole Kiil-Nielsen, Raül Romeva i Rueda, Franziska Keller, Jean Lamb...

Qatar - situation of migrant workers

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Barbara Lochbihler, Jean Lambert, Nicole Kiil-Nielsen, Raül Romeva i Rueda on behalf of t...

Migratory flows in the Mediterranean Sea, with particular attention to the tragic events near Lampedusa

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Hélène Flautre, Franziska Keller, Jean Lambert, Judith Sargentini, J...

Suspension of the SWIFT agreement as a result of NSA surveillance

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Jan Philipp Albrecht on behalf of the Greens/EFA Group The European Parliament, – havi...

Iraq

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Tarja Cronberg, Barbara Lochbihler, Raül Romeva i Rueda on behalf of the Greens/EFA ...

Clashes in Sudan and subsequent media censorship

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Judith Sargentini, Barbara Lochbihler, Raül Romeva i Rueda on behalf of the Greens/E...

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IPCC report

Change policies, not the climate!

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change (IPCC) will release its report on the latest scientific research on climate on Monday 30th September. The summary for policy makers is currently being finalised by the different government representatives in Stockholm and will be presented this morning at 10 am. For the Greens, leaders from Europe and beyond know enough now and cannot continue to ignore the overwhelming body of scientific evidence....

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Europe on the far right

Right- wing extremists and right-wing populists in the European Parliament // Available in FR | HU | NL | DE | EL

In the wake of the success of charismatic right-wing populists such as Marine le Pen in France and Geert Wilders in the netherlands, there is once again a heightened awareness of how extreme right-wing parties in europe are gaining popularity amongst voters. Their influence on governments and hence on the key issues of european politics is growing.

Rethink EU transport infrastructure

Stop unsustainable XXL projects and focus on European added-value

WHAT ARE THE TEN-T? The Trans-European Transport Networks (TEN-T) are a project of the European Unio...

Reducing transport noise

THE HEALTH AND LIFE QUALITY OF MORE THAN  70 MILLION EU CITIZENS ARE PUT AT STAKE BY HARMF...

Let the cities decide!

Road safety, quality of life and climate protection

Speeding is the number one reason for accidents on European roads. A default speed limit of 30 km/h ...

Lorries

What can we do? What can EU legislation do?

WHAT ARE THE DIFFICULTIES THAT NEED TO BE ADDRESSED? Lorries make up only 3% of registered vehicles....

Situation in Egypt

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Tabled by Judith Sargentini, Barbara Lochbihler, Ulrike Lunacek, Malika Benarab-Attou, Franziska Kat...

Situation in Syria

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Ulrike Lunacek, Malika Benarab-Attou, Iñaki Irazabalbeitia Fernández, Rebecca Harms, Barbara Lochb...

Human rights situation in Bahrain

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Tabled by Nicole Kiil-Nielsen, Margrete Auken, Raül Romeva i Rueda on behalf of the Greens/EFA&nbs...

Central African Republic

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Tabled by Judith Sargentini, Barbara Lochbihler, Nicole Kiil-Nielsen, Raül Romeva i Rueda on ...

Situation in Democratic Republic of Congo

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Isabelle Durant, Judith Sargentini, Barbara Lochbihler, Bart Staes, Raül Romeva i Rueda, Jean Lambe...

Pressure exerted by Russia on Eastern Partnership countries

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

The European Parliament, –   having regard to the third Summit of the Eastern Partn...

A Frack-tivists Introduction to EU legislation

There is currently no overall EU framework for the extraction of unconventional fossil fuels (UFF), ...