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Our achievements in the European Parliament 2014-2019

Greens/EFA successes

The Greens/EFA are a driving force in European politics. Our Group makes a difference in the European Parliament. Discover the overview of our achievements during the legislative period.

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Guinea Bissau

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –   having regard to Rule 110(2) of its Rules of Procedure...

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Sudan/South Sudan

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –   having regard to its previous resolutions on Sudan, ...

Reform of the Memorandum of Understanding leading to the Second Economic Adjustment Programme

Greens/EFA proposals

We, the Greens in the European Parliament, want Greece to remain in the Eurozone. To that end Greece deserves all support that is necessary for it to overcome the deepest crisis it has faced in its recent history. There should be no ambiguity or blackmail. Greece's place is in the European Union and in the Eurozone.

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A Green Investment Pact for economic and fiscal sustainability

A Greens/EFA position paper

Europe will only successfully emerge from the current economic crisis by deepening economic and political integration. For this, Europe needs a Green Investment Pact, combining economic potential with sustainable development, giving the crisis countries a clear perspective and sufficient time to readjust their economies

Situation in Ukraine and the case of Yulia Tymoshenko

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, – having regard to its previous resolutions on Ukraine, in particular its...

Fight against homophobia in Europe

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

The European Parliament, – having regard to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Intern...

EU and China: Unbalanced Trade?

Greens/EFA alternative motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –    having regard to Articles 2, 3, 6 and 21 of the Treat...

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The Future we REALLY want

Green Priorities for the Rio+20 Earth Summit

With the planet having entered an era distinguished by human interference in the Earth's ecosystems, the Rio+20 Summit must be used as the opportunity to break with the business as usual and to achieve tangible actions and measurable targets on the path to sustainable development path

Situation in Mali

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, -        having regard to the statements...

No arms for Assad! Cyprus and Germany - Ensure respect of EU arms embargo

Greens/EFA open letter to Catherine Ashton

The Greens/EFA group has sent an open letter to Catherine Ashton calling for the EU to ensure respect of the arms embargo after two potential cases of EU member states being complicit in the transfer of arms to the Assad regime in Syria.

Burma-Myanmar

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

The European Parliament, -having regard to its previous resolutions on Burma/Myanmar, in particular...

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Use and transfer of Passenger Name Records to the United States

New study shows a breach of EU fundamental rights provisions

A study done by legal experts shows that the new agreement with the US on the transfer, retention and profiling of air passenger data (PNR) is in breach of EU fundamental rights provisions. The agreement, which is undergoing the ratification procedure in the European Parliament now, even provides less data protection than previous agreements from 2004 and 2007 which the European Parliament had refused to accept.

Bahrain

Greens/EFA motion for resolution - debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law

The European Parliament, - Having regard to the Report of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inqu...

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Situation in Belarus

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

The European Parliament, –   having regard to its previous resolutions on Belarus, ...

Palestine, the raids of the Israeli forces on Palestinian TV stations

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution - debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law

The European Parliament, - having regard to its previous resolutions, - having regard to the statem...

Human trafficking in Sinai, in particular the case of Solomon W.

Greens/EFA motion for resolution - debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law

The European Parliament, - Having regard to the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, -...

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Discriminatory internet sites and government reactions

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –   having regard to Articles 2, 3, 4 and 6 of the Treaty...

Climate Change, Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property

Green Position Paper

Although technological innovation is only part of the overall solution to climate change, it is an essential aspect of it. The current situation requires overcoming the dilemma between the need for widespread and rapid diffusion of knowledge and climate technologies to developing countries; and the need for incentives for technology developments and innovations.

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Funding the Green New Deal

Read the report and see the animation

As Europe, and much of the developed world, continues to grapple with the ongoing debt crisis, it must not be forgotten that the most pressing threat facing us is climate change. This report examines how we can make the necessary investment in a Green economy within the confines of the debt crisis.

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Kazakhstan

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –   having regard to its previous resolutions on Kazakhsta...