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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.

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...

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Situation in Nigeria

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

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

The EU and Somalia

Counter-Piracy and the Question of a Comprehensive Approach

Download Study Executive Summary Since 2005, violent attacks on maritime traffic off the Somali coa...

Reform of the EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP)

How to Achieve Sustainable and Profitable Fishing

The European Commission’s proposal that ‘Maximum Sustainable Yield’ (MSY) be at the core of fi...

Syria

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, -     having regard to its previous resolutions on Syri...

Recent developments in Egypt

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –        having regard to its previous...

Upcoming presidential elections in Russia and outcome of the Duma elections

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

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

Iran and its nuclear programme

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, - having regard to Security Council Resolutions 1696 and 1737(2006), 1747 (...

European Council of 8/9 December 2011 and draft international agreement on a Fiscal Stability Union

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament,  - having regard to the conclusions of the European Council of 9 and 1...

Electric mobility

Greens/EFA position paper

. Unlike the power sector, the transport sector is still almost completely dependent on oil as a source of energy. A shift towards a sustainable transport system must be a priority for the EU if we want to reach our emission reduction targets for 2050.

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International Agreement on a Reinforced Economic Union

A legal opinion by Prof. Ingolf Pernice commissioned by the Greens/EFA Group

The financial crisis is compelling the European Union to revise the structure and the functioning of the EMU so to regain confidence of the financial markets. Important decisions have been taken at the EU Summit the 9th of December 2011 in Brussels and a draft International Agreement on a Reinforced Economic Union” has been circulated.

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Green Social Europe

Thoughts on Social Policy from the European Greens

For the Greens, austerity measures must never come at the expense of social investment. There is no doubt that the crisis presents a real challenge, but it is also an opportunity to make the transition to the green, sustainable society that we so urgently need

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The Green New Deal

More than a policy, a programme for living

The Green New Deal is more than just another “eco-friendly” policy - it’s a plan for a rethink of priorities in addressing the way we live and work. Therefore the Green New Deal proposes a comprehensive, economic, social and environmental transformation, from infrastructure and sustainable industrial policies to investment in peoples’ wellbeing and redistribution of wealth.

The situation in Syria

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

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

Future Protocol setting out the fishing opportunities and financial compensation provided for in the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Kingdom of Morocco

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –   having regard to the Fisheries Partnership Agreement b...

EU-Russia Summit in Brussels on 14/15 December 2011

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

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

Commission Work Programme 2012

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –    having regard to the Commission Work Programme 2012 (...

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Greens/EFA demands for the Durban climate summit (COP17)

Greens/EFA position paper

After the disappointing outcome of Copenhagen, Cancun took small steps to revive the climate talks. This year Durban must set a pathway to secure a global climate deal in 2015 at the latest. There are a myriad of outstanding issues in UN climate negotiations