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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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Cloned farm animals - a ‘killing application’?

Risks and consequences of the introduction of cloned animals for food production A Testbiotech Report prepared for Matin Häusling, MEP.

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Statutes of the Greens/EFA Group

CHAPTER I CONSTITUTION OF THE GROUP 1.1 The Parliamentary Group was constituted on 19 July 198...

Letter to Commissioner Damanaki on bluefin tuna

Green MEPs Romeva and Lovin call for Commission action

In the wake of Commission commitments to saving the bluefin tuna, but failure to secure a ban at CITES, Green MEPs Isabella Lovin and Raül Romeva have written to Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Fisheries, urging her to support a unilateral ban on the industrial fishing and export of bluefin tuna.

European External Action Service and its relation to Gender issues

A joint open letter to Catherine Ashton, Vice-President of European Commission and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Letter to Commissioner John Dalli on Amflora potato

Greens/EFA reaction to cultivation authorisation of GM 'Amflora' potato

'Amflora' contains a gene which conveys resistance to antibiotics classified as 'critically important' and 'increasingly important' by the WHO and EMEA. Greens/EFA find it highly questionable that the Health Commissioner authorise a GM plant with an antibiotic marker gene, against the warning of the Authority under your responsibility, European Medicines Agency


Video Statements:Click on the names below to watch videoPart 1:  How to ensure the EU leads on gree...


Europe 2020 agenda: a path or barrier to the Green New Deal?

3 March 2010


9.30 – 11.15 - Part 1:  How to ensure the EU leads on green technologies?Focus: Leaders in Green t...

Brussels Agenda

Greens/EFA priorities and events 1-5 March 2010

Greens/EFA Group hold a major conference to assess the sustainability of the EU 2020 Strategy against calls for a Green New Deal. This is one of several Greens/EFA events and priorities during the week.

Paper | Waste | Water

Paper, waste and water Given the European Parliaments daily consumption patters, paper recycling, w...

Greens/EFA & EMAS

Greens/EFA & EMAS: Let's green the European Parliament!What is the Greens/EFA Working Group on E...


Greens/EFA & EMAS: Let's green the European Parliament! What is the Greens/EFA Working Group on ...

Situation in Ukraine

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Rebecca Harms and Werner Schulzon behalf of the Green/EFA Group The European Parliament, ...

Outcome of the Copenhagen Conference Summit on Climate Change (COP 15)

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Rebecca Harms, Satu Hassi, Bas Eickhout and Yannick Jadoton behalf of the Greens/EFA Group...

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Barroso II Commission

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Greens/EFA reiterate that the procedure for nomination and election of the Commissioners remains unsatisfactory and plead for a new procedure. They believe that the incoming Commission must be measured against the challenges of overcoming this triple crisis, as well as defining the role of the EU on global level and they regret that President Barroso's work program does not give convincing guarantees.


Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Greens/EFA call on the High Representative of the EU to put in place a European civil protection force to guarantee EU's humanitarian aid more effective and better coordinated. They also call for an immediate cancellation of all Haiti's outstanding debts and stress that any emergency earthquake assistance is provided in the form of grants, not debt-incurring loans.


Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Tabled by Barbara Lochbihler, Isabelle Durant, Heidi Hautala, Emilie TurunenOn behalf of the Greens/...

Greens' submission to Appendix of Copenhagen Accord for UNFCCC

Submission specifies 40% emissions reductions by 2020 (on 1990 levels)

The Greens have submitted an alternative emissions reduction target of 40% (rather than 20/30%) to the UN climate body on behalf of EU.

Reactions from Green MEPs on the hearings of Commissioner-designates

Press releases and video statements

in English - press releasesJeleva withdrawal is right decision - 19.01.2010Damanaki hearing: New Com...

e-fa: Strasbourg Round-Up December 2009

News bulletin from the European Free Alliance Group in the European Parliament

The European Free Alliance (EFA) draws together political parties fighting for democracy and self-de...