Greens/EFA Recovery and Resilience Plan

More than ever, we Europeans see the importance of strong cooperation and solidarity to face collective economic, social and environmental threats. More than ever we Europeans understand the immeasurable value of well-funded and well-run public services and safety nets that underpin stable and inclusive societies and economies that truly work for all people.

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Economic governance in the EU

a new framework for macroeconomic sustainability

A Greens/EFA Group discussion paper

Extended lifetime of German nuclear reactors

Written question to the Commission

Situation of the Roma people in Europe

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Greens/EFA urge the French authorities to immediately suspend all expulsions of Roma and underline that these measures are in violation of EU Treaties and law, since they amount to a discrimination on the basis of race and ethnicity and of Directive 2004/38/EC on the free movement of citizens and of their families in the EU.

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Implementation of the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI)

Green/EFA Group position paper

The European Citizens' Initiative is one of the innovations introduced by the Lisbon Treaty. The ECI is the very first step towards a more participatory model of democracy in Europe and will for the first time give people the possibility to raise issues and to bring them on the agenda of their political institutions.

Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified plants

Testbiotech opinion on EFSA’s draft guidance

Risk assessment on GM crops is a controversy subject in the European Union. EFSA is now about to publish its guidelines for a new procedure for GMO risk assessment, the so-called «step-by-step procedure». Greens/EFA MEPs Bélier and Bové have commissioned a study on this new procedure by an independent institute.

Israeli military operation against the humanitarian flotilla and the Gaza blockade

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The Greens/EFA condemn the military operation against the humanitarian ship convoy and urge Israel to immediately, comprehensively and permanently end the siege on Gaza while reaffirming there is an urgent need for a comprehensive reshaping of EU policy towards the Middle East.

EU position in relation to the G20 Toronto Summit (26 and 27 June 2010)

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Tabled by Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Rebecca Harmson behalf of the Greens/EFA Group The European Parliamen...

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No way out of the crisis without European economic governance

Input paper from Dany Cohn Bendit, Philippe Lamberts, Pascal Canfin and Sven Giegold

After several months of vacillation, European leaders and the European Central Bank (ECB) finally re...

Europe 2020 - new European strategy for jobs and growth

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

In their motion for a resolution, the Greens/EFA list five pillars on which an enhanced EU economic governance and integration must be based. They call for the full recognition and promotion of the social economy as an alternative economic model, linking economic activities with the realisation of social, health, employment and housing policy goals, responding to needs at a local level and the aim of employment creation.

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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


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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...