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Ernest Urtasun

Function Vice-President
Phone Brussels+32-2-28-45798
Phone Strasbourg+33-3-881-75798
E-Mail
Office

Brussels
European Parliament
Bât. Altiero Spinelli
09G318
60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel

Strasbourg
European Parliament
Bât. Winston Churchill
M03052
1, avenue du Président Robert Schuman
CS 91024
F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party Catalunya en Comú
CountrySpain
Greens / EFA Group Vice-President
Bureau Vice-President
Committees Economic and Monetary Affairs (Member)
Women's Rights and Gender Equality (Member)
Foreign Affairs (Substitute Member)
Foreign Affairs (Vice-Coordinator)
Tax matters (subcommittee) (Member)
Delegations Arab Peninsula (Substitute Member)
Iran (Member)
ACP-EU (Substitute Member)
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Relevant Articles

Women in el Salvador
© Jorge Mendivar
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Our Bodies - Our Lives

09.04.2018

Ending Reproductive Violence against Women in El Salvador

It is high time to recognize women’s right to integral health. In El Salvador women suffer from an extreme restriction of their rights to sexual and reproductive health. The Penal Code forbids abortion in all circumstances. Currently, almost 30 women are in the Ilopango prison, condemned to a life in death.

Tax avoidance
Tax avoidance
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Parliament puts pressure on Council to implement “game changing” tax policy

Tax avoidance

The European Parliament has today voted in favour of the revised proposals on establishing an EU-wide common consolidated corporate tax base (CCCTB). Establishing a CCCTB has been a long standing Greens/EFA demand. The parliament's position also includes welcome new measures on taxing the digital economy.

Female worker in warehouse
Female worker in warehouse © Steve Debenport
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European Labour Authority - quote from Terry Reintke

Social Fairness Package

"Setting up joint labour inspections could be a great way of protecting the rights of workers across borders," comments Greens/EFA social policy spokesperson, Terry Reintke,

car exhaust pipes
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Tax/CO2 €10bn tax gap reveals the flaws in vehicle taxes

CO2 Emissions

A new report from the Greens/EFA group shows that the growing gap between real life CO2 emissions from cars and in lab tests has contributed to a major tax gap on cars. The study calculates for the first time the theoretical loss in revenue for 11 EU member states amounting to more than €10 billion in 2016. Between 2010 to 2016 the loss was at least 46 bn Euros.

Tax avoidance
Tax avoidance
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New tax committee: Unfinished work to do on tax justice

Tax Justice

The European Parliament has today approved the establishment of a new special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance.

Tax avoidance
Tax avoidance
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Greens/EFA group demands real blacklist

Tax havens

The Greens/EFA group will use today's debate in the European Parliament on the EU tax haven blacklist to call for much greater transparency in the blacklisting process.

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© Alexander Briel
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Conservatives blow opportunity to build Europe-wide democracy

Transnational lists / Spitzenkandidaten

“By burying transnational lists, the European Parliament has missed an historic opportunity. Never before has this idea enjoyed such popularity in the Council," said Greens/EFA co-president Philippe Lamberts.

veolia money drain
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Only full transparency can restore confidence in blacklist

Tax Havens

EU Finance Ministers have agreed to remove eight jurisdictions from the EU blacklist of tax havens. The Greens/EFA group wrote to the Council Presidency and the Chair of the Code of Conduct Group last week, demanding greater transparency on the creation and management of the blacklist

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The EU must become a world leader on renewables

Renewable Energy Directive

The European Parliament has voted on its position for the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive, part of the European Commission’s Clean Energy Package. The report sets out targets for renewable energy for 2030 and calls for an end to the use of palm oil in biofuels.

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Now the EU must turn plans into action

Panama Papers

The Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament is calling on the European Commission and European Council to take immediate steps to turn the recommendations of the Panama Papers inquiry into action.

Tax avoidance
Tax avoidance
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EU Finance Ministers agree on whitewashed blacklist

Tax Havens

The EU Finance Ministers have today approved the EU’s tax haven blacklist. This lists 17 countries that have not responded to information requests from the European Council or that have not committed themselves to make their tax policy compliant with EU criteria.

French Tanks
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Diverting funding towards military capacity building would be a backwards step and incompatible with EU law

Civilian conflict prevention

The European Parliament will today debate the outcome of trilogues on the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP). The Greens/EFA group has consistently argued against the reform of the regulation which aims at introducing a military capacity building program to the EU's only instrument for civilian conflict prevention.