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Endangered languages report wins strong support

Press release from François Alfonsi MEP

A report calling for more support for Europe's endangered languages by Corsican MEP François Alfonsi has won unanimous support in the European Parliament's Culture Committee. This is the European Parliament's first major work on language diversity in many years. The report regrets the drastic cuts ...


16 Juin sous l'Acropole

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16 Juin sous l'Acropole

Daniel Cohn-Bendit et Titos Patrikios


Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 10-14 June 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary include asylum seekers, customs enforcement of IP, EU's housing crisis, rules on infant and baby food, border-free Europe, accounting transparency for extractive industries, illegal fishing, EU budget and the future framework, EU economic governance and the social impact, problematic EU passenger data rules, Turkey's worrying democratic backslide, nuclear safety and EU rules

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EU-US Transatlantic Partnership Agreement


Video od the press conference 21 May 15:30

Green MEPs will host a press conference to present the case for the cultural sector to be exempted from the scope of any EU-US trade deal, with negotiations looming.


Collective Rights Management


How to make it work

While the importance of collective right management as a principle is obvious, in recent years, many concerns and criticisms have been raised by both rights holders and users on the functioning of collective management societies. This conference will take place in the midst of the process of designing a new directive on collective rights management.


Brussels Agenda

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 13 - 17 May 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include Tax evasion and banking transparency, EU-Ukraine agreement and ongoing concerns, Reindustrialising Europe the right way, Collective rights management: how to make it work, & Biodiversity: a European instrument for access and benefit sharing

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Social Housing in the EU

A lever to help the EU out of the economic, social and environmental crisis

La Commission de l'emploi et des affaires sociales du Parlement européen s'est prononcée mardi 23 avril en faveur du rapport de l'eurodéputée verte Karima Delli sur le logement social dans l'Union européenne. Ce rapport cherche à montrer à quel point le secteur du logement social est un levier pour aider l'Union européenne à sortir de la crise économique, sociale et environnementale.

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Facebook terms and conditions unfair and not valid in Europe

Press release from Mark Demesmaeker MEP

A reply from the European Commission to a question submitted by an N-VA Member of the European Parliament shows that a lot of terms and conditions Facebook imposes on its European users are not valid in the European Union. MEP Mark Demesmaeker said: "Even more so, some of the conditions are ou...


Youth in crisis

Youth activists from across Europe act against austerity

Youth activists from across Europe act against austerity and build a different agenda with the Greens to reclaim their future in the European Parliament.


3% of the EU budget for exchange programmes like Erasmus or the European Voluntary Service


Now, later, or never?

This press conference presented an ECI (European Citizens' Initiative) aiming at increasing the budget for European exchange programmes such as Erasmus