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Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 25 February - 1 March 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include the horsemeat scandal and EU meat labelling rules, airline emissions and the EU emissions trading scheme, banking rules, capital requirements and remuneration, border control technology and civil liberties


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Horsemeat scandal

Carl Schlyter


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EU-Regeln für Dienstleistungskonzessionen gefährden kommunale Daseinsvorsorge

Besonders Wasser und Sozialdienstleistungen in Gefahr

EU-Regeln für Dienstleistungskonzessionen gefährden kommunale Daseinsvorsorge Besonders Wasser und Sozialdienstleistungen in Gefahr


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Horsemeat scandal

EU must take immediate action on food quality and labelling, and investigate fraud concerns

In response to the deepening and widening scandal surrounding the discovery of horse DNA in processed meat products in a number of EU member states, the Greens/EFA group is calling on the European Commission and relevant regulatory agencies to take action. The group is pushing for an emergency heari...


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EU rules on concessions

Wrongheaded legislation poses threat to basic service provision

The European Parliament's internal market committee today voted on new EU legislation on the award of concessions (1). The Greens voted against the outcome, expressing concern about the potential impact on the provision of basic public services, like water. Commenting after the vote, Green internal ...


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Photo: Mahfouz Abturk

Living Under Occupation

23.01.2013

Daily Life in Occupied Palestine

EFA MEPs François Alfonsi, Jill Evans and Ana Miranda invite you to a film screening and debate Living Under Occupation: Daily Life in Occupied Palestine A film made by EFA MEPs during their visit to the West Bank and East Jerusalem Wedesday 23 January 2013 18h30 - 20h30European Parliament, ...


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Bee crisis and insecticides

Neonicotinoid ban urgently needed, wider EU action also necessary

populations and the impact of insecticides, the Greens have called for a ban on controversial neonicotinoid insecticides and other systemic neurotoxins. With the European Food Safety Authority having last week published a report highlighting concerns with neonicotinoids (1), and the European Environ...


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Greens/EFA Round-up

Debriefing of the plenary week Strasbourg 14-17 January 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg plenary included tackling youth unemployment in Europe, biopiracy and indigenous genetic resources, regulating credit rating agencies, corruption and misuse of EU funds, the controversial economic agreement with southern Africa and working conditions in Asia and EU retailers


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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 14 - 18 January 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary include tackling youth unemployment in Europe, Biopiracy and indigenous genetic resources, Regulating credit rating agencies, Corruption and misuse of EU funds, the controversial economic agreement with southern Africa and working conditions in Asia and EU retailers


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EU patent system

Eva Lichtenberger


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