Media

Video statement by MEP Helga Trüpel

Searching for a new narrative - Ways out of radicalisation


en

Video statement by Siamak Ahmadi

Searching for a new narrative - Ways out of radicalisation


en

Video statement by Malika Saissi

Searching for a new narrative - Ways out of radicalisation


en

Video statement by Patries Wichers

Searching for a new narrative - Ways out of radicalisation


en

Searching for a new narrative

30.06.2016

Ways out of radicalisation

A number of experts and policymakers will discuss how democratic societies should deal with radicalisation.


en

Respecting Linguistic Diversity?

01.06.2016

Language discrimination in the EU

Respecting linguistic diversity? Language Discrimination in the European Union You will be able to follow the event live (player below) CONFERENCE PROGRAMME Hosts: GUE-NGL and EFA-Greens in partnership with ELEN. Interpretation. Irish, Welsh, Catalan, Spanish, French, English. Backgrou...


en

Digital Single Market

Baby step forward as Commission misses point on geoblocking

Commenting on today's presentation of an 'anti-geoblocking package' as part of the European Commission's Digital Single Market initiative, Greens/EFA digital agenda spokesperson Julia Reda said: "The proposed 'anti-geoblocking' regulation doesn't do what it says on the tin. When most Europeans ...


en | de | fr

EU-US 'Privacy Shield' data exchange

No blank cheque for data transfers without equivalent protection standards

 The European Parliament will today debate the proposed 'Privacy Shield' framework for the transfer of the private data of EU citizens to the US, ahead of a vote on a resolution setting out parliament's position tomorrow. In the context of the debate and vote, Green home affairs and data protec...


en | de

Adoption of Data Protection Regulation Report

Jan Philipp Albrecht

The European Parliament has approved the long-awaited reform of the EU's data protection rules, led by Green MEP Jan Philipp Albrecht. The legislation creates an EU-wide data protection regime, and ensures Europe has rules that are fit for purpose in the digital age.


en

Data protection

New EU rules provide major step forward for consumer protection

The European Parliament today adopted a legislative agreement on the reform of the EU's data protection rules, finalising the new law. Commenting on the new rules, Green MEP and European Parliament draftsperson/rapporteur on the data protection regulation Jan Philipp Albrecht stated: "Today's a...


en | de | fr

MEPs back improvements to flagship Erasmus+ scheme

Press Release from EFA MEP Ernest Maragall (Catalonia)

In a key report by Greens/EFA MEP Ernest Maragall voted today by the European Parliament, MEPs have called for the EU's flagship Erasmus+ programme to do more to promote mobility through vocational training in Europe. But MEPs rejected an amendment calling for the documentation about the prog...


en

Trade Secrets

Must not outweigh the public interest

In many of the biggest political scandals of the past months – Luxleaks, Dieselgate and now the Panama Papers – we saw trade secret laws abused as a shield against investigation and exposure of how corporations are harming the public good, avoiding taxes and endangering public safety. Whistleblowers find themselves fighting for their freedom in court – or in hiding. And yet, the European Parliament is about to expand corporate secrecy and deter whistleblowing by adopting the Trade Secrets Directive.


en