Regions

Turkey

EU must exert pressure to end conflict

Commenting on the developing situation in Turkey, with a wave of attacks on the pro-Kurdish HDP party and a clampdown on the press, Greens/EFA president Rebecca Harms said: "The growing violence in Turkey is alarming and threatens the stability of the country, with civil war a real prospect. EU...


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State of the Union 2015

Plenary debate on 9 September

Statement by Greens/EFA co-president Philippe Lamberts ahead of the debate on the State of the European Union 2015.


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Turkey

EU and NATO must condemn Erdogan's opportunistic strikes on Kurdish territories

Commenting on the Turkish air strikes on Islamic State and Kurdish territories and in the context of today's NATO meeting, Greens/EFA president Rebecca Harms said: "It is alarming that Turkish president Erdogan is seeking renewed confrontation with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), with his o...


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Griechenland

Angeblicher Reformverzug in Athen ist eine Ente

Zahlreiche deutsche Medien berichten heute, dass die griechische Regierung versprochene Gesetze nicht fristgerecht verabschieden und somit den vereinbarten Zeitplan mit den Gläubigern nicht einhalten würde. So titelt die FAZ “Schon verzögert Athen Reformen”, Focus berichtet: “Versprochen is...


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Greens/EFA delegation to Greece

16.07.2015

During their two-day delegation to Athens, Greens/EFA MEPS will meet with Ministers, officials, business and NGO representatives but also take part in several visits and in a public roundtable


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"We owe Greece for saving the Euro" - Maragall

Press release from EFA MEP Ernest Maragall (Catalonia)

As the Greek parliament approves the first raft of new laws ordered by the Eurozone as a pre-requisite for a third bailout, Greens/EFA MEP Ernest Maragall has said that Europe is now indebted to Greece for saving the single currency. Mr Maragall – a member of the European Parliament's Budgets Com...


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A greener Europe through interconnected electricity grids

The main arguments of Greens/EFA MEP Peter Eriksson’s initiative report to be debated on 15 July 2015 in the Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE).


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EU behaving like 'orchestra on the Titantic' over Greece

Press release from EFA MEP Ernest Maragall (Catalonia)

Responding to today's debate in the European Parliament with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras about the Greek debt crisis, Greens/EFA MEP Ernest Maragall said: "As the Greek crisis continues to risk the future of the EU, showing up its fragility, lack of political union and econom...


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The reform of European electoral law

Josep Maria Terricabras, Jill Evans, Jordi Sebastià


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The reform of EU Electoral Law

Conference organised by EFA MEPs

Josep-Maria Terricabras, President of the EFA Group in the European Parliament has welcomed the debate taking place on reform of the European electoral law. The European Parliament is due to consider proposals in the coming months to harmonise electoral law for the European elections across the 28 ...


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The Reform of European Electoral Law

02.07.2015

EFA Conference

REGISTRATION CLOSED  Interpretation: English, French, Spanish, Catalan, Welsh Co-hosted by Josep-Maria Terricabras MEP, Jill Evans MEP and Jordi Sebastià MEP The forthcoming reform of European Electoral Law brings us an opportunity to strengthen the democratic legitimacy of the EU. However,...


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