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Corn field / CC0 glenn-carstens-peters
Corn field / CC0 glenn-carstens-peters
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GMO-free Regions Event 2022

Join the 2022 edition of the GMO-free Regions, hosted in the European Parliament by the Greens/EFA Group. We will look at the issue of the new Genetically Modified Organisms and the new legislation on new genomic techniques, planned for next year, from a scientific, economic, and political perspective.
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European Ideas Lab 2022 banner / GreensEFA v3
European Ideas Lab 2022 banner / GreensEFA v3
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European Ideas Lab 2022

Join activists, scientists and political leaders for two days of workshops and networking. The European Ideas Lab is a creative space for green-minded people focused on creating solutions to solve concrete problems.
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@Knut Sturm
Forest near Lübeck/Germany
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Ecological forestry in Europe

Most European forests are in bad shape, making them easy prey for pests, diseases and fires. To restore the health of our timber producing forests, we need to manage them in a way that works with nature, not against it.
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Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China CC BY 2.0 edward stojakovic / Flickr
Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China CC BY 2.0 edward stojakovic / Flickr
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Xi Jinping’s China: What should we expect?

Join our conference to discuss the trajectory that China is pursuing under Xi Jinping. Indeed, since the beginning of 2020, China and its relationship with the world have seen unprecedented change. We offer the opportunity to hear analyses from some of the world's best China experts.
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Lady Justice Statue - iStock.com/MarkusBeck
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Countering judicial capture in Hungary with systemic EU actions

Join us online for the launch or our study on steps taken by the Hungarian government to dismantle judicial independence, and how all of these are in violation of European standards and principles. The event will discuss how the EU can and should do much more to tackle these issues in a systemic manner.
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Climate protest
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Greens/EFA Group call for addition & long term solutions to tackle energy, climate & social crises

A majority of the European Parliament missed the opportunity to send a strong signal on the energy price crisis. The Greens/EFA call to increase the windfall tax on fossil energy companies and extend it to other sectors did not receive a majority. We need an EU solidarity fund to tackle the energy crisis and protect small businesses and v…
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Jordi Solé calls for more humanitarian aid in Pakistan

EFA MEP Jordi Solé intervened in plenary to discuss the aftermath of the floodings in Pakistan, and the alarming signs this represents for climate change.
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© European Union 2022 - Source : EP
Niklass Nienass
Press release |

Essential support for regions taking in refugees from the war in Ukraine - Quote from Niklas Nienass MEP

Today, MEPs will vote on the Flexible Assistance to Territories (FAST CARE) package of support for EU regions affected by the war in Ukraine and the COVID 19 pandemic. FAST CARE will see added flexibility for EU structural funds to be used to support regions in their efforts to assist those fleeing the war in Ukraine.
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USB-C charger
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A great victory for consumers and the environment

The European Parliament gave the final green light on the common charger. The common charger will introduce the USB-C as standard charging cable for everything from mobile phones to laptops and e-readers. This is a triumph for the environment as well as a triumph for consumers
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Hungarian parliament building
Press release |

Commission must not rubber stamp away the rule of law in Hungary

MEPs will debate proposals by the Commission to protect the EU budget from systemic corruption in Hungary in public procurement, under the rule of law conditionality mechanism. The Commission appears to be moving toward deeming anti-corruption proposals by the Hungarian government satisfactory enough to suggest for the Council to end the …