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Protecting the 2024 Elections: From Alarm to Action

Societies across Europe are becoming more polarised, and widespread disinformation undermines trust in democratic institutions and electoral processes. Register for our event on 6 March, which will explore electoral integrity in the online information space with a particular focus on engagement-based ranking.
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Interior of a house in Velingrad Nevena Bulgaria / CC Friends of the Earth
Interior of a house in Velingrad Nevena Bulgaria / CC Friends of the Earth
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Powerful encounters: Picturing an end to energy poverty

"Powerful encounters: Picturing an end to energy poverty” offers a snapshot of people across Europe enduring the energy crisis and battling energy poverty. Join us for the photo exhibition on 27 February at 17:30 in the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
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River in tropical mangrove green tree forest aerial view / Credits: themorningglory - stock.adobe.co
River in tropical mangrove green tree forest aerial view / Credits: themorningglory - stock.adobe.co
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Amazônia, the Heart of Mother Earth

Come and watch this new documentary on the Amazon, its indigenous people and corporate land-grabbing. Cinéma Aventure, Brussels, 20/02, 6:30PM - 9PM. The screening will be followed by a debate and buffet.
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Photo by Daniel Moqvist on Unsplash
Smokestacks in Hinsebergsvägen, Frövi, Sweden
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Deal on stricter air pollution limits: A bitter-sweet victory

The Parliament and the Council have reached an agreement on the Air Quality Directive, which sets new EU-wide action to reduce pollution limits up to 2.5 times lower than current targets by 2030. However, the deal falls short of the limits recommended by the World Health Organisation.
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Copyright European Parliament
Picture of Alexei Navalny
Press release |

Death of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny

Greens/EFA are deeply saddened to hear about the tragic passing of Alexei Navalny. His death marks a dark day for Russia and he will be sorely missed. Sadly, Navalny joins the long list of critics of the Russian regime who have died after standing up to the corruption and kleptocracy of Vladimir Putin.
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European Parliament Building Strasbourg © European Union 2017 - Source : EP
European Parliament Building Strasbourg © European Union 2017 - Source : EP
News |

Debriefing of the February I plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included EU 2040 Climate Targets, farmers' protests, GMOs, Russian interference, rule of law and media freedom in Greece, support to Ukraine, quality traineeships in the EU, Norway's seabed mining in the Arctic and the EU’s priorities for the UN Commission on the Status of Women.
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Greens/EFA call on Council to abide by agreement and adopt the Corporate Sustainability and Due Diligence Directive

The Coreper is expected to vote on the trilogue outcome of the Corporate Sustainability and Due Diligence Directive negotiations. Several Member States, have signalled that they will not support the agreement. The Greens/EFA call on the Council to stand by its agreement and give the green light to the Due Diligence Directive.
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Press release |

Greens/EFA call for stronger measures against foreign interference

Today, Members of the European Parliament adopted a resolution on allegations of Russian interference in the democratic process of the European Union. This debate follows media reports that MEP Tatjana Ždanoka had regular dealings with Russia's FSB’s Fifth Service while also serving as a Member of the European Parliament. The Greens/EFA G…
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Greens/EFA call on Commission and Council to fix EU’s broken agricultural policies

Members of the European Parliament will debate Empowering farmers and rural communities. It is clear that the EU’s agricultural policies are broken. Those who work to keep this broken system alive pretend to care about farmers. The Greens/EFA have long called for a complete reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), and was the only …
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Newspaper burning
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MEPs call for action on rule of law & media freedom

The European Parliament has just voted on a resolution on media freedom and the rule of law in Greece. The situation in Greece is getting progressively worse. The EPP Group has been attempting to block a vote on Greece in the European Parliament.