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Face surveillance vs Facial Authentication: What is it and why should biometric mass surveillance be banned in the public space?

26.01.2021

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Often when people think of facial recognition, they think about unlocking their phones with their face. Facial authentication is used to verify that someone is who they say they are, when for example gaining secured access to a building or traveling through a passport gate. This is a one-to-one comp...


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Humanitarian situation of refugees and migrants at the EU's external borders

19.01.2021

Quote from Tineke Strik MEP

Members of the European Parliament will debate the situation facing refugees and migrants on the EU's external borders, following reports of the dire situation in Greece, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Canary islands and elsewhere.


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Covid-19 vaccine/ CC0 Hakan Nural

Greens/EFA call for more European cooperation & unity

19.01.2021

Covid-19 Vaccinations

Members of the European Parliament will debate the global vaccination strategy. The Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament are calling for more coordination among EU countries and support a European approach. The Greens/EFA group calls on the European Commission to build trust with more transparency and advocates for international equitable access to vaccines and a global vaccination strategy.


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Shipping containers and cranes/ CC0 Ammiel JR

Let’s rebuild a fairer, greener and more sustainable trade policy

18.01.2021

Greens/EFA proposals for the EU trade policy review

The EU Trade Policy Review is a unique opportunity to fundamentally rethink and reshape our rules to ensure EU trade is fairer, greener, more sustainable and better for people and planet. These are some of the Greens/EFA's highlights.


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Flash - Plenary session 18-22 January 2021

15.01.2021

Greens/EFA priorities for the session

During this week plenary session, the European Parliament will debate and/or vote on Portuguese Council Presidency, vaccine strategy, new President of the US and the current situation, access to decent and affordable housing for all, EU gender strategy, TEN-T regulation, technical support instrument, more fish in the seas ...


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Artwork Rainbow on wall/ CC0 Kevin Grieve

We can only win against Covid if we act together

15.01.2021

An opinion by MEP Anna Cavazzini

With the advent of a new vaccine, hopes are now rising that there could be an end on the horizon. However, the vaccine itself has presented a number of logistical and diplomatic challenges, as many governments have begun playing the politics of division instead of pulling together to save lives.


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Social Media (Graphic Design) Officer- Italian language (IT)

13.01.2021

Temporary Agent, grade AST 3

The Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament has opened the procedure for filling a post of Assistant Social Media (Graphic Design) Officer (Social Media Coordinator (PG)) of Italian language as Temporary Agent in its secretariat in Brussels (Grade AST 3).


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Political Attaché for the INTA Committee

13.01.2021

Spanish-speaking language - Temporary Agent, grade AST 4

The Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament has decided to open the procedure for filling a post of Political Attaché (Political Attaché (PG)) as Temporary Agent in its Secretariat in Brussels (Grade AST 4) for the INTA Committee.


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Head of office of the Secretary General of the Greens/EFA Group

13.01.2021

German speaking language - Temporary Agent, grade AD 5

The Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament has decided to open the procedure for filling a post of German speaking Head of office of the Secretary General of the Greens/EFA Group, special focus Coordination of Plenary Activities and the EP Bureau (administrator in charge of parliamentary business (PG)) as Temporary Agent in its Secretariat in Brussels (Grade AD5).


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For an independent EU ethics body common to all EU institutions

13.01.2021

Online conference - Register here!

The EU institutions have some of the best ethics rules for lobby transparency, for Commissioners and staff to cool-off before taking the revolving door into a lobby job and against other conflicts of interest. Yet, the implementation of these rules can be improved. The new EU Commission said it i...


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The EU ethics body

12.01.2021

A new institution fighting intransparent lobbying and conflicts of interest

The EU institutions have some of the best ethics rules for lobby transparency and against conflicts of interest including revolving doors. Yet, the implementation of these rules is fragmented and politicised.


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Brexit

Greens/EFA welcome that deal has been reached but insist on time for parliamentary scrutiny

24.12.2020

Brexit

A deal has been reached between negotiators from the European Union and United Kingdom on a future relationship, to follow the end of the Brexit transition period, which concludes at the end of this year. The deal will still need to be approved by the European Council and the European Parliament. The Greens/EFA group are calling for the European Parliament to have sufficient time to scrutinise all elements of this agreement before it is voted on.


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