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Eurozone budget: small steps will not address flaws of the Euro

14.06.2019

Quote from Sven Giegold MEP

The Eurogroup of Eurozone Finance Ministers has agreed on general principles for reforms of the common currency, including on a Eurozone budget as well as a reform of the European Stability Mechanism Treaty.


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Phosphate additives in food

13.06.2019

EFSA confirms serious concerns for human health

Eighteen months ago, the Parliament voted on an objection, co-tabled by Greens/EFA MEP Bart Staes, to the authorisation of phosphate additives in kebab meat. Whilst the sole aim of the objection was to protect human health, in line with the law governing food additives, it was narrowly rejected. ...


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Greens/EFA group positions elected

12.06.2019

New Greens/EFA Bureau

We are pleased to announce that the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament has elected its new bureau, consisting of 9 MEPs, with Ska Keller and Philippe Lamberts continuing as co-presidents.


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Newly elected GREENS/EFA MEPS and Bureau

12.06.2019

Outcome of the 2019 European elections

Here is the current composition of the GREENS/EFA Group for the newly elected Parliament. The new Bureau of the Group was elected on 12 June


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SNP MEP elected President of EFA Group in the European Parliament

11.06.2019

Alyn Smith succeeds Josep-Maria Terricabras

Alyn Smith MEP has today been elected President of the European Free Alliance (EFA) Group in the European Parliament. He succeeds Catalan MEP Josep-Maria Terricabras who stood down at the recent European election. An MEP for the Scottish National Party (SNP) since 2004, Alyn was recently re-el...


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Policy adviser for the Legal Affairs (JURI) Committee

07.06.2019

Vacancy notice – Contractual Agent, FG IV

The Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament is looking for a full-time maternity leave replacement for the position of JURI adviser (fixed-term contractual agent position of six months, function group IV).


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Leaders of four main political groups agree on political process

05.06.2019

European Parliament/Commission Presidency

As leaders of four political groups of the European Parliament – EPP, S&D, ALDE and Greens/EFA – we met today for the second time since the European Parliament elections.


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Greens/EFA demand action from Tusk & Juncker on Czech PM Babiš' conflict of interest

05.06.2019

The Greens/EFA group has sent two separate letters to the European Commission and Council demanding they take immediate action on the conflict of interest surrounding Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš. Leaked copies of the Commission's audit into the conflict surrounding Babiš' business Agrofert, which received EU subsidies, shows that large sums of EU and Czech money are distributed to Agrofert and will need to be repaid.


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Unprecented success for Greens/EFA

04.06.2019

Provisional results of the European elections

With currently 74 Members, the GREENS/EFA group achieves its highest representation ever and will be the fourth biggest group in the European Parliament. The Green Wave has swept across Europe and newly elected progressive MEPs are joining our Group


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Green wave reaches the European Parliament

26.05.2019

European Elections

According to preliminary election results, the Greens/EFA group will significantly increase in size and are on course to hold more seats than ever before in the European Parliament.


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Election night 26 May 2019

26.05.2019

LIVE from the European Parliament

Follow online our press statements, the projections of the composition of the new Parliament and election results. Updates will be available here throughout the night


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Defending Fundamental Rights and the Rule of Law Requires Political Will...and Courage

22.05.2019

GreensEFA Group proposals sent to the European Commission

While the Hungarian Prime Minister gags the press, undermines freedoms, and kicks ‘progressively-minded’ universities out of the country; the Polish government attacks the independence of Constitutional judges or violates the rights of women; the Romanian government attempts to decriminalise corruption offences and while murders of journalists in Malta and Slovakia send shockwaves across Europe, people are looking towards the EU for help, but so far, not enough has been done.


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