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19.06.2020

Quote from Ska Keller

The European Council summit has ended without any notable progress on the Coronavirus Recovery Plan.


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Andrej Babiš - Parliament report

Parliament report on conflicts of interest exposes flaws in system for managing EU funds

19.06.2020

Andrej Babiš

Today (Friday 19 June), Members of the European Parliament will vote on the report into conflicts of interest in the case of the Czech Prime Minister, Andrej Babiš.


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Pigs in a field / CC0 Pascal Debrunner
Pigs in a field / CC0 Pascal Debrunner

Victory for animal welfare – MEPs vote for inquiry committee on animal transport

19.06.2020

Quote from Tilly Metz MEP

Today (Friday 19 June), after long-standing calls from the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, MEPs have just voted in favour of setting up a committee of inquiry into animal transport.


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Justus Lipsius EU Council/JLogan (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Justus Lipsius EU Council/JLogan (CC BY-SA 3.0)

European Council Summit

18.06.2020

Quotes from Ska Keller and Philippe Lamberts

EU leaders will meet (Friday 19 June) to discuss the recovery fund to respond to the COVID-19 crisis and a new Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF).


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Tax avoidance transparency
MORE TRANSPARENCY TO FIGHT TAX AVOIDANCE

European Parliament permanent subcommittee on tax a victory for tax justice

18.06.2020

The European Parliament’s plenary session has voted to support a standing subcommittee to look at tax transparency and to tackle tax evasion and avoidance.


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Picture of women in  wheelchair playing basketball
Womens wheelchair basketball / Audi Nissen

Discrimination has to stop: European Parliament to vote on resolution for strong Disability Strategy

18.06.2020

Disability Strategy

Today, (Thursday 18 June) on the initiative of Katrin Langensiepen, Greens/EFA MEP, the European Parliament will vote on a resolution that calls on the Commission to put forward a comprehensive, ambitious and long-term post-2020 European Disability Strategy.


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© Eva Serrabassa

European Parliament approval paves way for sustainable investments

18.06.2020

Taxonomy

The European Parliament has approved a law on sustainable investments known as 'taxonomy', designed to make the financial sector more sustainable.


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Black Lives Matter Protest
Black Lives Matter Protest/Twitter - @MARCPUIGPEREZ

Parliament must vote for clear stance against racism

17.06.2020

Anti-racism resolution

Following the tragic murder of George Floyd and protests in the US and around the world, the European Parliament will (today) debate and (Friday) vote on the Resolution on the anti-racism protests following the death of George Floyd.


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HK PROTEST
Etan Liam (CC BY-ND 2.0)

EU must not tolerate encroachment on autonomy

17.06.2020

Hong Kong Security Law

Ahead of tomorrow's (Thursday 18 June) plenary debate and vote on the resolution on the situation in Hong Kong and national security law (Friday 19 June), Greens/EFA, along with EPP, S&D, Renew and ECR, call on EU governments and the European Commission to make it clear to China's leadership that the EU is not prepared to respond with "business as usual" in the face of the violation of Hong Kong's autonomy and freedoms.


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Picture of the Hemicycle in Brussels
Photo European Parliament - Architecte : Association des architectes du CIC : Vanden Bossche sprl, C.R.V. s.a., CDG sprl, Studiegroep D. Bontinck

Flash - Plenary session

17.06.2020

Greens/EFA Priorities 17-19 June 2020

During this week plenary session, the Parliament will debate and vote on the anti-racism protests following the death of George Floyd, Sustainable Investment/Taxonomy, Disability Strategy, the Future of Europe... Discover the other major topics on the agenda and the Greens/EFA priority issues


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Eastern Partnership
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The Eastern Partnership

15.06.2020

Future Made to Measure

As the EaP turned 10 last year, the EU and several stakeholders are trying to formulate the priorities for the future or at least the coming 10 years of the EaP. The EU-EaP Summit on 19 June 2020 will give a major impulse to this debate. Thus, the EP is working on a Recommendation to the other EU institutions in the run-up to the summit. Read the Greens/EFA WG AFET position and vision


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© Gustavo Gonçalves

2 Political Experts on a) Health and environment and b) Biodiversity (Committee on Environment)

11.06.2020

Assistant (F/M) - Temporary Agent - Grade AST 3

The Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament has decided to open the procedure for filling 2 posts of Political Expert (Political Expert (PG)) as Temporary Agent in its Secretariat in Brussels (Grade AST 3) for the ENVI Committee. The group is recruiting the following profiles: 1) Health and environment 2) Biodiversity.


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