ADVANCED SEARCH


Press Releases, Opinions, Publications, Events and Videos

Filter
  • Show all
  • Biodiversity, Food, Agriculture
  • Climate, Environment, Energy, Transport
  • Economic, Financial and Industrial Affairs
  • Rights & Democracy, Gender LGBTQI, Digital & Culture
  • Social Affairs, Public Health, Consumer Protection
  • International, Foreign Affairs, Security, Migration, Development
  • Committees
    • Agriculture and Rural Development
    • Animal transport (committee of inquiry)
    • Artificial intelligence in a digital age (Special committee)
    • Beating cancer (Special committee)
    • Budgetary Control
    • Budgets
    • Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
    • Constitutional Affairs
    • Culture and Education
    • Development
    • Economic and Monetary Affairs
    • Employment and Social Affairs
    • Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
    • Fisheries
    • Foreign Affairs
    • Foreign interference, including disinformation II (Special committee)
    • Human Rights
    • Industry, Research and Energy
    • Internal Market and Consumer Protection
    • International Trade
    • Legal Affairs
    • Regional Development
    • Security and Defence
    • Tax matters (subcommittee)
    • 30
    • Transport and Tourism
    • Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • EFA only
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(61) "files/assets/imgs/list/nico-roicke-28mrp9rmgti-unsplash_1.jpg" ["title"]=> string(45) "Crowd of people Europe flag / CC0 Nico Roicke" ["alt"]=> string(45) "Crowd of people Europe flag / CC0 Nico Roicke" ["copyright"]=> string(45) "Crowd of people Europe flag / CC0 Nico Roicke" ["updated_at"]=> int(1654181129) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "19fcfe025ecb65fcd3f466eeec016170.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(36) "nico-roicke-28MrP9rMGTI-unsplash.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/11006/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/11006/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/11006/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/11006/portrait" } }
Crowd of people Europe flag / CC0 Nico Roicke
Crowd of people Europe flag / CC0 Nico Roicke
Event |

Speak up! Civil society meets Greens/EFA

Got an idea about how to move the EU in a more green, just and social direction? We want to hear from you! Register for our Civil Society Day to share your key priorities, strategic initiatives and policy proposals.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(41) "files/assets/imgs/list/14priorities_1.png" ["title"]=> string(46) "THE FUTURE OF EUROPE Illustrations - Democracy" ["alt"]=> string(46) "THE FUTURE OF EUROPE Illustrations - Democracy" ["copyright"]=> NULL ["updated_at"]=> int(1652432957) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "f737ece0942b8c2ed2317e8a75f943f7.png" ["fname"]=> string(18) "14priorities_1.png" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10944/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10944/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10944/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10944/portrait" } } THE FUTURE OF EUROPE Illustrations - Democracy
News |

We have done Europe's biggest experiment in democracy

As part of the Conference, 800 randomly selected citizens have voiced their demands on the future of the EU and a set of 49 proposals was agreed. Among them are notably demands for more investments in climate and social issues. The Greens/EFA will continue to make sure that citizens’ voices are heard and policy recommendations implemented…
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(65) "files/assets/imgs/list/future_of_europe_video_thumbnail.jpeg.jpeg" ["title"]=> string(32) "Future of Europe video thumbnail" ["alt"]=> string(32) "Future of Europe video thumbnail" ["copyright"]=> string(32) "Future of Europe video thumbnail" ["updated_at"]=> int(1654005967) ["file_name"]=> string(37) "623f43957dbffcebb06725a21a179957.jpeg" ["fname"]=> string(37) "Future of Europe video thumbnail.jpeg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10999/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10999/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10999/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10999/portrait" } }
Future of Europe video thumbnail
Future of Europe video thumbnail
Video |

The Future of Europe? Freedom and Justice for everyone!

There is one thing that the citizens at the Conference on the Future of Europe (#COFE) agreed on, when it comes to the future of Europe: Our fundamental rights need to be protected. Being European means having the freedom to be who you want to be with equal justice for all.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(63) "files/assets/imgs/list/christian-lue-8yw6tsb8tnc-unsplash_1.jpg" ["title"]=> NULL ["alt"]=> NULL ["copyright"]=> NULL ["updated_at"]=> int(1651584682) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "3cda492415ed30ee228aba13afd23fe5.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(38) "christian-lue-8Yw6tsB8tnc-unsplash.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10897/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10897/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10897/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10897/portrait" } }
Press release |

EU electoral law: EU Parliament calls for European electoral lists

In the vote, a majority of Members of the European Parliament called on EU Member States to introduce transnational lists for the 2024 European elections. Likewise, a majority of MEPs endorsed the Greens/EFA call for lowering the voting age to 16 and to have gender-balanced lists. The European Parliament's proposal gives all voters two vo…
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(61) "files/assets/imgs/list/nico-roicke-28mrp9rmgti-unsplash_1.jpg" ["title"]=> string(45) "Crowd of people Europe flag / CC0 Nico Roicke" ["alt"]=> string(45) "Crowd of people Europe flag / CC0 Nico Roicke" ["copyright"]=> string(45) "Crowd of people Europe flag / CC0 Nico Roicke" ["updated_at"]=> int(1639737043) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "19fcfe025ecb65fcd3f466eeec016170.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(36) "nico-roicke-28MrP9rMGTI-unsplash.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10612/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10612/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10612/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10612/portrait" } }
Crowd of people Europe flag / CC0 Nico Roicke
Crowd of people Europe flag / CC0 Nico Roicke
Opinion |

Let’s listen to the people: Citizens demand stronger democracy and fundamental EU reform

Damian Boeselager Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield Daniel Freund
Opinion by Damian Boeselager & Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield & Daniel Freund
As part of the Conference on the Future of Europe (COFE), EU citizens are being asked to help decide on the direction of the EU for the coming years. Greens/EFA MEPs explain how the project works and argue that the EU must trust its citizens by following through on their demands.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(55) "files/assets/imgs/list/hemicycle_strasbourg_530x390.jpg" ["title"]=> string(28) "Hemicycle Strasbourg 530x390" ["alt"]=> string(28) "Hemicycle Strasbourg 530x390" ["copyright"]=> string(46) "©Photo European Parliament-ArchitectureStudio" ["updated_at"]=> int(1631719472) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "e212ab56384961fdc288e1bfbef93d25.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(32) "Hemicycle Strasbourg 530x390.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10323/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10323/list" ["photo"]=> string(52) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10323/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(55) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/10323/portrait" } }
©Photo European Parliament-ArchitectureStudio
Hemicycle Strasbourg 530x390
Press release |

EFA calls for more EU leadership against common challenges

EFA President in the European Parliament Jordi Solé has called on the EU to step up its solidarity and face today’s major challenges with the same ‘leadership and determination’ shown during the pandemic. MEPs were responding to the annual State of the Union address by Eu...
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(35) "files/assets/imgs/list/eu-flags.jpg" ["title"]=> string(8) "EU-Flags" ["alt"]=> string(8) "EU-Flags" ["copyright"]=> string(30) "European flags © Xavier Häpe" ["updated_at"]=> int(1600257650) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "0d921c2a8ad0bc1f0c7ae0a66586429a.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(12) "EU-Flags.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9469/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(50) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9469/list" ["photo"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9469/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(54) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9469/portrait" } }
European flags © Xavier Häpe
EU-Flags
Press release |

Jordi Solé: #SOTEU - 'Europe must stand by its citizens'

EU has a duty to act when democracy and self-determination is threatened within its borders Speaking in today's State of the Union debate in the European Parliament with European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen, President of the EFA Group in the European Parliament Jordi Solé...
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(62) "files/assets/imgs/list/copy_of_16611-0505-11-05-05_grand_d.jpg" ["title"]=> string(40) "Hemicycle European Parliament Strasbourg" ["alt"]=> string(40) "Hemicycle European Parliament Strasbourg" ["copyright"]=> string(14) "European Union" ["updated_at"]=> int(1595506679) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "3e21daa56e4ba233bab3b3806f5034fa.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(39) "Copy of 16611-0505-11-05-05 Grand D.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9432/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(50) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9432/list" ["photo"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9432/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(54) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9432/portrait" } }
European Union
Hemicycle European Parliament Strasbourg
Press release |

European Parliament stands up for the rule of law and future generations

"The Council's vision for the MFF does not match the scope of the challenges before us. The reductions in grants over loans does not go far enough to support the long term needs of the recovery. Countries that have chosen frugality over solidarity do so at the expense of European unity. It is now up to the European Parliament to stand up …
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(33) "files/assets/imgs/list/merkel.png" ["title"]=> string(33) "Visit of German Chancellor Merkel" ["alt"]=> string(24) "German Chancellor Merkel" ["copyright"]=> string(14) "European Union" ["updated_at"]=> int(1593524022) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "55263c3dfc37f72b067a349dcee6b718.png" ["fname"]=> string(10) "Merkel.png" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9366/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(50) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9366/list" ["photo"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9366/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(54) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9366/portrait" } }
European Union
German Chancellor Merkel
Press release |

Green Deal and climate protection must be engine for jobs & recovery

Ahead of the start of the German Presidency of the European Council tomorrow, the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament are calling for the Green Deal and climate protection to be the engine for job creation and recovery and for the launch of a rule of law initiative.
array(8) { ["url"]=> string(43) "files/assets/imgs/list/puzzle_and_money.jpg" ["title"]=> string(16) "Jigsaw and money" ["alt"]=> string(16) "Jigsaw and money" ["copyright"]=> string(26) "Jigsaw and money © alexsl" ["updated_at"]=> int(1581927263) ["file_name"]=> string(36) "20c896b79acb618d1d1bb2850b47e632.jpg" ["fname"]=> string(20) "Puzzle and money.jpg" ["urls"]=> array(4) { ["jumbo"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9062/jumbo" ["list"]=> string(50) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9062/list" ["photo"]=> string(51) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9062/photo" ["portrait"]=> string(54) "https://extranet.greens-efa.eu/api/image/9062/portrait" } }
Jigsaw and money © alexsl
Jigsaw and money
Press release |

The proposal of Charles Michel fails to meet the challenges of the 21st century

Charles Michel presented the draft position of European Council on the EU budget (Multi-annual Financial Framework, MFF). The EU governments are expected to adopt their position at the summit meeting at the end of next week.