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Resilience and Resistance - a case study

Acting in solidarity with migrants and refugees in the EU has been difficult for years. Our study found that between January 2021 and March 2022, no less than 89 people have been criminalised for helping migrants and refugees. The EU must take immediate action to fight against the crackdown on solidarity and prevent the criminalisation of…
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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.
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Press release |

Loss for rule of law with Polish RRP plan approved

European Ministers of Finance signed off on the Polish government’s Recovery and Resilience Plan as part of Next Generation EU. This is despite serious concerns about the implementation of reforms linked to restoring the independence of the judiciary and the rule of law.
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European Parliament
News |

Debriefing of the June plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the Fit for 55 package, the rule of law, forced labour, abortion rights in the US, common chargers, minimum wage, women on boards and the Convention to change EU Treaties.
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Press release |

Agreement on a common charger reached

This agreement seals the deal: In two years consumers in the EU will finally be able to charge all their mobile phones, tablets and digital cameras with the same USB-C charging cable. This will save resources, protect the environment and support consumers.
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End Mass Surveillance video thumbnail
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New tools of oppression? Here's why Italy banned mass surveillance

What is biometric mass surveillance? Why is it so dangerous? And what can we do to ban the use of our biometric data to protect our privacy?
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© European Union 2019 - Source : EP
European Parliament Brussels © European Union 2019 - Source : EP
Letter |

Greens/EFA co-Presidents call on the Parliament to ban access of Russian state-affiliated lobbyists

"Ending Russian influence in Europe starts at home, which is why we kindly urge the Parliament to immediately revoke the accreditation of Russian state-affiliated entities - like Gazprom, Rusatom, Lukoil & others - to the Parliament.” said Ska Keller and Philippe Lamberts in a letter addressed to EP President Roberta Metsola.
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Public surveillance cameras
Event |

Stop Biometric Surveillance - Time for an EU ban on biometric mass surveillance in public spaces

The Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament invites you to an open event at MEET Digital Culture Center in Milan to discuss the urgent need to ban biometric mass surveillance in the EU.
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Press release |

Frontex: EU Parliament refuses 2020 Frontex budget discharge

The European Parliament refused the 2020 budget discharge for the European border management agency Frontex, and postponed the vote. Fabrice Leggeri resigned from his post as director of the agency following the revelation of various scandals, including Frontex's support for illegal pushbacks. The Greens/EFA Group welcomes the EU Parliame…
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Video |

Rule of law under threat: why we should care about Hungary and Poland

You often hear that the rule of law is under threat in Europe. But what does it mean and why should we care?