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David Sedlecký CC BY-SA 4.0
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New conflict of interest ruling on Czech PM Andrej Babis

A Czech municipal authority in Černošice has ruled that Prime Minister Andrej Babiš has a conflict of interest around his media organisations that are controlled by the Agrofert group. Under Czech law it is illegal for a Prime Minister to control media organisations.
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Golden visa schemes pose serious risks

Today, the European Commission warned EU Member States of controversial "golden visas" programmes that sell residence permits and even citizenship to non-EU citizens in exchange for money and investment. The European Commission's report is a result of a long running Greens/EFA push for more transparency around golden visa schemes.
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The Greens/EFA Co-Presidents' briefing

Greens/EFA co-president Philippe Lamberts presents the key issues of the plenary session and of the European agenda for the Greens/EFA group
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Glyphosate renewal rife with chemical industry influence - new findings

Today, Bart Staes, Greens/EFA MEP and co-rapporteur for the PEST Committee on the EU pesticide authorisation procedure, together with colleagues from other groups, present damning new evidence on the chemical industry's involvement in the procedure for renewing the authorisation of the dangerous substance glyphosate.
European Union
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What's coming up in Parliament

A look ahead to the January plenary session in the European Parliament in Strasbourg and the Greens/EFA priority issues on the agenda
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European Parliament to debate situation in Hungary on Greens/EFA request

Following the mass protests in Hungary around the so-called "slave law" and opposition to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's autocratic rule, the European Parliament on the request of the Greens/EFA group, has tabled a plenary debate on the situation in Hungary for the end of January in Brussels (30th or 31st).
© Claudio Cutarelli
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Protecting EU whistleblowers

The conference will focus of the added value of the European Union on this issue and presents the position of the Parliament and the approach of the Council while highlighting at the same time the perspectives from the national level
© lilly3
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Our achievements in the European Parliament 2014-2019

The Greens/EFA are a driving force in European politics. Our Group makes a difference in the European Parliament. Discover the overview of our achievements during the legislative period.
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Hungary protests

Following protests this weekend in Hungary around the so-called new "slave law", which allows employers to increase the amount of overtime for employees without financial compensation, and after the governing Fidesz party tightened control over the courts, the media and forced the closure of the Central European University, the European C…
David Sedlecký CC BY-SA 4.0
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Czech PM's conflict of interest must end

"Today's vote could not be any clearer: the European Commission must ensure that the conflict of interest around Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš is resolved. There's no doubt that Mr Babiš is seriously violating EU financial regulation", said Greens/EFA Co-President, Ska Keller.