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A fair future of work: the opportunity of the platform work directive

Join us for a discussion with an exciting line-up of speakers on the opportunities that the proposal on the platform workers directive offers in shaping the future of work. How do we make sure tech innovation delivers decent jobs and fair conditions for workers and real autonomy for those genuine...
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Crypto-assets: MiCA agreement sets a common EU harmonised framework for crypto-assets and will provide security for investors & support sustainability

Negotiators from the European Parliament, Council and Commission have reached an agreement on the Regulation on Markets in Crypto-assets (MiCA). MiCA will be the first comprehensive regime for crypto-assets in the world and will contain strong measures to guard against market abuse and manipulation.
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Plenary Flash - 4-7 July 2022

On the agenda for the plenary session: Not our Taxonomy, the Digital Services Act, the Digital Markets Act, the state of abortion rights, Alice Bah Kuhnke's report on intersectionality, minimum tax, windfall tax, Viola von Cramon's report on Kosovo, and sustainable aviation.
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Green Tech Talk: new digital economy for workers, consumers & the environment

Join us for an inspiring exchange with key stakeholders on how Europe can pave the way  to a green digital economy that benefits workers, consumers and the environment. This discussion is taking place after the European Commission has announced a legislative initiative on the right to repair for September this year.
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Repowering the recovery : RRF one year on

One year after the endorsement of the first Recovery and Resilience Plan by the European Commission, it is time to give a first assessment of how this programme has delivered so far. With this event, Greens/EFA intend to hold an open and in-depth discussion on how to address shortcomings
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Agreement on new Crypto rules to improve anti-money laundering standards & protect privacy

Negotiators from the European Parliament, Council and Commission have reached an agreement on the Transfer of Funds Regulation on anti-money laundering rules for crypto-assets. This regulation will strengthen the fight against money laundering, reduce fraud and improve the overall security of crypto transactions.
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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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Eurogroup outcome - EDIS

The Eurogroup failed to reach an agreement on a common European Deposit Insurance Fund (EDIS). The Commission proposed the EDIS back in 2015, however, so far there has been no progress on agreeing on the tool at the Member State level. The Greens/EFA Group will push this issue forward in the European Parliament.
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EU deal on minimum wage big step forward for workers’ rights

Negotiators from the European Parliament, Commission and Council reached an agreement on rules for minimum wages in the EU. The result of the trilogue negotiations is a big step forward to combat in-work poverty, the gender pay gap and wage inequality for workers all across the EU and the Greens/EFA Group welcome the results. Minimum wag…
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From financialised to human rights-based housing

This event will mark the global launch of The Shift Directives on financialisation of housing, with Leilani Farha, former UN Special Rapporteur on Housing. The Directives put forward a human rights based approach to address the growing issue of housing financialisation.