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Reinhard Bütikofer at the plenary
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Charles Michel’s visit

Charles Michel must address the unprecedented nation-wide protest movement in China against Xi Jinping's ruthless zero-COVID policy, comment by Reinhard Bütikofer.
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MEP Alfonsi: "Libya is a reminder of the crucial problems that exist."

EFA MEP Francois Alfonsi shared his thoughts on the latest Libya Report as Greens/EFA Shadow Rapporteur.
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Global Warming Metaphor Thomas Mounsey
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World still not on track towards 1.5 degrees target

The 27th World Climate Conference (COP27) ended with a step forward on the dispute topic of loss and damage, but no progress on credible steps to keep the world below 1.5°C global warming. The Greens/EFA welcome the agreement on the establishment of a fund for loss and damages caused by climate change in the most vulnerable countries. How…
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Terry Reintke at the plenary
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The Greens/EFA call on Council to take decisive action on climate change

The Greens/EFA call for a strong signal of unity and solidarity with Ukraine and demand answers to skyrocketing energy prices ahead European Council Summit. In addition, the Council must agree on concrete binding measures to limit global warming ahead of the UN Climate Conference in Sharm El Sheik.
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Xi Jinping’s China: What should we expect?

Join our conference to discuss the trajectory that China is pursuing under Xi Jinping. Indeed, since the beginning of 2020, China and its relationship with the world have seen unprecedented change. We offer the opportunity to hear analyses from some of the world's best China experts.
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Jordi Solé calls for more humanitarian aid in Pakistan

EFA MEP Jordi Solé intervened in plenary to discuss the aftermath of the floodings in Pakistan, and the alarming signs this represents for climate change.
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European Parliament building in Strasbourg / © European Union 2019 / Architecture-Studio
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Debriefing of the July plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the EU taxonomy, abortion rights, the Digital Services Act and Digital Market Act, national vetoes to undermine Global Tax Deal and Windfall Tax, Sustainable flights (REFuel), the 2021 Commission report on Kosovo and the intersectionality report.
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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 Wave in the Western Balkans - Challenges and Perspectives

With the rise of new green parties and following green electoral successes in the Western Balkans, the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament are inviting key green actors from the region for a round table discussion on the green wave and our future challenges.
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Member States should support clear & credible path to EU accession for Ukraine, Moldova & Western Balkans

European Union heads of state and government will meet at the European Council Summit in Brussels to discuss among other things Ukraine’s prospective candidacy for EU membership. The Greens/EFA Group strongly believes that Ukraine, Moldova and the Western Balkans should be given a credible and clear path to membership.