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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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Jordi Solè: "We are facing a shocking failure of European solidarity."

EFA Group President Jordi Solè intervened today on plenary to alert the startling situation of Migrants crossing European borders and the dire situation for NGOs and activists who try to help.
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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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European Parliament Strasbourg
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Plenary Flash - 21-24 November 2022

On the agenda for the plenary session: Asylum and migration including search and rescue, Hungary and the conditionality mechanism, women on boards, biodiversity COP15, budget 2023 and the protection of rainbow families.
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European Parliament Strasbourg
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Debriefing of the October II plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included COP27, rule of law and media freedom in Malta, alternative fuel infrastructure, general budget for the EU for 2023, Frontex discharge 2020, social and economic consequences of the war in Ukraine and the energy crisis package
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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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Barbed wire fence
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MEPs condemn illegal pushbacks and rejects Frontex discharge

The European Parliament rejected the granting of the 2020 discharge to the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex. The Greens/EFA group has long been calling for greater accountability and transparency of Frontex.
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Plenary Flash - 17-20 October 2022

On the agenda for the plenary session: COP27, rule of law and media freedom in Malta, alternative fuel infrastructure, general budget for the EU for 2023, Frontex discharge 2020, social and economic consequences of the war in Ukraine and the introduction of a windfall tax
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Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China CC BY 2.0 edward stojakovic / Flickr
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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.