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European Parliament in Brussels / CC0 guillaume-perigois
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Protecting the 2024 Elections: From Alarm to Action

Societies across Europe are becoming more polarised, and widespread disinformation undermines trust in democratic institutions and electoral processes. Register for our event on 6 March, which will explore electoral integrity in the online information space with a particular focus on engagement-based ranking.
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Greens/EFA call on Council to abide by agreement and adopt the Corporate Sustainability and Due Diligence Directive

The Coreper is expected to vote on the trilogue outcome of the Corporate Sustainability and Due Diligence Directive negotiations. Several Member States, have signalled that they will not support the agreement. The Greens/EFA call on the Council to stand by its agreement and give the green light to the Due Diligence Directive.
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Newspaper burning
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MEPs call for action on rule of law & media freedom

The European Parliament has just voted on a resolution on media freedom and the rule of law in Greece. The situation in Greece is getting progressively worse. The EPP Group has been attempting to block a vote on Greece in the European Parliament.
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Diana Riba tackling hate speech and disinformation

EFA MEP Riba highlighted the alarming prevalence of hate speech and disinformation on online platforms, calling attention to the urgent need to enforce regulatory measures. The speech emphasized the critical role that social platforms play in disseminating information, with 39% of young people relying on these platforms for their news.
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Plenary Flash 5 - 8 February 2024

On the agenda this week: EU 2040 Climate Targets, Farmers’ Protests, Plants obtained by certain new genomic techniques and their food and feed, Allegations of Russian interference in the democratic processes of the European Union, and Rule of law and media freedom in Greece.
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Greens/EFA welcome agreement on 50 billion aid package for Ukraine and call for revoking Viktor Orbán's voting rights

EU leaders have just got their act together and understood that Orbán only reacts to pressure. The good news is that the financial aid Ukraine so urgently needs will finally be paid out, and the country will be able to continue its fight against Russian aggression.
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European Parliament building in Strasbourg / © European Union 2019 / Architecture-Studio
European Parliament building in Strasbourg / © European Union 2019 / Architecture-Studio
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Debriefing of the January plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included Hungary, the Israel/Gaza conflict, fiscal rules and economic governance, restoration of marine ecosystems, plastic pellets on the Galician coast, the green transition, the fight against neo-fascism in Europe, F-Gases and more.
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All EU leaders must take bold and brave stance to face down rise of fascism

MEPs will debate how to fight the resurgence of neo-fascism in Europe. The Greens/EFA group condemns in the strongest terms the rise of neo-fascist and right wing-extremist movements in the EU and elsewhere.
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MEPs urge Council to protect rainbow children’s rights to their parents

Members of the European Parliament voted on the Report on the Regulation for cross-border recognition of parenthood, which urges the European Council to adopt the regulation with unanimity. The Greens/EFA Group has long advocated for the protection of the rights of the child, and of Rainbow Families
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Abstract tech background / CC0 umberto
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Green Tech Summit Europe 2023

Join us on 30 November in Brussels for the 'Green Tech Summit Europe 2023', a high-profile conference dedicated to bringing together environmental and digital rights organisations, academia, technology companies, policymakers, and startups.