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Protection of fundamental rights in the EU

The Greens/EFA group have fought hard to improve the report’s sections on asylum, migration, economic and social rights, non-discrimination, the fight against terrorism, hate speech, gender-based violence, minority and linguistic rights, and Roma and LGBTI rights. These were either largely ignored or absent from the original text and seve…
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Eurogroup is doing the ECB's credibility a disservice

"It is high-time that a woman is part of the ECB leadership. We will do our utmost to achieve this in the coming weeks and months," comments Greens/EFA MEP, Sven Giegold.
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European Parliament agrees stricter rules for dual-use technology exports

"The European Parliament has delivered on its promise to strengthen the EU's human rights policy by making exports of surveillance technology stricter", comments Greens/EFA rapporteur Klaus Buchner.
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EU still doesn't have rules in place to ensure whistleblower protection

"This trial shows why we need protection for whistleblowers. It is thanks to people like Antoine Deltour and Raphael Halet that the public was made aware of the many tax and fraud scandals to break in recent years," says Greens/EFA transparency spokesperson Benedek Jávor.
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EU must transform intent into real benefits for citizens

We welcome intentions to create a more socially conscious European Union. But good intentions are not enough. We need to see concrete action, with social issues at heart of the policy agenda.
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5 top priorities for the European Pillar of Social Rights

On 17 November, the European Parliament, Council and Commission will sign the Inter-institutional Proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights in Göteborg. The Greens/EFA group welcomes this declaration of intent, but wants action to make a social Europe a reality. Here we present some of the key priorities of our group, and the o…
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Greens/EFA Round up

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary week included a Minute's silence for Daphne Caruana Galizia; Protection of whistleblowers; Extension of Glyphosate licence; Biofuels: targets need to be genuinely sustainable; GMOs: Parliament votes on 20th objection; Action needed to ensure adequate minimum income; Entry/Exit system “costl…
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Regional European Ideas Lab - Dublin

The objectives of the Dublin Ideas Lab are to provide a forum for civil society and NGO bodies from across England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and beyond to meet with MEPs, green political leaders and activists. The aim is to share ideas, experiences and knowledge, discuss specific topics and connect their struggles as well as to facilitate…
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Minimum income

On the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the Greens/EFA would like to highlight the crucial character of minimum income schemes for all EU Member States. Adequate minimum income schemes are essential to combat poverty and social exclusion. They enable people to be contributing members of society, undertake …
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Parliament sets out rules to end exploitation

We can and must end the abuse of posted workers, says Terry Reintke. Posted workers have waited far too long to see progress. There is a clear parliamentary consensus and we now expect to see EU Member States match the level of ambition agreed.