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News |

Debriefing of the September plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the State of the European Union, the Renewable Energy Directive, the Directive on adequate Minimum Wages, Rule of law in Hungary, the Deforestation Regulation and Ska Keller stepping down as Greens/EFA President.
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News |

EFA Piernicola Pedicini on the deficiencies of the Regional policy

Piernicola Pedicini intervened at plenary today to highlight the impact the regional policy has had on Italy.
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Press release |

EFA Group statement on the departure of Ska Keller

Last night Ska Keller MEP announced she would be stepping down as President of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament.
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© European Union 2022 - Source : EP
© European Union 2022 - Source : EP
Press release |

MEPs recognise Hungary no longer fully democratic

Members of the European Parliament have voted to support the findings of Greens/EFA MEP, Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield’s report into the “Existence of a clear risk of a serious breach by Hungary of the values on which the Union is founded”. The report states that Hungary has moved from being a democracy to a ‘hybrid regime of electoral autoc…
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News |

Jordi Solé warns not to take for granted the European values.

EFA President Jordi Solé intervened in the State of the union debate, appealing to the chamber not to take for granted the “European values” inside the European Union.
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Press release |

European Parliament votes through minimum wage deal

The European Parliament voted in favour of the Directive on Minimum Wages in the EU. With this directive, two-thirds of Member States are expected to gradually increase their minimum wages, which will improve the standard of living for millions of people.
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Projection on hemicycle State of the Union
Press release |

Support Ukraine with courage, tackle energy crisis with decisiveness

Commission President Ursula von der Leyen gave her State of the European Union address. In the annual address, she presented emergency measures in response to the energy crisis as well as expressed continued support for Ukraine.
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Opinion |

Droughts are a threat to peace in Europe

Benoît Biteau
Opinion by Benoît Biteau
This summer we have again witnessed droughts and floods caused by climate change. But why do droughts lead to conflict? And what can the EU do about it?
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Press release |

EFA MEP Diana Riba i Giner cautions on the Fundamental rights situation.

Diana Riba, EFA MEP, intervened in plenary to discuss the current situation of Fundamental rights in the European Union.
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Press release |

Ska Keller steps down as President of Greens/EFA Group

Tonight, Ska Keller has announced that she is stepping down as President of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, after six years of service to the Group.