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Event |

Resilience and resistance: the criminalisation of solidarity across Europe

Join us for a live event on 29 June in European Parliament on the increasing criminalisation of migration and solidarity with refugees. What are the challenges, what could be the solutions?
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Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash
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Event |

Repowering the recovery : RRF one year on

One year after the endorsement of the first Recovery and Resilience Plan by the European Commission, it is time to give a first assessment of how this programme has delivered so far. With this event, Greens/EFA intend to hold an open and in-depth discussion on how to address shortcomings
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© Picture credits: PEXELS - PHOTO BY RODNAE PRODUCTION
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Study |

Resilience and Resistance - a case study

Acting in solidarity with migrants and refugees in the EU has been difficult for years. Our study found that between January 2021 and March 2022, no less than 89 people have been criminalised for helping migrants and refugees. The EU must take immediate action to fight against the crackdown on solidarity and prevent the criminalisation of…
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Press release |

Agreement drives EU towards end of internal combustion engine

EU environment and energy ministers cleared the way for the phase-out of the fossil internal combustion engine by 2035. The proposal is part of the Fit for 55 package and aims to reduce the EU's greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030 and to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent.
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Press release |

Agreement on new Crypto rules to improve anti-money laundering standards & protect privacy

Negotiators from the European Parliament, Council and Commission have reached an agreement on the Transfer of Funds Regulation on anti-money laundering rules for crypto-assets. This regulation will strengthen the fight against money laundering, reduce fraud and improve the overall security of crypto transactions.
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Opinion |

"Missiles were flying right over my head" - a young woman's story of living in the war in Ukraine

An opinion by Olena Prokopchuk. This is the story of Olena Prokopchuk. She fled from Kyiv to Lviv at the start of the war in Ukraine. She writes about her hopes for peace and the reality of living a life she didn’t choose. She still lives in Ukraine.
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Press release |

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.
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Job |

5 Political Attaché (PG) - Assistant (F/M)

The Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament has decided to open the procedure for filling 5 posts of Political Attaché (Political Attaché (PG)) as Temporary Agent in its Secretariat in Brussels (Grade AST 3). The group will recruit for the following committees: AFET, ECON, JURI, ENVI, CONT
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Press release |

Nature restoration to bring back bees & bird song

The European Commission presented its long-awaited nature package that includes nature restoration and the reduction of the use of pesticides. This first of its kind nature restoration law proposes legally binding targets for different types of ecosystems in every Member State.
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Press release |

Fossil Alliance fails to crush climate action but more ambition needed

Members of the European Parliament have voted in favour of the mandates for the negotiations on the European Emission Trading System (ETS), the Carbon Border Adjustment System (CBAM), and the Social Climate Fund. The Greens/EFA welcome the compromise, even though it is not enough to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees.