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We have done Europe's biggest experiment in democracy

As part of the Conference, 800 randomly selected citizens have voiced their demands on the future of the EU and a set of 49 proposals was agreed. Among them are notably demands for more investments in climate and social issues. The Greens/EFA will continue to make sure that citizens’ voices are heard and policy recommendations implemented…
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Debriefing of the May plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the impact of the war against Ukraine on women, the EU oil embargo and the social and economic consequences for the EU of the Russian war in Ukraine, the use of the Pegasus Software by EU Member States against individuals including MEPs and the violation of fundamental rights, electoral …
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The Future of Europe? Freedom and Justice for everyone!

There is one thing that the citizens at the Conference on the Future of Europe (#COFE) agreed on, when it comes to the future of Europe: Our fundamental rights need to be protected. Being European means having the freedom to be who you want to be with equal justice for all.
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Frontex: EU Parliament refuses 2020 Frontex budget discharge

The European Parliament refused the 2020 budget discharge for the European border management agency Frontex, and postponed the vote. Fabrice Leggeri resigned from his post as director of the agency following the revelation of various scandals, including Frontex's support for illegal pushbacks. The Greens/EFA Group welcomes the EU Parliame…
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Women fleeing Ukraine must get access to SRHR including abortions

Today, Members of the European Parliament are expected to show strong support for women impacted by the war in Ukraine. In recent weeks, there have been a growing number of unofficial reports from survivors and intelligence reports about rape, sexual harassment, and torture being increasingly used by the Russian army as a weapon of war ag…
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Refugees at Ukraine train station
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War against Ukraine: Diana Riba calls for better access to SRHR for women fleeing war.

EFA MEP Diana Riba intervened in Plenary today to demand more support for gender-based violence services and access to all sexual and reproductive health services (SRHR), for those women fleeing Ukraine
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Rule of law under threat: why we should care about Hungary and Poland

You often hear that the rule of law is under threat in Europe. But what does it mean and why should we care?
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Russia's war against Ukraine: Greens/EFA applaud Commission's proposed oil embargo

During a debate in the European Parliament, Ursula von der Leyen proposed to impose an oil embargo against Russia. Greens/EFA have been urging for such an embargo as an essential step in countering Russia’s war of aggression. At the same time, an energy embargo must be accompanied by social measures to balance out the impact of rising en…
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© Rauf Guliyev
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Conference on the Future of Europe: What now?

The Conference on the future of Europe is an initiative of European institutions to engage with the citizens and bring Europe closer. The process that involved randomly selected citizens, MEPs, representatives from the EU Council and Commission, and member states has lasted over a year and is now coming to a conclusion.
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Pegasus: Greens/EFA demand immediate clarification of the spying scandal

Members of the European Parliament will debate the latest Pegasus revelations. Last week it was revealed that Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez was one of the targets of espionage. In April, it became known that Greens/EFA group members Diana Riba i Giner and Jordi Solé had also been spied on through the use of the Pegasus software. At…