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Piernicola Pedicini asks Commissioner for more action in Southern Italy

EFA MEP Piernicola Pedicini urged Elisa Ferreira, the Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, to intervene and control how Italy applies the cohesion policy
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Diana Riba stands with Iranian Women

EFA MEP Diana Riba shows her solidarity with woman in Iran and their fight for freedom.
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Pandora Papers visual / GreensEFA
Pandora Papers visual / GreensEFA
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One year after the Pandora Papers scandal - has the EU learned any lessons on tax havens?

Damien Carême Kira Peter-Hansen
Opinion by Damien Carême & Kira Peter-Hansen
A year after one of the biggest tax evasion scandals, the Pandora Papers, what lessons has the EU learned?
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Sonia Guajajara - Thumbnail
Sonia Guajajara - Thumbnail
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Sônia Guajajara, our Sakharov Prize nominee

Sônia Guajajara is a brave human rights defender from Brazil and our Sakharov Prize nominee. She fights for the rights of Indigenous peoples and for the protection of the Amazonia forest.
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Sunflower
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Greens/EFA welcome windfall tax & call for an embargo on Russian fossil fuels

The Greens/EFA Group welcomes today's EU Energy Ministers agreement on a windfall tax for excess profits from energy companies. The Greens/EFA Group call for a fair distribution of revenues from the windfall tax, an embargo on fossil fuels and uranium imports from Russia, a common EU-wide energy purchasing platform, support for households…
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News |

Plenary Flash - 3-6 October 2022

On the agenda for the plenary session: energy prices and cost of living, rule of law conditionality regulation in the case of Hungary, common charger for electronic devices, repression of women's rights protesters in Iran, Ocean Governance and the protection of biodiversity
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Amazon Forest in Danger - Thumbnail
Video |

The Amazon Forest is in Danger

Deforestation rates are skyrocketing in Brazil under current President Bolsonaro. Indigenous people's livelihoods are being destroyed, their land invaded. This is not only fuelled by Bolsonaro’s devastating policies but the EU also needs to take responsibility for what is happening.
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© Illustrations credits: Lola Mercé
Illustration  magnifying glass and gmo material
Study |

Behind the smokescreen

In 2018 the European Court of Justice ruled that new gene-edited organisms are covered by the EU’s GMO laws. The ruling galvanised a concerted lobbying response by promoters of new GM technology to get these new GMOs exempted from the EU’s GMO laws. What are these groups? Why would they promote a weakening of the EU’s GMO legislation?…
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Energy price crisis – Practical solutions to energy poverty

Policy experts and grassroots organisations from across Europe will be there to discuss workable actions and policies to overcome energy poverty.
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Euro sign in front of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt am Main, Germany / CCO mika-baumeister
Euro sign in front of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt am Main, Germany / CCO mika-baumeister
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Greening monetary policy in times of soaring inflation

The ECB is under pressure to act, but how can monetary policy address fossil fuel-driven inflation without threatening the green transition? Register and join us on 28 September.