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Position papers include all papers formally adopted by our Group and thus representing our official position on major issues. Policy papers gather all briefings, brochures, statements from working groups or other Group bodies which have not been submitted to a vote but reflect a more technical position on specific topics. Studies are reports commissioned to experts and are accompanied most of the time with our political recommendations. For information and transparency purposes, we also publish here all Group letters sent to the other institutions or representatives

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EPP, S&D, Renew Europe, Greens/EFA and ECR Leaders call on EUCO to deliver on Ukraine

Ahead of the extraordinary meeting of the European Council in Brussels, the Leaders of five political groups in the European Parliament reiterate their call for financing of aid to Ukraine.
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Windmill in a landscape
Study |

Road to net zero

The collective extra-investment required to implement all decarbonisation measures needed to reach net zero by 2050 is estimated at €10 trillion, or an average of €360 billion per year. This study aims to contribute to ongoing debates within the EU regarding the efforts required to reach our common environmental targets
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making it green together illustration
Publication |

Making it green together!

This booklet is meant to give inspiration and encouragement for climate action on a local level, by people and for people all over Europe.
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Ukrainian flag CC0 yehor-milohrodskyi
Letter |

Ukraine : Presidents of the main political groups of the European Parliament send a letter to Council and Member States

In their letter, the Presidents of the main political groups of the EP urge the European Council and European Member States to live up to their promises, ensure effective and sustainable long-term military support to Ukraine and the defence of the Union and to provide Ukraine with the economic and financial support that are needed to mai…
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split screen with fossil fuel factory and windmills
Letter |

Greens/EFA demands EU Post-2030 Climate Targets

At COP28 in Dubai, the European Union has played a key role in delivering a successful conclusion of the first Global Stocktake of the Paris Agreement. Greens/EFA now expect the European Commission to act upon these conclusions, and to accelerate emissions reduction on our path towards climate-neutrality by putting forward ambitious post-…
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Position Paper |

Greens/EFA future priorities regarding Cohesion Policy and Regional Development

This paper has been conceived at the midterm of the current election cycle 2019 - 2024. It is an initiative to gain a clear perspective on the remaining 1.5 years of the mandate, to streamline the work of the Greens/EFA group in the Committee on Regional Development (REGI), agree on our shared vision on Green Regional Policy, and create a…
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Libyan coast guards and migrants
Study |

Beyond borders, beyond boundaries

The Greens/EFA in the European Parliament commissioned a study carried out by Profundo, ARCI, EuroMed Rights and Action Aid, on how EU funding is linked to human rights violations in neighbouring countries, such as Tunisia and Libya.
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Empty Glyphosate (Herbolex) container discarded in Corfu olive grove
Letter |

Letter to Commission President von der Leyen on glyphosate

The undersigned Members of the European Parliament are deeply concerned regarding the Commission’s proposal to renew the market licence of the active substance glyphosate for a period of 10 years, in light of new evidence that glyphosate-based herbicides can cause leukaemia in rodents.
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Violent and vibrant - Mexico's avocado boom and organized crime
Study |

Violent and vibrant - Mexico's avocado boom and organized crime

This policy report presents how international demand, flourishing capitalism and organized crime groups have shaped the functioning of a multi-billion-dollar industry in which politico-criminal relations play a crucial role. It also shows the extent to which the search for a solution to deforestation cannot be satisfied solely through env…
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Sky sunset / CCO Benoit Deschasaux
Sky sunset / CCO Benoit Deschasaux
Publication |

Greens/EFA policy for the prevention, mediation and inquiry of psychological and sexual harassment

The Greens/EFA Group is committed to fostering a workplace free of any type of inappropriate behaviours and dedicated to implementing a strong zero-tolerance anti-harassment and misconduct policy.