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Lates news and information from the European Parliament.

EU Parliament assesses Windsor Framework, citizens’ rights 15 March 2023, 19:02 CET
MEPs assessing the state of EU-UK relations Wednesday welcomed the deal on the Protocol on Northern Ireland but raised concerns about citizens' rights, including 'pre-settled status' for EU citizens.

Euro-Parliament votes to reduce member states' emissions by 40 pct 14 March 2023, 18:58 CET
MEPs adopted Tuesday a revised 'Effort Sharing Regulation', to reduce allowed maximum level of greenhouse gas emissions in EU states from transport, buildings and agriculture until 2030.

MEPs back new rules for fair access to and use of industrial data 14 March 2023, 18:27 CET
The EU Parliament gave its approval Tuesday to the Data Act, which clarifies who can access data and on what terms, and empowers a wider range of private and public entities to share data.

MEPs ready to start talks on new boost for EU chips industry 15 February 2023, 23:20 CET
Euro-MPs agreed Wednesday a draft bill to secure the EU's supply of chips by boosting production and innovation, and setting up emergency measures against shortages.

Green light for EU satellites to protect government communications 15 February 2023, 23:05 CET
The IRIS² telecoms satellites, offering a secure communications infrastructure for EU government bodies, will be active from 2024, following Tuesday's green light from the European Parliament.

Russia "a grave threat to the European way of life": Zelensky 09 February 2023, 23:27 CET
Russia is trying to annihilate not only sovereign Ukraine, but also the European "way of life", Ukraine's president Zelensky told the European Parliament at an extraordinary plenary session Thursday.

EU Parliament beefs up political advertising rules 24 January 2023, 23:55 CET
A European Parliament committee adopted numerous changes to political advertising rules Tuesday, with the aim of making EU elections more transparent and resistant to interference.

MEPs look to tackle gaming addiction, and boost video games growth 20 January 2023, 23:18 CET
The EU Parliament called Wednesday for gamers to be better protected from addiction and other manipulative practices, while emphasising the growth potential of this innovative sector.

MEPs push for tighter EU rules on waste shipments 18 January 2023, 23:44 CET
The European Parliament adopted its negotiating position Tuesday for talks with EU governments on a new law to revise EU procedures and control measures for waste shipments.

EU must freeze funding to Hungary, insist MEPs 28 November 2022, 18:43 CET
The EU should resist pressure from Hungary and go ahead with adopting the proposed rule of law conditionality measures to suspend EU cohesion funds, Europe's Parliament said on Thursday.

Russia a state sponsor of terrorism: EU Parliament 23 November 2022, 18:00 CET
Following atrocities carried out by Vladimir Putin’s regime against Ukrainian civilians, MEPs said Wednesday war crimes and use of 'means of terrorism' meant Russia was now a state sponsor of terrorism.

EU strengthens emission reduction targets for member states 10 November 2022, 18:24 CET
The EU Council and Parliament reached provisional political agreement Wednesday on stricter regulation of greenhouse gas emissions in member states including less flexibility and more transparency.

European Parliament awards 2022 Sakharov Prize to people of Ukraine 24 October 2022, 23:05 CET
The European Parliament awarded the 2022 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to the people of Ukraine Wednesday, represented by their president, elected leaders and civil society.

More rates rises ahead, warns ECB chief Lagarde 28 September 2022, 23:49 CET
More euro interest rates rises are inevitable, European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde told the EU Parliament Monday, citing the fight against inflation as the only way to restore confidence.

Hungary can no longer be considered a full democracy: MEPs 16 September 2022, 23:08 CET
The European Parliament condemned Thursday the "deliberate and systematic efforts of the Hungarian government" to undermine European values and demands results in the Article 7 process.

MEPs vote to strengthen new EU deforestation law 13 September 2022, 18:34 CET
The European Parliament voted Tuesday for significant improvements to a proposal which demands that companies ensure products sold in the EU do not come from deforested or degraded land.

Euro-MPs call for 45 pct renewables by 2030 13 July 2022, 22:47 CET
The European Parliament's environment committee voted Wednesday to accelerate substantially the deployment of renewable energy, and also reductions in energy consumption, by 2030.

MEPs fail to reject gas, nuclear from EU Taxonomy guidebook 06 July 2022, 18:46 CET
Euro-MPs failed Wednesday to oppose the inclusion of nuclear and gas as environmentally sustainable economic activities, voting instead in favour of labelling them as green activities in the EU Taxonomy.

EU aims to tighten consumer safety net 16 June 2022, 22:48 CET
New rules on consumer safety, adopted Thursday by a Euro-Parliament committee, aim to ensure that products sold in the EU online or in traditional shops comply with highest safety requirements.

MEPs reject plan to greenwash gas and nuclear power 15 June 2022, 18:43 CET
The European Parliament's Joint Committee on Economic Affairs and Environment rejected Tuesday the classification of fossil gas and nuclear power as environmentally sustainable under the EU's Taxonomy.

EU, MEPs agree one-year extension for COVID Certificate 14 June 2022, 21:52 CET
Negotiating teams from the European Parliament and EU Council agreed Monday to keep the EU Digital COVID Certificate framework in place for another year, until June 2023.

Euro-MPs back zero emissions objective for cars in 2035 09 June 2022, 23:14 CET
The European Parliament gave its support Wednesday to revised CO2 emissions standards for new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, part of the EU's 'Fit for 55 in 2030' package.

MEPs want reform of EU emissions trading system 19 May 2022, 18:01 CET
Euro-MPs called Tuesday for the EU's Emissions Trading System to be reformed and its scope enlarged, aiming to incentivise industries to reduce their emissions and invest in low-carbon technologies.

EU to clamp down on crypto assets' transfers 04 April 2022, 20:43 CET
Transfers of crypto assets would need to be traced and identified under new rules to prevent their use in money laundering and terrorist financing, a European Parliament committee voted Thursday.

EU reaches draft agreement on funding of European political parties 23 March 2022, 22:27 CET
EU ministers reached a provisional political agreement Tuesday on a recast of the regulation on the statute and funding of European political parties and European political foundations.