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This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 4-8 November 2019

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Article - Climate change: scientists warn over impact on food security and oceans

UN climate scientists presented MEPs with new evidence on how climate change is affecting food production and oceans.


Press release - COP25: MEPs push for CO2 neutrality by 2050

The EU should commit to net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050 at the UN Conference and step up its emissions' reduction ambition for 2030, said the Environment Committee on Wednesday.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety


Press release - Budget MEPs back €1.6 million to help 400 former workers of Carrefour Belgium

400 retail workers from Wallonia dismissed by the supermarket chain Carrefour should receive EU aid worth €1,632,028 to help find new jobs, the EP's budget committee has decided.
Committee on Budgets


Article - Apply for the 2020 edition of Charlemagne Youth Prize

Aged 16-30 and working on a project with a European dimension? Apply for the 2020 Charlemagne Youth Prize and win funds to further develop your initiative.


Press release - Combating hate speech whilst ensuring media freedom and freedom of expression

Measures to fight hate speech and disinformation, without putting at risk media freedom, will be the focus of a public hearing in the Civil Liberties Committee.
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs


Press release - Refugees in Turkey: MEPs to assess use of EU funds and cooperation with Ankara

MEPs will assess on Wednesday the situation of Syrian refugees in Turkey and the results of the budgetary support provided by the EU to the Turkish government.
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Committee on Development
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs


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