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This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 16-20 November 2020

20 November 2020, 00:13 CET
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Press release - EU economies need public investment-led stimulus, ECB President tells MEPs

MEPs quizzed ECB President Lagarde about the bank's policies going forwards, how to factor in climate change, and looming high debt as a result of the pandemic
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs


Press release - Migration and asylum: time to find balance between solidarity and responsibility

The EU must help member states at the external borders to manage migration flows and ensure that those seeking protection are welcomed in line with its core values.
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs


Press release - Statement by EP Conference of Presidents on long-term EU budget and Rule of Law

Parliament's leaders ask the Council to adopt the package and begin the ratification process as soon as possible.


Press release - Independent Ethics Body: strengthening transparency and integrity in the EU

On Thursday, the authors of two studies will present their work and discuss with MEPs in a joint Constitutional Affairs and Legal Affairs committee meeting.
Committee on Constitutional Affairs
Committee on Legal Affairs


Article - New EU industrial strategy: the challenges to tackle

MEPs want the EU's future industrial strategy to help businesses survive the Covid-19 crisis and face the digital and environmental transitions. Find out how.


Press release - REACT-EU: additional support of €47.5 billion agreed to address impact of COVID-19

EU institutions reached a provisional agreement on deploying additional EU resources and measures to mitigate the immediate effects of the COVID-19 crisis.
Committee on Regional Development


Press release - Solidarity Fund: €823 million in EU aid for eight member states

On Monday, Budgets Committee Members approved €823 million in EU aid for the Croatia earthquake, floods in Poland, and the coronavirus crisis.
Committee on Budgets


Press release - High-level Inter-parliamentary Conference on Migration and Asylum in Europe

On Thursday from 10:00 to 16:30, MEPs and national MPs will gather virtually to discuss how to manage migration and asylum in Europe.
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs


Press release - Fight against terrorism and the EU's security strategy

In the wake of several terror attacks in Europe, MEPs will discuss ways to step up security cooperation and improve information exchange between police forces.
Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs


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