The European Parliament adopted its revised negotiating position on copyright rules today, adding safeguards to protect small firms and freedom of expression.
The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, announced on Wednesday 12 September, during his speech on the State of the Union, that the powers of the European Public Prosecutor's Office should be extended to include terrorism.
For the first time, the European Parliament calls on Member States to initiate the procedure set out in Article 7 against Hungary on the grounds of a risk of threat to EU values by a 448-197 majority vote.
A fundamental prerequisite of healthy ageing is the guarantee of a certain level of social security, writes EDP individual MEP and Vice-Chair of the Sub-Intergroup for Healthy Ageing in the European Parliament Ivo Vajgl in the Parliament Magazine.
During today's meeting of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, Nathalie Griesbeck called for a stronger European Public Prosecutor's Office in an exchange of views with the European Commission on the creation of the latter, scheduled for the end of 2020.
Last June, President of the Canarian Governamant and member of Coalicion Canaria, Fernando Clavijo Battle signed the Cohesion Alliance in name of the Outermost Regions as President of the Conference of Presidents of Outermost Regions.
EDP thanks to Basque MEP Izaskun Bilbao Barandica played a key and decisive role last year during the negotiations with the Council on the regulation to modernise and simplify safety rules for ships, and more especially on new rules to digitalise ship passenger registrations.
New rules to speed up the freezing and confiscation of criminal assets across the EU were adopted by the Civil Liberties committee on Tuesday.
The Special Committee on Terrorism (TERR), chaired by French MEP Nathalie Griesbeck, presented its draft report
European Parliament approved on Wednesday a proposal to introduce a mandatory threshold for constituencies with more than 35 seats.