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Transparency and anti-corruption

EU rules on whistleblower protection must be prioritised

The European Parliament today adopted a report on the fight against fraud. The report included a clear call on the European Commission to bring forward a legislative proposal on the protection of whistleblowers. After the vote, Green transparency spokesperson Benedek Javor said: "It is high ...


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Kosovo

EU recognition of statehood long overdue

The European Parliament today voted to adopt a report assessing the situation in Kosovo, drafted by Green MEP and EP vice-president Ulrike Lunacek. Commenting after the vote, Ulrike Lunacek stated: “MEPs have today given a clear message of support for Kosovo and for it to be given a meaningful per...


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Support for Kosovo EU recognition

EFA Press Release from ERC MEP Josep-Maria Terricabras

Catalan MEP and President of the EFA Group in the European Parliament Josep-Maria Terricabras has welcomed today's vote by MEPs in support of recognising Kosovo. MEPs in Strasbourg were voting on a report assessing the situation in Kosovo and its readiness for EU membership. Significantly, MEPs vot...


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The Greens/EFA Co-Presidents' briefing

10.03.2015

Video of the press conference 10 March 2015

Greens/EFA co-presidents Rebecca Harms and Philippe Lamberts present the key issues of the plenary session and of the European agenda for the Greens/EFA group


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Zagreb Green Cohesion Policy 2014 - 2020

06.03.2015

Sustainable development forum

Greens/EFA MEPs including Igor Soltes and Davor Skrlec organise a conference where they will present some of successful and sustainable examples of cohesion spending and share the examples of good practices that can help in the revival of economic activity and improving cooperation between public actors at local, regional and national levels, and private bodies.


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Ljubljana Green Cohesion Policy 2014-2020

05.03.2015

Sustainable forum

Greens/EFA MEPs including Igor Soltes and Davor Skrlec organise a conference where they will present some of successful and sustainable examples of cohesion spending and share the examples of good practices that can help in the revival of economic activity and improving cooperation between public actors at local, regional and national levels, and private bodies.


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Education in Valencia and the EIB

At the invitation of Valencian MEP Jordi Sebastià, fellow MEPs from the EFA Group in the European Parliament, Ernest Maragall and Jill Evans, visited the region to look into the use of European Investment Bank (EIB) loans to support education. Jordi Sebastià is concerned that whilst the Region of ...


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Brown coal event

Environmental & Cultural Sustainability in Lužyca/Lausitz

25.02.2015

Greens/EFA Conference

Interpretation: DE/FR/EN/ES Final Programme 16h30 - 16h40 - François Alfonsi, EFA President Welcoming word. 16h40 - 16h55 - Hannes Wilhelm­ Kell, President of Lužycka Alianca/Lausitzer Allianz The impact of brown coal mines and thermal power plants on the water balance and air quality. 16h55 - 17...


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Eu-Kosovo

Visa liberalisation and recognition by all EU countries crucial

The European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee today voted to adopt a report assessing the situation in Kosovo, drafted by Green MEP and EP vice-president Ulrike Lunacek. Commenting after the vote, Ulrike Lunacek stated:“This vote by a clear majority shows strong support for Kosovo’s Euro...


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The European Free Alliance

Video presentation - 2015


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The Greens/EFA Co-Presidents' briefing

10.02.2015

Video from press conference Strasbourg 10 February 2015

Greens/EFA co-presidents Rebecca Harms and Philippe Lamberts present the key issues of the plenary session and of the European agenda for the Greens/EFA group


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