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The Greens/EFA Co-Presidents' briefing

21.10.2014

Video of the press conference Strasbourg 21 October 2014

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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Join the Food Revolution Newsletter

Issue n°5 October 2014

GREEN INSIGHT INTO EU FOOD POLICY Any hope for sustainable and safe food policy with new proposed EU commissioner? EP Hearings and EU Food agenda: mixed feelings about the 3 Commissioners involved Join the pledge for the Publication of the Communication on 'Building a Sustainable European Food System'


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Transport

Greens/EFA Transport coordinator Karima Delli assesses commissioner-designate for transport Violeta Bulc

Given the time Mrs. Bulc had to prepare, her performance was passable. She displayed an open, straight-forward attitude and showed some knowledge on transport policy. However, her answers on all key green issues she was asked about were substandard.


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Preparation of the European Council (23-24 October 2014)

Plenary speech by Philippe Lamberts


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Election of the Commission

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

The Greens/EFA consider that this College has got the priorities wrong and that the overall composition, the allocation of key-portfolios and above all the policy direction are not what Europeans need to face Europe’s deep social and environmental crisis and meet the challenges of this century.


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Stop European subsidies on bullfighting!

Support the Green amendment and sign the petition

On 22 October, Members of the European Parliament will vote on a Green proposal to stop EU funds for bullfighting and the related industry for this brutal and cruel activity. Help convince them by signing the petition


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Catalan Referendum

The Catalan Referendum

14.10.2014

Legal and Democratic

Speakers: MEP Ramon Tremosa MEP Josep Maria Terricabras MEP Ernest Maragall Panel 1: Civil Society Muriel Casals (Òmnium) Carme Forcadell (ANC) Josep Maria Vila d’Abadal (AMI) Panel 2: Academia Gerard Padró (Col.lectiu Wilson -LSE) Dolors Feliu (Col.lectiu Praga) J.M. Reniu (CATN)...


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