Finance

Greens/EFA delegation to Greece

16.07.2015

During their two-day delegation to Athens, Greens/EFA MEPS will meet with Ministers, officials, business and NGO representatives but also take part in several visits and in a public roundtable


en
EFA logo
EFA logo

"We owe Greece for saving the Euro" - Maragall

Press release from EFA MEP Ernest Maragall (Catalonia)

As the Greek parliament approves the first raft of new laws ordered by the Eurozone as a pre-requisite for a third bailout, Greens/EFA MEP Ernest Maragall has said that Europe is now indebted to Greece for saving the single currency. Mr Maragall – a member of the European Parliament's Budgets Com...


en
EFA logo
EFA logo

EFA MEP publishes open letter on TTIP

Detailed response from SNP President Ian Hudghton MEP

In response to unprecedented interest and lobbying about TTIP (the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), SNP MEP Ian Hudghton has published the following open letter detailing his own and his party's position on the issue following recent developments in the European Parliament. ...


en

Greece/Eurogroup

Commenting on yesterday's meeting of Eurozone Finance ministers on Greece, Greens/EFA co-presidents Rebecca Harms and Philippe Lamberts stated:  "Yesterday's meeting of the Eurogroup demonstrated the politically-misled stubbornness of a number of Eurozone member-states, led by Wolfgang Sch...


en | de

Eurozone summit/Greece

Essence of European project is democracy not humiliation

Commenting on today's Eurozone summit on Greece, Greens/EFA co-presidents Rebecca Harms and Philippe Lamberts stated: "The document summarising the outcome of the Eurogroup has now been made public. It basically accepts the Greek proposals and adds a substantial number of demands by the cr...


en | fr

Greens/EFA Round up

Debriefing of the Strasbourg plenary week 6-9 July 2015

Greens/EFA priorities for the Brussels plenary included corporate tax transparency and reporting, TTIP, circular economy, emissions trading system – market stability reserve, energy transition and green job creation, debate with Greek Prime Minister Tsipras, Greens/EFA group nomination for the Sakharov Prize, copyright reform, Srebrenica Commemoration.


en
EFA logo
EFA logo

EU behaving like 'orchestra on the Titantic' over Greece

Press release from EFA MEP Ernest Maragall (Catalonia)

Responding to today's debate in the European Parliament with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras about the Greek debt crisis, Greens/EFA MEP Ernest Maragall said: "As the Greek crisis continues to risk the future of the EU, showing up its fragility, lack of political union and econom...


en

Corporate tax transparency

European Parliament calls for country-by-country financial reporting rules

The European Parliament today adopted draft legislation on shareholder rights. MEPs supported a proposal by the Greens/EFA group to strengthen corporate tax transparency and combat tax evasion by introducing a country-by-country reporting obligation for corporations and full transparency on tax ruli...


en | de | fr
EFA logo
EFA logo

TTIP - We are seeing a new era of financial deregulation

Press release from EFA MEP Ernest Maragall (Catalonia)

The European Parliament has today voted on its recommendations for the ongoing negotiations with the United States over the TTIP or Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. Speaking after the vote in Strasbourg, Greens/EFA MEP Ernest Maragall said: "The European Parliament has deba...


en
EFA logo
EFA logo

EFA MEPs show support for Greece

MEPs from the European Free Alliance Group have shown their solidarity with the Greek people, and their support for a fair deal for Greece following the recent referendum on the country's bailout conditions. EFA MEPs symbolically hold images of the Greek flag at the European Parliament in Strasbour...


en

The Greens/EFA briefing

07.07.2015

Recorded press conference 7 July 2015 9:00-9:20

Recorded press conference - MEP Yannick Jadot present the key issues of the plenary session and of the European agenda for the Greens/EFA group


en | fr | de