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EU rules on posted workers

Enforcement rules will help prevent exploitation of posted workers

The European Parliament today voted to endorse a final agreement on EU legislation on the enforcement of EU rules on posted workers. The Greens welcomed the new rules, with employment and social affairs spokesperson Elisabeth Schroedter stating:"This new legislation is an important step forward...

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Banking Union

Major step forward overshadowed by intergovernmental approach to banking resolution

The European Parliament today voted to adopt a series of legislative files as part of the move to create a European banking union (1). The Greens welcomed this major development for dealing with the problems of the financial sector in a coherent European manner but expressed regret that many of the ...

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Get youth out of Crisis


2nd Greens/EFA and FYEG youth Conference

WATCH THE EVENT LIVE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED Working morning Venue: The Egg - Rue Bara 175, 1070 Anderlecht 9.00-10.00h     Welcome by FYEG - Federation of Young European Greens Presentation of the program "Youth out of Crisis" Political speech by Greens/EFA MEP...


Towards resilient territories


Energy, Transport, Food in 2030

What will Europe look like in 2030? On the eve of major changes that will occur in the world and in Europe, we must consider a territorial organization to live in the best possible conditions for the coming decades, particularly in the areas of energy, transport and feeding.

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The Hands that Sew your Shirt

Ulrike Lunacek and Jean Lambert


EU truck size rules/monster trucks

MEPs put the brakes on gigaliner proposals

<xml> </xml> The European Parliament's transport committee today voted on proposals from the European Commission on EU rules truck dimensions (Directive 96/53/EC). MEPs voted to postpone a decision on the proposals from the Commission, which would have legalised the cross-border use of e...

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Greens/EFA Round-up

Debriefing of the Strasbourg plenary week 10-13 March 2014

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg plenary included the Plastic bags and the environment; Remembering Fukushima; EU seed legislation; EU financial supervision; Money laundering; Genetic resources and benefit sharing; Data protection; NSA surveillance and fundamental rights; Phasing out super greenhouse F-gases; Shale gas, fracking and environmental impact; Nanomaterials and EU labelling; EU-IMF Troika Inquiry; Ukrainian crisis and Europe's role; TTIP Beware: EU-US Trade Agreement


Brussels Agenda

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 17-21 March 2014

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include preventing the spread of mega trucks, clamping down on corporate tax evasion, nuclear safety, EU communications legislation and net neutrality, posted workers, waste shipments, honey labels, bee health and GMOs, emissions from global aviation, Ukrainian crisis and the EU's response, right to water citizens' initiative, EU climate and energy policy in the balance

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Economic crisis response

Troika's complacency slammed by MEPs, as social devastation brought into focus

The final reports of the European Parliament's inquiry into the role of the EU-ECB-IMF troika were adopted today by MEPs. The Greens welcomed the findings of the inquiry, which is critical of the Troika's role, and welcomed the commitment to investigate further during the next term. Commenting after...

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