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EU-US Transatlantic Partnership Agreement

21.05.2013

Video od the press conference 21 May 15:30

Green MEPs will host a press conference to present the case for the cultural sector to be exempted from the scope of any EU-US trade deal, with negotiations looming.


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Collective Rights Management

16.05.2013

How to make it work

While the importance of collective right management as a principle is obvious, in recent years, many concerns and criticisms have been raised by both rights holders and users on the functioning of collective management societies. This conference will take place in the midst of the process of designing a new directive on collective rights management.


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Brussels Agenda

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 13 - 17 May 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include Tax evasion and banking transparency, EU-Ukraine agreement and ongoing concerns, Reindustrialising Europe the right way, Collective rights management: how to make it work, & Biodiversity: a European instrument for access and benefit sharing


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Social Housing in the EU

A lever to help the EU out of the economic, social and environmental crisis

La Commission de l'emploi et des affaires sociales du Parlement européen s'est prononcée mardi 23 avril en faveur du rapport de l'eurodéputée verte Karima Delli sur le logement social dans l'Union européenne. Ce rapport cherche à montrer à quel point le secteur du logement social est un levier pour aider l'Union européenne à sortir de la crise économique, sociale et environnementale.


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Facebook terms and conditions unfair and not valid in Europe

Press release from Mark Demesmaeker MEP

A reply from the European Commission to a question submitted by an N-VA Member of the European Parliament shows that a lot of terms and conditions Facebook imposes on its European users are not valid in the European Union. MEP Mark Demesmaeker said: "Even more so, some of the conditions are ou...


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Youth in crisis

Youth activists from across Europe act against austerity

Youth activists from across Europe act against austerity and build a different agenda with the Greens to reclaim their future in the European Parliament.


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3% of the EU budget for exchange programmes like Erasmus or the European Voluntary Service

10.04.2013

Now, later, or never?

This press conference presented an ECI (European Citizens' Initiative) aiming at increasing the budget for European exchange programmes such as Erasmus


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Youth in crisis

10.04.2013

Conference

Around 200 young people (young activists, students, unionist, green activists and other partners from the movements and the young civil society) from all Europe will discuss the future of the youth in Europe and with which policy instruments we can counter the various crisis of our times.


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ACTA Zombie bites back

EU-India free trade deal puts millions of lives at risk

As European Commission (EC) pressure mounts on India to rush into signing a free trade agreement (FTA), activists from across Europe mobilised in Brussels today to demand that the EC withdraw provisions that will harm people’s access to medicines in India and across the developing world. Civil s...


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World Social Forum 2013 Blog

Another world is possible

Another world is possible - Malika Benarab-Attou "Thousands of people of all nationalities, are gathering in Tunis at the World Social Forum, sharing the same aspirations, the same common desire - that another world is possible. More and more people believe and say that the world today does ...


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