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Greens/EFA Round-up

Debriefing of the plenary week Strasbourg 3-6 February 2014

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg plenary included fighting homophobia, smart grids and decentralised renewables, enforcing EU law, insider trading, trade dumping, EU climate and energy policy to 2030, air passenger rights and compensation, securing basic rights for seasonal workers, winding up failing banks, fatal pushback of refugees, the Ukrainian crisis and the EU’s role and the progress report on Macedonia.


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Brussels Agenda

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 10-14 February 2014

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include seed diversity and EU rules, preventing the spread of mega trucks, tackling airport noise, shale gas, fracking and environmental impact assessments, labelling nano-materials in food, mass surveillance scandal and the EU response, money laundering, terrorism funding and the financial system, a more coherent EU financial supervisory system, regulating shadow banking, Ukrainian crisis and the EU's role, genetically modified maize authorisation


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Air passenger rights

MEPs vote to strengthen rights for passengers for flight delays and cancellations

The European Parliament today voted on draft legislation, updating EU rules on air passenger rights. Commenting after the vote, Green transport spokesperson Keith Taylor said: "Today's vote would undoubtedly strengthen the rights of air passengers, even if the Greens would have preferred to go ...


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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 3-7 February 2014

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary include tackling homophobia, enforcing EU law, smart grids, clamping down on insider trading, winding up failing banks, trade dumping, EU climate and energy policy to 2030, air passenger rights and compensation, basic rights for seasonal workers, Ukrainian crisis and the EU's role, refugee deaths and the role of Greece


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Brussels Agenda

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 27-31 January 2014

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include Europe's banking sector, F-gases' climate damage, emissions trading, pollution from shipping, airline emissions, data protection and Europol. Greens/EFA events will deal with human trafficking and smuggling, seed diversity, food security and the role of industry, greening regional policy, LGBT rights


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Van CO2 emissions

Missed opportunity for cleaner, more efficient vans

The European Parliament today voted to confirm a legislative agreement on rules setting CO2 emissions limits for light commercial vehicles (vans). The Greens expressed regret about the lack of ambition in the outcome, which merely confirms previously set limits for 2020 (1). Commenting after the vot...


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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 13-17 January 2014

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary include carbon capture and storage, climate-damaging emissions from vans, plastic waste in the environment, honey labels, bee health and GMOs, public procurement, public services and innovation, free movement for all EU citizens, data protection and EU-US relations, European citizenship, EU-ASEAN relations, GMO authorisation and democratic process, investment products and commodity speculation, Troika's flawed role under scrutiny


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Passenger Rights for All

09.01.2014

Greens/EFA conference

The conference will deal with topics such as barrier-free access for disabled and PRMs, carriage of bicycles with all transport modes, extra-ordinary circumstances, enforcement of passenger rights with justice, independent mediation bodies,...


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Reducing shipping emissions

09.01.2014

A golden opportunity for the maritime sector?

TOPICS The MRV proposal – what did the Commission propose and what are the prospects from the parliamentPresentation of new report on the economic impacts of MRV of fuels and emissions from maritime transport SPEAKERS INCLUDE Michael Cramer MEPJasper Faber - CE DELFTDr John van Aardenne - EEABeno...


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Railway legislation

Rail safety and efficiency to be strengthened under common EU approach

The European Parliament's transport committee today voted on a series of legislative proposals on the European rail sector (the '4th railway package') and decided to start negotiations with the Council. The Greens welcomed the proposals on rail safety and EU-wide authorisation procedures for rail ve...


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Brussels Agenda

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 16 - 20 December 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include final trialogue negotiations on tobacco, GMO authorisation and democratic process, winding up failing banks and protecting taxpayers, EU car emissions rules, railway safety, investment products and commodity speculation, cloning and food production, tackling air pollution at EU level


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An insight in the parliamentary work

Reports from our Green delegations

Here you can discover what the Green MEPs from the various Group delegations did and achieve along the legislative period


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