Monthly Archives: Oct 2013

Credibility of EU in world affairs at stake if EEAS is not trusted by larger Member States

The European Parliament adopted an important report today giving greater emphasis on thorough preparation of the European Defence Council of December 2013. This report is the European Parliament’s position on the annual report by the Co…

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Credibility of EU in world affairs at stake if EEAS is not trusted by larger Member States

The European Parliament adopted an important report today giving greater emphasis on thorough preparation of the European Defence Council of December 2013. This report is the European Parliament’s position on the annual report by the Co…

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Parliament calls for a suspension of the EU-US TFTP Agreement

Today the European Parliament adopted a resolution which clearly asks the Commission to temporarily suspend the EU-US TFTP agreement after leaked papers revealed that the US National Security Agency illegally accessed the Swift database. …

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European strategy on organised crime

After 18 months of hearings, the European Parliament today gave its final assessment of the state of organised crime, corruption and money laundering in Europe and called for a European strategy to counter the growing phenomenon which is …

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Organised crime can only be addressed by a concerted European Strategy

After 18 months of hearings, the European Parliament today gave its final assessment of the state of organised crime, corruption and money laundering in Europe and called for a European strategy to counter the growing phenomenon which is …

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ALDE support help for fishermen but reject subsidies for fleet renewal

ALDE support help for fishermen but reject subsidies for fleet renewal
MEPs in Strasbourg today rejected calls for EU subsidies to be paid for fleet renewal ie the building of new fishing boats but approved payment of subsidies to help fishermen adjust to change and provide funding for small ports affected by declines in fish landings. The vote on the European Maritime & Fisheries Fund (EMFF) will provide €6 billion towards the fishing industry between 2014 and 2020.

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ALDE support help for fishermen but reject subsidies for fleet renewal

ALDE support help for fishermen but reject subsidies for fleet renewal
MEPs in Strasbourg today rejected calls for EU subsidies to be paid for fleet renewal ie the building of new fishing boats but approved payment of subsidies to help fishermen adjust to change and provide funding for small ports affected by declines in fish landings. The vote on the European Maritime & Fisheries Fund (EMFF) will provide €6 billion towards the fishing industry between 2014 and 2020.

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2014 budget: rigorous and growth oriented

Aside from its role in wrestling with Council over the Multiannual Financial Framework, the European Parliament’s plenary session in Strasbourg today adopted the 2014 draft budget. The rapporteur, Anne Jensen, did re-establish the amounts…

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2014 budget: rigorous and focused on growth

Aside from its role in wrestling with Council over the Multiannual Financial Framework, the European Parliament’s plenary session in Strasbourg today adopted the 2014 draft budget. The rapporteur, Anne Jensen, did re-establish the amounts…

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EU-US TFTP – temporary suspension

Today the European Parliament adopted a resolution which clearly asks the Commission to temporarily suspend the EU-US TFTP agreement after leaked papers revealed that the US National Security Agency illegally accessed the Swift database. …

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