Monthly Archives: Oct 2016

ALDE welcomes CETA and hopes this sets standards for future agreements

Today, European and Canadian leaders formally signed the EU-Canada free trade pact. Following the EU Council’s green light, Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome that CETA can now become a reality and are confident tha…

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ALDE welcomes CETA and hopes this sets standards for future agreements

Today, European and Canadian leaders formally signed the EU-Canada free trade pact. Following the EU Council’s green light, Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome that CETA can now become a reality and are confident tha…

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Poland: PiS government has hijacked democracy – Article 7 must be triggered

Reacting to the latest statements by the Polish government, who refuses to implement the rule of law recommendations by the European Commission, European Liberals and Democrats call on the Commission to activate the next step of the Rule …

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Poland: PiS government has hijacked democracy – Article 7 must be triggered

Reacting to the latest statements by the Polish government, who refuses to implement the rule of law recommendations by the European Commission, European Liberals and Democrats call on the Commission to activate the next step of the Rule …

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Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar win 2016 Sakharov Prize

Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar (put forward by ALDE), advocates for the Yazidi community, have today won the 2016 European Parliament Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, following a decision taken today by the EP Conference of…

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Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar win 2016 Sakharov Prize

Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar (put forward by ALDE), advocates for the Yazidi community, have today won the 2016 European Parliament Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, following a decision taken today by the EP Conference of…

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Press freedom in Turkey: European Parliament asks Ankara to release all journalists jailed without evidence

MEPs today debated the situation of journalists in Turkey, following the failed military take-over. MEPs made it clear they believe that the failed coup cannot be used as an excuse for the Turkish Government to further stifle legitimate a…

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Belarus nuclear power plant: EU must obtain access to the site to monitor its safety

Belarus nuclear power plant: EU must obtain access to the site to monitor its safety
MEPs today held a debate in plenary on the latest developments in Belarus, following the September parliamentary election, discussing the country’s prospects of joining the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly. One of the main concerns raised in the debate is the safety of the nuclear power plant built by the Russian state owned corporation Rosatom, located close to the EU border.

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Press freedom in Turkey: European Parliament asks Ankara to release all journalists jailed without evidence

MEPs today debated the situation of journalists in Turkey, following the failed military take-over. MEPs made it clear they believe that the failed coup cannot be used as an excuse for the Turkish Government to further stifle legitimate a…

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Belarus nuclear power plant: EU must obtain access to the site to monitor its safety

Belarus nuclear power plant: EU must obtain access to the site to monitor its safety
MEPs today held a debate in plenary on the latest developments in Belarus, following the September parliamentary election, discussing the country’s prospects of joining the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly. One of the main concerns raised in the debate is the safety of the nuclear power plant built by the Russian state owned corporation Rosatom, located close to the EU border.

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