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Parliament adopts EU environmental objectives until 2030

La rapporteure Grace O'Sullivan (Verts/ALE, IE)

The EU will develop a binding framework to monitor and report on member states’ progress towards phasing out fossil fuel subsidies Set a deadline for ending fossil fuel subsidies in line with the ambition of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius New methodology to identify other environmentally harmful subsidies by 202 MEPs endorsed on […]


EU imposes restrictive measures on 160 individuals as a consequence of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine

Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

The Council decided today to impose restrictive measures on an additional 160 individuals in respect of the ongoing unjustified and unprovoked Russian military aggression against Ukraine and of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. We are adding today to our sanctions list further key individuals and their family members […]


Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine: EU agrees new sectoral measures targeting Belarus and Russia

Following up on the restrictive measures adopted on 2 March in response to the involvement of Belarus in the unjustified and unprovoked Russian military aggression against Ukraine, and in view of the continued gravity of the situation, the Council today adopted additional sectoral measures targeting the Belarusian financial sector. With these additional sectoral sanctions, we are […]


War in Ukraine: MEPs outline their vision for Europe’s future security

In the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, MEPs call for more EU defence efforts and further steps to cut Europe’s energy dependence on the Kremlin. On Wednesday morning, MEPs debated Europe’s role in a changing world and the continent’s security situation in the wake of the Russian aggression against Ukraine with Estonian Prime Minister […]


Oksana Zabuzhko: ‘Ukrainians are fighting to free Europe from the spectre of totalitarianism’

On International Women’s Day, Ukrainian author Oksana Zabuzhko addressed the European Parliament on the plight of her fellow citizens under attack by Russia. Before Oksana Zabuzhko’s formal address in the Strasbourg hemicycle today at noon, EP President Metsola declared: ‘‘On this day, the word celebration is not really a word we could use. In Ukraine, […]


Russian aggression in Ukraine: MEPs praise exceptional solidarity with refugees

Ylva Johansson Commissioner for Home Affairs

As more than two million refugees flee war in Ukraine, mostly towards the EU, member states will have to continue showing solidarity, MEPs said on Tuesday. In a plenary debate with Brigitte Klinkert, French Minister Delegate for Economic Inclusion, on behalf of the Council, and Commissioner Ylva Johansson, MEPs highlighted the dramatic humanitarian and refugee […]


Healthcare and digital transition merit more cohesion funds, say MEPs

Rapporteur Cristina Maestre Martín De Almagro (S&D, ES) & Rapporteur Tomislav Sokol (EPP, HR)

Use cohesion funds better to reduce health inequalities Set-up specialised centres of excellence for specific diseases to enhance cross-border cooperation Invest in upskilling and education to overcome digital divide MEPs suggest to target cohesion funds to overcome disparities between EU regions, such as rural areas, in the access to healthcare and e-services. European Parliament adopted […]


Fight against racism: end segregation in schools and halt xenophobia in media

La rapporteure Salima Yenbou (Verts/ALE, FR)

Media outlets promoting hate speech and xenophobia must not receive EU and national funding Revise education curricula to combat discriminatory stereotypes EU guidelines needed to combat racism in sports; member states should impose effective penalties MEPs ask for public policies on culture, media, education and sports to be used to uproot structural racism and promote […]


REPowerEU: European Parliament Energy committee Chair reacts to new proposals

Industry, Research and Energy Committee Chair Cristian Buşoi (EPP, RO)

Industry, Research and Energy Committee Chair Cristian Buşoi (EPP, RO) welcomed the new package of measures tabled by the European Commission on Tuesday. “The ITRE Committee backs the initiative to make Europe independent from Russian gas. We need to get rid of suppliers that finance Putin’s war in Ukraine, and we need to do it […]


Civil society: Parliament calls for EU rules and strategy to counter threats

Rapporteur Anna Júlia Donáth (Renew, HU)

Call for a comprehensive civil society strategy, and a European civic space index Civil society organisations need fair rules and financing across the EU EU countries obliged to provide an environment free from threats and attacks MEPs adopted proposals to recognise the crucial role of civil society for democracy, calling for a Commission strategy and […]