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Parlameter: Respect for human rights on top

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10.12. 2019 – A few months after the European Elections, Parliament’s autumn Eurobarometer survey, the Parlemeter 2019, shows citizens’ support for membership in the European Union settling on a high level. Nearly six in ten Europeans continue to be in favour of their country’s EU membership. In addition, the 2019 European elections have contributed positively [...]

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Agreement on EU budget for 2020


19.11.2019 – Today, the three EU institutions agreed on the EU’s budget for 2020. This will allow the EU to focus its resources on the priorities that matter to citizens: climate change, jobs, young people, security and solidarity in the EU. Next year’s budget will also prepare the transition to the next budgetary cycle as [...]

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Hearings of the Commissioners-designate


27.9.2019 – Before the new European Commission – the EU’s executive body – can take office, Parliament will organise public hearings to assess the commissioners’ suitability for the job. Monday, 30 September on EbS and EbS+ there will be a hearing of Maroš Šefčovič, Vice President-designate, Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight from 14:30 – 17:30, Phil [...]

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Conference on vaccination

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5.11.2018 -  Conference on the “Active citizens in Europe advocate for vaccination in the European Parliament organized by the ACN  (Active Citizen Network) on 7.11. 2018 will feature MEPs from Group of non- attached Members, DG Sante Deputy Director, FEAM Members and others to debate on the vaccination policies in the EU Member States. Source: [...]

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Lux prize known

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14.11.2017-The LUX Film Prize awards ceremony was be held on Tuesday, 14 November, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The winner is swedish-norvegian-danish coproduction, Amanda Kernell’s Sámi Blood. Other two finalist were Robin Campillo’s BPM (Beats Per Minute) and Valeska Grisebach’s Western.The ceremony will be part of a well-stocked programme that will include many other [...]

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The Sakharov prize to the Democratic Opposition in Venezuela


25.10.2017- The Sakharov prize was rewarded to the Democratic Opposition in Venezuela: National Assembly (Julio Borges) and all Political Prisoners as listed by Foro Penal Venezolano represented by Leopoldo López, Antonio Ledezma, Daniel Ceballos, Yon Goicoechea, Lorent Saleh, Alfredo Ramos and Andrea González. For the last several years, Venezuela has been in political crisis. The [...]

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The European Parliament has approved the ratification of the Paris Agreement

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With the European Parliament approval of the Paris Agreement ratification on the 4 October 2016 – in the presence of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the President of COP 21 Ségolène Royal – the last hurdle is cleared. The political process for the European Union to ratify [...]

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Invitation for the exhibition by a Slovene artist in the European Parliament

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On behalf of Alojz Peterle MEP you are warmly invited to the photo exhibition“The world through the lens of a blind artist” by Evgen Bavčar internationally acclaimed blind artist who has never seen any of his photographs. “My images are fragile, but I know they exist, and some of them have touched me deeply.” Opening [...]

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Turkey’s Historical Responsibility


One hundred years ago, on April 24, 1915, officials of the Ottoman Empire rounded up some 250 Armenian leaders and intellectuals in Constantinople and prepared them for deportation. It was the beginning of a historic massacre, in which as many as 1.5 million of the two million Armenians living in the empire were killed. In [...]

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Pope Francis delivers a message “to all the citizens of Europe” at the European Parliament

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Safeguarding human dignity was a key theme of the formal address delivered by Pope Francis to Members of the European Parliament on Tuesday 25 November. Immigration, protecting the environment, and promoting human rights and democracy were among the topics stressed in a speech that enjoined “Europe to rediscover the best of itself”. Opening the formal [...]

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Electoral night 2014


Today in 21 countries, also in Slovenia,  the European elections are taking place and  in 6 countries they have already voted. In Slovenia 16 paries have proposed 181 candidates and the opinion pools predict  the  majority for Janša’s SDS. Throughout elections night on Sunday estimates, projections and results will be published: First turnout estimates at [...]

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Plenary session of the European Parliament (February 3rd to 6th)

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For Monday the 3rd February the agenda of European parliament foresees debates among others on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the promotion of the free movement of citizens and businesses by simplifying the adoption of certain public documents in the European Union. Short presentations will be [...]

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Plenary session from 9 to 12 December 2013, Strasbourg

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Plenary session programme MEP Peterle will be speaking on Tuesday, 10 December 2013 between 15:00 and 20:00, on the theme: “The outcome of the summit meeting in Vilnius“ and the future of the Eastern Partnership, in particular with regard to Ukraine. “

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