A “record number” of people with intellectual disabilities will for the first time get the chance to have a say in this week’s European elections.
The European Renewable Energies Federation (EREF) says the EU-wide elections this week can send a “clear and strong” message about the need for political action against climate change.
Just ahead of elections to the European Parliament, hundreds of thousands of people across Europe took to the streets at the weekend, calling on voters to use their ballot and to “inspire everyone to make the EU a better place for people and planet.”
Autism Spectrum Disorder is on the rise, yet it remains a largely misunderstood condition. On World Autism Awareness Day 2019, Lorna Hutchinson reports on what still needs to be done to raise awareness and provide much-needed support.
With the deadline for the UK’s exit from the EU fast approaching, British MEPs have spoken of their regret about having to step down from elected office.
British MEPs will soon bid a fond - or not-so-fond - farewell to Parliament. Some of them told Martin Banks what they will (and won’t) miss about Brussels and their possible plans for a post-Brexit future.
Talking about climate change is one thing, taking the drastic measures needed to combat it is quite another – so let’s move from words to action, says Henri Malosse
With the European elections only a matter of days away, a failure to cast a vote means voting against Europe, argues Jacek Krawczyk.
Europe’s minorities are underrepresented in EU politics; it’s time to challenge the conventions that maintain this undesirable status quo writes Rajnish Singh.
Parliament has given its stamp of approval to legislation aimed at combating money laundering, which will also help fight tax evasion.
The EU's security environment has undergone dramatic changes in recent years and is as unstable as ever, and the CSDP must be updated to reflect this, say MEPs.
MEPs have voted through a resolution calling on the member states to meet their official development assistance (ODA) targets and set a timetable for reaching them by 2020.
As EPP Spitzenkandidat, Manfred Weber believes Europe needs to become more political and more democratic if it is to rebuild trust and get closer to its citizens.
Czech MEP and ACRE Spitzenkandidat Jan Zahradil believes that it is time for the European Commission to stop trying to govern and listen more to the Member States it serves.
As the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation celebrates its 70th anniversary, Rajnish Singh speaks to Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller about past triumphs and future challenges.
Watch all the victorious European parliamentarians accepting their MEP awards at this year's ceremony.
MEP Awards 2015 host Viviane Reding speaks to the Parliament Magazine after the ceremony.
The 2014 MEP Awards winners send a message to the potential shortlistees of 2015.
All the main European political groupings have published manifestos ahead of the May 23-26 European Parliamentary elections, with each outlining their vision for the next legislature across a range of policy areas.
All the major European parties have now published their manifestos for the upcoming European Elections.
November saw the thinning of the Spitzenkandidat field as various contestants for the post of Commission President were either selected by their respective political parties or decided to drop out.
The Dods EU Guide into the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU is a handy compressed overview of the main priorities, key dates and contacts of the Austrian Presidency. It will allow public affairs professionals to easily navigate the EU political agenda for the next six months.
The European Parliament endorsed the provisional agreement reached on new rules on type approval of motor vehicles.
On January 19 2018, DG CNECT organised a public hearing regarding the review of the public sector information directive.
EU policy makers should follow a holistic industrial policy that supports strategic value chains, explains Emilio Braghi.
5G offers more opportunities while upgrading security, explains Tony Graziano
Cooperation and investment are key when it comes to security and defence, explains Chris Lombardi
Making innovation happen is more than just a motto for the EIT, writes Dirk Jan van den Berg.
McDonald's is helping young people develop the skills they need to succeed through apprenticeships, writes David Fairhurst.
It is imperative to seize the momentum of recent policy developments at both European and international level, argues Philippe Mengal.
Reasoned policymaking on GM crops requires a philosophical, as well as scientific analysis, argues Andreas Christiansen.
To remain world leaders in research and innovation, Europe’s universities need more supportive policies and funding frameworks
Not before time, the needs of carers are now firmly in the policy spotlight, writes Vanessa Pott.