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European Commission sues UK for failing to nominate commissioner

15 November 2019

On Thursday evening the Commission announced it had launched infringement proceedings against the UK “for breaching its EU Treaty obligations.”

Brexit Steering Group zeroes in on safeguarding citizens’ rights

15 November 2019

Parliament’s Brexit Steering Group (BSG) met this week to discuss the latest Brexit situation.

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Stamping out the stigma

2 April 2019

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.

So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye

5 March 2019

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.

Parting is such sweet sorrow

18 February 2019

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.

Why Europe should support nuclear medicine

13 November 2019

Nuclear medicine is a discipline at the forefront of science and healthcare, providing remedies for previously untreatable conditions, and it deserves Europe’s support, writes Antonis Kalemis.

On the threshold of a circular economy

7 November 2019

Innovation will bring us the future we aspire to, if we provide the transparency and freedom needed to unleash our full potential, writes Nils Torvalds.

Von der Leyen Commission already historic, says former EU employment chief

6 November 2019

László Andor says the structure of the new EU executive potentially opens the door to much greater pluralism.

EU shines light on shady business deals

26 May 2015

Parliament has given its stamp of approval to legislation aimed at combating money laundering, which will also help fight tax evasion.

Common security and defence policy failing to reach its potential

22 May 2015

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.

EU member states urged to honour development promises

21 May 2015

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.

Greening the economy

7 November 2019

As he prepares to take on the role of Commission Vice-President for An Economy that Works for People, Valdis Dombrovskis tells us why sustainable finance is essential both in safeguarding our planet’s future and making the financial sector a part of the green transition.

Kicking off the new mandate

23 October 2019

Our MEP Awards 2020 host Eva Maydell tells us why it’s important to highlight the work of MEPs and what she expects from the next five years.

In Conversation with...Abraham Liu

23 October 2019

Huawei’s Abraham Liu believes we’re on the cusp of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ – and the leadership for it can come from Europe.

MEP Awards 2015: All the winners

20 March 2015

Watch all the victorious European parliamentarians accepting their MEP awards at this year's ceremony.
 

MEP Awards 2015: Viviane Reding

19 March 2015

MEP Awards 2015 host Viviane Reding speaks to the Parliament Magazine after the ceremony.
 

MEP Awards: A word from past winners

9 January 2015

The 2014 MEP Awards winners send a message to the potential shortlistees of 2015.

The New European Commission 2019-2024

12 September 2019

This early September, the European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her proposal for the allocation of Commissioner portfolios. She also published the individual mission letters to each Commissioner detailing what she expects of them in the next legislative term.

2019 EU - Finnish Presidency Guide

8 July 2019

July 1st saw the start of the new Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU. 

Europe elects its new Parliament and triggers the race for EU's top posts

4 June 2019

The May 23 - 26 European Parliament elections delivered a more fragmented assembly than previously with notable increases in support for the Liberals, Greens and far-right parties which in turn saw a reduction in support for the centre-right and left.

Dods Guide to the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU

4 July 2018

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.

Parliament endorses agreement on Type Approval of motor vehicles

20 April 2018

The European Parliament endorsed the provisional agreement reached on new rules on type approval of motor vehicles.

Public hearing on the PSI directive

22 January 2018

On January 19 2018, DG CNECT organised a public hearing regarding the review of the public sector information directive.

AI: Giving healthcare professionals 'The Gift of Time'

24 September 2019

AI will transform the lives of both patients and healthcare professionals, explains Jan-Philipp Beck.

Healthy workplaces lighten the load

23 September 2019

Christa Sedlatschek reflects on 25 years of making Europe’s workplaces safer, healthier and more productive.

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New datasets to understand wildfires and river flows

6 November 2019

Francesca Di Giuseppe and Christel Prudhomme, from the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), explain how new data can help in the fight against climate change.

What is Direct Selling?

29 October 2019

Marie Lacroix gives us the lowdown on direct selling and what it means for consumers.

Why the Middle East is fast becoming a hub of artificial intelligence

28 October 2019

The recent announcement that the world’s first university dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI) will open its doors in Abu Dhabi in 2020 marks the latest move in the Middle East’s growing efforts to become a global tech hub, writes Guy Burton.