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Spending on cancer prevention is ‘a drop in the ocean’, says Andriukaitis

13 September 2019

The outgoing EU health commissioner says that current spending on cancer prevention across Europe is “a drop in the ocean” and urgently needs to be increased.

European Parliament group leaders sign resolution to clarify EU’s Brexit position

13 September 2019

Parliament’s group leaders have signed a resolution which they say aims to “firm up” the bloc’s position and unity on the UK’s protracted exit from the EU.

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.

A healthy dose of AI in healthcare?

13 September 2019

When it comes to the use of Artificial Intelligence in the healthcare sector, policymakers need to ensure the focus is kept on patients and their needs.

La Rentrée: New Parliament, new ambitions

13 September 2019

May’s European elections now a distant memory, the start of a new five-year parliamentary term has triggered a “wish list” of ambitions from political group leaders.

Carbon capture champions

11 September 2019

It’s time EU policymakers got real about tackling the climate crisis, argues Chris Davies.

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.

Great expectations

10 September 2019

Fresh from their victories in this year’s European elections, five of Parliament’s newest deputies from across the political spectrum sat down with Lorna Hutchinson, discussing the path that brought them to Brussels and what they hope the next five years have in store

In Conversation with...Florence Rabier

9 September 2019

The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) advances weather science, provides the EU with crucial environmental information and has one of the world’s largest supercomputers, explains Director General Dr Florence Rabier

In conversation with...Lina Konstantinopoulou

6 September 2019

Through its partnerships with civil society, motoring organisations, vehicle manufacturers and road authorities, EuroRAP is championing a Europe free of high-risk roads, explains new Secretary General, Lina Konstantinopoulou

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.

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Georgia ‘hungry’ for a political alternative

10 September 2019

Europe would be wise to watch closely as Georgian political contender comes under attack, argues James Wilson

Atopic Eczema Day – going beneath the skin

3 September 2019

Mikaela Odemyr tells us why greater awareness is needed of a skin disease which affects one in five children across Europe.

Sustainable, Responsible, Competitive: Aspirations for the Future

3 September 2019

Tim Brett outlines the soft drinks industry’s ambition to advance environmental sustainability, healthy diets and economic growth within a strong single market.