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Working for a better world

Written by Clare Ferguson, While all eyes are on rescuing the climate from a consumer-driven catastrophe, the European Parliament sits in plenary this week to discuss a variety of ways in which life in Europe could be made more sustainable – that is making the Union, and the wider world, more equal, fair and liveable … Continue reading

The first plenary session of 2015

Written by Nicole Zandi MEPs will head to Strasbourg for the first plenary session of the year, to be held between 12 and 15 January. There is still little legislative work on the agenda, as the new Commission settles into its new term, yet a variety of topics have been scheduled for discussion. On Monday, … Continue reading

December’s plenary session

Written by Conall Devaney The European Parliament’s final 2014 plenary session takes place between 15 and 18 December in Strasbourg. Although legislative business is not yet in full swing as the new Commission finds its feet, the European Parliamentary Research Service has prepared notes for Members on a number of items on the agenda. On … Continue reading

Election of the European Ombudsman

Written by Nikolai Atanassov The European Parliament is set to elect the European Ombudsman for the new parliamentary term. The only candidate is Emily O’Reilly, who was elected Ombudsman last year to see out the remainder of the term of Nikiforos Diamandouros, following his early retirement in 2013. What does the European Ombudsman do? The … Continue reading

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