ABOUT EU PARLIAMENT Archive

The European Parliament is an important forum for political debate and decision-making at the EU level.

EU Parliament Committees

Members of Parliament are grouped into a number of specialized standing Committees to prepare for plenary sessions of Parliament. Therefore the Parliament’s political and legislative work is carried out by the 20 committees and three subcommittees. A committee is consisted of a chair, a bureau, and a secretariat, and is made up of 25 to […]

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EU Parliament Delegations

The European Parliament’s delegations are official groups of Members who build ties to countries, regions or organizations outside the European Union (EU),  together with the Foreign Affairs, Development, and International Trade Committees. They provide specific expertise by using practical knowledge and political understanding of situations in the countries and regions for which they are responsible.

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Political groups in the European Parliament

The members of the European Parliament and their political parties share similar values and agendas. Therefore, they act on the basis of their political affinity rather than nationality. The European Parliament Chamber is divided into specified seating zones for each group. Some members do not belong to any political group and there is a separate […]

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History of the European Parliament

The European Parliament is an important forum for political debate and decision-making at EU level. It is the only directly elected body of the EU that represents the democratic character of the Union. It is the second largest democratic electorate in the world (after the Parliament of India) and the largest transnational democratic electorate in […]

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