European Parliament

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


Eradicating women’s poverty in Europe

(Source: European Parliament)

Commission should develop a 2030 EU anti-poverty strategy with a focus on women
A life free from violence is fundamental to participation in the labour market
Avoid gender discrimination in tax policies and eliminate VAT on women’s sanitary goods

MEPs call on the Commission and EU countries to address the inequalities women face, […]

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Protecting mental health in the digital workspace

(Source: European Parliament)

MEPs acknowledge benefits of teleworking but warn about health and privacy risks

The right to disconnect must be legally recognised at EU level

Ensure training for workers to bridge the digital divide

MEPS demand preventive measures against technostress and over-connection, to tackle mental health issues and boost the benefits of working from home.

In […]

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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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