MEP’s Press – Archive

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Danger of disappearance of 25% of organic land by 2030!

(Source: MEP Marc TARABELLA )

This Tuesday, the European Parliament will vote on the first stage of the European action plan for organic farming. “There are many positive points to take away from this report, such as measures to stimulate demand for organic food while ensuring consumer confidence and preserving the future profitability of the EU […]

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War in Ukraine: Europe must rise to the occasion

Press release

Sylvie GUILLAUME, Eric ANDRIEU and Nora MEBAREK, French Socialist MEPs from the S&D group condemn without ambiguity and in the strongest terms the attack launched by Vladimir PUTIN this morning against Ukraine.

“It is a war which has been declared and which poses a risk of the development of a major conflict at the very […]

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Toy safety: gap in legislation and dangers for children


“Potentially dangerous chemical components, connected toys without measures against cyber threats, lack of controls: European toy safety legislation has shortcomings that must be quickly remedied. Our vote in the European Parliament this Wednesday goes in this direction,” explains Marc Tarabella, PS MEP, in charge of European Consumer Protection.
The European legislation on toys, voted in […]

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MEPs call for stronger EU action against cancer

(Source European Parliament)

Reducing inequalities in all aspects of cancer prevention and care
Putting patients first in a comprehensive and coordinated strategy to beat cancer
Building more resilient health systems in light of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis

Parliament’s Special Committee on Beating Cancer adopted its final proposals on how to strengthen the EU’s […]

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Afghanistan: provide humanitarian help to locals, MEPs urge

(Source: European Parliament)

Europe must provide humanitarian aid, and reach unity on handling migration, according to MEPs speaking at an extraordinary meeting on Thursday morning.

Speaking at the extraordinary meeting of the Committees on Foreign Affairs and Development and the Delegation for Relations with Afghanistan, EU High Representative and European Commission Vice-President […]

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MEPs call for better protection of migrants from human rights violations

(Source: European Parliament)

Commission should sign readmission agreements with third countries, replacing informal agreementsOverview of EU funds used to finance migration cooperation neededCall for an independent and accessible complaints mechanism

Parliament criticises the European Commission and some EU countries for overusing informal agreements on the return and readmission of irregular migrants.

On Wednesday, […]

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