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Two Irish organisations have been successfully nominated for the European Citizen’s Prize 2017. The youth organisation, Foróige and the campaigning group, Border Communities Against Brexit, are among the 50 winners of the European Citizen's Prize 2017.
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Following news that U.S. President Donald J. Trump intends to withdraw his country from the Paris Agreement on climate change, the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani has asserted that "the Paris Agreement must be respected. It is a matter of trust and leadership.  This Agreement is alive and we will take it forward with or without the US administration"
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On the agenda in this week's plenary session of the European Parliament in Brussels, MEPs considered facilitating the deployment of 5G across the EU, reducting VAT on e-books, the recent surge in anti-Semitism in Europe and new proposals to boost the EU transport sector among other issues. 
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In his speech on the State of the Union this morning at the European University Institute in Florence,  European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani highlighted the results of the latest Eurobarometer survey and spoke about the management of migration flows, security and defence and Brexit.  
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On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day (03/05/2017), read the statement issued by Antonio TAJANI, EP President.
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The April 2017 Eurobarometer survey of public attitudes in Europe shows that the number of people who feel that belonging to the EU is a good thing is increasing.  The survey also identifies areas where citizens want the EU to do more and which countries feel that their voice counts most (and least) in EU decision-making. Results for Ireland, which are largely in line with Europe-wide trends, are included throughout.
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Public Consultation

10-04-2017

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Have you visited Europe House in Dublin to look for information or to attend debates? What do you think is the best way to ask or look for information about the EU?  Thanks for taking the time to fill in this public consultation.  Deadline: 8 May 2017
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We are delighted to announce that Europa International, a project run by students at UCD, has been declared the winner of the Charlemagne Youth Prize for Ireland
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Vote Brexit .
An overwhelming majority of the house (516 votes in favour, 133 against, with 50 abstentions) adopted a resolution officially laying down the European Parliament’s key principles and conditions for its approval of the UK's withdrawal agreement.
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The Conference of Presidents endorsed a motion for a resolution drawn up by the leaders of four political groups and the Constitutional Affairs Committee, which sets out conditions for a final approval by the EP of any withdrawal agreement with the UK.
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Sixty years ago the leaders of the six founding member states gathered in Rome to put their signatures under the agreements that would create a European common market, but also pave the way for a union of peace and prosperity that has come to encompass most of our continent. Leading MEPs will join the anniversary celebrations in Rome this weekend, while heads of state and government will use the opportunity to deliberate on the next steps for the EU.
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