MEPs want the European Food Safety Agency to publish safety studies before a product is authorised to go on to the market.
For the next 2021-2027 EU budget, MEPs propose to double funding for the LIFE programme.
EU countries should be able to issue humanitarian visas at embassies and consulates abroad, so that people seeking protection can access Europe without risking their lives.
MEPs updated rules to protect workers from exposure to carcinogenic and mutagenic substances, including diesel fumes, in a vote on Tuesday.
Several measures to improve cybersecurity in the EU were provisionally agreed by MEPs and member states on Monday.
Plans to update rules on the use and sale of chemicals that could be used to make homemade explosives were backed by the Civil Liberties Committee on Monday.
A proposal to lower tariffs in the territory of Western Sahara to the same level as Morocco, was backed by the International Trade Committee on Monday.
MEPs will discuss their priorities for the next EU summit and the outcome of the Eurogroup with Commission President Juncker and the Austrian presidency from 9.00 on Tuesday.
Präsident Tajani erinnerte an den 70. Jahrestag der Unterzeichnung der Allgemeinen Erklärung der Menschenrechte anlässlich der Eröffnung der Dezember-Plenartagung in Straßburg.
The European Parliament strongly supports the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, and welcomes its adoption in Marrakesh, Morocco on Monday.
A new flash survey of EU citizens has underscored the increasing support for the European Union and growing awareness of next year’s elections.
Plans to boost trust in the EU approval procedure by making it more transparent and accountable were put forward by the special committee on pesticides.
Changes to internal rules on how the EP operates and how to draft legislation and use MEPs’ allowances in a more transparent way were approved in committee on Thursday.
Rules allowing groups of consumers harmed by illegal practices to launch collective actions and seek compensation were approved by Legal Affairs Committee.
Rules requiring online platforms to end unfair practices to businesses and set up effective redress mechanisms were approved by the Internal Market Committee.