MEPs have approved plans to improve disaster response by updating the EU’s civil defence mechanism and creating additional reserve capacity.
Future funding for the Erasmus+ programme, the EU’s long-term climate strategy and trade negotiations with the US are all on Parliament’s agenda this week.
From 23 to 26 May 2019, people in the EU vote for the next European Parliament. It’s the moment to make your voice heard. Find out all about it below.
Parliament is working on new copyright rules for the digital age to ensure all artists and authors get recognition, payment and protection.
The EU coordinates and monitors member states' economic, budgetary and employment policies in a process known as the European Semester. Watch our video to find out more.
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MEPs approved a trade deal with Singapore as well plans to screen foreign investment and better protect the victims of road accidents during this week's plenary session.
Euro payments within the euro area cost close to nothing. People from elsewhere in the EU will now also get to benefit from low-cost payment fees.
The European Parliament is calling for an EU-wide policy for medical cannabis and properly funded scientific research.
Find out how Parliament aims to ensure victims of road accidents in Europe are fairly compensated.
The EU negotiates various trade deals all over the world, but they depend on approval by the European Parliament. Read our overview of the negotiations in progress.
Water scarcity is a growing problem in Europe. MEPs want to secure the EU’s freshwater sources by promoting water reuse in agriculture.
Long journeys create stress and suffering for farm animals. MEPs want stricter controls, tougher penalties and shorter traveling times to increase animals' welfare across the EU.
Animal transport, foreign direct investment and water reuse will be dealt with by MEPs during the next plenary session. Read on for our overview.
If you’re aged between 17 and 30 and would like help make society a little better, register with the European Solidarity Corps.
Hostile propaganda that seeks to undermine the EU could influence the upcoming European elections. We talked to MEP Anna Fotyga about how to counteract it.
New priorities for the European Solidarity Corps, Erasmus+ Brexit measures and digital challenges will be on Parliament's agenda this week.
MEPs playing a leading role in drafting and negotiating legislation will have to publicly announce whom they meet under approved changes to Parliament’s rules of procedure.