MEPs want the EU to have its own financial sources for the next long-term budget instead of relying mainly on member state contributions.
In light of the influx of migrants in recent years, Parliament’s civil liberties committee has voted in favour of new plans to speed up the assessment of asylum requests in the EU.
As the conflict in Syria enters its eighth year, MEPs debated the situation in the country on 17 April. Read on to learn more about Parliament’s response to the Syrian crisis.
A new EU regulation aims to create more rigorous checks on the automotive sectors with stricter requirements for emission tests and heavy fines for cheating companies.
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What is Europe doing to help victims of the conflict in Syria?
On Parliament's agenda this week are new rules simplifying asylum procedures, legislation on posted workers as well as a conference on digital society.
MEPs adopted legislation to reduce waste and cut greenhouse gas emissions during April's plenary session. They also debated the future of Europe with French president Emmanuel Macron.
New rules on organic food and labelling offer many benefits for farmers and consumers. Watch our video and read our interview with MEP Martin Häusling for details.
MEPs discussed data protection, election manipulation and how to safeguard people's privacy in the wake of the recent Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal.
From defence to economic growth and globalisation, find out what initiatives Parliament has been working on to create a better future for the EU.
The Effort Sharing Regulation sets national targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions to help the EU meet its commitments under the Paris Agreement.
Improving the energy efficiency of buildings could cut heating bills as well as greenhouse gas emissions. Watch our video to learn more.
A conference titled “Shaping our digital future: the challenge of the digital revolution” takes place in the European Parliament in Brussels on 25 April. Join the conversation!
The new circular economy package sets out ambitious recycling and landfilling targets for the EU. Find out what the legally binding goals and deadlines are.
At April’s sitting of Parliament in Strasbourg, MEPs debate the future of Europe with French President Emmanuel Macron. They also vote on measures to boost recycling and curb CO2 emissions.