Weapons made in EU are widely exported and some to countries that engage in conflicts which threaten Europe’s own security. MEPs call on EU states to upgrade their rules on arms exports.
In Parliament this week: migration cooperation with Tunisia and Libya, Ireland´s land border after the UK's exit from EU and cooperation with Latin America.
Find out who are the nominees are for this year's Sakharov Prize in our article. The laureate is announced on 26 October.
The State of the Union debate on 13 September was all about setting the EU’s future course. Find out what it was all about by watching our video.
MEPs have approved WIFI4EU, a scheme to promote free wi-fi connectivity in public spaces across the EU.
As forests are essential for fighting climate change, MEPs to ensure that EU countries keep them healthy. Check out our infographics to learn more.
EU countries are among the world's most popular tourism destinations. A conference at the Parliament will look at the opportunities and challenges involved.
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"Brexit will be a particular challenge for Ireland and its people," said Parliament President Antonio Tajani after welcoming Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny to the Parliament on 2 March.
Antonio Tajani stressed the importance of a deal to safeguard people’s rights in the wake of Brexit during a meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May this morning.
The UK and the EU will soon start talks to determine the terms of their new relationship and any resulting agreement would have to be approved by the European Parliament.
The UK government announced today it is invoking article 50 of the Treaty of the EU, which serves as formal notification of its intent to withdraw from the Union.
Parliament is fighting to protect the rights of EU citizens in the UK and of British citizens in the EU after Brexit.
The settlement of the UK’s financial obligations is one of the thorniest issues in the ongoing Brexit negotiations.
State of the Union debate, free wifi in public spaces, gas supply security and more funding to tackle youth unemployment: check out our plenary overview.
Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar are the 2016 laureates of Parliament's Sakharov Prize.
How is Europe creating a digital single market? Discover the European Parliament's work on roaming, net neutrality, innovation, e-commerce, geo-blocking.
MEPs have approved more than €1 billion in EU funding to support the recovery in Italy following a series of earthquakes.
Discover key facts and figures about natural gas in Europe and how the EU wants to ensure gas supply security.