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Mairead McGuinness elected first Vice President of the European Parliament

Institutions − Ireland − 14-02-2017 - 17:47
Mairead McGuinness  

Irish MEP Mairead McGuinness was elected first Vice President of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday January 18th. (Read more: Mairead McGuinness elected first Vice President of the European Parliament )

 

Discussion at Europe House: “Brexit and Trade”

Future of Europe/European integration − United Kingdom − 14-02-2017 - 17:33
Discussion at Europe House: “Brexit and Trade”  

Six months after the EU membership referendum in the UK and much uncertainty remains about the shape that the future relationship between the two. One of the biggest questions are now being asked about the type of trade deal the UK will reach with the EU post-Brexit. (Read more: Discussion at Europe House: “Brexit and Trade” )

 

"Uncertain Future: Rights and Citizenship in post-Brexit Britain"

European citizenship − United Kingdom − 16-01-2017 - 16:10
London Europe house  

One of the greatest questions that surrounds Brexit is how it relates to the current and future residence and citizenship rights for EU nationals. Have there been actual changes in the status of EU nationals since the referendum? Will the rights of EU citizens living in the UK change after Brexit? The EP Information Office in the UK, jointly with UCL European Institute, recently hosted a debate on the matter entitled "Uncertain Future: Rights and Citizenship in post-Brexit Britain". (Read more: "Uncertain Future: Rights and Citizenship in post-Brexit Britain" )

 

EU support stable, but outlook bleak, finds Eurobarometer poll

Institutions − United Kingdom − 22-11-2016 - 11:21
Parlameter graph  

What brings EU citizens together is more important than what separates them, say 71% of Europeans, while 53% believe that being an EU member is good for their country, according to Eurobarometer’s latest “Parlemeter” poll, commissioned by the European Parliament and published on Friday. (Read more: EU support stable, but outlook bleak, finds Eurobarometer poll )

 

Discussion at Europe House: How did UK press cover the EU referendum?

Future of Europe/European integration − United Kingdom − 03-11-2016 - 17:08
Discussion at Europe House  

In a historic referendum, the majority of British voters decided to leave the European Union. The 23rd of June also marked the end of an intense campaign involving politicians, media and the public. (Read more: Discussion at Europe House: How did UK press cover the EU referendum? )

 

CoderDojo Irish winners of the European Citizen’s Prize 2016

Culture / Education − Ireland − 10-10-2016 - 17:34
European Citizen's Prize 2016  

CoderDojo, the Irish winners of the European Citizen's Prize 2016, received their medal on Thursday 29 September in Dublin. Seán Kelly ME, EPP presented the prize to Giustina Mizzoni, Executive Director of Coder Dojo at a special Irish prize-giving ceremony in Dublin. CoderDojo will also take part in the official EU Citizen’s Prize ceremony to which will be held in Brussels in October. (Read more: CoderDojo Irish winners of the European Citizen’s Prize 2016 )

 

Stakeholder Consultation to discuss the Single Market for Personal Pensions

Economic and monetary affairs − Ireland − 29-08-2016 - 10:55
Pensions Directive  

The EPIO Dublin and member of the EP’s Economic Committee, Brian Hayes, held a consultation in Dublin (19 July) with leaders from a cross section of Irish society to update them on current state-of-play with the Pensions Directive and the implications for pension providers. (Read more: Stakeholder Consultation to discuss the Single Market for Personal Pensions )

 

Academics discuss the UK’s historic referendum at Europe House

Constitutional affairs − United Kingdom − 26-07-2016 - 10:14
Debate after EU vote  

The UK’s vote to leave the European Union has brought renewed calls for clarity on the likely consequences for the country in the years ahead, and on 30th of June, just one week after the referendum, Europe House was delighted to host a seminar on this topic in Smith Square with Nuffield College Oxford. (Read more: Academics discuss the UK’s historic referendum at Europe House )

 

A historic work experience

Youth − United Kingdom − 14-07-2016 - 12:06
building-Europe House  

A historic work experience - a study visit at the European Parliament Information Office in London (Read more: A historic work experience )

 

European Citizen’s Prize

Citizens' rights − United Kingdom − 14-06-2016 - 17:30
Citizens prize  

Two UK groups have been honoured today in the 2016 European Citizen’s Prize. Every year a panel of judges chooses laureates from across the member states who have made outstanding contributions to the promotion of cooperation and a better mutual understanding between the citizens of the Member States. (Read more: European Citizen’s Prize )

 
 
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