EU export controls are being revamped to ensure European goods and technologies, such as cyber-surveillance tools, cannot be used for human rights violations.
Bulgarian MEPs have high hopes for their country's six-month presidency of the EU Council, including improving links with the Western Balkans.
Fighting climate change continues to be one of the EU's priorities. Find out how MEPs want to boost energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources.
Women are hit harder by natural disasters than men and MEPs want action to address the risks that especially affect poorer women.
MEPs will discuss the future of Europe with the Irish prime minister and debate the influence of Russian propaganda on EU politics.
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The EU has made 2018 the European Year of Cultural Heritage to highlight the diversity, shared history and rich cultures that make Europe today.
EU institutions are about to start negotiations on upgrading its transparency register, which lists lobbyists contacting them. Find out why the register matters.
The European single market, widely considered as one of the EU’s greatest achievements, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
Parliament resumes work with a vote on new rules for freezing and confiscating criminal assets.
Leeuwarden, the capital of the Dutch province of Friesland, and Valletta, the capital of Malta, will organise hundreds of events during their stint as European Capital
How well do you know Europe? Find out by taking part in our winter challenge! See how many European capitals you can identify correctly.
A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the European Parliament and President Antonio Tajani.
Travel, shop, watch and call throughout the EU with no barriers and no additional costs. This is what the EU's internal market is all about and what Parliament is fighting for.
The Sakharov Prize has been honouring human rights defenders for the last 30 years. These are the stories of four activists who have dedicated their lives to freedom.
The Venezuelan opposition receives Parliament's Sakharov Prize, while MEPs also approved the reform of the EU's agricultural policy during December's plenary session.
Economic trends, climate change and security will be among the key issues addressed at the 34th ACP-EU joint parliamentary assembly taking place in Haiti on 18-20 December.