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Development MEPs call for action to target tax evasion in developing countries

DEVE Development and cooperation01-06-2015 - 18:01

Development MEPs called on companies in all countries to adopt country-by-country reporting and make all information public in order to fight tax evasion and illicit money flows in developing countries, in a resolution adopted on Monday afternoon. It also called on the EU's financial institutions to ensure that companies receiving EU support do not participate in tax evasion and avoidance. (Read more: Development MEPs call for action to target tax evasion in developing countries )

 

The European Parliament's special committee on tax rulings and other measures similar in nature or effect has initiated its work a few months ago and it has already organised many hearings at the European Parliament as well as several delegations in various Member States in order to gather as much information as possible. (Read more: Tax rulings and similar measures: committee invites contributions )

 

TTIP: mayor acceso al mercado de EEUU y reforma de la protección de inversiones

INTA Comercio exterior / internacional28-05-2015 - 18:33
Rapporteur Bernd Lange (2nd on the Left) and the final vote on screen on the draft report, providing guidelines to the current Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations.  

Un acuerdo de libre comercio entre la UE y Estados Unidos debe ampliar el acceso europeo al mercado estadounidense, sin socavar los estándares de la UE ni el derecho a actuar en defensa del interés general, según las recomendaciones adoptadas el jueves por la comisión de Comercio del Parlamento. Los mecanismos de resolución de disputas entre inversores y Estados deben ser reformados y mejorados, agregan los eurodiputados. (Más…: TTIP: mayor acceso al mercado de EEUU y reforma de la protección de inversiones )

 

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Habib Essid met the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Human Rights and Security and Defence subcommittees on Thursday to discuss the latest developments in his country. Security challenges, fighting terrorism and tackling migration flows were the key issues raised in the debate. (Read more: Tunisia’s Prime Minister Habib Essid on security and migration challenges )

 

Juncker plan: MEPs and ministers strike informal deal to bridge investment gap

BUDG ECON Budget / Economic and monetary affairs28-05-2015 - 11:38

A deal struck by MEPs and Council of Ministers negotiators in the small hours of Thursday morning means the architecture of the Juncker plan to unlock €315 billion public and private investments in the real economy in 2015-2017 can now be put to a European Parliament vote on 24 June and the investment programme can kick off in the summer. (Read more: Juncker plan: MEPs and ministers strike informal deal to bridge investment gap )

 

Budgets MEPs welcome draft budget for 2016

BUDG Budget27-05-2015 - 12:37

Budgets MEPs welcomed next year's "restricted" but well focused draft budget presented by Commission Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva on Wednesday immediately after it was approved by the Commission. (Read more: Budgets MEPs welcome draft budget for 2016 )

 

Still much to be done, CAR president tells foreign affairs committee

AFET External relations27-05-2015 - 11:47

"The Central African Republic is doing much better. There is a clear improvement even if it is still very fragile," CAR's interim president, Catherine Samba-Panza, told foreign affairs MEPs on Tuesday. CAR still needs the EU's "multi-dimensional aid", she stressed, calling on member states to redouble their efforts to help the CAR meet its electoral, budgetary and security challenges. (Read more: Still much to be done, CAR president tells foreign affairs committee )

 

A reform of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), informally agreed with the Latvian Presidency of the Council of Ministers, was backed by the Environment Committee on Tuesday. The reform aims to reduce the surplus of carbon credits available for trading in order to support the price of the emission rights. The scheme would start operating in 2019. (Read more: CO2 market fix: Environment Committee MEPs back deal with Council )

 

EU needs to earmark money to withstand Russia, say Foreign Affairs MEPs

AFET External relations12-05-2015 - 11:45

As a return to "business as usual" with Russia is now out of the question, the EU should earmark specific funding to counter its propaganda and infiltration of EU politics and support independence movements there, say Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs in a resolution voted on Monday. EU countries should refrain from doing bilateral deals with Russia and step up their own collective efforts to withstand it, whilst retaining a return to cooperation with Russia as a long-term goal, they add. (Read more: EU needs to earmark money to withstand Russia, say Foreign Affairs MEPs )

 

Turkey must put democracy and fundamental rights first, foreign affairs MEPs say

AFET Enlargement / External relations11-05-2015 - 18:55
Assessing Turkey's 2014 reform progress  

Turkey must do more to fight corruption and enforce respect for media freedom, free expression and judicial independence, said Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs on Monday. In a resolution on the progress of reform in Turkey in 2014, MEPs also urge the EU to back Turkey’s efforts to build solid, democratic institutions and ensure respect for fundamental freedoms, human rights and the rule of law. Finally, it advocates stepping up EU/Turkey foreign policy cooperation. (Read more: Turkey must put democracy and fundamental rights first, foreign affairs MEPs say )