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Puhemies Tajanin lausunto Italian maanjäristyksistä

Täysistunto Toimielimet19-01-2017 - 13:48

Parlamentin uusi puhemies Antonio Tajani ilmaisi parlamentin tuen Italian maanjäristyksien uhreille ja heidän perheilleen. Italiassa tapahtui eilen useita maanjäristyksiä ja lumivyöry, jonka alle jäi hotelli. (Lue lisää: Puhemies Tajanin lausunto Italian maanjäristyksistä )

 

European Social Rights: workers’ protection needs to be extended to new jobs

Plenary Session Employment policy19-01-2017 - 13:35

All workers should have their basic rights guaranteed, whatever their form of employment and contract, said MEPs approving their recommendations on Thursday for the forthcoming proposal on the “European Pillar of Social Rights”. (Read more: European Social Rights: workers’ protection needs to be extended to new jobs )

 

MEPs reject EU Commission blacklist of states at risk of money laundering

Plenary Session Justice and home affairs / Economic and monetary affairs19-01-2017 - 13:26

MEPs have voted to return to the EU Commission its blacklist of countries deemed to be at risk of money laundering and terrorist financing. The list is too limited, and should be expanded, e.g. to include territories that facilitate tax crimes, they said before voting the resolution on Thursday. (Read more: MEPs reject EU Commission blacklist of states at risk of money laundering )

 

Euroopan parlamentti päätti valiokuntien kokoonpanosta

Täysistunto Toimielimet19-01-2017 - 13:10

Meppien valiokuntajäsenyydet vahvistettiin parlamentin täysistunnossa torstaina. Aiemmin tällä viikolla parlamentin jäsenet valitsivat parlamentille uuden puhemiehen, varapuhemiehet ja kvestorit. (Lue lisää: Euroopan parlamentti päätti valiokuntien kokoonpanosta )

 

Human rights: Indonesia, Central African Republic and Burundi

Plenary Session Humanitarian aid / Development and cooperation / External relations19-01-2017 - 12:27

Parliament condemns growing intolerance towards ethnic, religious and sexual minorities in Indonesia, attacks against peacekeepers in Central African Republic and breaches of human rights in Burundi, in three resolutions voted on Thursday. (Read more: Human rights: Indonesia, Central African Republic and Burundi )

 

Refugees: MEPs demand emergency winter aid and transfers to other EU countries

Plenary Session Immigration19-01-2017 - 10:03

EU and national authorities should provide emergency aid to help migrants and refugees to cope with freezing temperatures and snow in several parts of Europe, MEPs urged on Wednesday. They also called on EU governments to keep their promises to transfer thousands of asylum-seekers, particularly from Greece, to other countries. (Read more: Refugees: MEPs demand emergency winter aid and transfers to other EU countries )

 

Debate with Council President Tusk on putting “Europe first” in 2017

Plenary Session Institutions18-01-2017 - 18:22
European Parliament plenary debates on EU Council outcome and challenges in 2017 with Commissioner Jyrki Katainen and Council President Donald Tusk  

Brexit, EU relations with the US and Russia, migration, economic and social progress, and the defence union were the key political challenges for 2017 debated by MEPs, Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen and Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday. Mr Tusk briefed MEPs on the outcome of the December 2016 meeting of EU heads of state or government. (Read more: Debate with Council President Tusk on putting “Europe first” in 2017 )

 

MEPs lay out their priorities to Maltese Council Presidency

Plenary Session Institutions18-01-2017 - 13:30
Maltese PM Joseph Muscat addressing the European Parliament plenary during the debate on @EU2017MT presidency  

MEPs discussed the priorities of the Maltese Council Presidency with Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday. (Read more: MEPs lay out their priorities to Maltese Council Presidency )

 

Debate on EU summit outcome and challenges in 2017 at 15.00

Plenary Session Institutions18-01-2017 - 12:01

MEPs will assess political challenges in 2017 with Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen and Council President Donald Tusk in a debate, on Wednesday at 15.00, on the outcome of the European Council meeting of 15 December 2016. (Read more: Debate on EU summit outcome and challenges in 2017 at 15.00 )

 

Parlamentti valitsi 14 varapuhemiestä ja 5 kvestoria

Täysistunto Toimielimet18-01-2017 - 09:15
An MEP casts his vote for the elections of European Parliament VPs  

Tiistain puhemiesvaalin jälkeen mepit valitsivat 14 varapuhemiestä kahdella äänestyskierroksella. Tullakseen valituiksi ehdokkaat tarvitsivat ehdottoman enemmistön ensimmäisen tai toisen äänestyskierroksen äänistä. Uudet varapuhemiehet ovat kuuden eri poliittisen ryhmän jäseniä. Mepit valitsivat myös viisi kvestoria suosionosoituksin. (Lue lisää: Parlamentti valitsi 14 varapuhemiestä ja 5 kvestoria )