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Using EU trade tools to combat wildlife trafficking

Plenary Session External/international trade02-03-2017 - 12:05
Elephant in National park of Kenya  

Recommendations on how to make better use the EU’s trade tools to fight an unprecedented surge in wildlife trafficking were approved by MEPs on Thursday. (Read more: Using EU trade tools to combat wildlife trafficking )

 

Parliament asks EU Commission to press for full US-EU visa reciprocity

Plenary Session Visa policy02-03-2017 - 11:57
VISA on a passport ©AP Images/European Union-EP  

The EU Commission is legally obliged to take measures temporarily reintroducing visa requirements for US citizens, given that Washington still does not grant visa-free access to nationals of five EU countries. In a resolution approved on Thursday, MEPs urge the Commission to adopt the necessary legal measures “within two months”. (Read more: Parliament asks EU Commission to press for full US-EU visa reciprocity )

 

UK must obey EU free movement laws until it leaves the EU, say MEPs

Plenary Session Free movement of persons01-03-2017 - 22:06

Until the UK leaves the EU, it must obey EU laws on free movement, said a majority of MEPs in a plenary debate with the EU Commission on Wednesday. The EU Commission must ensure that the free movement rights of EU citizens living in the UK are respected, they added. Many speakers also underlined that EU citizens should not be used as ”bargaining chips” in the Brexit negotiations. (Read more: UK must obey EU free movement laws until it leaves the EU, say MEPs )

 

Missing refugee children: MEPs call for better protection

Plenary Session Human rights / Fundamental rights / Immigration01-03-2017 - 19:45
A children playing in a refugee camp ©UNHCR/Achilleas Zavallis  

MEPs called for safe environments for unaccompanied refugee children, including immediate appointment of guardians, hotlines and increased cross-border cooperation, in Wednesday’s debate with Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos on the disappearance of migrant children in Europe. (Read more: Missing refugee children: MEPs call for better protection )

 

MEPs delve into priorities for upcoming European Council

Plenary Session Institutions01-03-2017 - 19:38

MEPs led a debate with Commission representatives and the Maltese presidency of the Council on Wednesday afternoon regarding the upcoming European Council of 9-10 March. Many stressed the need to continue focussing on an ambitious EU, whereas some decried the EU’s current direction and track record. (Read more: MEPs delve into priorities for upcoming European Council )

 

Futuro da UE: Eurodeputados debatem cinco cenários apresentados por Juncker

Sessão plenária Futuro da Europa/Integração europeia01-03-2017 - 19:35
Debate with the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker on the White Paper on the future of the EU  

Os eurodeputados reagiram esta tarde ao Livro Branco sobre o futuro da Europa que o presidente da Comissão, Jean-Claude Juncker, apresentou no Parlamento Europeu. Vários parlamentares saudaram o facto de a Comissão ter delineado cinco cenários possíveis para o futuro da UE, enquanto outros criticaram o executivo comunitário por não ter escolhido o seu caminho preferido. (Ler mais: Futuro da UE: Eurodeputados debatem cinco cenários apresentados por Juncker )

 

Abertura da sessão e alterações à agenda

Sessão plenária Instituições01-03-2017 - 15:44
EC President Juncker talking with MEPs before the opening of March plenary session in Brussels  

Na abertura da sessão plenária de 1 de março, foi acrescentado à agenda um debate com o presidente da Comissão Europeia, Jean-Claude Juncker, sobre o Livro Branco sobre o futuro da Europa. (Ler mais: Abertura da sessão e alterações à agenda )

 

Ukrainian citizens will be able to travel to the EU visa free under an informal deal struck by Parliament and Council negotiators on Tuesday. Once the change enters into force, and provided they have biometric passports, they will be able to enter the EU for up to 90 days in any 180-day-period for business, tourist or family purposes. (Read more: MEPs and Council negotiators agree to waive EU visa requirement for Ukrainians )

 
 

Após um ano de trabalho intensivo, os eurodeputados da comissão de inquérito sobre a medição das emissões no setor automóvel votam, esta terça-feira, 28 de fevereiro, o relatório e as recomendações da comissão. “Aprendemos com o passado e estamos a fazer o nosso trabalho (...), para que este escândalo não volte a acontecer”, afirma o eurodeputado alemão Jens Gieseke (PPE) e co-autor do relatório. (Ler mais: Emissões dos automóveis: comissão de inquérito vota relatório final )

 

MEPs’ 2016 reform review of Montenegro and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

AFET Enlargement / External relations28-02-2017 - 11:48

Montenegro is the most advanced EU accession candidate country, which in 2016 had to face Russian attempts to discredit its achievements, noted Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs on Tuesday. They also reviewed last year’s reform efforts in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, urging the future government to step up the pace of reform and stay on the EU track. (Read more: MEPs’ 2016 reform review of Montenegro and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia )