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Mepit keskustelivat Unkarin tilanteesta pääministeri Orbánin kanssa

Täysistunto Perusoikeudet26-04-2017 - 18:47
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Euroopan parlamentin poliittisten ryhmien johtajat ja mepit kommentoivat Unkarin uutta koulutuslakia, jonka on nähty kohdistuvan Central European University -yliopistoon. Keskustelussa nousi esiin myös kansalaisjärjestöjä ja turvapaikanhakijoita koskevat tiukemmat säännöt sekä Unkarin hallituksen selvitys: ”Kansallinen kuuleminen - Pysäytetään Bryssel!” (Lue lisää: Mepit keskustelivat Unkarin tilanteesta pääministeri Orbánin kanssa )

 

Products and services to be made more accessible for disabled persons in the EU

IMCO Citizens' rights / Free movement of goods / Free movement of services25-04-2017 - 15:11

Key products and services, like phones, e-book readers, operating systems and payment terminals, will have to be made more accessible to people with disabilities, under draft EU rules amended in committee on Tuesday. (Read more: Products and services to be made more accessible for disabled persons in the EU )

 
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Asylum seekers should be able to work in the EU no later than two months after applying for asylum, instead of the current nine months, said Civil Liberties Committee MEPs on Tuesday. (Read more: Ease access to labour market for asylum-seekers to boost integration, MEPs say )

 

Sexual abuse and exploitation of children: committee hearing

LIBE Police cooperation25-04-2017 - 11:17

MEPs will look at how EU rules to prevent sexual abuse and exploitation of children have been implemented by EU countries in a committee hearing on Tuesday afternoon. (Read more: Sexual abuse and exploitation of children: committee hearing )

 

Migration: MEPs to debate EU return policies

LIBE Immigration10-04-2017 - 18:14

Recent proposals to expedite the return of migrants who are not entitled to refugee status will be debated in the Civil Liberties Committee on Tuesday morning. (Read more: Migration: MEPs to debate EU return policies )

 

Data Privacy Shield: MEPs alarmed at undermining of privacy safeguards in the US

Plenary Session Justice and home affairs06-04-2017 - 13:14

New rules allowing the US National Security Agency (NSA) to share private data with other US agencies without court oversight, recent revelations about surveillance activities by a US electronic communications service provider and vacancies on US oversight bodies are among the concerns raised by MEPs in a resolution passed on Thursday. (Read more: Data Privacy Shield: MEPs alarmed at undermining of privacy safeguards in the US )

 

Parliament approves Ukraine visa waiver

Plenary Session Visa policy06-04-2017 - 12:32

Ukrainian citizens will be exempted from EU short-stay visa requirements, after Parliament endorsed an informal deal with the Council on Thursday. (Read more: Parliament approves Ukraine visa waiver )

 

Brexit: kansalaisten etujen turvaaminen meppien prioriteettina

Täysistunto Euroopan kansalaisuus04-04-2017 - 18:39
 

Tulevina kuukausina neuvotellaan Britannian EU-eron ehdoista sekä EU:n ja Britannian uudesta suhteesta. Lopullinen sopimus erosta edellyttää Euroopan parlamentin hyväksyntää. Parlamentin jäsenet keskustelevat ja äänestävät keskiviikkona parlamentin prioriteeteista neuvotteluissa. Yksi tärkeimmistä tavoitteista tulee olemaan kansalaisten etujen turvaaminen. (Lue lisää: Brexit: kansalaisten etujen turvaaminen meppien prioriteettina )

 

Security: committee debate with French and German ministers on Monday at 17.00

LIBE Justice and home affairs27-03-2017 - 13:13

German federal Minister of the Interior Thomas de Maizière and French Minister of the Interior Matthias Fekl will debate EU measures to improve the security situation in Europe and future challenges in the field with the Civil Liberties Committee on Monday from 17.00 to 19.00. (Read more: Security: committee debate with French and German ministers on Monday at 17.00 )

 

Plans to adapt more books for blind people backed by Legal Affairs Committee

JURI Justice and home affairs23-03-2017 - 11:01

New draft rules to make more books available in formats designed for blind and visually impaired people were approved by the Legal Affairs Committee on Thursday. The draft legislation, which brings EU law into line with the Marrakesh Treaty, provides for copyright exceptions for formats such as audiobooks and Braille. (Read more: Plans to adapt more books for blind people backed by Legal Affairs Committee )