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Id-dibattitu ewlieni tal-plenarja: Konklużjonijiet tas-Summit u futur tal-UE

Seduta plenarja Kunsill Ewropew / Istituzzjonijiet16-03-2017 - 16:14
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L-MEPs ewlenin tal-gruppi politiċi taw ir-reazzjonijiet tagħhom l-Erbgħa għall-Kunsill Ewropew tal-ġimgħa li għaddiet u ppreżentaw il-prijoritajiet tagħhom għad-dikjarazzjoni ta’ Ruma li ser tiffoka fuq il-futur tal-Ewropa. Il-maġġoranza tal-MEPs saħqu li jeħtieġ li l-Istati Membri jqiegħdu lill-UE fuq rotta fejn il-ħtieġijiet immedjati taċ-ċittadini jiġu indirizzati. (Aqra iktar dwar dan: Id-dibattitu ewlieni tal-plenarja: Konklużjonijiet tas-Summit u futur tal-UE )

 

Arctic: ban oil drilling and mitigate tensions, urge MEPs

Plenary Session External relations / Environment16-03-2017 - 12:44
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Climate change is bringing new environmental and security challenges in the Arctic, as the melting ice cap opens up new navigation and fishing routes, and competition for its natural resources heats up, say MEPs in a resolution voted on Thursday. They call for measures to protect the vulnerable Arctic ecosystem, ban oil drilling there and keep it a low-tension and cooperation area. (Read more: Arctic: ban oil drilling and mitigate tensions, urge MEPs )

 

MEPs welcome 2016 reform efforts in Montenegro

Plenary Session External relations16-03-2017 - 12:34

Montenegro made further progress in its EU accession negotiations last year, topping the list of the most advanced EU accession countries, but corruption and organised crime remain a serious concern, said MEPs on Thursday. MEPs also highlight Russia’s attempts to influence developments in Montenegro, as it pursues Euro-Atlantic integration. (Read more: MEPs welcome 2016 reform efforts in Montenegro )

 

Defence: MEPs urge member states to show political will and join forces

Plenary Session Security and defence16-03-2017 - 12:28

Increasing defence cooperation in the EU now depends more upon the political will to make it happen than upon legal considerations, say MEPs in a resolution approved by Parliament on Thursday. They stress that member states can and should use the treaty tools in place to build a truly common defence policy. (Read more: Defence: MEPs urge member states to show political will and join forces )

 

Conflict minerals: MEPs secure due diligence obligations for importers

Plenary Session External/international trade16-03-2017 - 12:21
African gold mine  

A draft EU regulation to prevent the minerals trade from funding conflict and human rights violations was approved by MEPs on Thursday. This “conflict minerals” law will oblige all but the smallest EU importers of tin, tungsten, tantalum, gold to do "due diligence" checks on their suppliers, and big manufacturers will also have to disclose how they plan to monitor their sources to comply with the rules. (Read more: Conflict minerals: MEPs secure due diligence obligations for importers )

 

Human rights: Zimbabwe, Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia, and Philippines

Plenary Session Humanitarian aid / Development and cooperation / External relations16-03-2017 - 12:15

Parliament deplores the arrest of Pastor Evan Mawarire and political violence against human rights defenders in Zimbabwe, calls for the release of Ukrainians illegally detained in Russia and urges the Philippines to release human rights advocate Senator Leila M. De Lima, detained on drug-trafficking charges, in three resolutions voted on Thursday. (Read more: Human rights: Zimbabwe, Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia, and Philippines )

 

MEPs commemorate Brussels terror attack victims, stress need to step up security

Plenary Session Institutions / Justice and home affairs15-03-2017 - 18:01

MEPs examined progress made in fighting terrorism since the 22 March 2016 attacks in Brussels in Wednesday afternoon’s “topical debate”. They stressed the need to do more to ensure swift and efficient information sharing among member states and improve the interoperability of EU databases, as well as to prevent radicalization and help victims of terrorism. (Read more: MEPs commemorate Brussels terror attack victims, stress need to step up security )

 

Drittijiet aktar b’saħħithom għall-azzjonisti f’kumpaniji Ewropej

Seduta plenarja Ġustizzja u Intern15-03-2017 - 16:13

Nhar it-Tlieta li għadda l-Parlament Ewropew approva miżuri ġodda li jinkoraġġixxu lill-azjendi kbar Ewropej biex jiffokaw fuq il-prestazzjoni tagħhom fit-terminu twil, billi jrawwmu l-impenn tal-azzjonisti tagħhom lejhom. Dawn il-miżuri jagħtu s-setgħa lill-azzjonisti li jiddeċiedu fuq is-salarju tad-diretturi u jagħmluha aktar faċli għall-azjendi li jidentifikaw l-azzjonisti tagħhom. (Aqra iktar dwar dan: Drittijiet aktar b’saħħithom għall-azzjonisti f’kumpaniji Ewropej )

 

Approvata leġiżlazzjoni tal-UE dwar l-armi tan-nar

Seduta plenarja Moviment ħieles tal-merkanzija15-03-2017 - 14:49

Kontrolli aktar stretti fuq it-tiri battala u fuq armi diżattivati b'mod mhux adegwat, bħal dawk użati fl-attakki terroristiċi f’Pariġi, u obbligazzjoni fuq l-Istati Membri tal-UE li jdaħħlu fi-seħħ sistema ta’ kontroll xierqa għall-ħruġ u t-tiġdid tal-liċenzji u għall-iskambju ta' informazzjoni, huma fost l-aġġornamenti approvati mill-Membri tal-Parlament Ewropew għad-direttiva tal-1991 dwar l-armi tan-nar nhar it-Tlieta li għadda. (Aqra iktar dwar dan: Approvata leġiżlazzjoni tal-UE dwar l-armi tan-nar )

 

EU security policy debate one year after Brussels terrorist attacks, 15.00 today

Plenary Session Institutions / Justice and home affairs15-03-2017 - 14:00

MEPs will debate progress on the European security agenda since the 22 March 2016 terrorist attacks in Brussels with EU Commissioners Dimitris Avramopoulos and Sir Julian King, and Maltese Parliamentary Secretary Ian Borg for the Council Presidency, on Wednesday at 15.00. Enhancing information sharing, combatting terrorism financing, preventing radicalisation and strengthening controls at the EU’s external borders are key priorities. (Read more: EU security policy debate one year after Brussels terrorist attacks, 15.00 today )