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L-UE trid tgħin lill-5.3 miljun żgħażugħ isib xogħol deċenti

Seduta plenarja Politika tax-xogħol18-07-2014 - 10:10
Applicants applying for an interview  

F'riżoluzzjoni adottata nhar il-Ħamis, il-Parlament Ewropew appella għal miżuri aktar b'saħħithom kontra l-qagħad fost iż-żgħażagħ, inkluż standards minimi komuni għat-taħriġ u salarji deċenti. Il-fondi tal-UE għal programmi relatati mal-impjiegi iridu jiżdiedu fil-baġits tal-futur, iżżid ir-riżoluzzjoni. (Aqra iktar dwar dan: L-UE trid tgħin lill-5.3 miljun żgħażugħ isib xogħol deċenti )

 
 

MEPs call on Russia to cooperate with Ukrainian peace plan

Plenary Session External relations17-07-2014 - 12:25

Russia should back the peace plan offered by Ukraine, respect the ceasefire and withdraw its mercenaries via the retreat corridor, say MEPs in a resolution passed on Thursday. They call the EU countries to ban arms sales to Russia and help Ukraine to secure its gas supply via reverse gas flows. MEPs also state their readiness to ratify the association and free trade deal with Ukraine. (Read more: MEPs call on Russia to cooperate with Ukrainian peace plan )

 
 

Gaza: MEPs call for immediate ceasefire and resumption of direct peace talks

Plenary Session External relations17-07-2014 - 12:20

The European Parliament called for an immediate end to rocket attacks on Israel and to Israeli military action against Gaza in a resolution voted on Thursday The EU foreign policy chief and the member states must do more to support a ceasefire agreement and put an immediate stop to all acts of violence threatening civilians, MEPs said, calling on Israelis and Palestinians to resume direct peace talks. (Read more: Gaza: MEPs call for immediate ceasefire and resumption of direct peace talks )

 
 

Iraq: MEPs reject jihadist terrorism and call for sustainable political solution

Plenary Session External relations17-07-2014 - 12:18

Attacks by the Islamic State (IS) on the Iraqi state and its citizens, including summary executions and the imposition of harsh interpretations of Sharia law, were strongly condemned in a European Parliament resolution passed by a show of hands on Thursday. At the same time, the resolution urges the Iraqi security forces to respect Iraq's international commitments on human rights and fundamental freedoms while fighting the IS and other terrorist groups. (Read more: Iraq: MEPs reject jihadist terrorism and call for sustainable political solution )

 
 

Human rights: Sudan; freedom of expression in Egypt, recent attacks in Nigeria

Plenary Session Humanitarian aid / External relations17-07-2014 - 11:42

Parliament passed three separate resolutions on Thursday, calling on the Sudanese authorities to protect minorities' religious identities, expressing its alarm at the increasingly severe clampdown and physical attacks on media and civil society in Egypt, and calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Chibok schoolgirls in Nigeria. (Read more: Human rights: Sudan; freedom of expression in Egypt, recent attacks in Nigeria )

 
 

Budget problems: EU programmes in jeopardy again

Plenary Session Budget16-07-2014 - 17:38

The EU must stop rolling over its growing portfolio of unpaid bills from one year to the next, said MEPs in Wednesday’s debate on the alarming shortage of funds for payments due in 2014. Unless a satisfactory solution is found, programmes such as Erasmus+, research projects and humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees will get stuck, new ones will be grounded and beneficiaries will have to wait for money they worked for, warned the Commission and many MEPs. (Read more: Budget problems: EU programmes in jeopardy again )

 
 

Il-Parlament Ewropew japprova s-sħubija tal-Litwanja fiż-żona tal-euro

Seduta plenarja Unjoni ekonomika u monetarja16-07-2014 - 15:03
The future Lithuanian 1 euro coins © Lietuvos Bankas  

Il-Litwanja għandha tissieħeb fiż-żona tal-euro fl-1 ta’ Jannar 2015, jirrakkomanda l-Parlament Ewropew f’riżoluzzjoni vvutata nhar l-Erbgħa. Dan il-vot huwa konformi mar-rakkomandazzjoni tal-Kummissjoni Ewropew u mal-appoġġ politiku tal-kapijiet tal-istat jew il-gvernijiet tal-UE fis-summit tal-Kunsill tal-UE f’Ġunju. (Aqra iktar dwar dan: Il-Parlament Ewropew japprova s-sħubija tal-Litwanja fiż-żona tal-euro )

 
 

Composition of EP delegations to parliaments in non-EU countries

Plenary Session Institutions / Parliament's Rules of Procedure16-07-2014 - 12:56 (European Parliament's Elections)

The numbers of MEPs to sit in Parliament’s 44 interparliamentary delegations, which maintain relations and exchange information with parliaments in non-EU countries, were approved in a plenary vote on Wednesday. The delegations’ membership lists were approved on Thursday. (Read more: Composition of EP delegations to parliaments in non-EU countries )

 
 

MEPs to debate violence in the Gaza Strip and insurgency in Iraq

Plenary Session External relations16-07-2014 - 12:48

MEPs will debate the current escalation of violence between Israeli and Palestinian forces in the Gaza Strip with the Italian Presidency on Wednesday afternoon. This debate will be preceded by a discussion on the fighting between Iraqi government forces and Sunni rebels, which has resulted in the deaths of thousands and the displacement of hundreds of thousands more. (Read more: MEPs to debate violence in the Gaza Strip and insurgency in Iraq )

 
 

Approvati l-erbgħa Kummissarji ġodda biex jissostitwixxu lil dawk li saru MEP

Seduta plenarja Istituzzjonijiet / Regolamenti ta' Pro¿edura tal-Parlament16-07-2014 - 11:05
Ferdinando NELLI FEROCI, Jacek DOMINIK, Martine REICHERTS, Jyrki KATAINEN  

Il-kandidaturi tal-erbgħa Kummissarji kandidati, proposti biex jissostitwixxu lil dawk li telqu biex isiru MEPs ġew approvati mill-Parlament nhar l-Erbgħa. L-erbgħa ser iservu għall-bqija tal-mandat attwali tal-Kummissjoni, li jiskadi fil-31 ta' Ottubru 2014. Nhar it-Tnejn, f'konformità mar-regoli ta' proċedura tal-Parlament, huma kellhom smigħ fil-kumitati rispettivi għall-kompetenzi tagħhom. (Aqra iktar dwar dan: Approvati l-erbgħa Kummissarji ġodda biex jissostitwixxu lil dawk li saru MEP )