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La nueva legislatura del Parlamento Europeo comenzó el 1 de julio con 751 eurodiputados de toda la Unión Europea. Alrededor de la mitad de los eurodiputados elegidos en las elecciones de mayo ocupan por primera vez escaño en la Eurocámara. En junio entrevistamos a siete eurodiputados que no participaron en la legislatura anterior y, seis meses después, volvemos a preguntarles sus impresiones. (Más…: Las impresiones de siete nuevos eurodiputados tras sus primeros seis meses )

 

En la última sesión plenaria del año, la adopción del compromiso para el presupuesto de la Unión, el apoyo al reconocimiento del Estado palestino, el uso de la tortura por parte de la CIA y la libertad de expresión en Turquía, marcaron la agenda de diciembre. La re-elección de Emily O'Reilly como Defensor del Pueblo Europeo y la entrega del premio LUX de cine a la película "Ida" fueron otros de los temas destacados. (Más…: Diez cosas que debe saber del pleno de diciembre )

 

El presidente del Parlamento Europeo, Martin Schulz, pide a los Jefes de Gobierno que respalden los 315 mil millones de euros del plan de inversiones de la UE. En su discurso durante la inauguración de la cumbre de la UE ayer en Bruselas, Schulz dijo: "El Plan de Inversiones es una señal inequívoca de nuestro compromiso de situar a Europa en una nueva senda de crecimiento y empleo. Y es de total importancia que ustedes también muestren su compromiso inequívoco con él". (Más…: Schulz en la Cumbre: "Invertir es construir puentes a un futuro de prosperidad" )

 

The European Parliament gave its green light to the EU-Georgia Association Agreement on Thursday. The deal will establish deep political association and economic integration between the EU and Georgia, including the progressive opening up of their respective markets. (Read more: European Parliament approves EU-Georgia association deal )

 
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El Parlamento Europeo aprobó hoy una resolución en la que manifiesta su "profunda preocupación" por el agravamiento de la situación en Venezuela y condena el encarcelamiento de manifestantes pacíficos, estudiantes y líderes de la oposición. Insta además a la liberación inmediata de las personas encarceladas arbitrariamente, de acuerdo con las solicitudes realizadas por diversos organismos de las Naciones Unidas y organizaciones internacionales. (Más…: El Parlamento Europeo condena la persecución de la oposición en Venezuela )

 

El Parlamento Europeo ha entregado hoy el premio LUX 2014 de cine a la película "Ida", la producción polaco-danesa dirigida por Paweł Pawlikowski. El film narra la historia de una joven novicia que conoce a su tía y emprende un viaje para descubrir los oscuros secretos de su pasado. Después de la ceremonia de entrega hemos hablado con su director para saber de su proyecto. (Más…: Entrevista con el ganador del premio LUX: "Mi película trata temas universales" )

 

The fees that banks charge retailers to process shoppers’ payments should be capped under uniform rules across in the EU following a deal struck by Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee and Council negotiators on Wednesday. The cap would apply to both cross-border and domestic card-based payments and should result in lower costs for consumers. (Read more: MEPs secure deal to cap card payment fees )

 

MEPs from all political groups expressed their concerns over the recent arrests of journalists in Turkey and condemned all actions against media freedom, in a plenary debate on Wednesday afternoon. They agreed that the deterioration in the rule of law and fundamental rights in the country is an issue that needs to be tackled. Parliament will put a resolution to a vote in January. (Read more: MEPs critical of breaches of freedom of expression in Turkey )

 

Inmersiones en agua, encadenamientos a la pared, sodomizaciones... El informe del Senado americano sobre los métodos interrogatorios de la CIA, publicado recientemente, acusa a la agencia de servirse de la tortura para obtener información de los detenidos. En el debate del miércoles en el pleno del PE, los diputados manifestaron su repulsa total a que se vulneren valores fundamentales por la lucha contra el terrorismo y pidieron que se investigue la posible complicidad de los Estados miembros. (Más…: Informe sobre la CIA: los diputados condenan la tortura )

 

En una resolución aprobada hoy, los eurodiputados piden mayor implicación y esfuerzo por parte de la UE sobre la inmigración para evitar más muertes. El Parlamento ha pedido a la comisión de Libertades Civiles evaluar las distintas políticas, elaborar un conjunto de recomendaciones e informar al pleno en un "informe de iniciativa estratégica" antes de finales de 2015. (Más…: PE pide a los países de la Unión que compartan responsabilidades en inmigración )

 
 
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EU-#Georgia Association Agreement + #DCFTA ratified in #EPlenary - 490 to 76 and 57 abstentions
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