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Plenareröffnung Hundert Jahre Erster Weltkrieg

Pressemitteilungen - Straßburg - 16-04-2014

Interne Politikbereiche und Institutionen der EU
 (Straßburg ).
Heute wollen wir des Beginns des Ersten Weltkriegs vor hundert Jahren gedenken. Im Jahr 2014 ist diese Menschheitskatastrophe allgegenwärtig. Die Bestialität dieses mörderischen Konflikts, die Sinnlosigkeit dieses Massensterbens verstören uns zutiefst.
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Schulz on Banking Union

Press Release - Strasbourg - 15-04-2014

Internal Policies and EU Institutions
 (Brussels ).
A fully-fledged Single Resolution Mechanism is an essential pillar for an effective Banking Union. Even though European Parliament’s initial proposal was more ambitious, the spirit of this regulation has been safeguarded and led to a major victory for European citizens.
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 (Strasbourg ).
The European Parliament does not recognise Russia’s illegal occupation of the Crimea, and urges it to withdraw its troops from Ukraine’s border in line with international law and principles, said President Schulz, opening the final plenary session of this legislature. He also called a minute’s silence marking the 20th anniversary of Rwanda’s genocide of 800,000 people.
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Media invitation

Press Release - Strasbourg - 14-04-2014

Internal Policies and EU Institutions
Martin Schulz.
Under the title "Defending Democracy in the Digital Age," a thousand notable authors from all over the world published an international appeal at the end of last year. The authors, from more than 80 countries, complained that essential fundamental rights like the presumption of innocence and the right for privacy in the digital world are being abrogated, and they demanded an end to data abuse and mass surveillance.
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President Schulz to pay official visit to the Czech Republic on 10-11 April, 2014

Press Release - Brussels - 10-04-2014

Internal Policies and EU Institutions
 (Brussels ).
European Parliament President Martin Schulz will pay an official visit to the Czech Republic on 10-11 April to meet senior government and parliamentary officials and pay homage to the victims of the former Nazi German concentration camp Terezín.
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Schulz welcomes Greece's return to financial markets

Press Release - Brussels - 10-04-2014

Internal Policies and EU Institutions
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I welcome Greece's successful return to the financial markets. It is a sign of confidence in efforts by Greece and the euro zone to put behind the sovereign debt crisis.
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Schulz on the annulment of the Data Retention Directive

Press Release - Brussels - 08-04-2014

Internal Policies and EU Institutions
 (Brussels ).
Today's judgment must be carefully examined and the Commission will have to make a proposal which strikes the right balance between the legitimate interests at stake.
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Forum de Chaillot: « Avenir de la culture, avenir de l’Europe »

Speeches - Paris - 07-04-2014

Internal Policies and EU Institutions
Martin Schulz.
La culture est l’une des plus grandes richesses de l'Europe, mais aussi la richesse qu'elle défend le moins bien. Vous le savez, les compétences de l'Union européenne en matière culturelle sont limitées. Mais cela ne veut pas dire que l'Union dans ses actions est indifférente à la culture
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Schulz on the meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Press Release - Brussels - 03-04-2014

Foreign Affairs
 (Brussels ).
I thank Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for his visit to the European Parliament today. The presence of the Secretary General to the EU-Africa Summit is testament to the central work of the United Nations to advance stability, democracy and prosperity in Africa.
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Ashton and Schulz joint statement on the European Consensus on Development

Press Release - Brussels - 03-04-2014

Foreign Affairs
 (Brussels ).
European Development Policy is a true success story of which the European Union can be proud. In a rapidly changing world, the EU must remain committed to this policy. It must continue to be the leading donor of official development assistance and remain at the forefront in the fight for the eradication of poverty.
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Final declaration of the EP-PAP Parliamentary Summit to the IVth Africa-EU Summit

Press Release - Brussels - 02-04-2014

Foreign Affairs - Human Rights - Internal Policies and EU Institutions
 (Brussels ).
Meeting in Brussels, Belgium on 31 March and 1 April 2014, on the eve of the Fourth Africa-EU Summit, we parliamentarians representing the Pan-African and European Parliaments, invested with a supervisory and scrutinising role, have reviewed the progress achieved and stages completed in the implementation of the Joint Africa-EU Strategy since the last summit held in Tripoli on 28 and 29 November 2010.
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