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News

Press Releases

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Brexit vote
Aura Lolita Chavez Ixcaquic, Democratic Opposition in Venezuela and Dawit Isaak shortlisted for Sakharov Prize 2017. Laureate will be selected on 26 October by the Conference of Presidents.
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Euromyths

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The European Parliament is not giving away free InterRail passes. Not to 18 year olds, not to 80 year olds. Not to anyone. Earlier this year, the European Commission addressed the question when launching a youth mobility initative marking the 30th birthday of the Erasmus+ programme: "This kind of funding is currently not available."
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Newsletter

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The MEPs are back in Brussels for a week of committee meetings. The spotlight will be on the announcement of the Sakharov Prize 2017 shortlist, but many other events are taking place. We have selected the highlights for you below.
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The MEPs are in Brussels for a week of committee meetings and preparations for next week's plenary session. We have selected some highlights for you.
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Events

Forthcoming Events

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During the referendum, science and research communities were unanimous in their opinion that the UK should remain in the EU. In a recent position paper, moreover, the government expressed its desire to continue participating in many of the EU’s scientific projects – including nuclear energy, space programmes and defence research – after the UK leaves.
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Lux Prize 2017 Official Selection
Films selected for the LUX Film Prize competition celebrate the universal reach of European values, illustrate the diversity of European traditions and shed light on the process of European integration. Read the synopses and watch the trailers to find out more about this year's final selection.
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Past Events

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Archives and playlists of public events hosted by the European Parliament Office in the UK

Past Events
 

Public interest

EU and Member States flags
After the Brexit vote, what happens next? Does the European Parliament have a role in the Brexit negotiations? What is Article 50? In this section of our website we have been collecting information, studies, and articles from different sources in order to keep you up-to-date on the latest developments related to Brexit.#EPonBrexit
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Mobile app
Europe has experienced a boom in mobility over the last thirty years. Community legislation has therefore been introduced for all modes of transport to protect passenger rights and ensure they are not lost in a myriad of national rules.
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Educational Resources

Students at an educational visit at Europe House
Free educational sessions at Europe House. Specially designed to be interactive, politically neutral and suitable for 14-18 year olds at schools and colleges, including those studying for GCSE, A-Level and BTEC qualifications. They are completely free of charge. You can also request a session to be held at your school or college.
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Sample Programme Abridged
EUROSCOLA brings together about 600 students from all over the European Union for a day in Strasbourg discussing aspects of European integration, in multilingual working groups of 100 students. It is open to students aged 16-18.
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