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Latest news, events and information about the European Parliament

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News

Press Releases

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Parliament President Antonio Tajani highlighted the need to come up with solutions for the challenges facing the EU at the start of the European Council summit on 22-23 June. “Brexit, the crises inside and outside our borders and the fears engendered by globalisation are prompting more and more people to seek protection in a united Europe," he told the heads of government present. "If we fail to come up with solutions to the problems of security, immigration, unemployment and climate change, the populists will rush in to fill the void left behind."
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For you it may be the long, warm evenings but for us a clear sign of summer coming is the papers’ interest in EU infrastructure. Summer must be here if articles popping up are as full of inaccuracies as you might want your pitcher to be with Pimm’s.
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Newsletter

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It is going to be an exciting week for the MEPs in Brussels. As the Brexit negotiations formally kick off, the Parliament will host its hearing on Brexit and a high level conference on migration policy. We have more details for you below:
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The MEPs travel to Strasbourg this week for a plenary session. We have selected a few highlights for your below. Also don't miss our high-level conference on Migration with some top speakers – see below to sign up and take part.
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Events

Forthcoming Events

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Nuffield College, University of Oxford
In a special seminar organised by the European Parliament Information Office in the UK (in association with Nuffield College, Oxford), a panel of leading academic experts and commentators share their analysis of the outcome of the elections in France, UK (and upcoming elections in Germany) and the implications of the vote for the future of European politics.
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The European Parliament will host a high-level conference on migration management in Brussels on 21 June from 14.30 to 19.30 CET. The conference will take place at the initiative of President Antonio Tajani and be organised with the support of parliamentary committees.
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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

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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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European Emergency Number Association
112 is a general emergency number which you can use in ALL EU countries. Anyone in need can call it 24/7 to reach the fire brigade, ambulance, police or coastguard. The number is free and can be reached by landlines, mobiles and payphones. You can even use it here in the UK instead of 999 (though it does not replace it).
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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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