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The EU and the UK made significant progress to guarantee that citizens affected by Brexit will maintain their rights, but key issues still need to be solved.Read more : Brexit: EP to keep fighting to fully protect rights of EU-UK citizens
Progress in the talks on the post-Brexit rights of EU citizens in the UK and British citizens in the EU will be assessed in a public hearing on Thursday.Read more : Brexit: MEPs to assess progress on citizens’ rights
LUX Prize at Ciné Lumière - a celebration of European youth on screen a guest article by Nicolas Raffin
Nicolas Raffin has written a guest article on his organisation of "Are the kids alright? A celebration of European youth on screen" with the screening of the winner of the 2017 Lux Prize Sami Blood and the participation of Julie Ward MEP as well as the organisation of filming workshops with young people.Read more : LUX Prize at Ciné Lumière - a celebration of European youth on screen a guest article by Nicolas Raffin
The European Parliament should shrink from 751 to 705 MEPs when the UK leaves the EU, to make room for EU-wide electoral lists, say Constitutional Affairs MEPs. > MEP numbers to be cut from 751 to 705 after Brexit > 46 of the 73 UK seats freed up by Brexit to be held in reserve for possible pan-European lists and EU enlargement > Remaining 27 UK seats to be shared out among 14 under-represented EU countriesRead more : EU elections 2019: MEPs pave way for pan-European constituency post Brexit
EU export controls should be extended to cyber-surveillance tools to avoid human rights violations, MEPs said in a vote on Wednesday. > Exports of cyber-surveillance tools need to be authorised > Civilians and human rights defenders should be protected > Parliament ready for talks with EU ministersRead more : Europe should not help dictators spy on their own citizens
The European Parliament Information Office in the UK, organised, with the support of the youth organisation “My Life My Say” a series of meetings across the UK, which gave the opportunity for young people to express their feelings and ideas about Brexit to their local MEPs.Read more : Brexit Cafés: young people share their opinions with their local MEPs.
MEPs acknowledge that progress has been made in Brexit negotiations, but stress that the hardest part of the talks is yet to come. > Hardest part of Brexit negotiations yet to come > UK government should not take Brexit transition deal for granted > MEPs welcome steps towards more EU defence cooperationRead more : Brexit: MEPs concerned over UK government priorities
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