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In the latest public opinion survey, four out of five respondents (81%) say the EU should only provide funds to Member States that respect the rule of law and democratic values.  
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The European Parliament Liaison Office in Ireland, European Movement Ireland and the European Commission Representation in Ireland held an online roundtable discussion this morning ahead of the upcoming State of the Union debate in the European Parliament, to be opened by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on 15 September 2021.
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Together with the European Commission and the IIEA, we are delighted to invite you to a panel discussion and the live-streaming of the 2021 State of the European Union Address by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.  This event will take place on 15 September 2021 from 8:00 am followed by a panel discussion from 8:45 am assessing the key themes explored. Registration required.
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We are delighted to invite you to a webinar on Wednesday 8 September from 10.00am–11.15am on the upcoming State of the Union debate in the European Parliament, opened by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.   This webinar will provide an opportunity for Irish stakeholders and participants to have their say on what they want to hear in this year’s State of the Union address and debate.  Panellists include MEPs Deirdre Clune and Ciaran Cuffe. Prior registration required.
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EP Plenary Session Newsletters

This week in Strasbourg President Ursula von der Leyen will address the European Parliament in her annual State of the European Union address. MEPs will also be discussing the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, Human Rights in the EU and the rule of law.
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European Parliament Calendar

Parliament's calendar is colour coded to indicate activities of a particular week - plenary sittings in Strasbourg, plenary sittings in Brussels; meetings of committees and interparliamentary delegations; political group meetings and weeks where MEPs concentrate exclusively on constituency work. View Parliament's calendars here.


Citizens' App

Keep up to date with what the EU has done, is doing and plans to do by downloading the Citizens App.  Find out about local and national initiatives on 20 different themes.  Access multmedia content such as videos, podcasts, slideshows and more.  Available via AppleAppsStore and Google Playstore.



What Europe does for me

What Europe does for me is a website launched by the European Parliament in the run-up to the European elections 2019.   This multi-lingual interactive website gives lots of examples of the positive impact that the EU makes to citizens' everyday lives.  Find out what Europe has done in your town, city or region or get more detailed background papers on EU policy.



Newshub is an online tool relaying live all items published by MEPs, political groups, the President and the institution on their communication channels: websites, blogs, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube etc.


European Parliament Think Tank

The Think Tank will systematically search Parliament studies, library briefings, impact assessment and European added value papers, STOA and economic dialogue documentation, surveys on public opinion and EU fact sheets and provide you with solid background information in a policy field.



The European Parliament's Multimedia Centre is a single platform for parliament's audiovisual material.  You can watch, download, or share audiovisual media of parliamentary activities  - news footage, videos, images, audio sound bites and live streaming of parliamentary sessions and committee meetings.