The EU has tools to protect its values and budget when there is a risk of a breach from a member state. Find out how these mechanisms work.
The nominees for the 2023 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought - the European Parliament’s human rights prize - have been announced.
The anti-coercion instrument will be the EU’s new tool to fight economic threats and unfair trade restrictions by non-EU countries.
The number of MEPs will increase in 2024 to reflect demographic changes in the EU since 2019.
The energy crisis and high electricity prices have triggered the need for a reform of the EU’s energy market. What is the Parliament calling for?
MEPs have adopted new rules to protect consumers from credit card debt and overdrafts.
On Thursday, MEPs adopted their position on boosting the supply of strategic raw materials, crucial to secure the EU’s transition to a sustainable, digital and sovereign future.
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Emissions from planes and ships are increasing, while the EU wants to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. Read about EU measures to reduce their emissions.
MEPs want Europe to be less dependent on the imports of critical raw materials that are crucial for its strategic industries.
Find out about new EU rules on product safety to boost consumer protection and adapt it to new challenges such as the green transition and the digital transformation.
A set of wide-ranging reforms aimed at strengthening integrity, independence and accountability, while protecting the free mandate of MEPs, has been adopted over the last months.
Air quality affects people’s health. Parliament is fighting for stricter rules to regulate pollution.
Parliament has passed new laws strengthening EU cybersecurity in key sectors. Find out how they will protect you.
To help the EU reach its ambitious emissions reduction targets in the fight against climate change, Parliament is working to accelerate greener alternatives such as renewable energy.
While there is no EU army and defence remains exclusively a matter for member states, the EU has taken big steps to boost defence cooperation in the past few years.
Russia’s war against Ukraine underlined the need for the EU to strengthen its defence strategy and speed up weapons production. Learn how.
Energy is the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the EU. Find out how the EU wants to increase renewable energy and decarbonise the sector.
Clean water is essential for humans and healthy ecosystems. Find out what the EU and the European Parliament are doing to safeguard it.