Think Tank

Think Tank

Think Tank

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Ar fáil ar 05-12-2022

This study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the Committee of Inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus and equivalent surveillance spyware (PEGA), provides a description of the legal framework (including oversight and redress mechanisms) governing the use of Pegasus and equivalent spyware in a selection of Member States.

This briefing gives a comparative assessment of initiatives being undertaken in RRF Pillar 4 across a sample of four National Recovery and Resilience Plans (NRRPs) in Ireland, Italy, Poland and Portugal. In each of them, it covers three measures falling into the categories territorial infrastructure, targeting of specific territories, and adult and vocational training. Pillar 4 is covered as a cross-cutting theme that is picked up across a range of components, but there is substantial variation in ...

Ar fáil ar 02-12-2022

The volume of online child sexual abuse materials (CSAM) and frequency of grooming activities, increasingly targeting younger children, is rising sharply. On 11 May 2022, the European Commission adopted a proposal for mandatory legislation to combat what is an escalating problem. Reporting of suspected online child sexual abuse increased by 35 % in 2021 compared with 2020, representing a historical peak. Most of the activities detected were hosted in Europe. The Commission proposal would require ...

Both the EU and its Member States have signed the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and use its definition of disability as a common reference at EU level; there is no other harmonised definition of disability in the EU. Although a wide variety of statistical surveys is available in terms of questions asked and population surveyed, a complete statistical assessment of disability in the EU does not yet exist. However, the annual Eurostat statistics on income and living conditions ...

Sweden is a parliamentary democracy. This is embodied by the Swedish Riksdag, which consists of a single chamber with 349 members, elected for four years. It is also a constitutional monarchy with the King or Queen as head of state. He or she has no political power, however, and carries out only symbolic functions. The head of state opens the new parliamentary session each autumn and chairs the Advisory Council on Foreign Affairs. The government proposes legislation or amendments and implements Riksdag ...

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Éisteachtaí AFCO

Analysis of the concept of European sovereignty and of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, their possible scope and hypothetical tensions between them, as well as on the existing political and legal mechanisms to ensure their implementation and the possible changes necessary to enhance their efficiency.

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Éisteachtaí CULT

On 5 December, the CULT Committee will hold a public hearing with school professors and experts on the topic “Teaching of music and arts in schools”.

Éisteachtaí CONT

The Committee on Budgetary Control will hold a public hearing on Instruments and Tools at EU Level and Developed at Member State Level to Prevent and Tackle Fraud - ARACHNE.

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Foilseacháin Think Tank

Is iad na húdair, agus iadsan amháin, atá freagrach as inneachar na ndoiciméad go léir atá ar láithreán gréasáin Think Tank agus ní gá gurb ionann aon tuairimí a nochtar iontu agus seasamh oifigiúil Pharlaimint na hEorpa. Tá an láithreán gréasáin dírithe chuig Feisirí agus foireann na Parlaiminte mar áis dóibh san obair pharlaiminteach a dhéanann siad.