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The current COVID crisis has seen an increased, unequal burden placed upon women. In both our health services and voluntary organisations, but also in the home where many have to juggle work, home schooling and being carers. We have also seen truly inspirational and re-assuring leadership by women in dealing with the pandemic and its consequences.
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Coming up: EU spearheads efforts for recovery in 2021
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From January to June 2021, Portugal holds the Presidency of the EU Council, following the German Presidency and preceding the Slovenian Presidency.

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Provisional implementation is to remain a unique exception, said EP leaders. Parliamentary oversight will start soon to adopt the EP position before the end of the provisional application.
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The Conference of Presidents of Parliament’s political groups issued the following statement after meeting EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier on Thursday.
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The current COVID crisis has seen an increased, unequal burden placed upon women. In both our health services and voluntary organisations, but also in the home where many have to juggle work, home schooling and being carers. We have also seen truly inspirational and re-assuring leadership by women in dealing with the pandemic and its consequences.
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The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union is now twenty years old. Discover the online exhibition of the anniversary here.
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With this LUX Audience Award, Parliament teams up with the European Film Academy to reach a wider audience. Through its film prize, Parliament has been providing tangible support for the distribution of European films since 2007 by providing subtitles in 24 EU languages for the films in the final competition. The LUX prize has garnered a reputation by selecting European co-productions that engage with topical political and social issues and encourage debate about our values.
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The 12 Star Gallery at Europe House shows work which celebrates the creativity and cultural diversity that is the hallmark of the European Union. Exhibitions are organised mostly by the embassies and cultural institutes (link is external) of the EU countries.

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EU citizens' rights

Following the decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, many EU citizens living in the UK have been concerned that their rights might be affected and that they may no longer be represented in the European Parliament. This is not the case.

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Quiz: test your EU knowledge

 
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How well do you know the EU? Find out by taking part in our EU for beginners quiz.

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