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Latest news, events and information about the European Parliament

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Connect with Europe Through Education!

Want to learn more about Europe, and provide your students with free and engaging educational resources? The European Parliament Liaison Office in the UK continues offers a variety of learning opportunities for young people, ranging from interactive EU sessions hosted at Europe House in London (or on demand in your school), to educational resources, and participation in the renowned Ambassador School (EPAS) programm

 
European Parliament Ambassador School Programme is an EU-wide programme which will be rolled out for the first time in the UK over the next few months. This programme is aimed at secondary and vocational schools in the UK and involves quite a high level of commitment across the school. The European Parliament Ambassador School Programme is a network of schools across the EU raising awareness of European parliamentary democracy and European citizenship values.
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EVENTS

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An exhibition co-organised with the Spain NOW!, featuring Maria José Arceo, María Gimeno, Silvia Lerín, and Susana Sanromán, curated by  Antonio Molina-Vázquez.
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NEWS

On Monday and Tuesday, MEPs and UK parliamentarians will meet in London to discuss EU-UK relations and the pressing energy challenges facing the European continent.
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The EU and UK continue to uphold their special bond based on their mutual deeply held values and democratic principles. One shared value in particular, is the importance of parliamentary democracy and the importance of education for young people. For this reason, the European Parliament has continued to offer a set of free educational programmes and resources to UK school pupils and college students. The European Parliament Ambassador School (EPAS) scheme is an EU-wide programme available in the UK since 2021 and connects its member schools to a network of 1,500 schools, and 23,000 pupils and students throughout Europe.
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Next week, a group of MEPs from the Civil Liberties Committee (LIBE) will visit the United Kingdom to discuss the possible impact of the UK’s planned data protection reform.
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The 2022 Sakharov Prize has been awarded to the people of Ukraine © AFP/Sergei Supinsky
MEPs on the Trade Committee will discuss ways to resolve the EU-UK conflict over the Northern Ireland Protocol with political representatives, business and civil society in Belfast.
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Coming up

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MEPs are due to finalise measures to speed the green transition and ensure the EU becomes carbon-neutral by 2050. Europe’s climate goals will be high on Parliament’s agenda in the first half of 2023, with members set to sign off on a ban on polluting vehicles and a tougher emissions trading system. New rules to boost green fuels and increase energy efficiency will be put to the vote. Parliament is also set to decide on a common framework for AI technology alongside measures to ensure the digital sector is fairer and safer for all.

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Together.eu

Join the community. Have your say on Europe.

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together.eu is a pan-European community that encourages everybody to participate in democracy.
People like you are standing up to take action towards a brighter future in the European Union. Whether it's by getting involved in the political process or helping promote the importance of voting – together, we can help democracy play its rightful part in the European Union.

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EU citizens' corner

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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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