Europe

EUCO: Member states should support clear & credible path to EU accession for Ukraine, Moldova & Western Balkans

Today and tomorrow, European Union heads of state and government will meet at the European Council Summit in Brussels to discuss among other things Ukraine’s prospective candidacy for EU membership. The Greens/EFA Group strongly believes that Ukraine, Moldova and the Western Balkans should be given…

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Europe

EUCO Summit 24-25 March and Plenary Debate: Quote from Ska Keller

Commenting on the EU Heads of State and Government Summit taking place tomorrow (Thursday, 24 March) and Friday (25 March), Ska Keller, President of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, said:

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Ukrianian flag in front of European Parliament.
Europe

European Parliament Condemns Russian War of Aggression and Calls for Tough Sanctions

Today, in a show of solidarity with Ukraine, Members of the European Parliament will debate and vote on the resolution "Russian aggression against Ukraine". Joining the extraordinary plenary session remotely, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy, and Ruslan Stefanchuk, Chairman of the Verkhovna…

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Europe

Russian Attack on Ukraine: The European Union Must Meet Putin's Challenge

Reacting to the Russian attack on Ukraine, Ska Keller, President of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, comments: "The Greens/EFA strongly condemn the Russian attack and stand firmly by Ukraine."

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Europe

Russia's Recognition of so-called Republics of Donetsk and Luhansk

On the evening of February 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia will recognise the separatist regions of Donetsk and Luhansk in eastern Ukraine as so-called independent people's republics.

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Europe

Committee on Animal Transport: European Parliament approves report and recommendations

On Thursday (20. January), Members of the European Parliament approved the recommendations of the Committee of Inquiry on the Protection of Animals during Transport (ANIT) by a large majority. The Greens/EFA group pushed through a large number of progressive demands in the negotiations on the report…

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Ska Keller and Roberta Metsola hugging.
My Work

European Parliament Presidency: Greens/EFA congratulate Roberta Metsola & offer constructive cooperation

Today, the Greens/EFA Group congratulate Roberta Metsola MEP on her election as President of the European Parliament and offer critical and constructive cooperation. The Greens/EFA Group call on all political groups in the European Parliament to ensure proportional representation of the democratic…

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Lignite

Investment in Gas and Nuclear Power contradicts Green Deal

In the newly proposed delegated act of the catalogue of criteria for sustainable investments ("taxonomy") the Commission classifies some investments in gas and nuclear power as sustainable. The Taxonomy Regulation will set standards for sustainable financial products and is the benchmark for green…

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Ska Keller speaking in Plenary.
Europe

Vote of the Animal Transport Inquiry Committee

On December 2nd, the Parliamentary Committee on the Protection of Animals during Transport voted on its final report. It points out massive failures of the European Commission to enforce animal welfare directives and immense suffering of the transported animals.

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Ska Keller speaking in the European Parliament.
Europe

Greens/EFA call for more feminist, sustainable and democratic Parliament

In the upcoming elections for the next President of the European Parliament, the Greens/EFA Group will debate and assess the merits of all democratic and pro-European candidates. The Greens/EFA Group will hold a vote in the new year and will favour female, inclusive candidates who support the values…

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Europe

Leaders of political groups address a letter to Commission President on the Polish Recovery Plan

We demand that the Commission, as guardian of the Treaties, refrains from approving the Polish recovery plan until all conditions under the Recovery and Resilience Regulation are met.

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Europe

Rule of law: EU Parliament sues Commission before the European Court of Justice

The European Parliament today, as called for by the Greens/EFA Group, proceeded with legal action against the European Commission for failing to uphold European law, under Article 265 of the treaties.

 

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