EU affairs

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European Ceremony of Honour for Helmut Kohl

EU affairs - 20.07.2017 10:06

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and former US President Bill Clinton took the floor at a European Ceremony of Honour for former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, held on July 1st, 2017, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

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Coming up in the second semester of 2017

EU affairs - 19.07.2017 17:21

The second half of 2017 is already looking packed: from the State of European Union debate to the LUX Prize and Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, the migration crisis, climate change, work-life balance, posted workers and digital cookies.

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Turkey's accession talks in focus

EU affairs - 05.07.2017 09:00

The EU and Turkey have maintained a strategic partnership for decades and have been negotiating Turkey's accession into the EU since 2005. But recently, relations have been rocky as concerns mount over the state of democracy in Turkey. MEPs are keeping a close eye on developments in the country, with accession talks at stake if conditions deteriorate.

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Managing migration flows

EU affairs - 21.06.2017 18:57

Europe needs to come up with a more effective strategy in managing migration and tackling the root of the problem: the key message of a high-level conference organised by the European Parliament, that brought together high representatives of the EU and the United nations, as well as international experts and MEPs.