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Voting

Society - 28.08.2018 09:36

EU elections are coming up in May 2019. Use your right to choose who will represent you in the European Parliament. You can vote both in your own and in another member state, in a polling station or by post. So don't forget to register to vote!

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Social protection

Society - 04.07.2018 14:06

Europe is a world leader in social protection. High standards are in place for well-being, work-life balance and fighting poverty.  But the European Parliament calls for better application and higher standards.

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Travelling with your pet in Europe

Society - 03.07.2018 10:12

Your best friends can go on holiday with you. The European Parliament wants to make it easy for your pets to travel. Pets need European pet passports, microchips for identification and anti-rabies vaccinations to travel within the EU. Remind your dog to pack its bone too!

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Celebrating Europe’s cultural heritage

Society - 27.06.2018 12:00

To celebrate the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the European Parliament hosted a conference gathering political leaders, policy makers and artists. They discussed how to preserve and promote cultural heritage and the economic potential it has.

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Fighting drug-resistant infections

Society - 21.06.2018 08:00

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing global issue that medical specialists fear will kill more people than cancer by 2050, which is why the Parliament is urging the Commission and member states to implement greater prevention measures.

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Shaping Europe’s future through research

Society - 05.06.2018 12:00

An event organised by the Science Technology Options Assessment Panel (STOA) and the European Research Council (ERC) aimed to bridge the gap between policy and science. Some of Europe’s top young researchers met with members to plunge into some of the questions and challenges facing the world of scientific research.

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The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Society - 25.05.2018 06:00

Coming into force on 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) harmonises data privacy laws across Europe. It protects Europeans, gives them control over their personal data and reshapes the way organisations approach data privacy.