Jean-Claude Juncker News 02:07

State of the EU 2018

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12 September, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gave his fourth and last State of the Union speech before Parliament in Strasbourg. He called for a strong and united Europe, warning against the dangers of populism. With eight months to go until the European elections, the debate outlined an ambitious path for the European Union of 27, Strasbourg.

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A plastic strategy for a circular economy

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Making all plastic packages recyclable by 2030 is among the goals of a new strategy the European Parliament is examining. The new measures will help European countries reduce the amount of plastic waste they still produce and limit its devastating impact on our environment, climate, health and economy.

Laboratory News 01:45

Fighting drug-resistant infections

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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.

European Solidarity Corps News 01:30

European Solidarity Corps

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The European Solidarity Corps is a new initiative that will bring together young Europeans to help others across the EU. Parliament pushed to have fresh funds allocated to the Solidarity Corps. Additional activities like environmental protection and helping migrants are also set to become part of the programme.

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