• January 2018

    Girl watching sunset over the Colosseum in Rome. 00:39

    What do I get from the EU?

    Society - 31.01.2018 16:01

    I get safer food and products. I get cleaner air and water. I get the ability to live and work wherever I want. I get to call home at domestic prices no matter where I am in the EU. I get to pay using one currency in 19 different countries. These are just some of the things I get from the EU.

    A kaleidoscope of EU citizens. 00:37

    What is the EU?

    Society - 31.01.2018 16:00

    The EU is a political and economic union made up of 28 member states. Its citizens share a currency, a single market and common history and culture.

    We see a scientist, a retired man, a family and a student. 00:35

    What has the EU ever done for me?

    Society - 31.01.2018 15:58

    What does the EU do for us? It makes sure our food and products are safe. It connects Europe with safe infrastructure that makes travel cheaper and easier. The single market gives job opportunities to millions of EU citizens. And calling home from any EU country is now cheaper than ever. Not bad, right?

    Sagrada Familia 01:28

    European cultural heritage: ties that bind

    Society - 10.01.2018 15:30

    The European Union has made 2018 the European Year of Cultural Heritage, highlighting the diversity, shared history and rich cultures that make Europe what it is today.

    Group of European chefs cook together. 00:45

    Free Movement of Workers

    Society - 09.01.2018 13:55

    Freedom of movement, one of the EU’s founding principles, gives people the right to live and work anywhere in the EU.

  • December 2017

    Barbed wire with Tunisian flag 03:28

    Human Rights

    Society - 05.12.2017 11:08

    The European Union was founded on principles of human rights and freedom of expression. That's why the European Parliament supports countries like Tunisia in their ongoing efforts towards democracy. This support comes in the form of legal and political action including the Sakharov Prize and the Sakharov Fellowship. Meet Asma Kaouech, a Tunisian activist and Sakharov fellow, who tells us her story.

  • November 2017

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    Artificial intelligence: a new media age

    Society - 22.11.2017 10:00

    Artificial intelligence can be used to create information and to counter fake news. But what are the challenges and opportunities within that? That question was at the heart of the annual science lecture of the Parliament’s scientific body (Science and Technlogy Options Assessment – STOA).

    THUMBNAIL 01:00

    5 numbers to take away from Strasbourg

    EU affairs - 17.11.2017 08:00

    From the Paradise Papers, anti-dumping rules, the protection of consumers online to the 2017 Lux Prize and asylum seekers law, here are the 5 numbers to take away from the plenary.

    Actresses 02:01

    Lux Prize 2017 winner "Sámi Blood": a film "also about being young"

    Society - 14.11.2017 15:00

    Lene Cecilia Sparrok and Mia Sparrok, the main actresses of Amanda Kernell’s "Sámi Blood", received the 2017 LUX Prize for this touching tale of a young Sámi girl who dreams of a different life. While describing the harsh history of the Sámi people, the film is not just about Sami but also about being young“, they told in an interview.

  • October 2017

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    Coming up: Sakharov Prize, border checks, whistle-blowers and more

    EU affairs - 20.10.2017 10:00

    In the second plenary session of October, MEPs decide and reveal the winner of the 2017 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. They also tackle issues concerning a new entry-exit border system, better controlling carcinogen exposure at work, protecting whistle-blowers and much more.

    Finalist Lux Prize 01:26

    Lux Film Prize: shining a light on identity and prejudice

    Society - 18.10.2017 10:00

    The three finalists for the 2017 Lux Film Prize all tackle themes of identity and prejudice: from Sweden's 'Sámi Blood' by director Amanda Kernell, 'Western' by German director Valeska Grisebach, to France's Oscar contender for this year, 'BPM' by Robin Campillo.

    Young people debating in the hemicycle 00:52

    European Youth Event 2018

    EU affairs - 11.10.2017 09:30

    Want to hang out with 8,000 young people next summer? The European Parliament in Strasbourg is hosting the European Youth Event (EYE) on 1-2 June 2018. Get political and join in debates or kick back at live concerts, theatre shows and other performances. Europe's youth is its future. That's why we want to hear what you have to say.

  • September 2017