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03/04/2012 Europe and You: Protecting internet users and airplane passengers

Category: Plenary

Every week Touteleurope.eu looks at what the European Union is doing for you, your rights, your health and your daily life. This week, during the mini-plenary session of the European Parliament, deputies will vote on improving rights for air passengers, and the European Commission is preparing to open a European centre against cyber crime....

20/03/2012 Europe and You: Laying hens and beef with hormones

Category: Plenary

Every year, touteleurope.eu looks at what the European Union does for you, for your rights, your health and your daily life. This week there is debate around the issue of the increase in the price of eggs, due to the improvement in living conditions for laying hens, as well as an agreement on the importation of high quality beef that has been adopted by the......

21/03/2012 March plenary session: take a look at the programme

Category: Plenary

MEPs from the 27 Member States are meeting this week in Strasbourg for the March plenary session. Fukushima, gender equality, common trade policy, the cocoa trade, climate change, the elections in Russia to name but a few of the items on the very busy agenda for this session. ...

05/03/2012 Parliament headquarters: the battle continues between the pro- and anti-Strasbourg camps2

Category: Plenary

It has been clear for some time that some MEPs have it in for the double headquarters of the European Parliament – Brussels for committee work and political group meetings and Strasbourg for the plenary sessions. The battle of reports is raging between defenders of the Alsatian capital and its detractors. But beyond the statistics, is it just politics at......

23/02/2012 Europe and you: European programme for food aid for the most vulnerable saved for 2012 and 2013

Category: Plenary

Every week Touteleurope.eu looks at what the European Union does for you, your rights, your health and your daily life. This week the plenary session is taking place in Strasbourg, and the deputies will have the opportunity to speak about the creation of a single payment space, the reassignment of cohesion funds towards employment or maintaining the PEAD......

21/02/2012 Is an agreement on the liberalisation of trade in agricultural products between the EU and Morocco soon to be adopted?

Category: Plenary

The vote on the free trade of agricultural and fishery products between the EU and the Kingdom of Morocco was finally arranged for 16 February. Opinions in the European Parliament are very divided on the issue, although a consensus that is favorable to it is emerging. The rapporteur, French Green member José Bové, is openly opposed to its adoption. ...