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Imports of GM food and feed: Right of Member States to opt out [EU Legislation in Progress] NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 3 Days, 15 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Written by Tarja Laaninen (1st edition) All genetically modified organisms (GMOs) need authorisation before they can be placed on the EU market. However, a qualified majority amongst the Member States has never been reached either in favour of or aga...
Landing obligation: Adapting fisheries legislation to the reform [EU Legislation in Progress] NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 3 Days, 17 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Written by Irina Popescu (final edition) The landing obligation, designed to end the practice of ‘discarding’ fish, is a central component of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy adopted in December 2013. In order to review the specific m...
Water for agriculture NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 4 Days, 15 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Written by Ana Martinez Juan Water is crucial for life on Earth and a determining production factor in agriculture. It is also one of the public goods associated with agriculture. Water must be managed effectively and sustainably; this will make it p...
‘Feed the world’ – the EP’s STOA Panel at EXPO Milano NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 4 Days, 21 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Writen by Nera Kuljanic Important international actors from the scientific community, industry, civil society and politics are gathering at the World Exhibition (EXPO), which takes place from 1 May to 31 October 2015 in Milan, Italy, to discuss...
Graphene: a honeycomb lattice with the strength to change our world NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 5 Days, 11 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Workshop hashtag: #GrapheneSTOA Webstreaming STOA website Written by Sara Cagol Graphene, one of the ‘Ten technologies that could change our lives’, is a one-atom-thick film of carbon. It is the thinnest material ever obtained, which yet...
Eastern Partnership after five years [What Think Tanks are thinking] NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 5 Days, 15 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Written by Marcin Grajewski The European Union reaffirmed on 22 May its commitment to developing closer political and economic relations with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine under its Eastern Partnership programme. At a sum...
What if your shopping was delivered by drones? NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 5 Days, 21 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Written by Lieve Van Woensel and Guillermo Garrido-Lestache With the proliferation of drones and their capacity to increase the efficiency and precision of multiple tasks, in what ways could they become a driving force for the European economy and so...
Promoting children’s health and safety [May II plenary session] NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 6 Days, 11 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Written by Tessa Tumbrägel On Wednesday 27 May MEPs will meet for a mini-plenary session in Brussels. They will have a brief, but full agenda, beginning with a formal address by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon early in the afternoon. Parli...
Les enfants disparus dans l’Union européenne NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Week, 21 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Written by by Anna Dimitrova-Stull Selon les données disponibles, un enfant est porté disparu toutes les deux minutes au sein de l’Union européenne (UE). Dans la mesure de ses compétences, celle-ci déploie des...
Reform of the European Small Claims Procedure [EU Legislation in Progress] NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Written by Rafał Mańko (1st edition) The European Small Claims Procedure (ESCP) became operational on 1 January 2009, as a special, EU-wide procedure available both to consumers and traders for pursuing cross-border claims within the Intern...
Press freedom in the EU: Legal framework and challenges NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Written by Eva-Maria Poptcheva Freedom of expression and information, as well as the freedom of the press, which provides the most powerful platform for the first two, contribute significantly to the formation of public opinion, thus allowing people...
Our world, our future – Expo Milano and the European Year for Development 2015 NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Month, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Written by Astrid Klaver and Tessa Tumbrägel Nearly a billion people around the world live in extreme poverty and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) estimates that 805 million people are chronically undernourished. These pr...
Expo Milano 2015 NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Month, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Written by Astrid Klaver, Maria Kollarova and Ana Martinez Juan The World Expo traditionally addresses a specific theme to demonstrate the progress achieved and showcase future prospects, with the purpose of educating the public. The Universal E...
What should future-oriented teaching and learning look like? NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Month, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 34 Minutes ago
Written by Nera Kuljanic and Sara Cagol On Wednesday 6 May 2015, the Science and Technology Options Assessment Panel (STOA) will host the workshop ‘How could technology change the way we teach and learn?’, as a follow-up to a recently pub...
The Van Rompuy Experience NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Month, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Written by Joséphine Vanden Broucke On Tuesday, 5 May at 18:00, the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) is organising an event on ‘The first five years of permanent presidency of the European Council: The Van Rompuy Experience...
EU PNR NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Month, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Written by Sofija Voronova Since the Paris attacks of January 2015, the issue of the EU PNR data collection system has been high on the political agenda as one of the measures to prevent and combat terrorism. The European Commission presented its pro...
Working and retiring abroad: overview on pension rights within the EU NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Month, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Citizens recurrently turn to the Parliament requesting information on the EU rules concerning the accumulation of pension rights when having worked in several Member States.  All European countries are free to decide who is to be insured in thei...
Irregular immigration in the EU: Facts and Figures NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Month, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Written by Giulio Sabbati and Eva-Maria Poptcheva Irregular immigrants are third-country nationals who do not fulfil, or no longer fulfil, the conditions of entry as set out in Article 5 of the Schengen Borders Code or other conditions for entry, sta...
Landing obligation: Adapting fisheries legislation to the reform [EU Legislation in Progress] NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Month, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Written by Irina Popescu The landing obligation, designed to end the practice of ‘discarding’ fish, is a central component of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy adopted in December 2013. In order to review the specific measures in curre...
The EU’s migration challenge [What Think Tanks are thinking] NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Month, 1 Week, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 34 Minutes ago
Written by Marcin Grajewski At a special European Council meeting convened on 23 April after up to 900 migrants drowned in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe from Africa, EU heads of state and government agreed to increase funding for immigrati...