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The articles hereunder form part of a content series called Ewropej. This is a multi-newsroom initiative part-funded by the European Parliament to bring the work of the EP closer to the citizens of Malta and keep them informed about matters that affect their daily lives. These articles reflect only the authors’ views. The European Parliament is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information these articles contain.

‘The European Union is not a bank’ | Iratxe Garcia-Perez
Socialist MEPs are currently in Malta for an external conference entitled ‘United For A More Social Europe’. But IRATXE GARCIA-PEREZ, president of the S&D’s...
MEPs hear NGOs on Hungarian state of rule of law and attack on minority rights
MEPs on rule of law missino to Hungary, long accused of deterioration in rule of law and attack on minority rights
Socialist MEPs talk environment, youth and the digital transition during Malta conference
The citizens event saw several youth stakehodlers voice their opinions and proposals on the future of Europe
MEPs ask for part of Frontex budget to be frozen over lack of rights monitoring system
Frontex suffering from unresolved issues in operations in fighting illegal immigration and cross-border crime
Push to hydrogen intensifies with MEP vote on which energy projects get EU cash
MEPs want EU money to go to projects that repurpose existing natural gas infrastructure for hydrogen transport or storage
Malta is exploring free public transport for all by 2030, Minister tells European socialists
Aaron Farrugia talks public transport and green public procurement in a working group organised by S&D


After COVID’s devastating effect on arts, MEPs propose minimum working conditions for artists

MEPs want European Commission to create a “European Status of the Artist” setting out a common framework for working conditions and...

MEPs want European Commission to create a...

Cyrus Engerer appointed EU Rapporteur on climate change legislation

Maltese MEP will be negotiating emissions trading scheme allowances, as part of...

Maltese MEP will be negotiating emissions trading scheme...

Sant dubs Afghanistan ‘a second Vietnam’ but warns against calls for EU defence union

Difficult rapprochement for West, says Sant: ‘Vietnamese communists were always inspired by emancipation… Afghan leadership locked into...

Difficult rapprochement for West, says Sant:...

Classical music from young musicians’ ensemble Tektek Nota! in Valletta

Tnax-Il Stilla will consist of a mix of 12 well-known, uncharted or lesser-known classical composers hailing from different countries within the European Union

Tnax-Il Stilla will consist of a mix of 12 well-known,...

MEP Alex Agius Saliba welcomes harmonisation of electronic device chargers

Within two years' time, all manufacturers will be required to utilise a USB-C charging point

Within two years' time, all manufacturers will be...

Metsola could be the woman to break another glass ceiling in Brussels

Roberta Metsola is on the cusp of clinching one of the EU’s three...

Roberta Metsola is on the cusp of clinching one of the...

Socialist MEPs to meet in Malta for first meeting outside Brussels since pandemic

This is the first meeting outside Brussels and Strasbourg since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, and will take place between the 27-30 September

This is the first meeting outside Brussels and Strasbourg...

MEPs want EU laws to recognised gender-based violence as a crime

Parliament calls for online and offline gender-based violence to be treated as...

Parliament calls for online and offline gender-based...

EU states told to enact laws protecting journalists, Casa: Time for action

European Commission presents irst-ever Recommendation to strengthen the safety of journalists and other media professionals

European Commission presents irst-ever Recommendation...

Labour shortages: MEPs simplify Blue Card rules for highly-qualified immigrants

Blue Card rules simplified to attract much-needed non-EU workers to alleviate labour shortages in key sectors

Blue Card rules simplified to attract much-needed non-EU...

State of the EU: Von der Leyen praises Malta’s rule of law reforms

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen gives her State of the Union...

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen gives...

Metsola could be pushed for top EP job. But will MEPs respect rotation deal?

Liberals and Greens hint that it is time the European Parliament is led by a woman, but jury is out on whether an EPP candidate will be supported for the next...

Liberals and Greens hint that it is time the European...

Timmermans’s climate warning to MEPs: ‘Our children will wage war over food and water’

EC vice-president tells European Parliament they must overcome short-termist politics that avoids ‘painful’ decisions on climate and to trust their...

EC vice-president tells European Parliament they must...

Cyrus Engerer appointed S&D negotiator on fundamental rights across EU

The labour MEP said that the fundamental rights are the 'cornerstone of our democracy'

The labour MEP said that the fundamental rights are the...

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