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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.

[WATCH] Alfred Sant will not contest next European Parliament election
On Reno Bugeja Jistaqsi, former Labour prime minister and MEP Alfred Sant reflects on his memoirs from the period between 1975 and 1992
MEPs and governments strike provisional deal on billion-euro energy programme
A provisional deal has been struck on the next generation programme for Connecting Europe Facility
Pandemic exacerbates inequalities between children in Europe
MEPs want European Child Guarantee on investment in education, health and housing
[WATCH] MEP Cyrus Engerer on LGBTIQ Freedom Zone resolution
Follow live • Labour MEP on the European Parliament resolution declaring the EU an ‘LGBTIQ Freedom Zone’
New European fishing rules: compulsory CCTV for certain vessels
MEPs back proposal to harmonise sanctions and for a European Union Register of infringements on fisheries
Rule of law: MEPs warn Brussels to activate budget mechanism without further delay
MEPs want the European Commission to fulfil its obligations in using the new budget protection mechanism on rule of law breaches


[WATCH] Malta MEPs are centre-stage in push to make EU an LGBTI ‘freedom zone’

MEPs want to declared the EU an LGBTI ‘freedom zone’, a symbolic move to stand up against right-wing governments’ increased...

MEPs want to declared the EU...

Avoiding drug, medical equipment shortages, part of EU4Health pillars

New EU4Health programme adopted to tackle cross-border health threats more...

New EU4Health programme adopted to tackle cross-border...

Citizen-led events wil form part of Conference on the Future of Europe

The Conference on the Future of Europe will enable Maltese and all European citizens to build a more resilient Europe

The Conference on the Future of Europe will...

Labour MEP’s anti-homophobia drive gets the Stephen Fry twitter endorsement

That’s not half bad! Cyrus Engerer gets retweeted by British television darling Stephen Fry to his 12 million followers

That’s not half bad! Cyrus Engerer gets retweeted by...

Maltese keenest on EU action on work-life balance and wages

Eurobarometer survey shows that Maltese want more Europe on working conditions...

Eurobarometer survey shows that Maltese want more Europe on...

EU carbon levy to prevent leakage can raise global climate ambitions

MEPs vote on carbon levy for imports of certain goods from outside the EU,...

MEPs vote on carbon levy for imports of certain goods...

MEPs pay tribute to women during plenary on International Women’s Day

New Zealand Jacinda Prime Minister Ardern, US Vice President Kamala Harris, European President David Sassoli and President Ursola von der Leyen have paid...

New Zealand Jacinda Prime Minister Ardern, US Vice...

MEPs hail breakthrough for tax fairness as negotiations with European Council start

Four years after Parliament adopted its position on draft legislation on public country-by-country reporting, EU governments will now come to the table to...

Four years after Parliament adopted its position on draft...

[WATCH] Metsola’s view on Abela’s COVID press conference: ‘Imagine had the PM been a woman’

About that MaltaToday question to Charmaine Gauci: Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola says young woman journalist was savaged online for having the temerity to...

About that MaltaToday question to Charmaine Gauci:...

Cyrus Engerer hits out at homophobic letter to MEPs from Viktor Orbán

Cyrus Engerer tells Viktor Orbán: Gay people will not rest until their rights are recognized across all member states  

Cyrus Engerer tells Viktor Orbán: Gay people will...

MEPs get ready to lock horns in Council talks on tax disclosure for multinationals

MEPs will negotiate swift adoption of law committing multinationals earning €750 million in annual revenues, to declare all tax paid in each member stat

MEPs will negotiate swift adoption of law committing...

Orbán’s Fidesz resigns EPP after MEPs vote on new suspension rules

Hungarian right-wing party resigns EPP membership over vote intended to allow...

Hungarian right-wing party resigns EPP membership over vote...

Maltese MEPs nuanced over proposed law for an EU minimum wage

Maltese MEPs support European directive on adequate minimum wages but are...

Maltese MEPs support European directive on adequate...

MEPs call for a European strategy for data that establishes EU as sector leader

Large quantities of quality data, notably non-personal - industrial, public, and commercial - already exist in the EU and their full potential is yet to be...

Large quantities of quality data, notably non-personal -...

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