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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.

European socialist MEPs to hold group meeting in Malta in September
‘It will be great to support the progressive work being done by the Maltese government’ – S&D President Iratxe Garcia Perez
Engerer to vote in favour of Matic report on ensuring access to abortion services
‘The report is based on science. It is useless to argue that we believe in science to get the vaccine, but then do not rely on it for other issues’
Submissions now open for the Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize
The Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize will be awarded this October, with applications closing 1 September
Alfred Sant insists European Parliament should not interfere with member states’ national plans
Labour MEP Alfred Sant votes in favour of a resolution on the scrutiny of the European Parliament (EP) on the on-going assessment of the national recovery and resilience plans,...
SLAPPs: draft report calls for 'effective penalties against abusive actions' – Metsola
A cross-party draft European Parliament report drawn up by Maltese MEP and EP First Vice-President Roberta Metsola and S&D MEP Tiemo Wölken provides mechanisms allowing...
[LIVE] Conference on the Future of Europe officially in business with today’s first plenary session
The Conference on the Future of Europe begins in earnest today with its first plenary session


Malta to receive €40.5 million in EU Brexit adjustment funds

MEPs reach political agreement over Brexit adjustment funds with first payments...

MEPs reach political agreement over Brexit adjustment funds...

New rules have a big cost for small businesses, Sant says

‘When new legislation is being mooted, like in the digital area, we all...

‘When new legislation is being mooted, like in the...

Engerer named S&D negotiator on migrant reception centre standards

Labour MEP Cyrus Engerer lands second S&D appointment to serve as...

Labour MEP Cyrus Engerer lands second S&D appointment...

Sant accuses European Parliament of 'overstepping its role on rule of law'

It is unacceptable that a political entity such as the European Parliament, with many of its Members having a direct conflict of interest in the case, attempts...

It is unacceptable that a political entity such as the...

‘Free Roman Protasevich’ poster welcomes travellers to Malta International Airport

‘We decided to endorse this initiative and show our solidarity by prominently displaying the journalist’s photo’ – Malta International...

‘We decided to endorse this initiative and show our...

Casa thanks Coleiro Preca for ‘sound advice’ on child guarantee in €88 billion ESF+

“I want to publicly thank her. She knows the subject well and she helped me a great deal in this area, which is, naturally, important to her.”

“I want to publicly thank her. She knows the subject...

European Parliament approves digital COVID certificate to restart tourism in July

All EU member states will accept certificates for a year proving vaccination, negative test result or recovery from a COVID infection come 1 July, pending...

All EU member states will accept certificates for a year...

€90 billion in EU funds ready for use with green light for Casa’s ESF

The almost €90 billion can now start being used by the 27 Governments of the EU’s Member States through various schemes, for the upcoming...

The almost €90 billion can now start being used by the...

High-level discussions alone are no panacea for EU SMEs’ post-COVID challenges

Maltee MEP Josianne Cutajar says that although the COVID-19 recovery phase is starting, it is still too early to lift the liquidity relief measures that have...

Maltee MEP Josianne Cutajar says that although the COVID-19...

Pro-life doctors tell MEPs to vote down ‘abortion right’ report

MEPs to vote on report calling on EU states to give women access to abortion

MEPs to vote on report calling on EU states to give women...

‘Fix our planning system’, Metsola says in seven-point ‘green manifesto’

Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola posts seven tangible suggestions on reconciling environment with economic growth

Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola posts seven tangible...

Face-mask scandal is grist to Agius Saliba’s mill after German MEP’s telling-off

German face-mask scandal and American sanctions on Bulgaria give Labour MEP a springboard to hit back at EPP members Monika Holhmeier and Roberta Metsola

German face-mask scandal and American sanctions on Bulgaria...

COVID-19: Maltese more uncertain, frustrated, fearful and lonely than fellow Europeans

46% of Maltese said they were seeing things in the country going the wrong way, slightly more optimistic than their European counterparts at 57%.

46% of Maltese said they were seeing things in the country...

SLAPPs: 'The pressure is on us at the EP to get this right' – Roberta Metsola

Maltese MEP Roberta Metsola acknowledges the pressure is on her as co-rapporteur and on the EP as a whole to deliver on the anticipated upcoming anti-SLAPP...

Maltese MEP Roberta Metsola acknowledges the pressure is on...

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