The European Green Party has elected Ska Keller of the German Greens Bündnis 90/Die Grünen and Bas Eickhout of the Dutch Greens GroenLinks as the leading candidates (spitzenkandidaten) ahead of the European elections in May. The vote was held at the European Greens’ Council in Berlin.
The first plenary session after the summer break got off to an excellent start for the Greens with the success of Dutch Green MEP Judith’s Sargentini’s report to set in motion a process to apply disciplinary action against Hungary for not respecting the EU’s fundamental values.
Je-li Andrej Babiš skutečně majitelem společnosti, která je významným příjemcem dotací z fondů EU, nebo z těchto dotací A. Babiš nějakým způsobem profituje, pak musí odstoupit z pozice předsedy vlády České republiky.
If Andrej Babiš is indeed the ultimate beneficial owner of a company receiving large amounts of EU funds, or if he personally benefits from them, then he must step aside from his job as Czech Prime Minister.
The co-chairs of the Turkish Greens and the Left Party of the Future (Yesiller ve Sol Gelecek Partisi) Eylem Tuncaelli and Naci Sönmez are among 11 people calling for peace who could face an 8-year jail term following formal proceedings by the Ankara Chief State Prosecutor.
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) met in Strasbourg between 2 - 5 July to debate and vote on a host of issues. It also included a speech by Austrain Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to mark the beginning of Austria's presidency of the Council of the European Union and a 'Future of Europe' speech by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki as part of a series of debates by national leaders. Here are 5 key takeaways for the Greens at a European level.
The fate of the 630 migrants on board the Aquarius migrant ship dominated discussion among MEPs attending the Strasbourg plenary in Brussels after Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini refused to let it dock in Italy.