EP: Chiocchetti appointed Secretary General

Strasbourg 13.09.2022 Today the Bureau of the European Parliament appointed Mr Alessandro Chiocchetti as the institution’s new Secretary General. Parliament appoints a new Secretary General Today the Bureau of the European Parliament appointed Mr Alessandro Chiocchetti as the institution’s new Secretary General. Read more ⬇️ https://t.co/Uy2bYalks6 — EP PressService (@EuroParlPress) September 12, 2022 The newly…

Draghi: avenues for peace dialogue

Brussels 19.04.2022 “So far, Putin’s goal has not been the search for peace, but the attempt to annihilate the Ukrainian resistance, occupy the country and entrust it to a friendly government. We will stay close to our Ukrainian friends: the reopening of our Embassy in Kiev is good news. Yesterday I heard from our ambassador…

EP: Tribute to late president Sassoli

Strasbourg 17.01.2022 Today evening, the European Parliament will pay tribute to late President David Sassoli, who passed away earlier this month, in a ceremony in Strasbourg. Council President Charles Michel, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, French President Emmanuel Macron and former Italian Prime Minister and former MEP Enrico Letta, as well as political group…

EP president David Sassoli passed away

Brussels 11.01.2022 The European Parliament president David Sassoli,65, passed away at 1.15 am on 11 January at the Oncology Referral Center in Aviano(PN), Italy, where he was hospitalised since December 26, 2021, the press-person Roberto Cuillo has informed on Twitter micro blog. The date and place of the funeral will be communicated in the next…

EP: David Sassoli hospitalised

Brusssels 10.01.2022 European Parliament President David Sassoli has been hospitalised in Italy since December 26 due to a “serious complication” related to his immune system, his office said on Monday, December 10. The @EP_President David Sassoli has been in hospital in Italy since 26 December because of a serious complication due to a disfunction of…

Venice Floating Nativity

Brussels 06.12.2021 Venice has been attracting people for hundreds of years, and with a natural setting as its lagoon, where even a floating nativity scene has become an open-air artwork. A Burano, la creche sur l’eau de Francesco Orazio, marchand de légumes et artiste de Ca' Savio, est de retour ✨ pic.twitter.com/G7ds4CaJBt — Guillain Méjane…

Maltese MEP Metsola ascends President’s seat

Strasbourg 24.11.2021 The European Parliament’s largest group the EPP on Wednesday, Nov.24, nominated Maltese MEP Robert Metsola as their candidate to lead the House. #EP #President Malta @RobertaMetsola elected my EPP as candidate for Eiroparl presidency. pic.twitter.com/69fJmlzTfX — Anna van Densky (@AnnaVanDensky) November 24, 2021 The centre-right European People’s Party (EPP) chose Metsola during a…

MEP Puigdemont arrested in Italy

Brussels 24.09.2021 Member of European Parliament, Catalan politician Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a failed secession bid for the region in 2017, was detained Thursday, 23 September, in Sardinia, Italy, his lawyer said. MEP Puigdemont, who moved to Belgium and was elected there as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP), has been fighting…

EU committed to defeat Da’esh

Brussels 28.06.2021 “The EU remains firmly committed to the Global Coalition against Da’esh. The job is not yet finished in Iraq and Syria, where the core of Da’esh is still active, even if gone largely underground. Stabilisation and reconstruction are key to prevent its resurgence. We also see a growing influence of Da’esh in areas…

Venice: cruise ships polemics

Brussels 13.06.2021 The first cruise ship to leave Venice since coronavirus restrictions were eased set sail on Saturday, June 12, but some groups of local residents protested over the return to ‘ante-COVID19’, opposing the practice of the passage of giant liners through the historic lagoon city. WATCH: Unhappy about the passage of giant liners through…