Strasbourg 17.01.2023 On Tuesday morning, Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson discussed the priorities of the Swedish Council Presidency with MEPs in Strasbourg. đź”´ LIVE | Press Conference with @SwedishPM Ulf Kristersson@sweden2023eu @Europarl_SV @Europarl_EN @RobertaMetsola https://t.co/ulOW7NMm3i — Roberta Metsola (@EP_President) January 17, 2023 During his address, Mr Kristersson said that his country’s first priority at the…

EP: President Metsola vows integrity

Strasbourg 17.01.2023 The European Parliament president Roberta Metsola has expressed her determination to speak about the decisions needed on measures in this House to increase integrity, independence and accountability. People expect accountability and integrity. They are right.@Europarl_EN must respond to citizens' demands. And we will. To reform, to rebuild trust, work will start now. pic.twitter.com/i2MAvTcEEz…

Vice-president Eva Kaili stripped of her status

Brussels 13.12.2022 The European Parliament decided on Tuesday, December 13, to end the term of office of Vice-President Eva Kaili (Greece S &D). Nous venons de voter au #ParlementEuropĂ©en pour dĂ©mettre Eva Kaili de ses fonctions de vice-prĂ©sidente.TolĂ©rance zĂ©ro pour la #corruption. Maintenant, la commission d'enquĂŞte doit faire son travail et le Parlement doit renforcer…

President Metsola vows to reform Europarl rules

Strasbourg 13.12.2022 “…I think it would be no exaggeration to say that these have been among the longest days of my career. I must choose my words carefully, in a manner that does not jeopardise ongoing investigations or in any way undermine the presumption of innocence” said the president of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola,…

European Parliament 70th birthday

Strasbourg 22.11.2022 The European Parliament is marking 70 years of democracy in action – from its first assembly in 1952 to being stronger than ever during challenging times today. Seventy years ago, the first session of the Common Assembly of the European Coal and Steel Community took place in Strasbourg, marking the starting point of…

Europarliament birthday celebrations

Strasbourg 20.11.2022 MEPs will mark the creation of the Common Assembly of the European Coal and Steel Community in 1952, with a ceremony in the hemicycle on Tuesday at 11.30. From an assembly of six founding countries to a European Parliament with more democratic powers representing every EU citizen. Watch our timeline of 70 years…

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…

EU humanitarian assistance to Ukraine

Brussels 13.05.2022 Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 has created one of the largest humanitarian crises in Europe’s recent history, with the ongoing war causing increasing numbers of casualties, destruction and displacement within and outside Ukraine’s borders.(Image: Roberta Metsola, archive) 🇪🇺 is about people, common good, fundamental values & human dignity. Our response to…

Michel: Invitation to EU Summit

Brussels 28.05.2022 Invitation letter by President Charles Michel to the members of the European Council ahead of their special meeting on 30 and 31 May 2022: “We gather for a special meeting of the European Council on 30-31 May to take forward our discussions on Ukraine, energy, food security, and defence. Invitation letter https://t.co/AsAk40mPXI —…

Metsola:”Europe is future”

Strasbourg 09.05.2022 The President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola addressed the opening speech of The State of the Union 2022 at the European University Institute in Florence. In her speech ‘Is Europe fit for the next generation?’, she encouraged European citizens and leaders to believe, to be confident and to use this difficult moment…