Parliament Adopts Changes to its Internal rules

Richard Corbett

Parliament adopted changes to its internal rules on Thursday to operate more efficiently and in a more transparent way. The key changes to the Parliament’s Rules of Procedure adopted on Thursday relate to Members’ standards of conduct (including transparency rules and measures to prevent psychological or sexual harassment), parliamentary questions to the Council of Ministers…

Finnish Premier Talks Up the Finnish Presidency of the Council

Finnish Presidency

Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä debated the future of Europe with MEPs and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday. In his speech to MEPs, Finnish Prime Minister Sipilä expressed his support for the “kind of EU that proves its credibility through concrete action”. He highlighted that the way to win back people’s trust and fight…

Publishers Urge Merkel and Macron To Prioritise Copyright Reform

Merkel and Macron To Prioritise Copyright Reform

Europe’s news publishers, news agencies and journalists have appealed to Chancellor Merkel and President Macron to break the Franco-German deadlock over the negotiation on the EU copyright reform, in a letter  signed by the entirety of the press ecosystem, namely ENPA (European Newspaper Publishers’ Association), EMMA (European Magazine Media Association), EFJ (European Federation of Journalists),…