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THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

18-06-2018
ODYSSÉE DE L’AQUARIUS, POUR RÉVEILLER L’EUROPE FACE AUX MIGRATIONS

En interdisant le débarquement des 629 migrants pris en charge par l’Aquarius, le ministre italien de l’intérieur, Matteo Salvini, a jeté une pierre dans le jardin de ce qu’il est convenu d’appeler le « système ». Ce « système », c’est à dire les Etats membres de l’Union européenne et leur mode de gouvernance, est resté aveugle...

04-06-2018
GDPR: A NEW PROTECTION FOR YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Dear readers, The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force on Friday 25 May. Supported and defended in our hemicycle, it aims at protecting your personal data and preserving them from a commercial use. You subscribed to my newsletter by providing me with your e-mail address only. This information is present in my mailing...

30-05-2018
MY SPEECH IN PLENARY ON THE 2021-2027 MFF’S AND OWN RESOURCES’ LEGISLATIVE PROPOSAL

My full intervention here: “President, Commissioner, I would like to pay tribute to your commitment and your energy, and to ensure you that we will do everything to go along with you and give to Europe a budget enabling it to face globalisation’s challenges. But we commit ourselves until 2027... Do we think that with a budget of 1.08% or 1.30%...

30-05-2018
THE FUTURE OF FOOD AND FARMING: A CLEARLY STATED VISION AND A STRONG SIGNAL SENT TO THE COMMISSION

The European Parliament has approved with a large majority (468 votes in favour, 89 abstentions and 123 votes against) the initiative report of the Italian MEP Herbert Dorfmann (EPP) on the future of food and farming. It is a strong signal sent to the European Commission before the publication of its legislative proposals. The ALDE French delegation...

30-05-2018
THE EU BUDGET HAS TO GROW WITHOUT INCREASING THE NATIONAL PUBLIC SPENDING

Since the adoption of the Multiannual Financial Framework’s proposal (MFF) for the 2021-2027 period by the European Commission on 2 May, including the new system of own resources of the European Union, which launched the coming budgetary negotiations, the European Parliament did not have the opportunity to give its formal opinion on these orientations....