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21-05-2018
MIGRATIONS-RELATED MISSION TO THE FRENCH-ITALIAN BORDER (10-12 MAY 2018)

Migrants coming to Europe must stay on the State’s territory where they arrived first as long as their refugee status has not been formally recognised. This rule is coming from the Dublin agreements that were adopted before the massive migrations of 2014 and 2015. Therefore, first comers cannot enjoy free movement outside of the country where they...

14-05-2018
TWO MEPS IN MISSION TO VENTIMIGLIA

After a morning spent in Bardonecchia - upwards on the French-Italian border -, MEPs Jean Arthuis (French) and Daniele Viotti (Italian) continued their parliamentary mission in Ventimiglia yesterday. For both steps, the intention was the same: listening to the authorities and the associations helping migrants in order to make a state-of-the-art...

19-04-2018
AFTER A 4-YEAR LONG PROCEDURE, A DEFINITIVE POSITION IS AGREED ON THE “EUROPEAN ORGANIC REGULATION”

On Thursday, 19th April, during the plenary week, the report from Martin HÄUSLING on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on organic production and labelling of organic products (the so-called “Organic Regulation”) has been adopted (466 votes in favour, 124 against, 50 abstentions). This is a long-awaited...

09-05-2018
EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S PROPOSAL FOR THE NEXT MULTIANNUAL FINANCIAL FRAMEWORK (2021-2027): MY SPEECH

President, Commissioner, I would like to pay tribute to your proposal because your task aimed at squiring the circle. At first sight, you responded to the Council’s expectations, notably by limiting the volume of this budget given the fact the European Development Fund is now included. Let us hail the clarification of the budget, the emphasis...

18-04-2018
INVITED BY THE HOUSE OF EUROPE STRASBOURG-ALSACE IN ORDER TO TALK ABOUT THE ERASMUS FOR APPRENTICES

The European programme Erasmus is celebrating its 30 years of existence. Last year, it enabled 43 000 students to spend a part of their academic studies in one of the countries of the European Union. The Member of the European Parliament Jean Arthuis wants that young people in dual education system also benefit from Erasmus because they are too...