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THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

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...

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...

19-03-2018
THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: MORE THAN A VISIT, AN EXPERIENCE!

Find here the testimony of the students from the Institution Rey and Jean-Paul II Rouen following their visit at the European Parliament. On 21 March, the students from the Institution Rey and Jean-Paul II Rouen spent an exceptional day and benefited from an enriching experience during the visit at the European Parliament in Brussels. It is the...

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...

27-03-2018
FORUM FOR THE FUTURE OF AGRICULTURE: MY SPEECH ON THE FUTURE OF THE CAP

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) remains one of the pillars of the European Union construction. It aims at ensuring food sovereignty and security for citizens and is one of the leverages for economic dynamism in rural areas. Two questions are raised:
  • What will be the amount of appropriations which will be granted in the next post-2020...