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01-03-2018
POLAND CASE: SUPPORT TO THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION FOR AN EU’S ACTION

On 1 March 2018, a large majority of the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) supported the triggering of Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) (422 in favour, 147 against and 48 abstentions) during the mini plenary session in Brussels. Through this vote, the European Parliament stated that the current situation in Poland...

14-02-2018
EUROPEAN CONFERENCE INVESTING IN PEOPLE - THE WAY FORWARD: MY SPEECH

Prime Minister Donchev, Madame Minister Roussinova, Madame Commissioner Thyssen, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a great honour for me to have been invited to speak at this conference devoted to investment in human capital that is investment in training and education. I am confident that we all share the conviction that investment in schools, in further...

05-02-2018
E-COMMERCE, END OF GEO-BLOCKING: THE FRENCH ALDE DELEGATION’S RESPONSE

63% of websites specialised in the selling of goods and services in the European Union are geo-blocking. This discriminatory practice is based on the customer's nationality, home address or temporary location. When the customer tries to gain access to a e-commerce website hosted in another member state, he is blocked or redirected towards the distributor's...

07-02-2018
TRANSNATIONAL LISTS: AN INAPPROPRIATE BACKPEDALLING

I voted in favour of the transnational list in order to respect my party’s choice. It is a strong symbol while there are no European parties. However, the plenary rejected it. As far as I am concerned, I reiterate the same reservations as for the national list. What is the link between the elected politician and the citizens in such a wide diversity...

02-02-2018
WHICH FUTURE FOR THE POWDERED MILK STOCK IN EUROPE?

The end of milk quotas in 2015 has led to an increase of volumes produced and therefore to falling prices. In order to tackle the crisis, the European Union intervened on the powdered milk market. The amassed stocks reach 380.000 tons today. The current situation on the market remains too hazardous to consider the disposal of those stocks. The risk...