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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
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....

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%...

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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...