Ignazio Corrao is a co-author of parliament's resolution on the EU response to the Ebola outbreak
Ebola has been declared a public health emergency of international concern. Yet we are in the eighth month of the outbreak and the situation keeps worsening. It is high time to for this humanitarian and security crisis to be solved and EU should play a leading role in the process. The EU response should be three-fold. First of all, it should include coordination with all international partners and particularly the US in the fight against this epidemic. The UN is the most appropriate forum to deal with this crisis and the European commission should speed up its coordination efforts for a joint response.
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Written by: Ignazio Corrao
Posted in: Latest news, Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, Newsroom, 2014, September, Ignazio Corrao
EU member states need to make more efficient use of €6 billon in EU funds to ease the transition from education to jobs for young people and foster entrepreneurship, urged MEPs in Wednesday's debate on the European Youth Initiative. Some advocated simplifying funding procedures, sharing best practices, and promoting apprenticeships, whilst others urged member states to do more to exploit the job-creating potential of new energy-saving and green technologies.
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Written by: Jane Collins
Posted in: Latest news, Newsroom, 2014, September, Jane Collins
Speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, today, in a debate on EU-Russia releations, and just before a vote on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, UKIP leader Nigel Farage said: "Perhaps we ought to recognise that the West now faces the biggest threat and crisis to our way of life that we have seen for over 70 years.
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Written by: Nigel Farage
Posted in: Press releases, Newsroom, 2014, September, Nigel Farage
On September 14, the Swedish voters had their say in the general election. Employment, social welfare and migration were the big issues during the campaigns.
The possibility of media’s sweetheart Feministic Initiative (FI, represented in the EP) entering the Swedish Parliament was also a much talked about subject.
Sunday, 14 September 2014
Written by: Kristina Winberg Peter Lundgren
Posted in: Press releases, Newsroom, 2014, September, Kristina Winberg, Peter Lundgren