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2011-11-07 08:53:13

Space as a key sector for Europe and its citizens will be the subject of a conference that will be held on 8 & 9 November at the Hemicycle of the European Parliament.

2011-07-07 00:00:30

The European Parliament debate on the cultivation of GM crops highlights how difficult it is to give more power to the Member States to opt-out of planting products whilst preserving a workable science-based decision-making system at an EU level.

2011-05-27 05:10:00

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - EU Member States Losing EUR10 Billion in Tax Revenues Each Year and Facing Uphill Battle to Reverse the Trend At a meeting today on intellectual property, counterfeiting and piracy in Brussels, hosted by the European Parliament's Kangaroo Group, the International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC) warned the European Union (EU) that it faces an uphill battle to stem the flow of illegal cigarettes pouring through its borders and across its...

2011-05-09 08:00:00

BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Parliament's web television channel is organizing a viral video competition on Diversity in Europe, calling on the creativity of citizens to create a quality viral spot of 1 to 3 minutes. The competition will be launched on 9 May 2011.

2011-04-07 03:07:00

STRASBOURG, France, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Members of the European Parliament Johannes van Baaeln, Tanja Fajon, Carl Haglund, Alexander Graf Lambsdorff and Krzysztof Lisek tabled a Written Declaration in the European Parliament "on the danger of Taliban presence in Pakistan".

2011-03-14 18:44:00

NEW YORK, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=d21ab929-176f-4cdf-bea6-b9e37a7a4909 The chairman of the European Parliament's environment committee today called for stress tests on the 143 nuclear power stations across the EU. About thenewsmarket.com thenewsmarket.com delivers free broadcast- and streaming-quality video and multimedia content directly to media around the world, 24/7.

2011-03-09 07:01:00

NEW YORK, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=330d65b4-8fdf-4ad4-863e-c02eb2d6793b# The European Parliament marked the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day with a debate and vote on two resolutions tabled by the Women's Rights Committee: one on gender equality and the other on female poverty.

2011-03-03 20:55:00

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=34f8e0b1-09da-4662-a1eb-58be168663ed An S&D conference on media freedom took place on Thursday 3 March in the European Parliament in Brussels.

2011-03-02 17:51:00

NEW YORK, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=5aae14cd-88d5-4ab2-a87f-22cbd9bdbe5c# S&D President for the European Parliament, Martin Schulz insisted on the importance of the European Union's intervention in Libya to take place under the leadership of the United Nations and the rules of international law.

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