Tag Archives: The European Parliament

EBRD names its new EU representative, Florentine Hopmeier

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD announces the appointment of Florentine Hopmeier as new head of its Brussels office. She will start her role as the new EU representative today, 27th of January 2020. Florentine succeeds Gwilym Jones, … Read the full press release

The European Parliament’s legal affairs committee to set up working group to come up with proposals for legislation on how to make best use of robotics

Robots used to exist only in the realm of science fiction, but these days they are rapidly becoming a part of everyday life in the shape of drones, intelligent cars, industrial robots and robotic vacuum cleaners. The Parliament’s legal affairs … Read the full press release

The European Parliament passed resolutions on organ harvesting in China, situation in Sri Lanka and condemning violence in Central African Republic

Strasbourg, France / Brussels, Belgium, 16-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Parliament passed three separate resolutions on Thursday, asking for an immediate end to the practice of organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China; calling on the Sri Lankan government to implement the … Read the full press release

The European Parliament backs new law to guarantee citizens rights to be advised by a lawyer when facing criminal proceedings

11-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A new law to guarantee the rights of all citizens to be advised by a lawyer when facing criminal proceedings today received the backing of the European Parliament plenary who adopted the proposal with an overwhelming majority (with … Read the full press release