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Human rights: MEPs want corruption punished under EU sanctions regime

Parliament has adopted a resolution welcoming the EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime, while calling for corruption to be included as a punishable offence. Corruption has a devastating impact on the state of human rights, and often undermines the functioning and legitimacy of institutions and the

MEPs set to travel to Moldova to observe parliamentary elections

The European Parliament will send a high-level delegation to observe early parliamentary elections in Moldova. Early legislative elections will take place in Moldova on Sunday, 11 July. The Conference of Presidents (the president and political group chairs), at its meeting on 1 July, authorised an Election Observation Delegation,

Arctic: MEPs call for peace and reduced tension in the region

Members stress the need for constructive international cooperation in the Arctic while issuing warnings over emerging threats to stability in the region. In a new report on geopolitical and security challenges in the Arctic, adopted by the Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday, MEPs highlight that, in recent decades,

Highlights of AFET extraordinary meeting – 1 July 2021

Thursday 1 July 2021: 9.00 – 9.15 in room Paul-Henri Spaak (7C050) and 16.45 – 18.45 in room Paul-Henri Spaak (1A002) Votes •The Arctic: opportunities, concerns and security challenges (2020/2112(INI)) - Consideration and adoption of amendments / Adoption of draft report. Rapporteur: Anna FOTYGA (ECR, PL).•State of