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15.02.2017

EU-Canada trade deal: we choose partnerships over protectionism

EU-Canada trade deal: we choose partnerships over protectionism

"Trade policy is back on track. We have managed to work out the most advanced, ambitious and up-to-date trade agreement between the EU and Canada.

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From Brussels
15.02.2017

CETA: MEPs back EU-Canada trade agreement

CETA vote result© EU 2017 - EP

The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which aims to boost goods and services trade and investment flows, was approved by the European Parliament on Wednesday. The landmark trade deal could apply provisionally from as early as April 2017.

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From Brussels
23.01.2017

Committee on Fisheries - Highlights of next meeting

Wednesday 25 January 2017 (15.00–18.30) and Thursday 26 January 2017 (09.00-12.30) in Brussels - Room: ASP 3E2 (Altiero Spinelli building)

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From Brussels
19.01.2017

Who's who: overview of the people in charge of Parliament

Check out Parliament's key players

MEPs elected Antonio Tajani as Parliament president on 17 January and on 18 January voted for who they wanted as vice-presidents and quaestors for the second half of the parliamentary term. Check out our infographic to find out who was chosen for Parliament's key posts.

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From Brussels
19.01.2017

Parliament’s mid-term election: 14 Vice-Presidents and 5 Quaestors elected

Following the election of the President, MEPs elected 14 Vice-Presidents in two ballots on Wednesday. To be elected, candidates needed to win an absolute majority of valid votes cast. The new Vice-Presidents come from six different political groups. Members also elected five Quaestors, by acclamation.

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From Brussels
18.01.2017

Parliament’s mid-term election: 14 Vice-Presidents elected

Following the election of the President, MEPs elected 14 Vice-Presidents in two ballots on Wednesday. To be elected, candidates needed to win an absolute majority of valid votes cast. The new Vice-Presidents come from six different political groups.

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From Brussels
18.01.2017

Parliament’s mid-term election: 15 candidates for 14 Vice-Presidents’ posts

Following the election of the President, MEPs will choose 14 Vice-Presidents in a secret vote on Wednesday. Candidates need to win the absolute majority of valid votes cast in the first or second ballots to be elected. In the third round, the best-scoring candidates will take up the remaining seats. The election of Vice-Presidents starts at 9.00.

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From Brussels
18.01.2017

Antonio Tajani elected new President of the European Parliament

Antonio Tajani elected new President of the European Parliament

Antonio Tajani (EPP, IT) won Parliament’s presidential election with 351 votes in a final face-off with Gianni Pittella (S&D, IT), who secured 282 votes.

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From Brussels
17.01.2017

Follow it live: Parliament set to elect new president

MEPs elect on Tuesday 17 January Parliament's new president to replace Martin Schulz who is stepping down after five years. Seven candidates have put themselves forward for the post so far ahead of the first ballot on Tuesday morning. In case the president is not elected during the first ballot, nominations can still be added or withdrawn before each subsequent round of voting. Follow the candidates' speeches and the votes live on our website and on social media.

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