MEPs are in Brussels these days for a week of Committee meetings.Read more : European Defence Union and plenary preparations - this week at the European Parliament
MEPs are in Brussels these days for a week of Committee meetings.Read more : CETA, Energy Union and 2016 Sakharov Prize – this week at the European Parliament.
Can Dündar and fellow defenders of freedom of thought and expression in Turkey, the Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzemilev, the Yazidi survivors and public advocates Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar are this year's finalists for the Sakharov Prize following a vote by the foreign affairs and development committees on 11 October. The laureate will be selected by the EP President and the political group leaders on 27 October and the award ceremony will be held in Strasbourg on 14 December.Read more : Sakharov Prize 2016: discover the finalists
Europe should continue to support film creation and distribution as important tools for our cultural diversity, MEPs and filmmakers underlined on Monday evening in a Lux Prize 10th anniversary debate. Translation and subtitling help to circulate works and promote European values, especially in time of crisis, they added. Film directors Ken Loach, Céline Sciamma and Andrea Segre participated in a very animated debate with Members of the Culture Committee on this occasion.Read more : Lux Prize: 10 years of film enlightenment
What are the implications of Brexit? What should the UK’s priorities be in the negotiations leading to it? Don't miss the opportunity to discuss this with your MEPs.Read more : Meet your MEPs: What kind of Brexit do you want?
The European Parliament Information Office in the UK has been invited to address U3A monthly meetings. These meetings are open to members of the U3A and their guests. Should you wish to book a speaker for your U3A please contact Elisabeth.Sweeney@ep.europa.eu or tel 0207 227 4328.Read more : U3A European Parliament Information Seminars - various locations
The 2015 LUX Prize winner, Mustang by Deniz Gamze Erguven, will be screened simultaneously in theatres of the Europa Cinemas network all around the European Union’s 28 countries as part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of the European Parliament's Film Prize. The UK screening will take place at the Barbican and will be followed by a live satellite Q&A with director Deniz Gamze Ergüven.Read more : LUX Film Prize: Mustang Screening - London, 10 October 2016
112 is a general emergency number which you can use in ALL EU countries. Anyone in need can call it 24/7 to reach the fire brigade, ambulance, police or coastguard. The number is free and can be reached by landlines, mobiles and payphones. You can even use it here in the UK instead of 999 (though it does not replace it).Read more : 112 - your European Emergency Number
EUROSCOLA brings together about 600 students from all over the European Union for a day in Strasbourg discussing aspects of European integration, in multilingual working groups of 100 students. It is open to students aged 16-18.Read more : Euroscola
Free educational sessions at Europe House. Specially designed to be interactive, politically neutral and suitable for for 11-18 year olds at schools and colleges, including those studying for GCSE, A-Level and BTEC qualifications. They are completely free of charge. You can also request a session to be held at your school or college.Read more : Educational Visits to Europe House in London