Civil society bemoans increasing difficulty in performing role ‘effectively’

The groups in various EU countries say this is partly due to “insufficient meaningful participation” of civil society in the decision-making process. It is also claimed that national authorities do not “prioritise sufficiently” the funding of “vital” civil society tasks, such as monitoring and watchdog activities.

President Sassoli's speech to the European Council

This afternoon (17 October), European Parliament President David Sassoli opened the European Council in Brussels.

Philippe Mazuel proposed as replacement French European Commissioner

Philippe Mazuel, founding president of the pro-European party PACE, submitted his candidacy at the Élysée on Friday 11 October for a position as a European Commissioner for France.

Second anniversary of the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia - Statement by David Sassoli

Statement by the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli: "It is never acceptable to die because you are doing your job

UK Government under fire from Electoral Commission for democracy failings - The Parliament Magazine

The UK Government has come under heavy criticism from the country's Electoral Commission for failing to “ensure adequate levels of democracy”, including the “exclusion” of up to 1.7 million EU citizens from May’s European elections.

Bureaucracy meant at least 1.7 million EU citizens could have been denied vote in European elections - The New European

At least 1.7 million EU citizens living in the UK that were previously registered to vote here failed to turn out for European elections - with additional bureaucracy blamed for many not voting.

Après l’échec de Sylvie Goulard, un ex-adjoint au maire d’Abbeville candidat au poste de commissaire européen

Philippe Mazuel, président-fondateur du parti pro-européen PACE, a déposé sa candidature à l’Élysée vendredi 11 octobre.

Electoral Commission report blames UK Government for #DeniedMyVote

The UK Government has come under heavy criticism from the Electoral Commission for failing to ensure adequate levels of democracy including the exclusion of up to 1.7 million EU citizens from the European elections.  

The Greater Kiev project

The Greater Kiev project should aim to transform the city into a major metropolis of the twenty-first century, able to ensure its rank in the competition of international megacities.

#OrderOrder - European-wide campaign launched to safeguard democracy in the UK

Activists from across Europe have joined forces to launch a campaign aimed at calling the UK to order for potential breaches of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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