EU and Africa must ‘co–operate as equals’, MEPs say


EU and Africa must ‘co-operate as equals’, MEPs say
Europe should move away from a donor-recipient relationship with Africa and cooperate as equals instead, EU lawmakers have said in a new report adopted on Thursday (28 January).


Empowering Africa: MEPs vote on strategy for a new EU
Europe and Africa must move away from a donor-recipient relationship, said the Development Committee, outlining its vision for a relationship between the two continents. On Thursday, MEPs adopted a wide-ranging strategy on a new EUAfrica partnership by 20 votes, with two votes against and three abstentions. The strategy emphasises the need to go beyond simply


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MEPs: Fundamental rights of Roma continue to be …
In the face of persistent violations of fundamental rights of Roma people, the Parliament demands stronger measures to fight anti-gypsyism in the EU. Anti-gypsyism is an institutionalised and historically rooted form of racism which is expressed through “violence, hate speech, exploitation, stigmatisation” and discrimination, MEPs say in a non-legislative resolution adopted on Tuesday by show


This Week’s Top Stories from the European Parliament – 25 …
Portuguese Presidency outlines priorities to EP committees – strategy for a new EUAfrica partnership – MEPs: Hold companies accountable for harm caused to people and planet – Radicalisation in the EU – call for binding 2030 targets for materials use and consumption footprint – Migrants and asylum seekers on the Greek islands – right to disconnect from work – commemorate 76 years since the …


MEPs Demand EU Make Regulatory Alignment the Price for …
Feb 13, 2020MEPs Demand EU Make Regulatory Alignment the Price for UK Trade Deal … mandate on Wednesday. The lawmakers said that in the new free trade agreement, “future competition with the EU must be kept open and fair through a ‘level playing field’, which means guarantees for equal rules on, among other things, social, environmental, tax, state …


Poverty has a female face: economic crisis hits women …
Women suffer more than men from crisis-driven budget and social spending cuts, which must be offset by investing in job training and female entrepreneurship, say MEPs in a non binding resolution adopted on Tuesday. Two other resolutions look at measures to combat gender stereotyping in the EU and to protect women’s rights in North Africa.


Artificial intelligence must be fair and safe for …
Artificial intelligence must be fair and safe for consumers, say MEPs. By Natalie Leal on 30/01/2020 Tweet; … Equal importance. … The draft resolution will soon be voted on by the full house before moving on to the EU Council and the Commission. The Commission is due to present its plans for a European approach to AI on 19 February 2020.


UK’s pitch to Biden: We’ll work with you on China – POLITICO
LONDON — In the race to be Joe Biden’s best friend in Europe, the U.K. has a plan — to be different on China. While Wednesday’s inauguration of the 46th president of the United States will spell the end of Donald Trump’s blame-China-for-everything approach, early signals from Joe Biden’s transition team are that Washington will not be going soft on Beijing — and doesn’t want …


MEPs vote against market economy status for China …
This non-standard methodology, for use in anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations, should assess whether China’s costs and prices are market-based, so as to ensure a level playing field for EU industry and defend EU jobs, they add. However, MEPs say the EU must to find a way to do this in compliance with its international obligations in …

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