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European Union: European Parliament

The European Parliament is the only directly-elected body of the European Union. The 785 Members of the European Parliament. They are elected once every five years by voters right across the 27 Member States of the European Union on behalf of its 492 million citizens. Parliament plays an active role in drafting legislation. For example, on environmental protection, consumer rights, equal opportunities, transport, and the free movement of workers, capital, services and goods. Parliament also has joint power with the Council over the annual budget of the European Union. Website: www.europarl.europa.eu/
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European Parliament resolution on women's rights in Iran

24 April 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on the case of the Iranian citizen Sayyed Mehdi Kazemi

13 March 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo and rape as a war crime

17 January 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on the fight against terrorism

12 December 2007 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament Resolution on the Humanitarian Situation of Iraqi Refugees

12 July 2007 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report on Asylum: Practical Cooperation, Quality of Decision-Making in the Common European Asylum System (2006/2184(INI))

14 May 2007 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Sessional Reports

The implementation of the EU guidelines on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

March 2007 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

European Parliament Resolution on Strategies and Means for the Integration of Immigrants in the European Union

6 July 2006 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution by the European Parliament on Lampedusa

14 April 2005 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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