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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 of 3 April 2014 on the EU strategy towards Iran

3 April 2014 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution of 15 March 2012 on the situation in Nigeria

15 March 2012 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on women's rights in Afghanistan

24 April 2009 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on support for the Special Court for Sierra Leone

24 April 2009 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on the humanitarian situation of Camp Ashraf residents

24 April 2009 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

24 April 2009 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on the evaluation of the Dublin system

2 September 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on the census of the Roma on the basis of ethnicity in Italy

10 July 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on the Annual Report on Human Rights in the World 2007 and the European Union's policy on the matter (2007/2274(INI))

8 May 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution on women's rights in Iran

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

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