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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 15 January 2015 on Kyrgyzstan, homosexual propaganda bill

16 January 2015 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution of 15 January 2015 on freedom of expression in Turkey: Recent arrests of journalists, media executives and systematic pressure against media

15 January 2015 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution of 15 January 2015 on Russia, in particular the case of Alexei Navalny

15 January 2015 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution of 15 January 2015 on Pakistan, in particular the situation following the Peshawar school attack

15 January 2015 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution of 17 December 2014 on the situation in the Mediterranean and the need for a holistic EU approach to migration

17 December 2014 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Résolution du Parlement européen du 17 décembre 2014 sur la situation en Méditerranée et sur la nécessité d'une approche globale de la question des migrations de la part de l'Union européenne

17 December 2014 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

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