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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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Report on the review of the EU's human rights strategy

19 November 2012 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report on the annual report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World 2011 and the European Union's policy on the matter

19 November 2012 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report on the EU's mutual defence and solidarity clauses: political and operational dimensions

30 October 2012 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report with a proposal for a European Parliament recommendation to the Council on establishing common visa restrictions for Russian officials involved in the Sergei Magnitsky case

26 September 2012 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report with a proposal for a European Parliament recommendation to the Council on the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly

5 June 2012 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report on the Annual Report on Human Rights in the World and the European Union's policy on the matter, including implications for the EU's strategic human rights policy

30 March 2012 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Thematic Reports

Current challenges regarding respect of human rights in the fight against terrorism

28 April 2010 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Thematic Reports

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