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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 23 November 2016 on EU strategic communication to counteract propaganda against it by third parties

23 November 2016 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

European Parliament resolution of 25 October 2016 on human rights and migration in third countries

25 October 2016 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report on human rights and migration in third countries

10 October 2016 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Regional Reports

The situation in the Mediterranean and the need for a holistic EU approach to migration

12 April 2016 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Regional Reports

European Parliament resolution of 12 April 2016 on the situation in the Mediterranean and the need for a holistic EU approach to migration (2015/2095(INI))

12 April 2016 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution of 12 April 2016 on the situation in the Mediterranean and the need for a holistic EU approach to migration

12 April 2016 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Regional Reports

Report on the situation of women refugees and asylum seekers in the EU

10 February 2016 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Regional Reports

Towards an EU humanitarian visa scheme?

2016 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Policy/Position Papers

Work and social welfare for asylum-seekers and refugees

December 2015 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Thematic Reports

Working Document on Developing safe and lawful routes for asylum seekers and refugees into the EU, including the Union resettlement policy and corresponding integration policies (INI report on the situation in the Mediterranean and the need for a holistic EU approach to migration)

15 July 2015 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Thematic Reports

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