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The European Parliament and member states have reached an agreement to ban imports of products ...

Swords Today 06 Dec 2022
In a press release, the European Parliament recalls that between 1990 and 2020, an area larger than the European Union was the cause of deforestation, and the consumption of products in Europe was responsible for 10% of this loss ... The agreement must be formally ratified by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.
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MPs Object Against Dutch and German Parliament’s Interference

Hungary Today 06 Dec 2022
The proposal is a reaction to the German Bundestag’s November 10, and the Dutch Parliament’s November 17 resolutions regarding the conditionality of EU funds against the rule-of-law situation in Hungary ... Lower House of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer ... German Parliament Supports Withholding Hungary's EU Funds.
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Tax structures of peripheral economies should not be same as those of advanced economies - Sant

The Malta Independent 06 Dec 2022
In his reaction to a plenary debate on a European Parliament report on the system of own resources of the Union, MEP Sant stressed that the European Parliament report on the system of own resources ignores the need for peripheral economies to attract foreign investment by ...
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EU reaches deal to ban imported coffee, items from deforested lands

Manila Standard 06 Dec 2022
Pascal Canfin, chairman of the European Parliament’s environment committee, hailed the agreement and how its impact would feed through to everyday items Europeans consume ... The environmental lobby group Greenpeace called the draft law, agreed between the European Parliament and EU member states, “a major breakthrough.”.
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EU agrees ban on imports driving deforestation

Phys Dot Org 06 Dec 2022
Pascal Canfin, chairman of the European Parliament's environment committee, hailed the agreement, and how its impact would feed through to everyday items Europeans consume ... The environmental lobby group Greenpeace called the draft law, agreed between the European Parliament and EU member states, "a major breakthrough".
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EU Signs Provisional Green Deal to Tackle Global Deforestation - EU Commission

Urdu Point 06 Dec 2022
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 06th December, 2022) The European Parliament and the Council on Tuesday reached a preliminary agreement on a deal to reduce the risk of deforestation and forest degradation associated with goods imported into or exported from the EU.
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EU agrees law preventing import of goods linked to deforestation

RTE 06 Dec 2022
"I hope that this innovative regulation will give impetus to the protection of forests around the globe and inspire other countries at the COP15," said the European Parliament's lead negotiator, Christophe Hansen ... Negotiators from EU countries and the European Parliament struck the deal on the law early this morning.
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EU bans imports of products that drive deforestation

Urdu Point 06 Dec 2022
"The new law will ensure that a set of key goods placed on the (European Union) market will no longer contribute to deforestation and forest ... "This is a first in the world!" said Pascal Canfin, the chairman of the European Parliament's environment committee, in a press release.
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EU agrees deal to ban products which fuel deforestation

Midland Daily News 06 Dec 2022
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers and governments reached a deal Tuesday that would ban the import of products which contribute to deforestation around the world ... Pascal Canfin, who chairs the European Parliament’s environment committee, said the agreement by the 27-nation bloc marks a “world first.”.
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Governments gather in Canada in bid to boost biodiversity

The Associated Press 06 Dec 2022
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers and governments reached a deal Tuesday that would ban the import of products which contribute to deforestation around the world ... Pascal Canfin, who chairs the European Parliament’s environment committee, said the agreement by the 27-nation bloc marks a “world first.”.
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ANALYSIS - Is Poland’s ruling coalition on the verge of collapse?

Anadolu Agency 06 Dec 2022
PiS has 198 seats in the lower house of parliament and 48 in the Senate ... "For the first four years of our rule, the Eurocrats tore their hair out because they could only wave toothless Article 7 and pass gibberish resolutions in the European Parliament ... The European Commission is ...
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UK’s Labour vows to abolish House of Lords

Dawn 06 Dec 2022
Labour leader Keir Starmer promised “the biggest ever transfer of power from (the UK parliament in) Westminster to the British people”, arguing that many voters in 2016 opted to quit the European Union because of a sense of lack of democratic control.
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'Only yes means yes': Swiss parliament eyes tightening rape law

Hindustan Times 06 Dec 2022
The lower house of Switzerland's parliament voted Monday to dramatically broaden the country's limited definition of rape to include all sex without consent, but a law-change is still a long way off ... But many of the right-leaning members of parliament opposed that option, insisting it would create confusion and be difficult to put into practice.
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There’s plenty of ways to reform the House of Lords. Just look at Europe

New Statesman 06 Dec 2022
In response to a pledge by the Labour leader Keir Starmer to abolish the House of Lords, the upper chamber of the UK parliament, Clarke tweeted ... It is ultimately telling that it is easy to conceive of a British parliament with a second house similar to those of its large European neighbours.
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Kosovo to Apply for EU Membership by End of 2022 - President

Urdu Point 06 Dec 2022
In March 2022, the Kosovar parliament adopted a resolution urging the government to take all necessary steps to join NATO, the European Union, the Council of Europe and other international organizations.

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