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The articles hereunder form part of a content series called Ewropej. This is a multi-newsroom initiative part-funded by the European Parliament to bring the work of the EP closer to the citizens of Malta and keep them informed about matters that affect their daily lives. These articles reflect only the authors’ views. The European Parliament is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information these articles contain.

Taliban takeover of Afghanistan should serve as 'wake-up call for EU' - Roberta Metsola
European Parliament first vice president Roberta Metsola says that the dramatic withdrawal of US and NATO troops would signal a generational shift in global...
Malta showing high interest in Conference on the Future of Europe platform – Josianne Cutajar
Maltese are visiting the Conference on the Future of Europe’s online in their numbers, and have been doing so comparatively-speaking than other EU citizens, according to...
Labour MEP calls for a humane, dignified perspective on drug addiction
Labour MEP Cyrus Engerer, ‘Everything we know about addiction is wrong, we need to approach addiction from a humane perspective’
Sant fights southern Italy’s corner in Petitions Committee, calls for fair fund distribution
MEP Alfred Sant has called for a fairer distribution of the EU’s COVID-19 recovery funds for Italy’s more disadvantaged and hard-hit southern regions
‘Fascism beckons’: Sant takes harsh stance against Hungarian anti-LGBTIQ legislation
The new controversial Hungarian law, according to MEP Alfred Sant, is purposely vague and will create a context in which LGBTIQ people will feel threatened, unprotected and where...
EP opens submissions for €20,000 Daphne Caruana Galizia journalism prize
The European Parliament has opened submissions for its first annual €20,000 journalism prize – spearheaded by Maltese MEP David Casa and Finn Heidi Hautala - in tribute...


Frontex fact-finding mission: no pushbacks, but we expected better – Metsola

Fact-finding mission spearheaded by MEP Roberta Metsola finds Frontex did not engage in controversial pushbacks of irregular migrants from the EU’s...

Fact-finding mission spearheaded by MEP Roberta Metsola...

Conference on the Future of Europe: Malta’s EP Office launches e-packs for citizens

With the Conference, Europe’s citizens now have the opportunity to tell Europe what Europe they want. With the e-packs, they will have a clearer picture...

With the Conference, Europe’s citizens now have the...

Environment: EP votes for Aarhus Convention rights to be expanded to citizens

MEPs have voted for the rights enshrined in the UN’s Aarhus Convention, providing access to information, public participation in decision-making and...

MEPs have voted for the rights enshrined in the UN’s...

Sant takes umbrage at report naming and shaming Malta over EPPO delay

Labour MEP Alfred Sant takes exception to European Parliament report that...

Labour MEP Alfred Sant takes exception to European...

Sant cries foul over European Investment Bank loan distribution

Labour MEP Alfred Sant expresses major concerns over the European...

Labour MEP Alfred Sant expresses major concerns over...

EP condemns Hungary’s anti-LGBTIQ legislation in the ‘strongest possible terms’

New anti-LGBTIQ laws rules in Hungary a ‘clear breach of EU values, principles and law’, according to MEPs

New anti-LGBTIQ laws rules in Hungary a ‘clear breach...

MEPs want rule of law conditionality investigations launched immediately

MEPs threaten to take European Commission to court over what they say is ‘non-action’ over budget clause that makes disbursement of EU funds...

MEPs threaten to take European Commission to court over...

EP’s European Citizen’s Prize 2021 goes to...Dar tal-Providenza

‘Dar tal-Providenza embodies the best of Maltese and European values....

‘Dar tal-Providenza embodies the best of Maltese and...

David Casa calls for EU rules on safety of journalists in wake of Dutch journalist's shooting

MEPs call on the Commission to note the ‘seriousness of the situation’ of journalists’ safety in the EU: ‘We cannot allow people who...

MEPs call on the Commission to note the ‘seriousness...

Corruption: MEPs want the EU to have its own Magnitsky Act, GHRSR not enough

MEPs have welcomed the EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime but called for corruption to be included as a punishable offence along the lines of the US...

MEPs have welcomed the EU Global Human Rights Sanctions...

MEPs demand action against Hungary’s anti-LGBTIQ legislation

Resolution drafted by Maltese MEP Cyrus Engerer will be voted upon on Thursday

Resolution drafted by Maltese MEP Cyrus Engerer will be...

Alex Agius Saliba elected chairman of European alliance on chronic pain and neurological disorders

The European Alliance Brain, Mind and Pain brings together 31 associations that work towards the rights of patients suffering from chronic pain and...

The European Alliance Brain, Mind and Pain brings together...

The changing face of homelessness: it’s no longer only about the poor

‘We are no longer dealing with just the poor, we are also dealing with the professional and middle class educated person who can become homeless’ -...

‘We are no longer dealing with just the poor, we are...

Rule of Law: MEPs demand Commission immediately applies budget conditionality

MEPs are threatening court action against the European Commission over its failure to properly implement rule of law conditionality to EU budget disbursements....

MEPs are threatening court action against the European...