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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.

Bartolo calls for more concrete EU engagement in Libya to support economic recovery
Minister for Foreign and European Affairs Evarist Bartolo participated in the Foreign Affairs Council meeting
Metsola in MEP delegation investigating Frontex violation of fundamental rights
Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola forms part of a European Parliament investigation into allegations that Frontex violated fundamental rights
MEP’s social media findings show glaring privacy and addiction concerns among young users
Survey by Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba on digital rights finds young are frequent users of social media but they are not fully aware of the means that are available to...
Mid-March timeline for European approval of single-shot Janssen COVID-19 vaccine
Janssen-Cilag, an offshoot of Johnson and Johnson, has applied with the European Medicines Agency for authorisation of its COVID-19 vaccine
The new European Bauhaus: recognising the opportunity | Cyrus Engerer
We can match the way in which the ecosystems around us live, with the way that we live and find a way to have our society complement the ecosystem around us
Labour MEP wants more flexible EU state aid rules tailored for small islands
Labour MEP Josianne Cutajar says the natural disadvantages of small islands should be recognised with a more flexible long-term strategy in state aid rules
Malta Chamber of SMEs wins European Civil Solidarity prize for project that supported businesses during pandemic

The Malta Chamber of SMEs wins the European Economic and Social Committee Civil Solidarity prize for the support it gave small and businesses during the...

The Malta Chamber of SMEs wins the European Economic and...

Sant: EU should maintain democratic control and accountability in times of crisis

Sant votes in favour of European Central Bank report for 2020 but expresses unease at role ECB assums in strategic fire-fighting

Sant votes in favour of European Central Bank report...

Reproductive rights: Nationalist MEPs stay away from Beijing resolution vote

MEPs voted for access to safe and legal abortion services as key elements that guarantee women’s rights and save lives

MEPs voted for access to safe and legal abortion...

Maltese most optimistic in Europe on post-COVID recovery

European Parliament survey finds Maltese the most optimistic for post-COVID...

European Parliament survey finds Maltese the most...

Commission welcomes European Parliament's approval of Recovery and Resilience Facility

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says Recovery and Resilience Facility regulation will help businesses and communities exit the economic...

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says...

COVID-19 vaccination: MEPs call for EU and global solidarity

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen defended the EU's choice...

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen defended...

European Parliament approves €672.5 billion Recovery and Resiliency Facility

The European Parliament has given the go-ahead to the EU's Recovery and Resilience Facility, the biggest building block of the €750 billion Next...

The European Parliament has given the go-ahead to the...

Aviation, tourism industries depend on cooperation among member state, MEP says

Maltese MEP Josianne Cutajar says that she has not yet made up her mind as to the possible viablity of an EU-wide COVID passport for citizens who have...

Maltese MEP Josianne Cutajar says that she has not yet made...

Engerer laments lack of transparency as Commission ‘discloses’ COVID-19 vaccine contracts

Cyrus Engerer says that the European Commission and European Parliament have both missed out on good opportunities to increase transparency despite calls for...

Cyrus Engerer says that the European Commission and...

Alfred Sant says EU security and defence policy text ignores Malta's constitutional neutrality

MEP Alfred Sant abstains on EU security and defence policy 'as it may imply support of further militarisation of Europe'

MEP Alfred Sant abstains on EU security and defence policy...

MEPs recommend carbon levy on EU imports to help raise global climate ambition

MEPs said that the EU needs a carbon border adjustment mechanism with the sole aim of pursuing climate objectives and a global level playing field

MEPs said that the EU needs a carbon border adjustment...

MEPs call for fact-based approach to EU vaccines rollout to avoid disinformation

Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee has urged EU countries to be transparent about their COVID-19 supplies

Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Food...

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba launches European Medicinal Cannabis Alliance

The alliance will focus on patients' rights and harmonisation of EU legislation on medicinal cannabis

The alliance will focus on patients' rights and...

More than 12 million EU citizens vaccinated for COVID-19, EU health chief says

The Eureopan Commission's Director-General for Health says the EU does not need to envy the US' or Israel COVID-19 vaccine rollout, having already...

The Eureopan Commission's Director-General for Health...