Marking International Human Rights Day on 10 December, European Parliament President David Sassoli and Sakharov Prize laureate Lorent Saleh inaugurated the Sakharov Walk of Freedom.
MEPs discuss new measures to tackle the climate emergency at an extraordinary plenary session, as well as honour human rights activists and prepare for a conference on the future of Europe.
Greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation have more than doubled over the past two decades, while those from shipping have also increased. Check out our infographics.
Find out what pollinators are, why they are important and why they are declining.
The EU will need to update its long-term climate goals in 2020. Parliament wants more ambitious goals, but will EU countries agree to aim for climate neutrality by 2050?
After assessing the nominees, MEPs voted on 27 November to elect the European Commission led by Ursula von der Leyen, allowing it to take office on 1 December.
“God Exists, her name is Petrunya” has won this year’s LUX Film Prize. Director Teona Mitevska talked to us about the power of her story of a woman defying the system and winning.
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Ilham Tohti is the 2019 laureate of Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
Disinformation campaigns are a threat to the proper functioning of democracies. The Parliament is committed to ensuring people are able to access reliable information.
Against the background of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women MEPs urged a swift ratification of the Istanbul Convention.
MEPs will vote on an EU roadmap to tackle bee decline, call for ambitious targets for biodiversity and vet the candidates for the post of EU Ombudsman.
The 10th anniversary of the European Charter of Fundamental Rights was marked on 1 December. Here are five facts you should know about it:
MEPs voted into office the new European Commission, approved the EU's budget for 2020, called for a climate neutral Europe and awarded the LUX film prize.
The newly elected European Commission boasts more women than ever and plenty of political experience. Check out our infographic for all the details.
Oleg Sentsov is the 2018 laureate of Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
2018 Sakharov Prize laureate Oleg Sentsov was finally able to accept his award in person in Strasbourg on 26 November.
MEPs will vote on the new European Commission, award the 2019 LUX Film Prize and decide on the EU budget for 2020 at the November plenary session in Strasbourg.
Ukrainian film director and human rights activist Oleg Sentsov will be in Parliament on 26 November to pick up the 2018 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
Missed the hearings of the nominees for the European Commission? Catch up with our videos summaries.