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Video of a committee meeting – Tuesday, 27 January 2015 – 09:03 – Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Length of video : 218′You may manually download this video in WMV (2.4Gb) format Disclaimer : The interpretation of debates serves to facilitate communication and does not constitute an authentic record of proceedings. Only the original speech or the revised written translation is authentic.Source : © European Union, 2015 –...

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Press release – “Solidarity should not replace necessary decisions”, Schäuble tells MEPs – Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

EU solidarity should not replace decisions that must be taken in countries suffering economic difficulties, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble told Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs in Tuesday’s special debate on the review of the economic governance framework. His Italian colleague Pier Carlo Paduan, vehemently rejected criticism of measures to bring down Italy’s deficit and stressed the need to better coordinate reform policies.Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs Source : © European Union, 2015 –...

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Article – Live: Are crowdsourcing and 3D printing set to revolutionise society?

General : In the online world the borders are blurred. Experts from different parts of the world can come together and work on a project, citizens can invest and support innovative ideas on crowdsourcing web sites, and objects can be designed in one country and instantly printed in another. What could be the impact of such technologies on the economy? Parliament’s Science and Technology Options Assessment panel (STOA) will discuss the issue today from 14:00 CET. Follow the event live here. Source : © European Union, 2015 –...

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Press release – Commission and Parliament implement new rules on Transparency Register – Committee on Constitutional Affairs

A new, improved EU Transparency Register was launched on Tuesday with the aim of making EU-decision-making and the activities of lobbyists more transparent and more accountable while also giving lobbyists more incentives to register and making the database easier for lobbyists and the public to access.Committee on Constitutional Affairs Source : © European Union, 2015 –...

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