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The European Parliament Information Office in Ireland and the European Commission Representation in Ireland in co-operation with several embassies of EU Member States will celebrate Europe Day on Friday 8th May with “A Taste of Europe”. Sample national foods of EU Member States and enjoy music provided by various African traditional groups to mark the European Year for Development 2015. This free event is open to the public. From 12:30 pm -2:30 pm at European Union House, 43 Molesworth Street/18 Dawson Street, Dublin 2.
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This special seminar will reflect on the disaster of World War II and is organised jointly with the Embassies of Latvia and Poland. Speakers will include the Minister for Justice and Equality, Ms Frances Fitzgerald and the Latvian Minister for Justice, Mr Dzintars Rasnačs. The seminar will commence at 10:00 am at the European Parliament Information Office, 43 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2. Registration from 9:30 am. For further information please contact the Embassy of Latvia at Tel (01) 4780161 or email embassy.ireland@mfa.gov.lv
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To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps, including Bergen-Belsen, at which two survivors now resident in Ireland were imprisoned, the European Parliament Office, in cooperation with the supporting embassies is also screening a series of five films related to this tragic episode in European history. The films will be shown between Tuesday 21 April and Wednesday 13 May from 6:00 pm at the European Parliament Office, 43 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2. Attendance free. Registration required. Tel (01) 605.79.00 or email: events-epdublin@ep.europa.eu.
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LATEST NEWS

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Plans for labelling the calorie content of alcoholic beverages should be tabled by the European Commission at the latest in 2016, said MEPs on Wednesday. The resolution calls for a new EU Alcohol Strategy focusing on alcohol consumption by minors and EU-wide labelling to discourage drink driving and drinking while pregnant.
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The EU should do everything possible to prevent further loss of life at sea, e.g. by expanding the mandate of “Triton” operation in the Mediterranean to include "search and rescue operations at EU level", says a resolution voted by Parliament on Wednesday. MEPs also call for a binding quota for distributing asylum seekers among all EU countries, bigger contributions to resettlement programmes, better cooperation with third countries and tougher measures against people smugglers.
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"Today's resolution on asylum and migration, adopted by an overwhelming majority (449 votes in favour), contains a number of concrete steps urgently expected from the Commission, the Council and the Member States.
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On the agenda:13-19 April

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All about Trade Agreements  

All about Trade Agreements

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On the agenda: Cyber attacks, Africa piracy, Ukraine assistance

13-03-2015

Wrap up this week in Parliament  

Wrap up this week in Parliament

27-02-2015