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EVENTS

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The European Parliament Information Office in Dublin, together with Active Retirement Ireland, Age & Opportunity and The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, will hold an information and discussion session on "Promoting Health in Older Age. Speakers will include MEPs Lynn Boylan and Nessa Childers and representatives from the European Commission. This is an excellent opportunity to consider and learn about what health and well-being means in older age and the European initiatives in this area. Registration required.
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Marian Harkin MEP
Marian Harkin MEP will launch a celebration of Women's Day in Trinity College on Friday 6th March. Organised jointly by the European Parliament Office in Ireland together with Network Ireland, the theme of the day will centre on "Harnessing Opportunity in Challenging Times – Empowering Women through Education". The event starts at 12h00 in the Atrium of TCD.
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An event entitled "Agents of Change - Empowering Women through Education" will be jointly hosted by the European Parliament Information Office in Ireland and Kerry Business Women's Network on Thursday 5th March at Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee, Co. Kerry, in advance of International Women's Day. Keynote speakers include MEP Deirdre Clune and entrepreneur, Deirdre Bounds.
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The European Parliament Information Office in cooperation with the National Women's Council of Ireland will hold an event on Tuesday, 3 March 2015 at the Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Square in Dublin launching "Better Boards, Better Business, Better Society: A handbook for increasing the number of women on boards in Ireland". This is a follow-up to a previous European Union initiative aimed at getting a minimum percentage of women on company boards in all European countries.
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LATEST NEWS

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Get involved: Nirj Deva, a UK member of the ECR group, is inviting everyone to contribute to his report on how the private sector could help to foster development worldwide. Starting today, the report will be discussed by the European Parliament's LinkedIn group. Join the discussion and help Deva write his final report.
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Political group and committee meetings, in Brussels. Items on the agenda include European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), International Women’s Day (IWD), Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA)in Foreign Affairs Committee on Monday and preparations for the 9 – 12 March plenary session in Strasbourg.
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A new draft text on an EU system for the use of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data, tabled by lead MEP Timothy Kirkhope (ECR, UK), was discussed in the civil liberties committee on Thursday morning.
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Parliament’s newly-established Special Committee on Tax Rulings elected Alain Lamassoure (EPP, FR) as its chair at its constituent meeting on Thursday morning. As vice-chairs, the committee elected Bernd Lucke (ECR, DE), Marisa Matias (GUE/NGL, PT) and Eva Joly (Greens/EFA, FR). Rapporteurs will be appointed on 9 March.
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