EU-Russia: latest trends among EU political parties (measurement)

Plenary Session – © European Union 2019 – Source : EP

This report is based on the analysis of actual votes cast in the European Parliament since 2019. The research finds that there is increasing consensus among European factions on how to “deal with Russia”, as even some of the more “moderate” parties have increased in assertiveness after the invasion of Ukraine. Continue Reading

Special Report: How did Belgian MEPs vote?

The European Union is currently facing several crises on different fronts. The Covid-19 crisis, the climate crisis and the surge in energy prices have put a strain on the European economy and on the European social fabric, with the potential of increasing inequalities across the continent. Continue Reading

Mission accomplished! Moving on.

EP-129205C / Daina LE LARDIC / @ European Union 2022 – Source : EP

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Since 2009 we have published on a continuous basis on VoteWatch.eu the voting records of the Members of the European Parliament. This work has had a substantial impact on the transparency and accountability of the EU institutions. Continue Reading

Exclusive Interview with CEPI: New EU Forest Strategy for 2030

 

 


In July 2021, the European Commission presented the New EU Forest Strategy for 2030, a key component to deliver on the European Green Deal. The strategy and the different aspects it touches upon have been widely discussed and spoken about after its publication, with some disagreements regarding its effectiveness or viability. Continue Reading

Exclusive Interview with Fern: New EU Forest Strategy for 2030

 

 


In July 2021, the European Commission presented the New EU Forest Strategy for 2030, a key component to deliver on the European Green Deal. The strategy and the different aspects it touches upon have been widely discussed and spoken about after its publication, with some disagreements regarding its effectiveness or viability. Continue Reading

Voting analysis: who stands with Ukraine?

Ukrainian Flag is raised at the EP building in Brussels

 

 


Recent votes in the European Parliament show an increasing level of consensus for a tougher reaction against Russia in response to its military invasion of neighbouring Ukraine. This is showcased by the very high level of support (94%) for the EP resolution on Ukraine. Continue Reading

Exclusive Interview with Frederico Oliveira Da Silva (BEUC): Artificial Intelligence Act


If 2021 was dominated by the launch and debate around competition rules and regulation of content moderation online, with the DMA and DSA, 2022 is predicted to be the AI year, with the kick off of the discussions about the Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act). Continue Reading

Exclusive Interview with Véronique Willems and Luc Hendrickx: Due Diligence and Sustainable Corporate Governance


In March 2021, the European Parliament called on the Commission to put forward a European Due Diligence framework, which will notably require companies to deal with human rights and environmental issues in their supply chains. Find out about the key issues of the Parliament’s recommendations here. Continue Reading

Exclusive Interview with Birte Dedden, Director of ICTS at Uni Europa: Artificial Intelligence Act


If 2021 was dominated by the launch and debate around competition rules and regulation of content moderation online, with the DMA and DSA, 2022 is predicted to be the AI year, with the kick off of the discussions about the Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act). Continue Reading

Exclusive Interview with MEP Dragoș Tudorache: Artificial Intelligence Act


If 2021 was dominated by the launch and debate around competition rules and regulation of content moderation online, with the DMA and DSA, 2022 is predicted to be the AI year, with the kick off of the discussions about the Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act). Continue Reading