Archive for: March, 2014

Storify: EU reaction to #TwitterisblockedinTurkey

Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s blocking of Twitter just 10 days ahead of the country’s local election has been branded a “blatant attack” on freedom of speech. Below are some of the reactions from Europe’s policymakers…

MEPs blast Erdoğan’s vow to ‘eradicate Twitter’

Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s blocking of Twitter just 10 days ahead of the country’s local election has been branded a “blatant attack” on freedom of speech.

YPFP #ElectionEssentials 2 – Energy & Resource supply – Q 2/5

Q: What will your group do in the European Parliament to ensure sustainability and efficiency in energy and resource supply?

Membership infographic video

For the first time since it was established five years ago, YPFP Brussels has analysed its membership statistics and mapped out what a typical branch member looks like.

YPFP #ElectionEssentials – Youth Unemployment – Q1/5

We pitched 5 members’ questions to representatives of the 5 biggest European political groups…and then made 5 videos.

Storify: MEP Awards 2014

Located in the glamorous Concert Noble at the heart ofLocated in the glamorous Concert Noble at the heart of Brussels’ EU district, tonight’s ceremony is hosted by European research, innovation and science commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn.

Ashton responds to ‘illegal’ Crimea referendum

European foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has strongly condemned Russia for its role in the “so-called” referendum in Crimea, which she described as “illegal and in clear breach of the Ukrainian constitution”.

MEPs clash over actions and future of the troika

MEPs have clashed over the role of Europe’s troika, with some parliamentarians blaming the programme’s austerity measures for “worsening the effects” of the economic crisis, while others have branded the accusation a ‘scapegoating’ of the institutions.

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