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Hannes Swoboda urges Egyptian president Morsi to accept election observers

S&D Group president urges Egyptian president Morsi to accept election observers

 

Hannes Swoboda, president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, met with Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in Cairo this weekend, urging him to ensure the parliamentary elections in late February will be free, fair and verified by international election observers.

 

Hannes Swoboda described the meeting as fruitful:

 

EU - Peru Trade Agreement

"Peru must take advantage of EU Trade Agreement to strenghten social rights" says SWOBODA in Lima.

 

Annual report on human rights in the world: EU must speak with one voice

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcomed the adoption of the Annual report on human rights in the world. However, they also underlined the need for improved co-operation and co-ordination between the EU and its member states in this area, to strengthen EU human rights policy and to speak with one voice.

 

S&D Euro MP Jörg Leichtfried commented:

 

S&Ds welcome appointment of Stavros Lambrinidis as first EU Special Representative for Human Rights

The European Council yesterday appointed former European Parliament vice-president Stavros Lambrinidis as the first EU Special Representative for Human Rights. The newly created role will ensure increased visibility and efficiency for EU human rights policy.
 
Hannes Swoboda, President of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, welcomed the appointment:
 

EU must act on Syria immediately

 

Economic analysis of EU-wide emissions trading in CO2

"Economic analysis of EU-wide emissions trading in CO2" (European Comission)

FULL ARTICLE

Source: 
European Comission
Theme: 
Climate change

"THE LISBON SCORECARD IX: How to emerge from the wreckage"

"THE LISBON SCORECARD IX: How to emerge from the
wreckage
" by Simon Tilford and Philip Whyte (Center for European Reform)

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Source: 
Center for European Reform
Theme: 
Financial markets
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