e Members of e European Parliament sit in political groups – ey are not organised by nationality, but by political affiliation. ere are currently 7 political groups in e European Parliament. 25 Members are needed to form a political group, and at least one-quarter of e Member States must be represented wi in e group. e intergroups of e European Parliament Intergroups can be formed by Members from any political group and any committee, wi a view to holding informal exchanges of views on particular subjects and promoting contact between Members and civil society. Brussels. Institutional seats as fixed in Protocol 6: Brussels: Commission, Council of Ministers, European Council, Parliament (2nd) Frankfurt: Central Bank. Luxembourg City: Secretariat of e European Parliament, Council of Ministers (2nd), Court of Justice, Court of Auditors. Strasbourg: Parliament. 21, · A guide to e party groups wi in e European Parliament. One of e big winners of e elections, e group rose to ird place, despite a drop in support for one of its biggest. e next AIDA Committee meeting will take place remotely on Monday, 9 ember . AIDA MEPs will exchange views wi omas Jarzombek, Commissioner for Digital Industry and Start-ups, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and Daniela Kolbe, Chair of e Bundestag Study Commission on Artificial Intelligence – Social Responsibility and Economic, Social and Ecological. e Fact Sheets on e EU provide an overview of European integration and of Parliament's contribution to at process. ey present a brief overview of e EU's institutions and policies, and of Parliament's role in eir development. e official website of e European Parliament, e directly elected legislative body of e European Union. European Parliament. Change e navigation language. Select a political group Go to e Political Group's page. Go to e website: Political groups. Plenary. During plenary sessions MEPs vote on European laws and take position. Red means a plenary session,pink a committee meetingand blue a meeting of a political group. No official meetings are held in weeks shown in turquoise – ese are times when e European Parliament engages in o er activities. Parliament’s weekly calendar. Direct TV broadcast from e session of e Parliament. An election to e European Parliament was held between 23 and 26 , e nin parliamentary election since e first direct elections in 1979.A total of 751 Members of e European Parliament (MEPs) represent more an 512 million people from 28 member states.In February , e European Parliament had voted to rease e number of MEPs from 751 to 705 if e United Kingdom were. e European Parliament meets annually for about 12 one-week plenary sessions in Strasbourg, France. Most o er work (e.g., committee meetings) takes place in Brussels. Most o er work (e.g., committee meetings) takes place in Brussels. Germany, for example has 99 MEPs, whereassmall countries, like Malta only have 5 MEPs. e parliament gets toge er in Strasbourg but most of e MEPs do eir work in Brussels. e European Parliament has ree main tasks. Toge er wi e Councilit passes laws. On 3 rd and 4 ember e World Head of e Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat and Fif Khalifa, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad held a series of meetings wi political leaders and dignitaries from across Europe at e European Parliament.. In each meeting Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad conveyed Islam’s teachings of peace, mutual respect and tolerance. Below are brief sum ies of some of e. e main debating chamber in Strasbourg where all e members meet e European Parliament (formerly European Parliamentary Assembly or Common Assembly) is e parliament of e European Union (EU). EU citizens elect its members once every five years. Bureau Meeting in A ens. EPP Group in e European Parliament. 28, · e first EBA European Parliament round table event took place on 22nd of uary . e event was hosted by Ms. Grossetête, of e EPP party (European’s people party, Christian centrum-right) and Mr. Balas of e Socialists & Democrats and moderated by EBA’s Executive Director Ca erine Hartmann. 18, · e weeks leading up to a new five-year legislative term and parliamentary session are a frantic time for e European Parliament.Political parties from e member states are forming into cross-national groupings: ese groupings are selecting eir leaders for at least e next two-and-a-half-years and a multitude of discussions are ongoing about e distribution of roles among e groups. Outcome of e special European Council meeting and Rule of Law conditionality in e framework of e MFF 2021-2027 and Next Generation EU S&D Group's news on e European Parliament's Plenary session in Brussels - 5 to 8 ober . Socialists & Democrats. However, e discontent in e party has reopened e issue of M5S’s place in e European Parliament, wi several political groups following e developments on is internal fray. e city of Strasbourg in France is e official seat of e European Parliament. e institution is legally bound by e ision of Edinburgh European Council of 11 and 12 ember 1992 and Article 341 of e TFEU to meet ere twelve times a year for a session, each of which usually takes about four days. e majority of work, however, takes place in Brussels, and some o er work. STRASBOURG - Political groups at e first European Parliament meeting since e elections named e MEPs ey’ll send to ITRE, e 72-member committee for industry, research, and energy, which will have e biggest say in shaping parliament’s position on e upcoming €94.1 billion Horizon Europe research programme. e European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism (WGAS) will organise its next meeting on 16 ember , between 12.00 and 14.00. e event will take place in e European Parliament. EPP Group Bureau Meeting in Vienna Manfred Weber MEP (Germany), Chairman of e EPP Group in e European Parliament (on e left), and Sebastian Kurz, Federal Chancellor of Austria Vienna. European Parliament President Ta i after complaints from MEPs and Israel advocacy groups, expressed his reservations about e meeting, al ough he could not technically stop it from taking place. 03, 20 · e first formal meeting of e European Parliament Interest Group on Mental Heal took place on 28 April 20 to discuss its objectives and e organisation of e group. Chaired by Ms. Antonya Parva a MEP and co-chaired by Ms. Nessa Childers MEP and Ms. Glenis Willmott MEP e group . MEP lung heal group co-chairs, MEP Manuel Pizarro and MEP Žel a Zovko, also presented during e meeting and discussed e ways in which lung heal is on e agenda at e European Parliament. ERS anks all event participants and we look ford to working wi MEPs and policymakers to give Europe’s citizens e chance to brea e clean. e public hearing on e Minority SafePack European Citizens’ Initiative (MSPI) in e European Parliament will take place on 15 ober from 9.00 to 13.00 CET wi remote participation. e MSPI Citizens' Committee informed e European Parliament at it accepts e date proposed by e ree committees in charge wi organising e. 24, · David Sassoli, e parliament’s president, reiterated its demands for an extra €39bn for e EU budget at a summit meeting of e EU’s national leaders and was politely told to get lost. 22, · First meeting for European Parliament’s Tibet Interest Group since elections. e first meeting of e European Parliament’s Tibet Interest Group since a new Parliament was elected took place today in Brussels. e meeting brought toge er about 15 Members of e European Parliament or eir assistants, as well as e International Campaign for Tibet’s Brussels team and Tashi Phuntsok, head of e Office of Tibet in Brussels. Outcome of e special European Council meeting and Rule of Law conditionality in e framework of e MFF 2021-2027 and Next Generation EU Debates on Monday 5 ober and Tuesday 6 ober Iratxe García, S&D Group President We are pleased at EU leaders showed unity and agreed on sanctions against e Belarusian regime at has violently repressed peaceful protests following e. e Parliament’s political groups will discuss internally how to move ford, and e next round of talks will take place in ember. e Greens and Renew Europe are e groups pushing. 04, · 04 ember , European Parliament, Brussels –. e European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism (EP-WGAS) – a cross-party working group of Members of e European Parliament held its constitutive meeting for e new legislature, setting priorities and agenda for is term. In e face of rising antisemitism in Europe, and in e wake of recent attacks, reats . 28, · e meeting of e European Parliament Interest Group on Mental Heal, Wellbeing and Brain Disorders, entitled ‘New horizons for person-centred mental heal research and care’, took place on 3 ember in e European Parliament in Brussels, between 15.00 and 18.00 in room 5G1.. In recent years, issues related to mental heal care and services have increasingly been part of EU . 05, · e European Jewish Congress, Secretariat and e Member of e Advisory Board of e European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism (EP-WGAS), took part in e meeting launching e new Board. EP-WGAS brings toge er Members of e European Parliament at a cross-party level to improve e way in which e EU combats Antisemitism. 22, · e first meeting of e European Parliament’s Tibet Interest Group since a new Parliament was elected took place today in Brussels. e meeting brought toge er about 15 Members of e European Parliament or eir assistants, as well as e International Campaign for Tibet’s Brussels team and Tashi Phuntsok, head of e Office of Tibet in Brussels. e European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) e European Economic and Social Committee is an advisory body of e European Union. It was established in 1957 and provides, on request, e larger institutions (e European Commission, e Council and e Parliament. Provides expertise to DG GROW: in relation to questions relating to e implementation of Union legislation, programmes and policies in e field of fertilising products, in particular concerning Regulations (EC) No 2003/2003 and (EU) / 09 and e implementing and delegated Regulations adopted based on e latter. in e preparation of legislative proposals, policy initiatives. 29, · Our special meeting on ursday and Friday will pri ily focus on Europe's place in e world and our capacity to shape our own destiny. Our meeting will start on ursday at 15.00 wi e traditional exchange of views wi e President of e European Parliament, David Sassoli. 09, · e test follows approval from e Bureau of e European Parliament, which is made up of MEPs from different groups, to introduce a central attendance register using fingerprint biometrics. e system will allow MEPs to receive eir daily allowance automatically, and eliminate e requirement for em to sign a long list of meeting room. All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal cross-party groups at have no official status wi in Parliament. ey are run by and for Members of e Commons and Lords, ough many choose to involve individuals and organisations from outside Parliament in eir administration and activities. 03, · On 3, e Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE Committee ) of e European Parliament held a meeting to discuss e future of EU-U.S. data flows following e Schrems II judgment of e Court of Justice of e European Union (e CJEU ). In addition to Members of e European Parliament (MEPs ), e meeting’s participants included. 15, · e European Parliament President David Sassoli said ursday 15, e session will be held remotely. Plenary sessions scheduled in Strasbourg, which is e official seat of e European Parliament, have been scrapped since ch because of concerns related to e coronavirus. 09, · e European Parliament approved a resolution ursday proposing new sanctions against Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo. e resolution passed wi 609 of e 694 European deputies. It comes in response to e newly proposed repressive laws. HAVANA TIMES – On ober 8 , e European Parliament. Bureau Meeting in saw. Esteban González Pons MEP (Spain), Vice-Chairman of e EPP Group in e European Parliament, and ek Evison, EPP Group Secretariat. saw Download higher quality. Photo Gallery. Previous Next ⁄ Photo Gallery ⁄ ⁄ Links + Back. 21, · On ober 19, members of e European Parliament unveiled a petition to e leaders of e EU — Charles Michel and Ursula Von der Leyen, e presidents of e Council and Commission, respectively — not to attend e G-20 summit to be held in Saudi Arabia on ember 21-22. ie Arena, chair of e human rights sub-committee, and c Tarabella, vice-chair of e committee for .