Heidi handed over the Euronest co-presidency

“Today I was happy to hand over the Euronest co-presidency to my Green colleague Rebecca Harms who has a long experience in eastern partnership countries. I wish her best of success. All of the Eastern partnership countries are striving in …...

Some progress in shareholders’ rights

The European Parliament’s legal affairs committee has today approved the agreement with the Council on the revised directive on shareholders’ rights. The legislation aims to improve the long-term commitment of shareholders in listed companies and to strengthen the link between …...

Defending sexual and reproductive rights in Europe

A study commissioned by Heidi, Opposition to sexual and reproductive rights in Europe, was published today to reveal the networks and identify the actors who are part of the anti-choice movement that is active in the EU. Sexual and reproductive …...

EU must recognise Yazidi genocide

In a letter sent in April 2016, Heidi with over hundred colleagues of the European Parliament asked the high representative Federica Mogherini to recognise Daesh’s genocide against religious minorities, including the Yazidi. On 13 December, two Yazidis, Nadia Murad and …...

Eastern partnership and economic development

I am very pleased to address you today on behalf of the Euronest parliamentary assembly and to present general views of our institution on economic and innovation issues. First, I would like to thank president Markkula for hosting the fourth …...