Elected in 2019 as president, a role similar to that of speaker in a national parliament, his two-and-a-half-year mandate was dominated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Ursula von der Leyen told the EU plenary in Strasbourg, France, shortly before she and her team of commissioners were approved in vote of 461/157 with 89 abstentions , that she would work on "a European Green Deal” so the EU can continue to be a global leader on the climate change issue.
The European Parliament filling the final top EU job on Wednesday elected an Italian social democrat as its new president.
The European delegation included At the start of the meeting, Mona Al Marri introduced the history of gender balance in the UAE, emphasising that women’s empowerment began with the founding of the nation.
The leader made the remarks on Tuesday in an address to the people in the northeastern city of Mashhad on the first day of the new year in Iran.
"Without being a member, you cannot retain the benefits of membership," they said in an op-ed published by several European media on Friday, ahead of Britain's exit from the EU at midnight in Brussels.
Jean-Marie Le Pen, the father of France’s far-right, will bid farewell to the European Parliament on Tuesday after 35 years of using it as a platform to bash European integration and immigration.
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday the European Union can focus unhindered on building its own future now that Britain has a longer delay to work out its troubled exit.
It’s up to Britain when it chooses to exit the European Union, the bloc’s chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that it was not his working assumption that Brexit could be reversed or extended beyond a new Oct.31 deadline.
Sweden's teenage activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday urged Europeans to vote in next month's elections on behalf of young people like her who cannot yet cast ballots but demand decisive action against climate change.