In 2014, for the first time in the EU’s history, European voters had a say in who would be named Commission president, thanks to the Lead candidate process. With parliamentary elections approaching, let’s see how this system that designates lead candidate works.
To answer European citizens' concerns about the independence of EU institutions, a European transparency register was created in 2011. Now the EU wants to make it mandatory.
The European Parliament wants to protect consumers in the digital realm: the end of roaming charges and WIFI4EU are examples of its most recent successes. But challenges such as expensive long-distance calling, ePrivacy and online content portability lie ahead.
This summer, based on a proposal by the European Parliament, 15,000 18-year-olds will be receiving a free travel pass to discover Europe by train
What is the relationship between the European Parliament and the US Congress? How often do they meet? What do they talk about?