Last November I was very pleased to host an exhibition and seminar in Strasbourg which brought together progressive and green MEPs, members of national parliaments and EU officials, to hear from, and exchange views with, and academic and NGO experts in the field, including Doctors of the World, Health Action International and Universities Allied for Essential Medicines. Read More
Dublin MEP Nessa Childers welcomed yesterday’s vote in the European Parliament to improve controls along the whole of the food production chain. Read More
Nessa Childers, MEP for Dublin, welcomed this week’s vote to tighten EU mercury controls agreed between EU country governments and the European Parliament. Read More
Nessa Childers, MEP for Dublin, welcomed today’s approval of a package of legislative proposals by the European Parliament to increase recycling rates and reduce landfilling, warning that Ireland lags behind EU averages. “In Ireland we recycle 37% of our waste and landfill 38% of it. We are underperforming the EU average on both counts, and will need to cover more ground.
Nessa Childers, MEP for Dublin, endorsed a Freedom of Information request to access a legal opinion commissioned by the European Central Bank (ECB) on its decision to cut off liquidity supply to Greek banks. Read More