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19 September 2017

N-VA International organized today a well-attended lecture on Catalonia and the upcoming referendum on independence. Amadeu Altafaj, the Representative of the Catalan Government to the EU, explained why the upcoming referendum is democratically legitimate. The introduction was given by MP Peter …

14 September 2017

European Parliament member Helga Stevens has been appointed as co-reporter in Europe’s Special Committee on Counter-Terrorism (TERR). She will also contribute recommendations to strengthen the European anti-terrorism policy and to eliminate shortcomings in the fight against terrorism. “It is a …

13 September 2017

The European Parliament has approved new rules to reduce CO2 emissions in aviation as well. European Parliament member Mark Demesmaeker responds with satisfaction: “To achieve the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement, all sectors must make an effort. That certainly includes the aviation sector …

13 September 2017

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has held his annual State of the Union in the European Parliament. According to the N-VA’s MEPs, citizens above all need a stronger policy in the areas of security, the approach to migration and job creation. “Our citizens are waiting not …

12 September 2017

The European Parliament has given the green light to squander EUR 120 million in “free” wifi installations in six to eight thousand municipalities. “In Flanders, we no longer believe in freebies, but Europe keeps on doling them out with abandon,” says MEP Anneleen Van Bossuyt, who is following this …

11 September 2017

The European independent watchdog VoteWatch Europe has drawn up a list of the 70 most influential MEPs today, out of a total of 751. Anneleen Van Bossuyt is number 29 in the list. Among Belgian MEPs, she is in second place, with only Guy Verhofstadt ahead of her. Anneleen Van Bossuyt is also the …