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11 June 2021

MEP Assita Kanko has been appointed to be part of the European Parliament’s delegation to the Conference on the Future of Europe. “The citizen wants a decisive Europe that is a strong player on the world stage. But also a Europe that respects its own diversity in the traditions and identities of …

8 June 2021

“Those huge companies have tremendous power. They can eliminate competitors and wring the necks of budding initiatives.” In the De Ochtend radio show on Radio 1, MEP Johan Van Overtveldt elaborated on the Competition Report, which the European Parliament wants to use to break up the monopoly …

8 June 2021

On Tuesday, the European Parliament approved the EU Digital COVID Certificate. MEP Assita Kanko responds with satisfaction, but warns of further chaos. “On paper, the system looks good and workable with clear safeguards for privacy, but plans don’t yet make a building. European citizens must be …

4 June 2021

“Greece must clarify this matter as soon as possible.” MEP Assita Kanko is not in favour of sound cannons at the Greek border to deter migrants. “A human approach must always take precedence, even in these difficult circumstances. Europe must uphold its own values.” “The allegations about the …

1 June 2021

Brussels group chairman Cieltje Van Achter finds it “incomprehensible and unacceptable” that the Brussels transport company STIB-MIVB will not appeal against the conviction of discrimination because it did not want to recruit a woman wearing a headscarf. “A decision under political pressure from …

30 May 2021

“This is a debate about censorship, whether censorship is a good idea and who should be allowed to apply censorship.” In the De Zevende Dag news show, N-VA Chairman Bart De Wever debated free speech and, among other things, the removal of a Facebook group that expressed support for Jürgen Conings …