European Parliament

May 08, 2019

Catalonia: Puigdemont Allowed to Run for European Elections

The pro-independence former leader of Catalonia and two of its former members were authorized to be candidates for the forthcoming European Elections. Last month, Spain’s electoral commission barred the three of them from the official lists for not residing in Spain. This decision was overturned and, as today [8 May 2019], Mr Puigdemont, Mr Comín and Ms Ponsatí are officially running...

May 08, 2019

Catalonia: Puigdemont Allowed to Run for European...

The pro-independence former leader of Catalonia and two of its former members were authorized to be candidates for the forthcoming European Elections. Last month, Spain’s electoral commission barred...

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Apr 11, 2019

UNPO Roundtable at the European Parliament Discusses...

Yesterday, 10 April 2019, UNPO held a roundtable at the European Parliament titled Protecting minorities in Pakistan through EU Mechanism, hosted by MEP Csaba Sógor (EPP) and with the participation...

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Mar 18, 2019

European Parliament Adopts Resolution on Human...

On Wednesday 13 March 2019, the European Parliament voted a joint motion for a resolution on Iran and more particularly the treatment of human rights defenders in the country. Seven out of the eight political...

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Jan 21, 2019

Alongside Other NGOs, UNPO Urges the EU to Postpone...

Following the Vietnamese Government's failure to improve its human rights issues, UNPO, alongside other human rights advocacy groups and NGOs, wrote a letter to urge the EU to postpone vote on the Vietnam...

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Jan 14, 2019

Iran: New EU Sanctions After Revelations of Attacks...

After revelations of attacks orchestrated by Iran in European Union (EU) member countries, two Iranian nationals and Iran’s main spy agency have been added to the EU’s counter-terrorism register....

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Nov 26, 2018

European Parliament Passes Resolution on Minority...

The European Parliament adopted a resolution concerning the fundamental rights of minorities in the Europe. On the outset, the resolution focuses on discriminatory practices, hate crimes and linguistic...

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Nov 22, 2018

European Parliament Round-Table on Human Rights...

On Wednesday, 21 November 2018, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) in cooperation with MEP Julie Ward (S&D) organised a round-table titled “Human Rights & Democracy...

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Nov 21, 2018

Human Rights & Democracy in Pakistan: Reflections...

Human Rights & Democracy in Pakistan: Reflections on the 2018 General Elections 21 November 2018 17:30-19:30 European Parliament, Brussels Room A5G305 Click here to register for the event.

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