Opening: President Metsola on more integrity, independence and accountability

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. President Metsola updated MEPs on measures being taken to increase Parliament’s integrity, independence and accountability, at the opening of the session. Here is President Metsola’s full statement on the new measures: “I also wanted to speak about the decisions needed on measures in this […]

Corruption scandal: MEPs insist on reforms for transparency and accountability

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Parliament has reacted to recent allegations with immediate changes and demands for measures to close loopholes in existing transparency rules. Following Tuesday’s debate, Parliament has adopted a resolution on the suspicions of corruption by Qatar and the broader need for more transparency in the […]

Daphne Caruana Galizia murder: accountability and reforms “deficient”, MEPs say

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Five years after her assassination, Parliament pays tribute to the journalist and looks into the rule of law, organised crime, and corruption in Malta. In its resolution adopted with 564 votes in favour, 10 against, and 17 abstentions on Thursday, Parliament acknowledges the progress […]