Eurobarometer: protecting human rights tops citizens’ list of EU values

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. This Eurobarometer survey, published on Tuesday, asked citizens, among several topics, which political issue the Parliament should deal with as a matter of priority. Parliament’s autumn Eurobarometer survey traditionally asks citizens which political issue the European Parliament should deal with as a matter of […]

Turkey: MEPs cut support by €70m due to no improvement in respect for EU values

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Parliament on Tuesday decided to cancel €70 million in pre-accession funds earmarked for Turkey, as conditions to improve the rule of law were not met. Last November, during the budgetary negotiations, Parliament and Council decided to place in reserve €70 million in pre-accession funds […]

No improvement in respect for EU values: MEPs cut support for Turkey by €70m

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Budget Committee MEPs on Tuesday agreed to cancel €70 million in pre-accession funds earmarked for Turkey, as conditions to improve the rule of law were not met. Last November, during the budgetary negotiations, Parliament and Council decided to place in reserve €70 million in […]

EU Justice Scoreboard 2018: justice systems’ key role in upholding the rule of law and EU values

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Yesterday, the European Commission publishes the 2018 EU Justice Scoreboard which gives a comparative overview of the independence, quality and efficiency of justice systems in the EU Member States. It aims to assist national authorities to improve the effectiveness of their justice systems. “The […]