European Parliament

(redirected from EU Parliament)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to EU Parliament: EU Commission

European Parliament

the permanent legislative assembly of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) directly elected by the electors of the member countries of the EUROPEAN UNION.
References in periodicals archive ?
The AJK prime minister urged EU parliament members to play their effective role for the right to self-determination of Kashmiris.
As I indicated before, October will be a busy month in which a meeting of the ACP/EU Trade Ministers Committee is usually held in Brussels; Brexit should happen following an EU Summit; and along with others, the new EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development should be approved by the EU Parliament.
This wonderful piece of music has been adopted by the EU as their anthem and as the EU is not as yet a nation it would seem a little disingenuous of the EU Parliament's speaker to request that MEPs stand for the EU's "national anthem".
Or is their plan just to take their EU parliament pay-packet and expenses and put their feet up in the sun at the nice French residence of one of the MEPs?
The EU Parliament, in a joint resolution dated April 18, called out the Philippine government to "put an immediate end to the extrajudicial killings in the pretext of a 'war on drugs,'" citing the 12,000 reported deaths in the bloody campaign of President Duterte.
This was followed by endorsements by the EU Parliament's Environmental Committee on Oct 23, 2017 and Industry, Research and Energy Committee on Nov 28, 2017.
The Angara-Lopez team met and had official talks with concerned EU officials at their headquarters in Brussels where its other agencies hold offices, including the EU Parliament. Our just concluded EU Journalists Programme, hosted by the EU Delegation to the Philippines headed by ambassador Franz Jessen, was one of the diplomatic efforts to reach out to the Filipino public audience through media.
The Remain side says we should stay and reform the EU, but each month the EU Parliament moves from Brussels to Strasbourg and then back again, for an annual cost of PS190m.
According to Waguih, the EU parliament's adopted text did not "point fingers to Egyptian security authorities in the torture and killing case of Regeni".
"We want the EU parliament to support the people of Sudan who has suffered for 26 years and to back our initiative for comprehensive and just peace and democratization.
The EU Parliament ignored a recommendation by its environment committee to reject the compromise, without which international flights could have faced the European emission caps now.