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17th Nov 2017

Ticker

MEPs adopt call to fight sexual harassment

The European Parliament adopted a resolution on Thursday, denouncing sexual harassment and calling for the creation of an independent task-force to assess the extent of harassment within the EU institution. The text was adopted with 580 votes in favour, 10 votes against and 27 abstentions. In recent days, dozens of parliamentary assistants have said they have been a victim of harassment by colleagues and MEPs themselves.

Agenda

EU agencies and eastern neighbours This WEEK

EU ministers will vote on where to relocate two EU agencies from the UK, while later EU leaders will host six eastern European countries in Brussels. Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic awaits his verdict in the Hague.

Opinion

Mind the gap: inequality in our cities

Minimum wages, 'living' wages and a universal basic income are all part of the ongoing mix to find ways to reduce social inequality across the EU.

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