6th Jun 2023


Maltese MEP Roberta Metsola elected EU Parliament president

Maltese centre-right MEP Roberta Metsola on Tuesday was elected the European Parliament's new president, in the first ballot with 458 votes. She is the first woman in 20 years to take the helm of the 705-member assembly. She has been criticised for her anti-abortion stance, although she pledged she will represent the parliament's view on reproductive rights. Metsola succeeds Italian socialist David Sassoli, who died earlier this month.

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Final steps for EU's due diligence on supply chains law

Final negotiations on the EU due diligence law begin this week. But will this law make companies embed due diligence requirements in their internal processes or incentive them to outsource their obligations to third parties?

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