The prime minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, comes to Parliament to talk about Europe’s future, while members discuss the Iran nuclear deal, financial assistance for Ukraine, new rules on unmanned aircraft, and reducing CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles.
Coming into force on 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) harmonises data privacy laws across Europe. It protects Europeans, gives them control over their personal data and reshapes the way organisations approach data privacy.
Tired of being geoblocked when shopping online ? The European Parliament is voting on a new regulation that will almost entirely ban this discrimination across Europe.
At February’s plenary, members discuss the end of geoblocking and how to configure the Parliament after Brexit. Turning to the environment, they also look at decarbonisation schemes and a new pesticides committee. Croatia’s PM debates with MEPs on the future of the EU.