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The EP rapporteur on Toy safety, Brando BENIFEI (S&D, IT), is proposing measures to ensure that toys sold on the EU market, including from third countries and online, are safe. For instance, it addresses how to tackle chemicals contained in toys and labelling issues, the challenges posed by the new technologies embedded in toys, the need to strengthen market surveillance and to enhance the involvement of online platforms.
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Since several years, thousands of migrants try to reach the United Kingdom by taking small boats from the coasts in the north of France. In the city of Grande-Synthe, migrants gather in camps and live in tough conditions, under low temperatures. In Grande-Synthe, associations and organisations support the migrants with food distribution and health assistance. This infoclip illustrates the way migrants lives in camps in Grande-Synthe, how they set up tents and light fires to stay warm. It also shows the way NGO's provide them with food or facilities.
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EP President and political groups’ leaders (Conference of Presidents) meet in Paris with ministers from the French government, including Prime Minister Jean Castex to prepare the upcoming six-month Presidency of the EU Council, starting in 2022.
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The European Book Prize was established in 2007. It seeks to promote European values, and to contribute to European citizens' better understanding of the European Union as a cultural entity. In 2021, the European Book Prize, chaired by Adam PRICE, honored Greek author Christos Chomenidis for his autobiographical work “Niki”.
Following their bilateral meeting, David SASSOLI, EP President and Jean CASTEX, French Prime Minister, hold a press conference on the priorities of the French Presidency of the EU Council starting on January 2022.
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