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Gay Mitchell speaks out about recent laws in Uganda and Nigeria that punish homosexuality Gay Mitchell speaks out about recent laws in Uganda and Nigeria that punish homosexuality

On March 18th 2014 at the EU-ACP Joint Parliamentary Assembly in Strasbourg, Gay Mitchell spoke about the fight against AIDs and about recent laws in Uganda and Nigeria that punish homosexuality. During the debate, ACP delegates claimed that action against Uganda and Nigeria could lead to the end of cooperation under the Cotonou Agreement. The two countries... [Read more of this review]

Gay Mitchell visits Wesley College for the Young Ideas for Europe Programme Gay Mitchell visits Wesley College for the Young Ideas for Europe Programme

On Friday 31st January, Gay Mitchell MEP visited Wesley College in Dublin to act as political patron in the Young Ideas for Europe programme 2014. The programme which is run by the Robert Bosch Stifung (a large German corporation), saw Wesley College as the participating school in partnership with a Dutch school. Young Ideas for Europe aims to encourage... [Read more of this review]

Gay Mitchell speaks on the The EU 2013 Report on Policy Coherence for Development Gay Mitchell speaks on the The EU 2013 Report on Policy Coherence for Development

Gay Mitchell spoke in the European Parliament’s Development Committee on 21st January 2014 about a report on Policy Coherence for Development (PCD). PCD focuses on the impact that non-development policies have on development cooperation objectives. Gay Mitchell spoke about the importance of cooperation between national parliaments and the European... [Read more of this review]

Gay Mitchell speaks on the role of SME’s in the Eurozone Gay Mitchell speaks on the role of SME’s in the Eurozone

Gay Mitchell MEP spoke in Plenary about the need for Eurozone SME’s to have adequate access to credit. The Fine Gael MEP made this call as Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, presented his annual report to the European Parliament. Speaking at the Plenary session in Strasburg, Gay Mitchell MEP reiterated calls he recently made... [Read more of this review]

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