15.06.2018

Traineeship opportunity at Petr Ježek’s Brussels office

Petr Ježek, Czech member of European Parliament (ALDE) is searching for a trainee for his Brussels office. This traineeship would suit someone with...

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09.01.2018

Goodbye to tax havens? Interview for France 24

Petr Jezek's  interview for  France 24 on findings of the European Parliament PANA committee and its recommendations on how to fight  tax...

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12.12.2017

Traineeship opportunity at Petr Ježek’s Brussels office

Petr Ježek, Czech member of European Parliament (ANO, ALDE) is searching for a trainee for his Brussel’s office.

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With Konji Kosaka, chair of Japanese Parliament delegation for relations with EU

Petr Ježek

Born in Prague in 1965. A graduate of Prague’s University of Economics, Petr Ježek joined his country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and served as a diplomat. For some ten years, he held relatively high posts related to the country’s ties with the EU, e.g. heading the Foreign Ministry’s European Integration Department and serving as Deputy State Secretary for European Affairs. He also worked as chief of staff of then Czech Prime Minister Vladimír Špidla. In 2014, Petr Ježek was elected Member of the European Parliament on the ballot of the ANO 2011 party.

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Traineeship opportunity at Petr Ježek’s Brussels office

Petr Ježek, Czech member of European Parliament (ALDE) is searching for a trainee for his Brussels office.

This traineeship would suit someone with a strong interest in the workings of the European Union. If you would like to acquire some practical experience and see how the European Parliament works, we would be happy to consider your application.

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Goodbye to tax havens? Interview for France 24

Petr Jezek's  interview for  France 24 on findings of the European Parliament PANA committee and its recommendations on how to fight  tax avoidance and money laundering:

http://www.france24.com/en/20171218-talking-europe-goodbye-tax-havens-new-eu-blacklist-panama-paradise-papers

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Traineeship opportunity at Petr Ježek’s Brussels office

Petr Ježek, Czech member of European Parliament (ANO, ALDE) is searching for a trainee for his Brussel’s office.

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Actual agenda of Peter Ježek

Czech MEP Peter Ježek is actually working as rapporteur or shadow rapporteur on these files:

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Traineeship opportunity at Petr Ježek’s Brussels office

Are you currently studying European affairs or European law? Or have you just finished your studies in the field of European affairs? Would you like to acquire some practical experience and see the work at the European parliament from an insider perspective? If yes, then we might be looking just for you.

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European Parliament PANA enquiry committe public hearing with European Commission President Juncker

On May 30, 2017 the European Parliament PANA enquiry committee  helld a public hearing with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

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Human rights violations and abductions by North Korea discussed in the EP Delegation for Japan

On May 4, 2017, the European Parliament Delegation for relations with Japan presided by Petr Ježek held a meeting jointly with the Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula (DKOR) and with H.E. Mr. Katsunobu Kato, Japan's Minister in charge of the Abduction Issue and representatives of Japanese abductees' families.

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Overview of Peter Ježek´s actual agenda

Czech MEP Peter Ježek is actually working as rapporteur or shadow rapporteur on these files:

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Capital Markets Union: MEPs adopt reforms of the prospectus regime

MEPs have approved today a final deal on a new prospectus regulation, an important step towards the creation of a Capital Markets Union. 

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Money Markets: EU reforms will enhance financial stability & boost real economy, say Liberals and Democrats

MEPs have adopted today new laws aimed at making “money market funds” more robust, transparent and stable

 

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Japan Delegation meets with Japanese MPs

The European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with Japan, chaired by Petr Jezek, welcomed three Japanese MPs to its meeting on 9th March.

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Invitation to Seminar on Panama Papers

Petr Ježek and Michael Theurer invite you to attend their Seminar on 2 March from 9:00-11:00.

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Czech MEP Petr Ježek writes a letter to Donald Tusk. The reasons are the final steps of the US administration

The letter highlights the "Executive Order" of the US President Trump, which according to Ježek clearly violates international law

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What´s new in PANA Committe?

We would like to share with you a PANA newsletter.

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Europe must not give up on the situation in Aleppo

MEP Petr Jezek today sent a letter to Donald Tusk and Federica Mogherini

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EU Member States gained better tool to fight terrorism

Agreement was reached between representatives of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on the Directive on combatting terrorism following a trilogue meeting on Thursday November 17. The Directive will harmonise and reinforce Member States’ arsenal in fighting terrorism.

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Donald Trump´s victory is a disaster

We shall see how the US system can be strong in preventing him from implementing his worst ideas

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The European Parliament quizzed the Commission on the Bahamas leaks during its plenary session.

EP shows strong political will to eradicate money laundering, tax evasion and tax avoidance.

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Petr Ježek speaks at Panama Papers hearing with journalists behind the revelations

The Czech MEP is co-rapporteur of PANA committee’s final report.

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Bahamas Leaks underline need for EP’s inquiry into offshore firms

Petr Ježek comments on new revelations on offshore-based companies.

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What would you want to know about Panama Papers?

Investigative journalists will answer questions by members of EP’s PANA committee.

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Petr Ježek discusses visa-free deal with Petro Poroshenko

ALDE delegation meets Ukrainian president, foreign minister and other officials during Ukraine visit.

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Petr Ježek rapporteur of Panama Papers committee

The newly formed body will look into loopholes in EU tax evasion law.

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LIBE committee approves combating terrorism directive

Tackling “foreign fighters” issue significant move towards safer Europe, says Petr Ježek.

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Traineeship opportunity at Petr Ježek’s Brussels office

We will recruit a trainee for a fast-paced, dynamic post in the office of Petr Ježek, ANO ALDE Member of the European Parliament. The main role of the trainee will be to provide policy and administrative support.

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We should be united in responding to terrorism threat

At EP plenary, Petr Ježek welcomes Commission’s efforts to address radicalisation of EU citizens.

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Petr Ježek to join EP’s special Panama Papers committee

New committee will investigate potential EU law tax evasion loopholes.

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Petr Ježek leads EP delegation to Japan in advance of G7

Free trade agreement, security and energy among issues to be discussed by EU and Japanese parliamentarians.

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How does Italy manage illegal crossings into EU?

Petr Ježek asks European Commision about irregular migrants entering EU via Italy.

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ECON vote emphasises importance of innovation in virtual currencies

Committee adopts all of Petr Ježek’s amendments to virtual currencies report.

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Petr Ježek co-signs letter to Vladimir Putin demanding release of Nadiya Savchenko

Verdict against Ukrainian pilot and deputy criticized as illegal and fabricated.

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New terror threats call for new responses

No country can make it on its own, Petr Ježek tells MEPs.

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How should travel for terrorism purposes be criminalized?

EP rapporteurs discuss draft anti-terrorism directive.

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TAXE II to tackle massive tax evasion revealed by Panama Papers

Scandal highlights need for EP’s active involvement in preventing unfair tax practices, says Petr Ježek.

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Is There Still Time to Reconsider Failing EU Migration Strategy?

We should again look at applying temporary protection for refugees, Petr Ježek argues.

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Commissioner Verstager discusses competition, migration crisis with Czech MEPs

EU Commissioner for Competition attends breakfast hosted by Petr Ježek in Strasbourg.

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“On High Alert” - Petr Ježek addresses EP plenary on European response to terrorism

We need to focus on terrorism’s root causes and finances and guarantee EU’s internal and external security.

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European Commission needs to review new financial regulation

At EP plenary, Petr Ježek debates EU legislation adopted in the wake of the financial crisis.

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Traineeship opportunity at Petr Ježek’s Brussels office

A unique opporutnity to explore the workings of the European Parliament and look behind the scenes of European politics.

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MEPs approve report on EU financial regulation

Petr Ježek’s amendments included in the final report.   

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LIBE approves Petr Ježek’s opinion on EU’s anti-fraud efforts

EU institutions must lead by example, according to the Czech MEP.

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TAXE calls for EU effort to end tax avoidance deals

Recent cases of Fiat and Starbucks highlighted need for EU-wide action, says Petr Ježek.

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European Parliament approves deal to end roaming charges

Petr Ježek backs legislation that will abolish roaming by June 2017.

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European Commission must play key role in tax information exchange between member states

MEPs call for end of harmful tax avoidance schemes.

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Petr Ježek calls for targeted sanctions to end South Sudan violence

What is your strategy for the war-torn country, Ježek asks Federica Mogherini.  

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Follow live streaming of migration debate

A conference hosted by Petr Ježek explores different views on how to deal with the migration crisis.

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Refugees between West and East

A conference hosted by Petr Ježek will explore different views on how to deal with the migration crisis.

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Next EP plenary to address situation in South Sudan

Petr Ježek’s initiative gets backing from all political groups in European Parliament.

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What has EU learnt from financial crisis?

ECON debates effects of regulation adopted since global financial crisis.

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EU should intensify fight against corruption

Petr Ježek presents draft report on EU’s efforts to curb fraud and corruption.

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OECD unveils plan to fight tax evasion

Corporations should be taxed wherever their profits are made.

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Japan leaders interested in EU’s response to migration crisis

Petr Ježek leads EP delegation visit to Tokyo.

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Migration crisis could put EU at risk

Petr Ježek approaches European Council head Donald Tusk over migration.

 

 

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Why doesn't EU employ temporary protection of refugees?

Petr Ježek on the instrument of temporary protection and its usage when dealing with the refugee crisis.

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EP delegation for Japan meets expert on free trade agreements

Hosuk Lee-Makiyama tells MEPs benefits of EU-Japan deal could outweigh those of TTIP.

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Juncker faces tough questions in TAXE committee

EC president asked about Luxleaks, lack of cooperation with MEPs.

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ECON discusses report on tax information exchange

EC must have access to the information, says ALDE shadow rapporteur Petr Ježek.

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How does regulation work for EU’s financial services sector?

ECON debates report on regulatory legislation adopted after financial crisis.

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“Only complex approach by EU and UN can tackle migration crisis“

Petr Ježek’s interview for the English service of France 24.

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EU pledges over 107 million euro to fund aid for South Sudan

President of the European Council Donald Tusk replies to a letter by Petr Ježek.

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MEPs back mandatory sharing of information on air passengers

The LIBE committee approves report on proposed Passenger Name Record directive.

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MEPs vote to defend freedom of panorama

A clause that could restrict freedom of panorama has raised concern across the EU.

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Should we be worried about market turbulence in China?

Petr Ježek on China’s tumbling stock markets.

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EU to pursue closer links with Asia in financial services

The European Commission is planning to boost cooperation with Asian countries in investment, financial services and regulation.

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EU should benefit from Asian markets’ growth

Petr Ježek appears in a debate on the internationalization of China’s currency.

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MEPs agree to preserve Freedom of Panorama

Controversial provision to limit the freedom of taking photos in public spaces will be scrapped.

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EU should deepen cooperation with Asia in financial services

In a letter to Commissioner Hill, Petr Ježek makes a case for closer cooperation between EU and Asia in regulating financial services.

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European countries urged to provide more humanitarian aid funds to South Sudan

More than 40 MEPs call on EU member states to make substantial pledges at an upcoming donor conference.

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FIFA: Interim leader must be appointed says European Parliament

FIFA has seriously damaged the integrity of global football. Blatter should stand down now and   an interim leader be appointed. So long as he remains in post, meaningful   reform is impossible" 

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Donor Conference for South Sudan

Open letter to President Tusk

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2nd Annual Symposium on EU-Asia Relations in Financial Services

Promoting Convergence and Investments in EU - Asian Financial Markets

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Written Question on the Consultation process on the European New Agenda for Migration

ANO ALDE MEPs  sent a Written Question to the Commission regarding the new proposed quota system and the need for an consultation.

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Petr Ježek hosts photo exhibit on refugees during EP’s plenary in Strasbourg

Czech photographer Stanislav Krupař captured an attempt by Syrian refugees to cross the Mediterranean.

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Money Laundering: European Parliament adopts new EU rules

Today, the European Parliament voted with an overwhelming majority to approve new rules aimed at preventing money laundering and terrorist financing. The directive and regulation will strengthen EU rules against money laundering and ensure consistency with the approach followed at international level. 

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Migration crisis requires action in countries of origin

Petr Ježek has called attention to the plight of migrants trying to enter Europe through the Mediterranean.

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Commissioner Vestager exchanges views with TAXE committee

The EC should facilitate exchange of information on tax rulings among member states.

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ECON committee backs plan to blacklist tax havens

EP must take a strong stance on tax fraud in developing countries, says Petr Ježek.

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EP approves new rules for money market funds

MEPs backed Petr Ježek’s proposal limiting the funds’ risks while preserving their role in financing the economy.

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Petr Ježek welcomes successful EU-Japan Inter-Parliamentary Meeting

The two-day meeting between EU and Japanese lawmakers concluded with commitments from both sides to enhance mutual cooperation.

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Petr Ježek hosts Japanese parliamentarians in Strasbourg

The 35th EU Japan Inter-Parliamentary Meeting is taking place on April 29 and 30.

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EP to vote on new rules for Money Market Funds industry

Will Petr Ježek’s trillion-euro-compromise win support from MEPs?

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Petr Ježek addresses EU-Japan event in Brussels

The Czech MEP stresses the importance of democracies working together in the current global environment.

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EP’s Japan delegation prepares for interparliamentary meeting

EP and Japan lawmakers are to meet in Strasbourg by the end of the month.

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MEPs approve amendment to EU budget framework

After a heated debate, the European Parliament adopts the revision of the EU's Multiannual financial framework for 2014-2020.

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LIBE committee debates terrorism, security

Balance needs to be found between countering threats and ensuring personal liberty, says Petr Ježek.

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Petr Ježek: EU’s single market completion still a priority

Petr Ježek’s profile in the Kreab agency’s newsletter.

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Mogherini’s reply to Petr Ježek: EU urges for the publication of South Sudan report

In her reply to Petr Ježek and other MEPs, Federica Mogherini says the EU will keep pushing for the release of the African Union’s report on South Sudan.

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Austria’s Hypo bank measures in line with EU rules, EU financial chief tells ECON

Petr Ježek asks Commissioner Hill about the case of the failed Austrian Hypo Alpe Adria bank.

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Petr Ježek: EU must join new international mediation process in South Sudan

In an open letter to Federica Mogherini, Petr Ježek calls on the EU to actively participate in the new mediation process in South Sudan.

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EP calls for new donor conference for South Sudan

An EP resolution, co-authored by Petr Ježek, calls for a new international donor conference for South Sudan to be convened once conditions for peace are met.

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EP caps card payments fees

The European Parliament has voted to cap transaction fees charged by banks to retailers to process sales by card.

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Tax rulings committee holds initial session in Strasbourg

The EP’s special committee on tax rulings convened for its initial session in Strasbourg.

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Can UK curb free movement of EU citizens?

The British government is considering tightening the rules for employing EU nationals in the UK. MEPs Petr Ježek and Pavel Telička believe this could contradict EU legislation.

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European Parliament pushes for more effective anti-terrorism measures

MEPs have called for new anti-terrorism measures, and showed willingness to approve an EU-wide data sharing program provided that data protection safeguards are in place.

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MEPs call for the release of South Sudan violence report

A group of MEPs led by Petr Ježek have called on EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to demand the release of a report by the African Union on violence in South Sudan.

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ECON seeks compromise on MMF regulation

The Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament on Wednesday discussed amendments to the Money Market Funds regulation.

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Petr Ježek: Unity key to EU’s strategy towards Russia

The latest European Parliament resolution on the situation in Ukraine emphasizes the unity and cohesion of EU member states as a prerequisite for the success of any EU strategy towards Russia.

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EP committee discussions on European Investment Bank and European budget discharge

On Thursday, two European Parliamentary committees debated files MEP Petr Jezek follows as the ALDE representative. The sessions took place simultaneously, which made for a busy morning for Mr Jezek.

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Progress being made in EU-Japan talks on strategic partnership, free trade

In December, Petr Ježek chaired the European Parliament's Japan delegation for its third meeting of the mandate.

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Keynote Speech at 17th Japan- EU conference


On Monday, 17 November, I made a keynote speech at the 17th Japan-EU conference alongside Japanese Ambassador to the EU, Keiichi Katakami. The aim of the conference was to explore ways of strengthening the Economic and Strategic Partnership between the two sides. 

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Pushing for a new Donor Conference for South Sudan

On Wednesday, at the European Parliament's Brussels plenary session, I pushed for a new Donor Conference to address the malnutrition crisis in South Sudan.

 

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Inaugural meeting of EP Delegation for relations with Japan

Today I chaired the inaugural meeting of the European Parliament's relations with Japan. We welcomed the Japanese Ambassador to the EU, His Excellency Mr Keiichi Katakami. 

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European Budget for 2015

The European Parliament yesterday voted on its position for the 2015 Budget for the European Union. I was pleased that the Budget remained at a much lower level than 2013 ...

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ANO MEP Jezek welcomes push for further EU transparency

The European Parliament today voted to approve a project submitted by Dutch MEP Sophie In't Veld and four other Liberal MEPs, including Petr Jezek, which aims to increase the transparency of the EU.

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Teambuilding in Prague

On the 16th October Brussels teams from the MEP Mr. Pavel Telička and Mr. Petr Ježek offices travelled to Prague in the framework of a two days team-building. Our internal aim was to get to know one another, the Prague and Brussels teams had not met before.

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Hearings and activities

"The past two weeks in the European Parliament have been dominated by the hearings of each of the incoming European Commissioners. It has been an interesting experience, with many behind-the-scenes discussions on the candidates and their performances during the three hour grilling each one had to undergo.

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2nd hearing Jonathan Hill

 My question during the 2nd hearing of Lord Jonathan Hill covered by BBC online. 

Czech Liberal Petr Jezek says he has heard Lord Hill is a keen gardener, and asks, with regard to legislation: "Which seeds would you plant first?"

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Hearing Mr. Avramopoulos

My question to designate commisioner Dimitris Avramopoulos.
   Video inside.

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Hearing Mr. Hill

 


My Question on Capital Markets Union to Commissioner Designate Lord Hill during his hearing. I also asked about the Commission's future direction on the Money Market Funds regulation.

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Appointment as shadow rapporteur on the Directive on prevention of anti-money laundering and terrorist financing

 

Yesterday, on the 24 of September, the LIBE committee of the European Parliament (committee on Civil Liberty Justice and Home Affair) formally endorsed the opening of the trilogue negotiations

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Letter to European captain of Ryder Cup

Yesterday I sent a letter of good luck to the captain of Eurpean team in Ryder cup.

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Traineeship in the Brussels office of Petr Jezek MEP

We are recruiting a trainee for a fast-paced, dynamic post in the office of Mr Jezek, ANO ALDE Member of the European Parliament. The main role of the trainee will be to provide policy and administrative support.

 

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Appointments of 4 members of the European Commission

Appointments of 4 members of the European Commission - Jyrki KATAINEN (FI), Jacek DOMINIK (PL), Ferdinando NELLI FEROCI (IT), Martine REICHERTS (LU)

Date of the vote: 16/07/2014

 "I voted in favour of the appointment of the four new Commissioners for the final months of the term.

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Election of the President of the Commission

Election of the President of the Commission

 Vote took place on the 15/07/2014

 

"Pour la première fois, cette année, les citoyens et le Parlement ...

 

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