(Brussels, 25/11/2022) In March of this year, the European Commission published its proposal to introduce EU-wide rules to combat violence against women and domestic violence. This proposal intends to criminalize certain forms of violence in which women are disproportionately affected, to be criminalized. These include...

Ripa: "Fairy tales about a 'bad wolf' are absolutely inappropriate" (Strasbourg/24.11.2022) Today, the European Parliament voted in a resolution to ask the European Commission to address the issue of wolves. The supporters of the resolution are concerned with the suspension of the Habitats Directive for the...

MEP Ripa (ÖDP) calls for a shift of the burden of proof  (Brussels, 21/09/2022) The European Commission has announced that products manufactured using forced labor are no longer to be sold in the EU in the future. The focus is particularly on China, where there have...