Entries by Marko Miladinović

Renew Europe Youth Manifesto

MEP Irena Joveva hereby presents the Renew Europe Youth Manifesto, which is the result of a participatory process of consultation and co-creation by Renew Europe MEPs with youth organisations, NGOs and young people who took part in the Conference on the Future of Europe. “As Europe’s youth is mobilised by the most important challenges facing […]

“When, then, if not now? After 10,000 more people are dead? A hundred thousand? A million?”

On Wednesday, 8 November 2023, MEP Irena Joveva addressed the European Parliament plenary in Brussels as it discussed the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the need for a humanitarian pause. She pushed for an immediate ceasefire and – if it proved unattainable – suggested imposing sanctions, asking: “When, then, if not now? After 10,000 more […]

An engineer in the European Parliament?

Dear reader, I know you must be asking yourself the same question. What could a commercial mechanical engineer be doing in the European Parliament? The answer is: a great many things. “United in diversity” is the slogan of the European Union, and it can really be felt in the European Parliament, an intersection of diverse […]

Letter from MEP Joveva to the relevant Commissioners concerning the revision of the European Audiovisual Media Services Directive

On Thursday, 26 October 2023, MEP Joveva wrote to Věra Jourová, Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Values and Transparency, Thierry Breton, Commissioner for the Internal Market, and Iliana Ivanova, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, making a public call for a revision of the European Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) […]

“Do you like statistics?”

Do you like statistics? To be honest, I thought it was a pointless addition to the curriculum during my schooling.’ The Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia might even be able to provide data confirming that I was not the only pupil or student with such an opinion. But later in life, I came […]

“Whose side are you on?”

Whose side are you on? On the side of the terrorists? On the side of the occupiers? Are you antisemitic? A Zionist, perhaps? It is hard to talk about what is happening in the Middle East, given that the situation changes practically by the hour, but it is even harder to be silent about it. […]

“In Slovenian.”

Here we go. Letters. Appeals. Requests. Meetings. Explanations. Invitations. Coordination. Demands. Preparations. Amendments. Changes to the law. Process. Procedure. Competencies. Time. Persistence. We are not giving up. If we don’t defend our language, who will? But together. Why don’t we tell this to those who discriminate against it? But together? I have launched a very […]