ANNUAL REPORT JULY 2017 - JUNE 2018
In a bid to increase Maltese womenâ€™s political participation, Miriam Dalli launched the Labour Partyâ€™s LEAD initiative resulting in 70 women participating in this innovative project.
Her efforts on European security and the rights of people with disability, led VoteWatch Europe to name Miriam Dalli as the most influential Maltese MEP. She headed the European Parliament delegation at the United Nations Conference in Geneva on the environmental effects of mercury.
She also defended Malta from those who tried to diminish the significance of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU. Her vital work on combatting child sexual abuse on the Internet led to the approval of a seminal report by the European Parliament.
AUGUST 2017 Miriam Dalli put pressure on the European Commission to take action on the outbreak of Fipronil eggs contamination in Europe. She also met up with several student organizations with the aim of increasing work opportunities for youth.
OCTOBER 2017 Miriam Dalli spearheaded the European Parliament to ask for a five-year phase-out of the harmful pesticide glyphosate and the establishment of a committee aimed at analysing the pesticide’s approval. She also put forward proposals for refugees with mental health conditions and on Europol’s role in the protection of children against cybercrime.
NOVEMBER 2017 Through a number of meetings with Gozitan entities, she recognized Gozo’s potential in becoming a pilot project for cleaner energy. Miriam Dalli was elected as Vice-Chair for the European Parliament delegation attending the COP23 conference in Bonn, Germany. In a meeting with Bjorn and Maria Formosa, Miriam spoke about European financial opportunities available for Fondazzjoni ALS and Dar Bjorn.
DECEMBER 2017 Miriam Dalli represented the European Parliament in the 4th Parliament for People with Disability. Together with Amber Alert, she pressured Member States to implement child alerts in cases of missing children. Work intensified against unjustified attacks on Malta and its financial systems.
JANUARY 2018 Due to her efforts on the environment, energy and civil liberties, MEP Dalli was chosen to participate in a programme in the United States - together with other European leaders. During this month - she also focused her efforts on important issues such as Europeâ€™s plastic dependence and the importance of vaccination against measles in particular.
FEBRUARY 2018 Miriam Dalli was chosen as the rapporteur on a legislation that aims to decrease emissions from private cars and commercial vehicles. Under her leadership, the Socialists and Democrats pushed for a global prohibition on animal testing in cosmetics, which was later approved unanimously by the European Parliament. MEP Dalli also asked the European Commission to finance research on medical cannabis and chronic diseases in children.
MARCH 2018 In visits at Abertax, Green MT Ltd and WEEE Malta and other related conferences, Miriam Dalli spoke about cleaner energy, circular economy, R&I and female political participation. Following a European citizensâ€™ initiative, Miriam pushed for information to be available on chemicals in packaging, cosmetics and toys. She also asked the European Commission to clarify its position on Maltaâ€™s VAT on yachts.
APRIL 2018 Together with GWU, Miriam organized a conference on harassment at work with the aim of enacting policies for employees and their employers. She continued her work as a Reading Ambassador for children while also visiting the Artificial Intelligence and Digital Arts Faculty within the University of Malta to be able to understand more the needs of children with autism. As co-ordinator of the ENVI committee, she ensured the European bee population was safeguarded by banning harmful insecticides.
Miriam Dalli was interviewed by the Parliament Magazine, HBO, Euractiv and EU Observer and met up with a number of farmers in different localities. She remained consistent in her work in favour of Malta when faced with partisan and unfounded attacks from other MEPs.
She was chosen by the European Commission as an Ambassador on sustainable Energy in the EU. Miriam Dalli defended Maltaâ€™s position on migration especially following the threats made by the Italian Government with regards to the interconnector. She asked the European Commission to take action on these illegal threats.
We are less than a year away from the European Parliament elections, and with this leaďŹ‚et, I wanted to keep you updated with my work. Four years have already passed and I am determined, more than ever before, to remain the strong voice of Maltese and Gozitans. I believe in politics that can help us improve our quality of life, that offers us a better quality of life, bigger open spaces for our families and children, a work-life balance, independence and greater comfort for our elderly and increased investment in innovation. I will continue to drive forward your priorities and remain the strong voice that defends our countryâ€™s interest.
MIRIAM DALLI IS A MEMBER OF: -
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee for Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
Committee on Petitions Delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union Delegation to the EU-Armenia, EU-Azerbaijan and EU-Georgia Parliamentary Cooperation Committees.
TILL NOW MIRIAM DALLI CONCLUDED HER WORK ON 23 RAPPORT, INCLUDING: - Report on the implementation of the directive on combatting sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of child pornography - Three Reports on the use of the Schengen Information System, including that of the return of illegally staying third country nationals - Report on the ﬁght against cybercrime - The legislation on emission reductions and Climate Change - Annual Report on the activities of the European Ombudsman in 2015 - Report on the reduction of pollutant emissions from road vehicles - Opinion on the law establishing the European Fund for Strategic Investments - Opinion on European beekeeping sector - Opinion on the proposal for the Directive establishing a European Electronic Communications Code - Opinion on the law establishing a the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications - Opinion on the law on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles and their trailers
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