About: Sajjad Karim

copyright 27-02-2019

Copyright debate nearing end as MEPs rubber stamp plans

EU copyright rules are on the brink of a radical overhaul after lawmakers in the European Parliament's legal affairs committee provisionally backed plans on Wednesday (26 February) recently agreed with EU ministers.
Azerbaijan 21-01-2019

Azeri parliamentary cooperation chair: MEPs should check facts before they vote

Some events in Azerbaijan are treated in the EU with prejudice and intentional bias, and some MEPs have a clear agenda to make obstacles to the rapprochement of EU-Azerbaijan relations, Javanshir Feyziyev told EURACTIV in a written interview.
Sajjad Karim MEP [European Parliament]

‘Britain safer outside the EU? Bollocks!’, says Tory MEP

Anyone arguing that Brexit would make the UK safer and more secure after the Brussels terror attacks is talking “bollocks”, a leading Tory MEP has declared.
Trade & Society 26-05-2015

All EU institutions must embrace ‘better’ regulation

‘Better regulation’ is not political jargon but an engine for the economic growth so badly needed across the continent argue Sajjad Karim and Anthea McIntyre.
Sajjad Karim MEP

CIA torture exposes UK’s failure to protect its citizens

The CIA rendition scandal laid bare the British government’s failure to live up to its international obligations and protect the basic rights of its citizens, writes Sajjad Karim.
Brexit 27-08-2014

Brexit will destroy the City of London as we know it

Should the UK vote to leave the EU in a future referendum, the decision will have far-reaching and damaging consequences for London's financial sector, writes Sajjad Karim.
EU Elections 2014 01-07-2014

Schulz re-elected Parliament president, but ‘this time will be different’

In a vote widely expected, MEPs have re-elected Martin Schulz as president of the European Parliament, but with the large number of eurosceptic voices in the new assembly, the German socialist will need to refine his strategic leadership.
Sajjad Karim MEP [European Parliament]
Brexit 01-07-2014

Open letter to Sajjad Karim: Did the Tories lose their memory?

The conservative ECR group proposed that Sajjad Karim become the next European Parliament President. Karim has written letters to MEPs, asking for their support. Romanian MEP Sorin Moisa replied to his letter, reminding the Conservative legislator of the negative campaign that his party has led against Bulgarian and Romanian migrant workers.
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26-06-2014

MEPs criticise EPP, S&D push to reelect Schulz as Parliament President

Minority political groups have accused the EPP and S&D of backing a 'pre-cooked deal', after the two largest political parties vowed they will vote for Martin Schulz to become the next president of the Chamber.
Sajjad Karim MEP [European Parliament]
EU Priorities 2020 24-06-2014

Citizens deserve an EU Parliament president that signifies change

European voters asked for greater transparency and accountability in the EU institutions; Parliament should respond by electing a president that signifies change, Sajjad Karim writes in an open letter.
Brexit 20-06-2014

Brexit could cost UK its UN Security Council seat, warns leading Tory

The British Conservative candidate for European Parliament President has warned that leaving the European Union could cost the United Kingdom its seat on the United Nations Security Council.
Brexit 20-06-2014

Sajjad Karim: Juncker’s EU Commission bid is not backed by the Treaty

There is nothing in the EU treaties that means Jean-Claude Juncker must be the next European Commission President, Sajjad Karim told EURACTIV, before arguing that the rise of extreme parties in Europe was a message from voters demanding reform of the European Union.
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Development Policy 27-03-2014

Health and Development: What role for the EU?

African governments are increasingly investing in healthcare, but their progress in preventing infectious diseases could be set back without financial support from the EU and other donors.

UKIP’s call to ban migrants is not just unrealistic, it is counter-productive

Nigel Farage’s statements calling for a ban on migrants coming to the UK is a setback for the debate on immigration - an issue that deserves thorough consideration, linking it to economic growth as well as social impact, says Sajjad Karim.
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Economy & Jobs 03-10-2013

The Changing Face of Financial Reporting and Auditing

With new auditing rules and underlying regulations on cross-border taxation, one of Europe’s traditional strength services – financial reporting – faces challenges on several fronts: Corporate governance initiatives are increasing the range and substance of traditional corporate reports;

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