Nirj Deva

Chairman, Delegation to the Korean Peninsula
Vice-President, Development Committee


23rd November 2017

We can’t end poverty without the private sector

Ahead of the EU-Africa Summit next week ECR MEPs have called today for the private sector to take a leading role in the EU’s development policy. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals face a

30th October 2017


Senior ECR MEP Nirj Deva has received the GG2 Editor’s Award for his outstanding contribution

13th September 2017

Optimistic diplomacy’ is needed to solve Korean crisis

Conservative MEP Nirj Deva is calling on the international community to use “optimistic

13th September 2017

Nirj Deva MEP calls for Nobel Peace Prize to be revoked from Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi

In the wake of an increased spate of violent persecution against the Rohingya community at the

21st July 2017

EU budget plan increases burden on struggling taxpayers

A call for Member States to contribute an extra €2.44 billion to next year’s EU budget

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Conservative Member of the European Parliament for the South East of England


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The US National Center for Missing and Exploited Children reviews 25 million images every year in its fight to end child pornography, child trafficking and the sexual abuse of children online. That's 480,769 images every week. With new technologies being developed on a daily basis, we are seeing a rise in new forms of sexual abuse of children online come to light. It is therefore incredibly important that the EU's Directive on combatting the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography is fully implemented and enforced by both Member States and the European Commission as we strive to help protect children from these increasing threats. We fully support all initiatives to help combat child pornography. #childprotection ... See MoreSee Less

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'Do you really believe there are still many left who want a United States of Europe?' asked our Vice-chair Hans-Olaf Henkel in the European Parliament today and he hit the nail on the head. According to him, Brussels too often violated the Lisbon principles of subsidiarity, autonomy and competitiveness and Brexit is the result. Member States need to be given the flexibility they are asking for, not have the 'more Brussels & more EU mantra' forced upon them. That's simply not the direction the EU should take. Like if you agree with Hans-Olaf! ... See MoreSee Less

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