The Talk of Europe project has now ended. With three great Creative Camps (1, 2 and 3), a fantastic dataset and several publications we are happy with the project results. Please find an overview of the most important outcomes below. If you have any questions concerning the project please feel free to contact Martijn Kleppe (firstname.lastname@example.org) & Laura Hollink (email@example.com). We like Continue reading
The EU publishes the full transcripts of the plenary meetings in all current official languages of the EU on its website. Represented online are the date and title of each agenda item, the name of the speakers and the transcript of every speech, including all translations. This information was taken as the main source for our semantic dataset.
To understand the available data on the plenary sessions, some background is required about the workings of the political assemblies, the policy-making and the parliamentary course of action. Political assemblies In the European Parliament, several political formations co-exist. The party groups, or simply called parties, represent the main ideological divisions, such as Liberals, Greens, and Christian Democrats. Apart from that, Continue reading