Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament

“Today, it is about the self-assertion of this continent. Today, we must defend Europe’s identity. Today, we must defend the European way of life in a world...

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Post-Brexit talks - future EU-UK ties - possibly in 2018, says Barnier

With little progress in the Brexit talks, EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier says the second phase of negotiations focusing on a trade accord and other future ties may...

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Earthquake in Amatrice

In plenary today, the European Parliament approved the biggest-ever mobilisation of the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF), providing €1.2 billion in financial...

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"The time has come to move from words to action! Too many women and girls are still being harassed, abused and raped in Europe in public places, at home and now...

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Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group
Free InterRail pass: let’s get young people enthusiastic about Europe again
Manfred WEBER , Chairman of the EPP Group

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EPP Group’s Manfred Weber optimistic on new pro-European German government
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26.09.2017

EPP Group’s Manfred Weber optimistic on new pro-European German government

After the latest German elections, EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber says he believes Chancellor Angela Merkel will be able to form a multi-party coalition that will support a strong European Union.
European Ideas Network
Press Release
26.09.2017

EIN Summer University to discuss stability in Mediterranean

The 17th annual gathering of the European Ideas Network (EIN) will take place in Rome, Italy, from 27 to 29 September, with European politicians, businessmen, academics, policy-makers and opinion-...
In new Brexit talks, UK must clarify its goals
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26.09.2017

In new Brexit talks, UK must clarify its goals

In the latest round of Brexit talks in Brussels this week, the EPP Group says the UK must make concrete proposals. Group Chairman Manfred Weber says while UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s recent...
CETA
Press Release
20.09.2017

Europe leads on rules-based trade: CETA comes into force

Following seven years of negotiations, the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) will provisionally enter into force tomorrow. "The deal marks a milestone in EU-Canada relations and...
Euro symbol in the magnifying glass
Press Release
14.09.2017

EPP Group deplores attempts to keep NGO financing secret

In a vote today the EPP Group rejected attempts to keep NGO financing a secret. Hiding behind calls for transparency in this House, the Greens and the Left in the European Parliament wanted to...
State of the Union, Fipronil scandal, Turkey, Venezuela
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14.09.2017

State of the Union, Fipronil scandal, Turkey, Venezuela

At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker proposed plans to strengthen the EU27 as Brexit talks proceed. Parliament also debated action on...
Germany Raises Security Level
Press Release
14.09.2017

Committee on terrorism: new European approach to security

The new European Parliament Committee on Terrorism (TERR), initiated by the EPP Group, met for the first time today. It will have one year to assess how counter-terrorism policies and tools can be...
Post-Brexit talks - future EU-UK ties - possibly in 2018, says Barnier
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13.09.2017

Post-Brexit talks - future EU-UK ties - possibly in 2018, says Barnier

With little progress in the Brexit talks, EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier says the second phase of negotiations focusing on a trade accord and other future ties may not begin until early next year...
In the forest
Press Release
13.09.2017

LULUCF: MEPs back forest accounting rules

The European Parliament today voted in favour of a legislative proposal, land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF), which will contribute to fighting climate change. The proposal, under which...
Earthquake in Amatrice
Press Release
13.09.2017

Today, the heart of Europe is beating in Italy

In plenary today, the European Parliament approved the biggest-ever mobilisation of the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF), providing €1.2 billion in financial assistance to Italy following...

Highlights of the week

25.09.2017 - 29.09.2017
European Ideas Network

EIN: debating the future of common security and stability in the Mediterranean

'Common Security and Stability in the Mediterranean Region' is the main subject of the European Ideas Network's (EIN, the EPP Group's...
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Setting up the European Public Prosecutor’s Office

The proposal to establish a European Public Prosecutor’s Office will be voted on in the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs...
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The Services Package - an alternative to enforcement action?

Services represent two-thirds of the EU economy already and about 90% of job creation - for around 47 million people (22% of the European labour...
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