Erase Tax

Balz criticises Danish, Slovenian and Bulgarian governments for lack of collaboration An "urgent need for action on the side of the Member States". This is...

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Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission

"In this migrant crisis, it is not Europe, it is national egotisms that have failed", said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group, during the debate on...

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Today, the European Commission put forward a raft of legislative proposals in a bid to tackle the refugee crisis on EU territory. The EPP Group has welcomed these...

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Protests in Venezuela

Every year, each political group in the European Parliament puts forward a candidate for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Candidates must meet three main...

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Integrated EU policy approach for pharmaceutical sector
Wed, 30/09/2015 - 14:30

The future of medicine

A strong EU pharmaceutical sector is essential to ensure Europe’s disease prevention capabilities, preparedness...
Data Driven Security
Wed, 01/07/2015 - 15:00

Hearing on Data Driven Security

To register, or for further information, contact or agnieszka.wawrzyk@...
Cohesion Policy and the Review of the EU 2020 Strategy
Wed, 01/07/2015 - 15:00

Cohesion Policy and the Review of the EU 2020 Strategy

Highlights of the week

From 05.10.2015 to 13.09.2015
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Merkel and Hollande in Strasbourg Plenary

On Wednesday, 25 years after Helmut Kohl and François Mitterrand, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François...
Refugees on a boat

Refugee Crisis: debate with Donald Tusk

On Tuesday, European Council President Donald Tusk will be in the European Parliament to present the outcome of the informal European Summit of 23...
Credit card security

Rules on payment services: lower costs for consumers

New EU rules on payment services will significantly reduce the cost of the European payments market both online and via cards in favour of consumers...

Press releases

Underwater pipelines
02.10.2015 - 13:51

EPP Group calls for real European energy security strategy

The EPP Group has called this week for more unity and solidarity in energy policy as well as in defence. It adopted two policy papers on the external dimension of energy supply and on European...
European Flag
01.10.2015 - 17:15

EIN debates security and political stability in Europe

Today and tomorrow, the European Ideas Network (EIN) is gathering in Copenhagen, Denmark, to develop innovative ideas about the security and political stability challenges facing Europe, with the...
Real Estate Market
30.09.2015 - 12:30

Capital Markets Union: main goal is to finance real economy

Capital markets and traditional financing channels must better serve small business sector and investors "The main goal of the planned Capital Markets Union is to help finance the real...
Security concept
30.09.2015 - 10:00

Data Protection & SMEs: EPP Group wants simplified rules

New negotiation round today: EPP Group's SME Circle warns against "unmanageable red tape" through new data protection rules "Yes to strong data protection, but simplified rules...

Press Conferences

Tue, 06/10/2015 - 11:10

Plenary Reports

The key topic of the September Plenary Session in Strasbourg was the annual State of the Union speech by the European Commission President Jean-...
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivered his first State of the Union address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg this...
A specific debate on migration took place this session after the State of the Union debate. The European Commission put forward a raft of...