Photo of Herman Van Rompuy, his grandchildren and European Heads of State

I am happy to announce that the European Council has agreed on a Climate and Energy deal for Europe for the period 2020 to 2030. It was not easy, not at all, but we...

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Elmar Brok MEP

Having spoken to the Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, the Chairman of the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee, Elmar Brok MEP, commented on the...

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Photo of Christos Stylianides

Christos Stylianides, 56, will join the Juncker team as Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner. He will have to deal with the enormous challenges that the...

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Photo of Tamás Haidegger

Think you have washed your hands properly? Check again.  Safe healthcare is the cornerstone of a high-quality health system and a recognised fundamental right...

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Events

Nov
19
Wed, 19/11/2014 - 18:30

European Meat Forum

4th EPP Group Conference on the Western Balkans: from stabilisation to accession
Tue, 08/04/2014 - 15:00

Western Balkans: from stabilisation to accession

Internet Today and Tomorrow
Wed, 02/04/2014 - 19:00

Internet Today and Tomorrow: Our perspectives for an open, fair and transparent Internet for all

The Internet is a multi-faceted economic and social space. Its extremely fast development has created a world of new...

Highlights of the week

From 20.10.2014 to 24.10.2014
European Commission

Juncker Commission

On Wednesday, Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, will present the College of Commissioners and the Commission's...
Hearings of the candidates for the new Juncker European Commission

Question time for two Commissioners-Designate

The Commissioners-Designate Violeta Bulc (Slovenia) and Maroš Šefčovič (Slovakia) will face hearings from Members of the EPP Group and...
EU and Ukraine

Extending autonomous trade preferences for Ukraine

On Wednesday, the EPP Group will strongly support the adoption of an urgent proposal to prolong the autonomous trade preferences for Ukraine, due to...

Press releases

Elmar Brok MEP
27.10.2014 - 13:23

Elections: Ukraine on a pro-European track

Having spoken to the Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, the Chairman of the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee, Elmar Brok MEP, commented on the results of the elections in...
European Flag
24.10.2014 - 13:36

EUCO: growth will come with reform and investment

"Europe’s economy needs more investment to help boost growth. The much-needed 300 billion-euro investment plan, which the European Commission will present before Christmas, will be crucial...
EU and Ukraine
23.10.2014 - 12:18

Ukraine: EP sends important signal of support

At its plenary session in Strasbourg today, the European Parliament adopted, under the fast-track decision-making procedure, and by a large majority (497 in favour, 78 against, 56 abstentions), the...
Memorial - Sakharov Prize 2009
23.10.2014 - 12:12

Putin, do not close down Memorial

The EPP Group has strongly condemned Russia's Justice Ministry's appeal to the country's Supreme Court to close the independent rights organisation Memorial. In a Resolution adopted today...

Plenary Reports

The main event of the October Plenary Session in Strasbourg was the election of the Juncker Commission as a whole with a clear parliamentary majority...
Election of the Juncker Commission and presentation of the College of Commissioners and their programme by Commission President-elect Jean-Claude...
On Monday, the Commissioner-Designate for Transport Violeta Bulc (Slovenia) and the Commissioner-Designate Maroš Šefčovič (Slovakia)...