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Sandra Kalniete MEP, Vice-Chairwoman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament responsible for Eastern Neighbourhood and Enlargement, was denied access to Russia today...

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Working with virtual screen

Today Information and Communication Technologies permeate all sectors of the economy, to the point that the growth of the digital economy is explosive and the Internet...

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Madrid Train Blasts Cause Devastation

The European Union has been under the spotlight of jihadist terrorism for some time. Madrid and London were targets a few years ago with terrorist attacks killing...

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Time July 28, 2014 pag.24,25 Mare Nostrum operation, Navy Fremm Bergamini, for the first time in this kind of operation, rescue shipwrecked 2014-06-07 © Massimo Sestini

“We are witnessing a humanitarian disaster of the highest proportions.” This is how Peter Sutherland, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-...

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Events

Asylum: reinforcing a holistic approach
Wed, 04/03/2015 - 15:00

EPP Group Hearing on Asylum: reinforcing a holistic approach

Hearing on the Perspectives for the Single Market 2014-2019
Wed, 04/02/2015 - 15:00

EPP Group Hearing on the Perspectives for the Single Market 2014-2019

Sixth report on economic, social and territorial cohesion
Wed, 04/02/2015 - 15:00

Hearing: Sixth report on economic, social and territorial cohesion

The European Commission's 6th Report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion shows that EU Cohesion Policy is...

Highlights of the week

From 09.03.2015 to 13.03.2015
European Flag

European Council 19-20 March

The European Council meeting that will take place on 19-20 March in Brussels will focus on the Energy Union, the European Semester, the Eastern...
Nemtsov's portraits on mourning march of memory

EP condemns Nemtsov assassination

On Wednesday, in the presence of the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, MEPs will debate the assassination of...
Business finance chart and Euro banknotes

European Semester 2015

The EP's response to the EU economic coordination process under the European Semester will be dealt with in 3 Initiative Reports. The Economic...

Press releases

Mature Businesswoman
05.03.2015 - 12:20

Gender equality at the heart of the EPP Group's agenda

"Education, qualifications and the acquisition of skills are essential to the empowerment of women at a social and professional level", said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in...
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02.03.2015 - 20:45

EPP Group Vice-Chair Sandra Kalniete denied access to Russia

Sandra Kalniete MEP, Vice-Chairwoman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament responsible for Eastern Neighbourhood and Enlargement, was denied access to Russia today.  Kalniete was...
Flag of Belarus
28.02.2015 - 17:01

Belarus: relations defrosting, but still a long way to go

"The release of all political prisoners remains the main condition for the normalisation of EU-Belarus relations. The new sentence of one additional year in prison for Mikalay Dziadok is...
Refugees on a boat
27.02.2015 - 14:52

Rethinking asylum

The EPP Group is organising a hearing entitled “Asylum: reinforcing a holistic approach” on Wednesday 4 March from 15.00 till 18.30 in room JAN 6Q2 of the European Parliament. The fact...

Press Conferences

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Plenary Reports

The main themes of the February Plenary session in Strasbourg were the fight against terrorism, the situation in Ukraine, the debate on the...
Parliament debated the situation in Ukraine in the presence of the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs. The debate came in the...
The EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber MEP led the debate on the preparation of the informal European Council meeting on 12 February which will focus...