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There is more to this proposal than free train tickets. It is an investment in young people and in Europe’s future. It reinforces the main aim of the European...

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Climate change

“In Europe, we have high energy prices which hurt our businesses and competitiveness vis-à-vis other regions of the world. Removing existing barriers and...

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Anaconda, polish helicopters

“There are many right proposals. The point is that we don’t lack plans but we have a deficit in implementing already-agreed decisions”, said Michael...

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Earthquake in Amatrice

After the first occurrence on 24 August, three more major earthquakes, together with a flurry of tremors, struck the central Italian regions in October. The last was the...

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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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Egyptians Celebrate The First Anniversary Of The Revolution In Tahrir Square
News
09.12.2016

Why Egypt’s stability matters for Europeans

by Elmar Brok and Mariya Gabriel, Members of the European Parliament Walking the streets of Cairo, you can see the change that the Arab Spring has brought about. The old regime has fallen. The...
The Belavezha Accords paved the way for the Europe of today
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08.12.2016

The Belavezha Accords paved the way for the Europe of today

25 years ago, on 8 December 1991, six leaders from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus signed the accords. The Soviet Union was dissolved. The dissolution of the Soviet Union formed the Europe of today - a...
Visa Stamps
Press Release
08.12.2016

Visa-free travel: new suspension mechanism protects the EU

Today, Members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs voted to review the visa suspension mechanism which can be applied to all visa-free travel...
Exhaust pipe
Press Release
08.12.2016

Car Emissions: Member States must enforce the rules

“This shows that the responsibility for enforcement has been spread out throughout the European Union, a reflection of the fragmented nature of our enforcement structures. We need streamlining...
Home floating on a life preserver
Press Release
08.12.2016

Securitisations: don't disguise credit risks for investors

EU Parliament regulates financial products which triggered US subprime crisis The European Union plans stricter rules for the financial market products which spread the US subprime mortgage crisis...
Joint Operation Triton 2015 - Search and Rescue by Belgian navy
Press Release
08.12.2016

New EU Asylum Agency strengthens EU’s response to migration

Today, Members of the European Parliament in the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs will vote on the creation of a new European Agency for Asylum, replacing the current European...
two police officers doing a traffic control
Press Release
08.12.2016

More security at EU external borders

“Recent terrorist attacks and the phenomenon of foreign terrorist fighters have demonstrated that EU citizens can also be perpetrators of attacks, and their right to free movement can be...
Booming collaborative economy needs EU-wide rules
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07.12.2016

Booming collaborative economy needs EU-wide rules

With the digital economy booming, the collaborative economy is a fast-growing part of it and has the potential to create many more jobs and revenues. At an EPP Group hearing in the European...
#DiscoverEU
News
07.12.2016

More than free train tickets: our Interrail proposal

There is more to this proposal than free train tickets. It is an investment in young people and in Europe’s future. It reinforces the main aim of the European Union: to bring people together....
Germany Raises Security Level
Press Release
05.12.2016

Anti-terror law: there is no freedom without security

Today, the European Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee will vote on a new Directive about EU nationals who travel abroad for terrorism purposes, after the European...

Highlights of the week

12.12.2016 - 16.12.2016
EU flags in front of European Parliament

EPP Group candidate for European Parliament President

The EPP Group will elect its candidate for the post of President of the European Parliament on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday at 10.30 hrs, the EPP...
Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group

Preparation of the European Council meeting 15-16 December

MEPs are set to debate the preparations for the upcoming European Summit of 15-16 December. Chairman Manfred Weber will take the floor on behalf of...
Visa Stamps

Visa-free travel: new suspension mechanism protects EU

The European Parliament will vote to review the visa suspension mechanism which can be applied to all visa-free travel agreements that the EU has...
ICT Unit of the EPP Group

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