Tax Haven

EPP Group wants to speed up process of setting up a joint EU list of tax havens After the latest revelations on letter box companies in the Bahamas, the EPP Group has...

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COMING UP
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The European Commission today presented its revised proposal for the roaming fair-use policy which confirms that as of June 2017, roaming charges will be fully and...

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Poland/Europe

"The EPP Group fully backs the procedure initiated by the European Commission. When Europe’s fundamental values are at stake, Europe must stand by its people...

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State of the Union Address 2016 by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EC

“For Europe’s youth, Europe is the hope for a better future. The young don’t want to tear Europe apart. Their motto is: we are proud of our country and...

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State of the Union debate
Europe needs a time of reflection. We want a better and smarter Europe.
Manfred WEBER , Chairman of the EPP Group

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Mossack Fonseca
News
28.09.2016

Beginning of Panama investigation is not yet the end

Discussions with investigative journalists "important basis for further work" of Panama Papers Inquiry Committee The EPP Group welcomed the debate with the journalists who revealed the...
Climate change
Press Release
28.09.2016

Renewable Energy: EPP Group advocates for more in Europe

Experts from science, business and politics are calling today for a "real energy transition in Europe", at a hearing organised by the EPP Group in the European Parliament. "We can...
Suspected Asylum Seekers
Press Release
28.09.2016

Migration: Member States must stick to their commitments

“Solidarity between EU Member States and closer cooperation is still needed to carry out the relocation of migrants as soon as possible”, stated Esteban González Pons MEP, Vice-...
Protecting children in the modern digital world
Video
28.09.2016

Protecting children in the modern digital world

The European Union is currently working on a reform of the EU’s Audiovisual Media Services Directive. It was against this backdrop that MEPs debated how to protect children from the dangers of...
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Press Release
28.09.2016

EPP Group to debate future of cohesion policy in Bucharest

Starting on Thursday, the EPP Group Bureau will hold a two-day meeting in Bucharest, Romania, to discuss cohesion policy as a structural policy promoting growth and economic development across all EU...
European Commission
Press Release
27.09.2016

Tighter rules for Code of Conduct for Commissioners

Code of Conduct for Commissioners should be mandatory and not voluntary The rapporteur of the Budgetary Control Committee, Inge Gräßle MEP calls for more accountability and consistency...
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Press Release
27.09.2016

ECA: Brincat not the right person for the job

“It is extremely regrettable that the Council did not respect Parliament’s vote in the case of Leo Brincat, Malta’s nominee to the European Court of Auditors. The European...
gas pipe line
Press Release
27.09.2016

Gas Supply: solidarity with vulnerable Member States

“We have to show solidarity with Member States who are already 100 percent dependent on the import of gas and with no or a limited number of alternative suppliers or supply routes. Therefore,...
Ukrainian passport in the background Ukraine flag
Press Release
26.09.2016

Ukraine: EPP Group supports visa-free travel

Ukrainians may soon be able to travel to Europe without a visa. The European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs has just approved a Report recommending visa-free...
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News
26.09.2016

Erasmus for young MPs

In times when Member States and the EU are so often juxtaposed as pursuing different interests, the EPP Young Member’s Network (YMN), under the leadership of Tom Vandenkendelaere MEP, is taking...

Highlights of the week

26.09.2016 - 30.09.2016
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EPP Group to debate future of Cohesion Policy in Bucharest

Starting on Thursday, the EPP Group Bureau will hold a two-day meeting in Bucharest, Romania, to discuss cohesion policy as a structural policy...
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EU Budget 2017: promoting competitiveness, innovation and security

On 28-29 September, the European Parliament's Budgets Committee will approve the budgetary amendments for the EU Budget 2017. Siegfried Mureşan...
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LNG and gas storage: boosting the EU's energy security

On Monday, the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy will vote on a Report drafted by András Gyürk MEP on...
Corien Wortmann-Kool MEP

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