Pope Francis

"The Holy Father's visit is a very special moment for the European Parliament. His message of peace, solidarity and openness, his amazing personality and wisdom...

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“We have made the promise that the citizens of Europe will be central to everything we do here. This is what the investment plan is about: boosting growth,...

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Markus Pieper MEP

There's plenty of good will and there are tangible results from the past. But still, there's a long way to go before we can point at Europe and loudly say:...

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Ukrainian girl

Ahead of the EPP Group's Bureau meeting in Riga and following the recent developments in Ukraine, the EPP Group decided to give the floor to representatives of...

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Wed, 10/12/2014 - 14:30

The 17th EPP Group Annual Interreligious Dialogue

Shopper Selecting Package of Ground Beef
Wed, 19/11/2014 - 18:30

European Meat Forum

Migration, Europe and the Economic Crisis
Tue, 18/11/2014 - 15:00

Conference on Migration, Europe and the Economic Crisis

The EPP Group will hold a conference entitled 'Migration, Europe and the Economic Crisis - The role of the Church...

Highlights of the week

From 01.12.2014 to 05.12.2014
Windmill Road

Energy Sector: Supporting innovative start-ups and SMEs

On Wednesday, MEPs in the Industry, Research and Energy Committee will debate currently-arising energy policy challenges and upcoming Commission...
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EPP Group dialogue with Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

On Wednesday, Ambassadors of the member countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation will meet with EPP Group MEPs Mariya Gabriel and Gy...
EU and Ukraine

Investigation of Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine: what's new?

On Monday, MEPs in the Foreign Affairs Committee will receive the latest information on the shocking incident with the KLM/Malaysian Airlines flight...

Press releases

Vojislav Seselj
27.11.2014 - 12:55

EP encourages Serbia to condemn hate speech by Šešelj

On the proposal of the EPP Group, the European Parliament (EP) has passed an urgent Resolution on ‘Serbia: The Case of Accused War Criminal Šešelj’. Following the ICTY...
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27.11.2014 - 12:49

Digital Market: Commission to speed up investigations

The European Parliament has adopted a Resolution on the Digital Single Market. The EPP Group welcomes the clear commitment to ensure fair competition in the market. “We urge the Commission...
Jean-Claude Juncker and Manfred Weber
27.11.2014 - 11:44

No-confidence vote against Europhobes

"A large majority has sent a clear signal today: the European Parliament stands behind the European Commission and its reform agenda for Europe. The attempt by Europhobes to destabilise the EU...
27.11.2014 - 10:05

Commission must get serious about scrapping unnecessary laws

Parliament resolution calls for tougher rules for impact assessments of old and new EU laws The EPP Group in the European Parliament wants the European Commission to get serious about scrapping...

Plenary Reports

The main event of the November II Plenary Session was the official visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on...
The Head of the Vatican State and the Catholic Church, His Holiness Pope Francis, paid an official visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on...
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Vice-President Jyrki Katainen announced the creation of a new EU strategic investment fund...