British referendum

Commenting on the outcome of the negotiations on EU-UK relations, Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, said: "It is good that...

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Flowers and car

"We have to address one of the worst failings of the current car certification system and I'm therefore happy to see that the European Commission has put...

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Starbucks/FIAT

The EPP Group in the European Parliament has welcomed today's law proposals on more EU rules on how to fight tax avoidance by companies operating in Europe. "...

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Situation in the Mediterranean

When, last year, we were tasked with preparing a bi-partisan approach to the European Parliament’s response to migration, we knew it would be challenging. We did...

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February Plenary Briefing
We will constructively lead the debate on EU-UK negotiations because we want a positive result
Manfred WEBER , Chairman of the EPP Group

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Graffiti Depicts Muammar Gaddafi Demise In Libya
Press Release
04.02.2016

Stability in Libya means security for Europe

The installation of the government in Tripoli is key to putting an end to the political vacuum and the symbolic and geographical division of the country which allow the spread of terrorism. In a...
Kobani, Syria
Press Release
04.02.2016

ISIS crimes labelled as genocide by the European Parliament

On the EPP Group's initiative, the abuse and persecution against Christians, Yazidis and other religious and ethnic minorities by the so-called ISIS/Daesh have been recognised by the European...
World Cancer Day 2016
News
04.02.2016

World Cancer Day: together we can achieve more

"World Cancer Day is an opportunity to reflect on the multi-stakeholder and multidisciplinary nature of cancer control. We will only be successful in the fight against cancer through strong...
Crimea
Press Release
04.02.2016

Crimea: Russia must stop occupation

"Russia must stop the discrimination against Crimean Tatars, withdraw from Crimea and allow the Ukraine to re-establish its control over the territory if it wants to improve its relations with...
Migrants and EU borders, corporate tax crackdown, new drug testing law
Video
04.02.2016

Migrants and EU borders, corporate tax crackdown, new drug testing law

Debating the migrant crisis, EPP Group MEPs called on EU Member States to find common ground to care for refugees and strengthen border security. They debated newly-proposed measures to crack down on...
Venezuela Elections 2015
Press Release
03.02.2016

Europe will never abandon Venezuelan people

"Europe will never abandon the brave Venezuelan people," said EPP Group Vice-Chairman Esteban González Pons today. He stated that in the last years of Chavez’s government,...
Flags of Serbia and the European Union
Press Release
03.02.2016

EPP Group welcomes Serbian reform efforts

"Serbia has made substantial progress on its path towards the European Union. The opening of the first chapters in December was a well-deserved recognition of the progress made in the last few...
Global connections
Press Release
03.02.2016

TiSA: more rights for citizens, less obstacles for firms

"Today's vote sends a strong signal to the European Commission. The message is crystal clear: if the negotiators respect all our recommendations (blue lines and red lines*), they will be...
Exhaust pipe
Press Release
03.02.2016

New car emissions test rules will cut air pollution

Today, the European Parliament paved the way for better emissions test rules for cars. "The European Parliament has taken a pragmatic decision. While the agreement is far from perfect, the...
European Council
Press Release
03.02.2016

EU must fight populism, nationalism and disintegration

"The European Council should put the subject of its own future on the agenda", said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group, during today's debate on the Council meeting in two...

Highlights of the week

01.02.2016 - 04.02.2016
EU flags in front of European Parliament

European Council meeting to focus on refugee crisis and UK negotiations

The management of the refugee crisis will be the main topic of the February European Council meeting. The EPP Group Chairman, Manfred Weber MEP, will...
migrants minutes after arriving on Greek island Lesbos. Turkish shore visible in background

Debate on Schengen and refugee crisis

The refugee crisis, the current and future situation of the Schengen area, external border controls and financing the refugee facility for Turkey...
Starbucks/FIAT

Corporate Tax Package

The EPP Group welcomes the European Commission's law proposals on how to fight tax avoidance by companies operating in Europe "This is the...
Simona Pronckutė

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