Climate change

The EU has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals. Late last night, representatives of the European Parliament, the European...

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traffic on german autobahn,european cars and trucks

”Cars have become much cleaner and we want them to become even cleaner in the future. Therefore, we welcome realistic proposals to further lower CO2 levels from...

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Palm growing from pile of euros

EPP Group calls for speeding up work on blacklists of tax havens and places used for money laundering "Normal citizens and companies pay taxes. The new leaks...

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Justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia

The European Parliament is now discussing with the Commission and the Council’s Presidency the worsening situation of media freedom in Malta, which escalated last...

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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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Paradise Papers, rule of law in Malta and Poland, left and right populism
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16.11.2017

Paradise Papers, rule of law in Malta and Poland, left and right populism

At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, MEPs debated the Paradise Papers, media revelations about large-scale tax avoidance that may be depriving public budgets of billions of Euros in...
Industrial Laborer
Press Release
15.11.2017

Shaping globalisation: protecting jobs against dumping

The EU is currently updating its anti-dumping law to counter unfair trade practices by third countries. "We need a better mechanism to protect jobs and our European industry against dumped and...
Enlargement
Press Release
15.11.2017

Eastern Partnership: summit should be forward-looking

"The summit in Brussels should be forward-looking, injecting new dynamism providing a clear political vision for the future of our Eastern Partnership. Differentiation is key. As our resources...
Tax evasion
News
14.11.2017

Paradise Papers: MEPs call for action on tax haven blacklists

We call for speeding up work on blacklists of tax havens and places used for money laundering. The Paradise Papers leak has shown us yet again the organised, large-scale lack of responsibility of...
Daphne Caruana Galizia
Press Release
14.11.2017

A rule-of-law dialogue with Malta must start immediately

During this afternoon’s plenary debate on developments in Malta under the current government, the EPP Group will request the immediate launch of a rule-of-law dialogue with Maltese authorities...
A meeting of EPP Group Interreligious Dialogue Members with representatives of Aid to the Church in Need at the European Parliament, Strasbourg this week.
News
10.11.2017

Persecution of Christians worsens

At least 75 percent of all religiously-motivated violence and oppression is carried out against Christians and such persecution has worsened in the last two years, according to a new report entitled...
Young MEPs and MPs consider how to counter populism in Europe
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09.11.2017

Young MEPs and MPs consider how to counter populism in Europe

A Young Parliament Members’ European Forum on 7 and 8 November brought together MEPs and MPs from across Europe. How to tackle the threat posed by extremist forces on the left and the right...
Climate change
Press Release
09.11.2017

CO2 emissions: EU finalises ETS reform

The EU has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals. Late last night, representatives of the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of...
traffic on german autobahn,european cars and trucks
Press Release
08.11.2017

Mobility: realistic emission targets bring us cleaner cars

”Cars have become much cleaner and we want them to become even cleaner in the future. Therefore, we welcome realistic proposals to further lower CO2 levels from car emissions until 2030 with...
Lessons from history: preventing the rise of undemocratic and extremist forces in our societies
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07.11.2017

Lessons from history: preventing the rise of undemocratic and extremist forces in our societies

The House of European History hosted a debate on 7 November 2017 to mark 100 years since the Russian Revolution. At the time it looked like a hopeless putsch by a small group of ideological...

Highlights of the week

20.11.2017 - 24.11.2017
Protect creativity without creating borders

Modernisation of European copyright rules

The Legal Affairs Committee will vote on new copyright rules on Tuesday regarding the online transmission and retransmission of TV and radio...
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Contracts for the supply of digital content

Members of the Legal Affairs Committee and the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee will vote on Tuesday in a joint meeting on new rules...
Bank sign on building

Providing legal certainty for banks and investors

As part of a package of legislative proposals aimed at reducing risks in the EU banking industry, the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee will...
Tom Vandenkendelaere MEP

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