Nord Stream2

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will jeopardise the EU’s foreign and security goals and increase dependence on Russia's Gazprom. Our Chairman Manfred Weber, in a...

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migrants minutes after arriving on Greek island Lesbos. Turkish shore visible in background

The European Parliament today overwhelmingly approved a Report co-authored by EPP Group MEP Roberta Metsola on an all-encompassing approach to migration. Significantly...

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Tax Haven

EPP Group wants strong parliamentary investigation into Panama Papers. "Country-by-country reporting alone does not fix the problem." The EPP Group has...

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EU passenger data system will fight terrorism

After years of delay, the Civil Liberties Committee in the European Parliament finally removes all obstacles to the approval of the Passenger Name Record system for the...

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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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Nord Stream2
News
02.05.2016

Weber writes to Gabriel and Cañete: Nord Stream II threatens EU security

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will jeopardise the EU’s foreign and security goals and increase dependence on Russia's Gazprom. Our Chairman Manfred Weber, in a letter to German Economy...
Searching for peace in the Middle East
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02.05.2016

Searching for peace in the Middle East

Christian minority groups are being heavily persecuted by terrorist groups such as ISIS across the Middle East. In addition, large numbers are fleeing the conflict in Syria to countries like Lebanon....
Panama Papers: Alain Lamassoure calls for binding global transparency
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29.04.2016

Panama Papers: Alain Lamassoure calls for binding global transparency

The Panama Papers tax evasion scandal, and the LuxLeaks before it, show that the EU and other economic powers must receive detailed corporate tax reporting and share the information to crack down on...
Europe needs strong common police authorities to enforce security of our citizens
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28.04.2016

Europe needs strong common police authorities to enforce security of our citizens

The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee approved a new EU law which will strengthen Europol in the fight against terrorism and organised crime. This...
two police officers doing a traffic control
Press Release
28.04.2016

Combatting terrorism: major boost for European police agency

Today, the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee approved a new EU law which will strengthen Europol in the fight against terrorism and organised crime....
EU's new railway legislation drives up competition and lowers prices
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28.04.2016

EU's new railway legislation drives up competition and lowers prices

The European Council, Commission and Parliament have reached agreement in trialogue talks to establish an EU-wide railway system for safety and certification. It is part of the EU's fourth...
Modern high speed train
Press Release
28.04.2016

Step closer to final conclusion of 4th Railway Package

The European Parliament voted by a large majority today in favour of cutting bureaucracy, improving safety standards and harmonising the different railway systems in Europe. By adopting these '...
Euro symbol in the magnifying glass
Press Release
28.04.2016

EU spending 2014: more focus on results

The European Parliament Rapporteurs for the 2014 budget discharge, EPP Group MEPs Marian-Jean Marinescu, Claudia Schmidt and Markus Pieper, have asked for more focus on the results of EU spending and...
Turkey & Europe flags
Press Release
28.04.2016

EU-Turkey Agreement: no watering-down of visa rules

“The EU-Turkey agreement is proof that Europe works and that Europe can bring results despite the criticism from various sides”, said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the...
Refugees Continue To Land On Lampedusa Island
Press Release
28.04.2016

Socialists refuse to earmark development aid for refugees

Socialists and Greens reject measures to use European Development Fund (EDF) more efficiently. "We need to fight the root causes of migration more. European development aid needs to be used...

Events

May
03
03.05.2016 - 14:30

Conference on religious radicalisation: the case of Boko Haram and terrorism in Nigeria

Boko Haram remains one of the most dangerous terrorist groups in Africa despite the country's new leadership's...
May
04
04.05.2016 - 14:30

The Emissions Trading System - ETS

For further info, or to register, please contact epp-itre@europarl.europa.eu
May
04
04.05.2016 - 14:30

Hearing on the Environmental Goods Agreement

Highlights of the week

02.05.2016 - 04.05.2016
map of Balkans

Western Balkans: towards a European future

On Wednesday, the EPP Group will host its 5th conference on "The Western Balkans: towards a European future". The aim of the conference is...
Soldiers

Religious radicalisation in Nigeria in the spotlight

On Tuesday, the EPP Group will host an interreligious dialogue on religious radicalisation - the case of Boko Haram and terrorism in Nigeria. Boko...
pipe throwing smog

Post-2020 reform of the EU Emissions Trading System

On Wednesday, the EPP Group will host a hearing on the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), following the European Commission's proposal for a...
Marian-Jean Marinescu MEP

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