EU and Greek flags

"The Greek Government should not continue telling untruths to the Greek people on what happened during the negotiations. Both the European Commission and the...

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Dutch sandwich

Do you know what a Double Irish or a Dutch Sandwich is? As delicious as they might sound, they would probably upset your stomach. These are the nicknames of the most...

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business statistics in blue - white chart with a blue arrow going up

“The ‘Juncker plan’ takes away part of the risk and attracts investors into funding projects that otherwise would not be mobilised. Now it’s time...

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Angelika Niebler MEP

The subject of how to support family businesses is close to our member Angelika Niebler's heart. She is the EPP Group Rapporteur (Parliament's author and...

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Data Driven Security
Wed, 01/07/2015 - 15:00

Hearing on Data Driven Security

To register, or for further information, contact or agnieszka.wawrzyk@...
Cohesion Policy and the Review of the EU 2020 Strategy
Wed, 01/07/2015 - 15:00

Cohesion Policy and the Review of the EU 2020 Strategy

Persecution of Christians in the World
Wed, 01/07/2015 - 14:30

Persecution of Christians in the World

The Group of the European People's Party (EPP Group) has the pleasure to invite you to a conference organised by...

Highlights of the week

From 06.07.2015 to 10.07.2015
EU and Greek flags

European Council – Greece

MEPs will debate with the Council and the Commission on the results of the European Council of 25 and 26 June. For Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP...
Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Latvian Presidency: efficient for Europe

On Tuesday, the European Parliament will present its conclusions of the Latvian Presidency of the EU Council. Over the past six months, many...
Transatlantic relations between EU and US

TTIP: win-win situation

In 2015, 90% of global growth will be generated outside the EU. 14% of the EU's labour force, or 31 million jobs, are dependent on the Union...

Press releases

02.07.2015 - 13:01

Left favours 'criminal-friendly' approach to human rights

Today, the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee of the European Parliament adopted a Report on the situation of fundamental rights in the EU for the years 2013 and 2014. The EPP Group...
Persecuted Christians in the Middle East (2011)
02.07.2015 - 10:36

Stop the persecution of Christians!

“We must continue playing the leading role in supporting persecuted Christians around the world. It is our responsibility to offer them a helping hand in today’s accelerated crisis...
Successful financial plans
01.07.2015 - 18:18

New EU rules make insurance sales more transparent

European Parliament and European Council negotiators have reached an agreement on the new EU Directive on Insurance Distribution (IDD). The new rules apply as from mid-2017 and will provide consumers...
Stack of hands
01.07.2015 - 17:39

Cohesion policy could be more effective

Cohesion policy is the main EU investment instrument for all European regions. When it is better aligned to the EU 2020 goals, it will boost more innovation and growth and regions and cities will be...

Press Conferences

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 11:10
Wed, 08/07/2015 - 16:00

Plenary Reports

The main topics of the June Plenary Session in Strasbourg were EU-Russia relations, enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights, OLAF Supervisory...
The EU is in need of a new strategy for its relations with Russia following the Russian occupation of Crimea, the continuing military aggression in...
"Intellectual property rights (IPR) are a key driver for growth and innovation. Intellectual property isn’t just about copyright but also...