Plenary vote

The EPP Group welcomes that the European Parliament today supported a Resolution on the recognition of a Palestinian statehood and the two-state solution but it must go...

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Erase Tax

Parliament will possibly send MEPs to meet tax authorities in some Member States The biggest political groups in the European Parliament agreed yesterday evening on...

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European Flag

“By presenting the Commission’s investment plan, Jean-Claude Juncker has put forward a new method. The plan bridges the gap in the debate on flexibility...

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West must end “illusion” of cooperation with Putin on Ukraine, says EPP Group Vice-Chairman Saryusz-Wolski

EPP Group Vice-Chairman and foreign affairs Spokesman Jacek Saryusz-Wolski says country is a “battlefield" for western values; result will be a domino...

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17th EPP Group Annual Interreligious Dialogue
Wed, 10/12/2014 - 14:30

The 17th EPP Group Annual Interreligious Dialogue

The EPP Group has been committed over the past decades to regular meetings with representatives of the historical...
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 15.12.2014 to 19.12.2014
Jean-Claude Juncker and Manfred Weber

EU investment plan summit

On Wednesday, Manfred Weber, the EPP Group Chairman, will lead the debate on behalf of the EPP Group on the preparation of the European Summit of 18...

Commission 2015 work programme

On Tuesday, the European Commission will adopt its work programme for 2015. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will discuss the programme with...
word budget

Seal the deal: EU budget 2015

On Wednesday, MEPs will give their blessing to the deal on the EU budget 2015 reached by budget negotiators for Parliament and the Council of...

Press releases

Good teams make money
19.12.2014 - 11:23

Investment plan is an opportunity Europe should use

“The European Council has given the green light to Jean-Claude Juncker’s investment plan. This is an important and strong signal”, said Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group in...
Flag of Georgia
18.12.2014 - 11:02

Association with Georgia forces Tbilisi to respect democracy

The European Parliament has approved the Association Agreement between the EU and Georgia making Georgia the third country of the Eastern Neighbourhood to upgrade its relationship with the European...
Leopoldo Lopez
18.12.2014 - 10:55

Venezuela: EP condems authoritarian practices

The European Parliament today adopted a Resolution which goes firmly against the authoritarian practices of the Venezuelan Government. MEPs condemn the persecution of political opponents, the...
Turkey & Europe flags
17.12.2014 - 16:56

Turkey should not trample on democratic values

The EPP Group strongly condemns the recent arrests of journalists in raids by the Turkish police on a newspaper and TV station. There are worsening signals that the rule of law and the freedom of...

Plenary Reports

The main events of the December Plenary Session in Strasbourg were the adoption of the EU budgets for 2014 and 2015, the presentation of the European...
The European Parliament approved the EU budgets for 2014 and 2015 at this week's plenary. This is the result of a deal by Parliament and Council...
The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and First Vice-President Frans Timmermans presented their 2015 Work Programme to plenary,...