Time July 28, 2014 pag.24,25 Mare Nostrum operation, Navy Fremm Bergamini, for the first time in this kind of operation, rescue shipwrecked 2014-06-07 © Massimo Sestini

“We are witnessing a humanitarian disaster of the highest proportions.” This is how Peter Sutherland, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-...

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gas pipe line

The EPP Group has welcomed concrete plans to establish an Energy Union in the European Union as presented by the European Commission today. "A main priority for the...

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EU and Greek flags

The EPP Group welcomes the agreement that was reached today between the Eurogroup and Greece on the conditions for an extension of its bailout programme. ...

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Man shot in street

At the beginning of the new millenium we all witnessed horrific terrorist attacks, triggered mainly by political ideologies. Nowadays, this phenomenon gives way...

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Events

Hearing on the Perspectives for the Single Market 2014-2019
Wed, 04/02/2015 - 15:00

EPP Group Hearing on the Perspectives for the Single Market 2014-2019

Sixth report on economic, social and territorial cohesion
Wed, 04/02/2015 - 15:00

Hearing: Sixth report on economic, social and territorial cohesion

The European Commission's 6th Report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion shows that EU Cohesion Policy is...
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...

Highlights of the week

From 02.03.2015 to 06.02.2015
Toledo, Spain

Anti-terrorism measures and Digital Single Market on agenda in Toledo

Next week, from 5-6 March, the EPP Group Bureau will gather in Toledo (Spain) to address the EU's legislative priorities for the coming months in...
Refugees on a boat

Asylum: reinforcing a holistic approach

Monika Hohlmeier MEP and Roberta Metsola MEP, EPP Group Spokeswomen in the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee, have invited experts...
Financial Pie Chart - Euro

Own resources in the spotlight of EPP Group Network meeting with MPs

The EPP Group network meeting - Members of the EPP Group and national parliamentarians responsible for European Affairs - will debate the findings of...

Press releases

Flag of Belarus
28.02.2015 - 17:01

Belarus: relations defrosting, but still a long way to go

"The release of all political prisoners remains the main condition for the normalisation of EU-Belarus relations. The new sentence to one additional year of prison for Mikalay Dziadok is...
Refugees on a boat
27.02.2015 - 14:52

Rethinking asylum

The EPP Group is organising a hearing entitled “Asylum: reinforcing a holistic approach” on Wednesday 4 March from 15.30 till 18.30 in room JAN 6Q2 of the European Parliament. The fact...
Close-up of a man showing a file
26.02.2015 - 12:33

ECI: a keystone of democracy at risk

“The European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) is a keystone of participative democracy but the shortfalls in its implementation and in its follow-up could waste its potential”, said Danuta...
Money
26.02.2015 - 11:30

Tax Rulings Special Committee: Lamassoure elected as Chair

The European Parliament's Special Committee on Tax Rulings, established on 12 February, held its constitutive session on Thursday 26 February. Alain Lamassoure MEP was unanimously elected...

Press Conferences

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 13:30
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Plenary Reports

The main themes of the February Plenary session in Strasbourg were the fight against terrorism, the situation in Ukraine, the debate on the...
Parliament debated the situation in Ukraine in the presence of the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs. The debate came in the...
The EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber MEP led the debate on the preparation of the informal European Council meeting on 12 February which will focus...