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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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Michaël Delefortrie, Belgian jihadist

Even just by causually glancing at the news it was hard to miss the sickly videos churned out by Islamic State on a daily basis. The question often asked was: who are...

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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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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 23.02.2015 to 27.02.2015
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Towards a European Energy Union

The EPP Group believes that the completion of the internal energy market can revive European industry, bringing growth and innovation. On Wednesday,...
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Debating the Summit Conclusions

The results of the latest European Council will be debated by MEPs during Wednesday's mini plenary session. EU leaders took a stance on the...
Frankfurt, EZB, Banking & Euro

Debating the ECB's work with Mario Draghi

During the mini plenary on Wednesday, MEPs will debate the European Central Bank (ECB) Annual Report in the presence of ECB President Mario Draghi....

Press releases

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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...
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...
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25.02.2015 - 19:03

EUCO: European values under test - we need strength, unity

"Only two weeks have gone by since the informal European Council meeting, yet it seems it was ages ago, so many things have happened. The Council was meant to discuss terrorism but circumstances...
25.02.2015 - 18:15

EPP Group criticises Venezuelan government

On a proposal by Spanish MEP, Luis de Grandes, supported by the EPP Group, the European Parliament introduced a debate on the latest events in Venezuela on today’s agenda of the plenary session...

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...