European Union

“Europe needs change. But we want to improve it, not destroy it. And the populists should know this: we stand by Europe, today more than ever before",...

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Crimea

We regret to note that the Minsk Agreements have not been implemented by the initial deadline. The ceasefire remains very fragile, when it remains at all. Violations...

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Panama

Parliament sets up Panama Papers Inquiry Committee today - “National egoism paralyses international action against tax dodging” The EPP Group in the...

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A fair food chain for all

In school yards and football fields we know what fair play means, but when it comes to business it’s not that easy anymore. How to tackle unfair trading practises...

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State of the Union debate
Europe needs a time of reflection. We want a better and smarter Europe.
Manfred WEBER , Chairman of the EPP Group

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European Union
Press Release
28.06.2016

Europe needs change

“Europe needs change. But we want to improve it, not destroy it. And the populists should know this: we stand by Europe, today more than ever before", underlined the Chairman of the EPP...
Summer University of the European Ideas Network
News
27.06.2016

EIN Summer University: the Mediterranean - geopolitics and European integration

The 16th annual Summer University of the European Ideas Network (EIN), chaired by EPP Group Vice-Chairman Paulo Rangel, will take place in Split, Croatia, from 29 June to 2 July 2016. It will gather...
Brexit negotiations should begin now; reject push for other referendums
Video
24.06.2016

Brexit negotiations should begin now; reject push for other referendums

The EPP Group pushes for talks beginning at next week´s European Council meeting to avoid uncertainty following the UK vote to leave the European Union. Group Chair Manfred Weber rejects plans...
Brexit negotiations must begin immediately to avoid uncertainty for Europe: EPP Group Chair Manfred Weber
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24.06.2016

Brexit negotiations must begin immediately to avoid uncertainty for Europe: EPP Group Chair Manfred Weber

EPP Group Chair Manfred Weber presses for immediate negotiations for the UK to leave the EU. He made the statement after British Prime Minister David Cameron said he would leave the task of invoking...
Leave negotiations should be concluded within two years
Video
24.06.2016

Leave negotiations should be concluded within two years

EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber comments on the outcome of the UK referendum, respecting the democratic decision of the British voters also means that the exit negotiations should be swiftly...
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Press Release
24.06.2016

UK Referendum

The British people have decided to leave the European Union. In light of this outcome, the European People’s Party (EPP) President, Joseph Daul, and the EPP Group in the European Parliament...
Brexit
News
24.06.2016

Manfred Weber comments on the outcome of the UK referendum

"We respect and regret the decision of the British voters. It causes major damage to both sides, but first of all to the UK. However, this was a British vote, not a European vote. People in...
Woman with a study group
News
23.06.2016

From rags to riches: tackling unemployment through good education

Europe’s financial, social and political system has been put under continuous pressure since 2008, when the world economic crisis set in. Alarming rates of unemployment hit many Europeans...
Energy facility
Press Release
23.06.2016

Energy: EPP Group warns against price increase for consumers

“Consumers need to be prepared for huge energy price increases if we go down the path suggested by the Socialists and Greens on energy efficiency policies”, warned EPP Group MEP Markus...
EPP Group proposes better SME financing via EU’s Capital Market Union
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22.06.2016

EPP Group proposes better SME financing via EU’s Capital Market Union

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are the backbone of Europe’s economy need more financing options after the financial crisis caused banks to cut back on lending. The EPP Group...

Highlights of the week

27.06.2016 - 01.07.2016
British referendum

UK Referendum: exit negotiations must be swift

On Tuesday, the European Parliament will hold an extraordinary Plenary Session to assess the outcome of the UK referendum. The Chairman of the...
Joint Operation Poseidon 2015

European Border and Coast Guard

On Monday, the European Parliament's Civil Liberties Justice and Home Affairs Committee will vote on the agreement reached between the...
Terrorism

Anti-terror law: information exchange among EU countries needed

On Monday, the European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs will vote on a counter terrorism law.  It...
Believe in people campaign, Pilar Ayuso MEP

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