Burkhard Balz MEP

How does a parent achieve more? By relieving their child of all his or her tasks or by giving them the freedom and the ability to assume responsibilities? How do you...

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Markus Pieper MEP

There's plenty of good will and there are tangible results from the past. But still, there's a long way to go before we can point at Europe and loudly say:...

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Sandra Kalniete MEP and Ruslana

Defending Ukraine and its European choice is of vital interest for the European Union. By defending Ukraine we are defending our core values and principles, our...

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Ukrainian girl

Ahead of the EPP Group's Bureau meeting in Riga and following the recent developments in Ukraine, the EPP Group decided to give the floor to representatives of...

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Events

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...
4th EPP Group Conference on the Western Balkans: from stabilisation to accession
Tue, 08/04/2014 - 15:00

Western Balkans: from stabilisation to accession

Highlights of the week

From 24.11.2014 to 28.11.2014
Stock Market Bar Chart

Commission €300 billion plan for jobs and growth

On Wednesday morning, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, will present the Jobs, Growth and Investment Package which he...
European Parliament is Strasbourg

EPP Group fights Europhobes' attempts to weaken EU

On Monday, Manfred Weber MEP, Chaiman of the EPP Group, will take the floor in the debate on the Motion of Censure against the new European...
Pope Francis

Pope Francis at the European Parliament

His Holiness Pope Francis will make an official visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg and will address the Plenary on Tuesday. The EPP Group...

Press releases

traveling
24.11.2014 - 16:47

Passenger Name Records: EPP Group supports EU-Canada deal

The European Parliament this evening confirmed tomorrow's vote on whether an Opinion from the European Court of Justice is needed on the compatibility of the EU-Canada PNR Agreement with the...
Taxes
20.11.2014 - 11:38

Taxation: EPP Group favours Report on future of tax rulings

The EPP Group in the European Parliament is in favour of a parliamentary Report on the future of tax rulings in the EU and the lack of EU law in the area of taxation. "We definitely want to...
Lambert van Nistelrooij MEP and Jerzy Buzek MEP
19.11.2014 - 15:31

Innovation should be at core of 300-billion growth plan

Innovation is the best way to lead Europe out of the crisis. New products will create new jobs and growth. Innovation therefore should form a core part of the 300-billion-euro growth plan that the...
Europe map closeup
18.11.2014 - 15:46

Mediterranean countries: EPP Group renews partnership ties

The EPP Group Presidency held a meeting today with the Ambassadors and Heads of Mission to the EU of Mediterranean countries. Following the last European elections, this event was a good occasion for...

Press Conferences

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Plenary Reports

There were many important topics on the agenda of the November mini-Plenary Session in Brussels. The fight against tax avoidance and tax fraud in the...
The mini-Plenary Session on Wednesday 12 November opened with a commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall which turned the...
The independent external auditor of the European Union, the European Court of Auditors (ECA), presented its Annual Report on EU spending in 2013 to...