Constitutional Affairs

Europe vote election

The European Parliament will be ready to reject any candidate in the investiture procedure of the President of the Commission who was not appointed...

Man voting on elections in Europe

Speaking in plenary in Strasbourg today, Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, made an appeal to the Heads of...

MEPs vote

MEPs today approved the new distribution of the European Parliament’s seats for 27 Member States, after the UK’s departure, for the next...

Brexit Direction Sign

There is growing unease in the EPP Group in the European Parliament on the progress in the Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK: ...



The main responsibilities of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs are the institutional aspects of the European integration process, the implementation of the EU Treaty and the assessment of its operation, the institutional consequences of enlargement negotiations of the Union and relations between the EU Institutions.


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Press Release
28.10.2015 - 17:07

ECI needs to live up to expectations

The Report on the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI), drafted by EPP Group MEP György Schöpflin, received the unanimous support of the European Parliament's Committee on...
Person voting
Press Release
28.09.2015 - 17:13

EPP Group favours online vote for next European elections

All EU citizens should have the possibility to vote in the European elections. This was the message today from MEPs on the European Parliament's Constitutional Affairs Committee as they adopted a...
22th Summit of Chairmen of EPP Parliamentary Groups
Press Release
30.06.2015 - 10:35

Chairs of 21 EPP Parliamentary Groups meet in Brussels

Chairpersons and representatives of EPP Parliamentary Groups from no less than 21 Member States teamed up on Monday in Brussels to discuss common interests such as the situation in Greece, EFSI funds...
Gavel and european union flag
19.05.2015 - 18:30

Better regulation to reinforce democratic legitimacy

Pavel Svoboda, Chair of the Committee on Legal Affairs, which deals with better legislation, and Danuta Hübner, Chair of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs, which deals with inter-...
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Press Release
19.05.2015 - 13:22

Better regulation package "potentially a breakthrough"

EPP Group welcomes more rigorous impact assessments for new laws and emphasises role of Member states in avoiding red tape The EU Commission's Better Regulation Package is "potentially a...
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Press Release
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...


Past Events

Good Administrative Behaviour
01.07.2015 - 14:30

Good Administrative Behaviour

Article 41 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the Union enshrines a legally-binding "right to good administration". As a follow-up to...


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