Internal Market and Consumer Protection

Avoid overregulation of AI, but ensure adequate protection

Europeans should be careful about over-regulating the growing use of artificial intelligence. AI can benefit medicine and other fields, but it can...

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Online shopping with digital tablet

The European Parliament today voted to get rid of one of the major obstacles to the Single Market: unjustified geo-blocking when buying online....

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Improving the emergency services for EU citizens

The EPP Group hosted a cross-party event in the European Parliament in Brussels at which MEPs met representatives from the emergency services from...

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photo of person holding a smartphone

As of today, roaming charges in the EU will disappear. Spanish MEP Pilar Del Castillo, who negotiated the historic agreement on behalf the European...

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The Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection is responsible for coordination at Community level of national legislation in the sphere of the internal market and for the customs union, in particular the free movement of goods including the harmonisation of technical standards, the right of establishment and the freedom to provide services except in the financial and postal sectors. It also adopts measures aimed at the identification and removal of potential obstacles to the functioning of the internal market. Finally, it deals with the promotion and protection of the economic interests of consumers in the context of the internal market.

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A fair food chain for all
News
03.06.2016 - 12:31

Fair trade for farmers

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 (UTPs) is a burning question,...
European union puzzle game
Press Release
26.05.2016 - 13:20

Single Market Strategy

The European Parliament has called for a modern and more innovative Single Market Strategy in a Resolution adopted today, drafted by EPP Group MEP Lara Comi. “The adoption of the Resolution...
Visa Stamps
Press Release
21.04.2016 - 14:02

Schengen: EPP Group warns against multibillion Euro invoice

"Bringing back border controls and stopping free movement in the Schengen area would cost businesses and citizens far more than 'just' €230 billion of taxpayers' money",...
Shopping Key
Press Release
21.04.2016 - 11:23

Single Market Strategy: tearing down borders

"The European Union can no longer afford to continuously lose the full potential benefits of the Single Market. Our economy could take advantage of an additional €615 billion per year by...
Trucks in traffic
News
25.02.2016 - 14:45

The cost of no Schengen

Faced with a burgeoning problem of migration from neighbouring countries in the Middle East, coupled with questions of security and the integration of migrants, Europe’s leaders are seriously...
European union puzzle game
News
01.02.2016 - 19:38

The ups and downs of the European Single Market

Do you still remember what it was like travelling from one country to another before Schengen was put in place? Have you heard that no roaming charges will exist for calls, texts and data downloads...

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