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Belgium
Views expressed here are the views of the national delegation and do not always reflect the views of the Group as a whole

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17.02.2017 - 12:23

Detachering: terecht doelwit, foute munitie.

Het aantal buitenlanders dat in België werkt via het systeem van detachering is nog nooit zo hoog geweest. De laatste vijf jaar is het aantal verdubbeld, zo gaf Staatssecretaris voor Sociale...
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15.02.2017 - 15:29

Les eurodéputés s’opposent aux péages routiers allemands

Plus de 40 députés européens, issus de 10 États membres de l’Union, ont introduit un recours contre l’introduction de péages routiers en Allemagne. Le...
World glove on The field
15.02.2017 - 13:21

CO2 emissions: EP adopts balanced ETS reform

The European Parliament (EP) has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals by voting on a thorough reform of the Emission Trading System (ETS). Ivo Belet MEP,...
State of the Union Address 2016 by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EC
14.02.2017 - 17:44

Comitologie: Mindset lidstaten moet anders

Europees Commissievoorzitter Jean-Claude Juncker wil af van de waas van onduidelijkheid en het gebrek aan democratische legitimiteit die rond Europese uitvoeringsbesluiten hangt. Juncker legt vandaag...

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06.02.2017 - 14:10

ETS reform: EU climate policy has to support job creation

In the coming months, the European Parliament and the Member States of the European Union will try to agree on a major reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) for 2021-2030. ETS is the most...
Tom Vandenkendelaere MEP
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18.01.2017 - 15:57

The European Pillar of Social Rights: enabling Europe’s future workforce

As the job market continues to evolve, so should Europe's social policy. Today, many new forms of employment have emerged as a logical consequence of the digital revolution. Whether it is Uber,...
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29.11.2016 - 11:05

Cross-border online and offline sales: the new frontier

How often do you shop online from another country? How come so few traders sell their goods abroad? Cross-border sales, whether online or offline, are doing very poorly and the main cause for this is...
Tom Vandenkendelaere MEP
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13.10.2016 - 10:29

Building bridges between parliaments - Erasmus for young politicians

All too often the gap between national parliaments and the European Parliament seems wide. Members of national parliaments often have only a dim awareness of what goes on ‘in Europe’....

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Plenary Reports

This week, Europe delivered. Two key anti-terror laws were passed, making Europe more secure and Europeans safer, and the EU-Canada trade deal set a...
It was judgement day at the European Parliament on Wednesday as Members got ready to vote on the EU-Canada trade deal. It was a choice about the...
After the Paris attacks, the EPP Group set out to reach ten objectives to better equip Europe to fight terrorism. This week we reached six of the ten...

Highlights of the week

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EPP Group candidate for European Parliament President

The EPP Group will elect its candidate for the post of President of the European Parliament on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday at 10.30 hrs, the EPP...
Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group

Preparation of the European Council meeting 15-16 December

MEPs are set to debate the preparations for the upcoming European Summit of 15-16 December. Chairman Manfred Weber will take the floor on behalf of...
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Visa-free travel: new suspension mechanism protects EU

The European Parliament will vote to review the visa suspension mechanism which can be applied to all visa-free travel agreements that the EU has...