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Press releases

Successful financial plans
26.04.2017 - 09:52

"Europa zal sociaal zijn, of het zal niet zijn”

Met de voorstelling van de Europese Pijler van Sociale Rechten zet Europa het sociale aspect weer met stip, midden de agenda. Een fundament van 20 basisprincipes waarop Europa, de lidstaten én...
Woman using her Mobile Phone, Night Light Background
06.04.2017 - 11:33

Roaming: consument niet kind van de rekening

Op 15 juni worden de roamingkosten definitief afgeschaft. Vanaf dan betaal je in de hele EU evenveel als thuis om mobiel te bellen, sms'en of surfen. Om te vermijden dat eventuele...
Savings
05.04.2017 - 12:26

EP: geld ophalen wordt makkelijker voor kmo’s

Europese bedrijven kunnen voortaan makkelijker geld ophalen bij kandidaat-investeerders, dat heeft het Europees Parlement vandaag beslist. De nieuwe wetswijziging zorgt ervoor dat het opstellen van...
Brexit
04.04.2017 - 14:34

Brexit: Eendrachtige EU-aanpak sluit zachte Brexit niet uit

Het Europees Parlement stemt morgen een resolutie waarin het de krijtlijnen uittekent voor de Brexit-onderhandelingen van de EU met het VK. Het EP wil dat eerst de scheiding wordt afgehandeld en er...

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Climate change
News
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
News
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,...
Online shopping with digital tablet
News
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
News
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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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...