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

Press releases

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22.02.2018 - 10:32

Gleiche Regeln für alle Verkäufe

„Wo auch immer der Verbraucher seine Ware in Europa kauft: Für ihn sollen überall die gleichen Rechte gelten. Und diese Rechte stärken wir im Vergleich zur heutigen Situation...
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22.02.2018 - 10:10

Shop like at home

Whether buying online or offline from another EU Member State, European consumers will in the future be entitled to a harmonised level oF protection in case of faulty goods. This is the main...
08.02.2018 - 14:33

Pascal Arimont Mitglied des Pestizid-Sonderausschusses

In dieser Woche hat das Europäische Parlament einen Sonderausschuss eingesetzt, der die Zulassung von umstrittenen Pestiziden wie Glyphosat genauer unter die Lupe nehmen soll. Heute wurde der...
Daylight Saving Time
08.02.2018 - 12:56

Klokverzetten gaat jammer genoeg nog even door.

Het Europees Parlement heeft vandaag het klokverzetten niet afgeschaft. Het halfrond verkoos de zaak eerst te laten uitklaren door de Commissie. Die krijgt nu de taak de regelgeving hierover, in het...



Tom Vandenkendelaere MEP
23.06.2015 - 17:30

Tom Vandenkendelaere, the fresh face of the Young Members Network

MEP Tom Vandenkendelaere is the new Coordinator of the Young Members Network (YMN), taking over from MEP Pablo Zalba Bidegain. The EPP Group Young Members Network consists of Members of national...
Leo Tindemans
27.12.2014 - 14:45

EPP Group pays tribute to Leo Tindemans

"With Leo Tindemans’ death, we are losing a great EPP statesman, a visionary European who played a enormous role in shaping Europe’s future. His work on European integration is...
Jean-Luc Dehaene MEP
15.05.2014 - 16:00

Jean-Luc Dehaene: a great Statesman with a heart for Europe

Jean-Luc Dehaene, former Belgian Prime Minister and prominent Member of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, has passed away today at the age of 73. The EPP and the EPP Group in the European...
Ivo Belet, Mep Believe in people campaign
13.03.2014 - 09:00

Tackling youth unemployment at its root

The crisis has hit young people harder than anyone else: today more than 5 million Europeans under 25 are unemployed in the 28 countries of the European Union. Young people are not only faced with...


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Highlights of the week


European Council conclusions

The Chairman will take the floor during the key debate on the conclusions of the last European Council meeting. On 29 April, the EU Heads of State...

Portability of online content services

MEPs will discuss the agreement with the Council regarding a Regulation on the cross-border portability of online content services in the internal...

Leaking VAT system must be fixed

The Report on the protection of the EU's financial interests (PIF Report) from the year 2015 will be voted on on Tuesday in plenary. Parliament...