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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

The Tractor - modern farm equipment in field
18.10.2018 - 11:15

Groene kringer Laurens Tack gaat lopen met Europese prijs

Op het vijfde Europacongres van de Jonge Landbouwers, georganiseerd door de Europese Volkspartij in het Europees Parlement, viel Oost-Vlaming Laurens Tack, een jonge fruitboer in de prijzen. De jonge...
Farmer and businessman examining plant in field
17.10.2018 - 16:09

Vijfde EVP-Congres van de Jonge Landbouwers

Morgen vindt het vijfde Europacongres van de Jonge Landbouwers plaats in het Europees Parlement te Brussel. Tom Vandenkendelaere (CD&V), lid van de Landbouwcommissie ontvangt er de jonge boeren...
Hand Choosing an E-Book vs. Paper Books from a Bookshelf
02.10.2018 - 09:50

Eindelijk lagere btw voor elektronische publicaties

Elektronische boeken die je kunt downloaden op Kindle of andere e-readers en publicaties zoals online kranten zullen binnenkort goedkoper worden. De Europese ministers van Financiën zijn vandaag...
Medical touchscreen
13.09.2018 - 12:23

EP bindt strijd aan tegen antibiotica-resistentie

Vandaag keurde het Europees Parlement het 'One health action plan' goed. Het actieplan focust voornamelijk om het groeiende probleem van antibioticaresistentie. Daardoor wordt het van langsom...



Multiethnic Crowd of Men and Women
15.07.2013 - 09:30

This year's best of: EPP Group fights for growth and jobs

As the parliamentary year draws to a close, we are taking a look back at the EPP Group in action, reviewing a selection of its main activities, proposals and regulations that were adopted in the...
Oil and gas industry
17.05.2013 - 11:30

New and stricter European legislation for offshore industry

The EU didn't hesitate to draw conclusions from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and shortly afterwards began a thorough overhaul of its existing safety legislation for drilling operations. If a...
European Parliament
14.05.2013 - 15:45

One year until the EU elections: what is at stake?

The EU project and its advocates are unmistakably on the defensive. The EU is blamed for the economic crisis and its recipe to get out of this negative spiral is under attack too. The EU is depicted...
Bank sign on building
08.05.2013 - 11:00

Banking Union: what is missing and what should be added?

Last September, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution entitled “Towards a Banking Union”. The EPP Group pushed to end the vicious circle between banks in financial trouble and...


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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...