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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

Bank sign on building
12.09.2013 - 12:24

EP gives final go ahead to European banking supervision

The European Parliament gave its final green light to a legislative package establishing stricter banking supervision. By the end of next year, the Single Supervisory Mechanism for the banking sector...
Electric Car loading on Solar Charging Station
11.09.2013 - 14:47

Europa slaat weg in van milieuvriendelijke biobrandstoffen

Straatsburg, 11 september – Het Europees Parlement heeft vandaag een belangrijke bijsturing van de regelgeving voor biobrandstoffen goedgekeurd:  er komt een plafond van 6 % voor de...
Translation cabin
10.09.2013 - 15:06

"Slimme" meertaligheid

De meertaligheid van de Europese instellingen is één van de hoekstenen van de Europese democratie. Ze verzekert de Europese burgers het recht om in hun eigen taal met de Europese...
Online gambling
10.09.2013 - 15:01

Online gokken:

Straatsburg , 10 september 2013 – Gokken is risky business en de razendsnel groeiende markt van online gokken maakt het nog moeilijker om kwetsbare bevolkingsgroepen tegen deze plaag te...



State of the Union
12.09.2018 - 11:00

reactie Vandenkendelaere: State of the Union

"Bij een speech van voorzitter Juncker heb je koffie nodig. Maar als je goed luistert zorgt hij altijd voor de suiker. Hij benadrukte de bescheidenheid van de Commissie waarna hij de...
Climate change
02.02.2018 - 12:00

ETS: the EU’s flagship climate tool

The ETS reform creates a fund to help the EU’s poorest members to upgrade their energy systems. This in turn creates jobs and promotes innovation, a clear priority for the EPP Group. The EU...
glass globe in hand
21.11.2017 - 10:20

Exploring local options to fight climate change

At the annual Herman Van Rompuy Lecture, held this year on 21 November at ‘Het BEL’, a new green building at the Tour & Taxis site in Brussels, keynote speaker Christiana Figueres,...
Climate change
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...


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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...