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Chairman of the EPP Group

"We must work closely together in the Europe of today to preserve our chances in the world of tomorrow. This union is our life insurance policy in an increasingly globalised world. In challenging times, I want to make sure that the EPP Group will remain the driving force in defending our European way of life."


Tax evasion
Press Release
21.03.2018 - 11:37

EPP Group wants to tax digital business where the user is

Commission initiative comes one week after Parliament's proposal to tax tech giants The EPP Group in the European Parliament welcomes today's legislative proposals to tax digital tech...
Industrial Laborer
Press Release
14.03.2018 - 12:02

Trade: let's talk about the actual problem - China

"We are united as Europeans and want to take a united stance when it comes to addressing US tariffs and customs duties on steel and aluminium. The trade measures taken by the US against the EU...
euro coin
Press Release
28.02.2018 - 16:12

EPP Group backs crisis-proof Euro

At its meeting today, the Members of the EPP Group adopted the Group 's Position Paper on the future of the Economic and Monetary Union. "The positive economic developments in the Euro...
Man voting on elections in Europe
Press Release
23.02.2018 - 17:59

People should know who can become the Commission President

"Europe should not be an elite project. It must become more of a project for the people again. This is why we need more democracy and transparency in the European Union. The 2014 lead candidate...



Brexit Jigsaw puzzle displaying european map missing Great Britain
08.03.2018 - 15:55

Brexit: EP proposes close relationship in form of an Association Agreement

MEPs will next week in Strasbourg set out their views on the post-Brexit framework for the future EU-UK relationship. The draft resolution agreed by the European Parliament Conference of Presidents on Wednesday 8 March makes it clear that the...
Europe vote election
09.02.2018 - 12:19

In the 2019 European Elections, let's talk about candidates and programmes, not procedures!

The European Parliament will be ready to reject any candidate in the investiture procedure of the President of the Commission who was not appointed as a ‘Spitzenkandidat’ of a European political party in the run-up to the European...
16.01.2018 - 10:30

2018: It is now or never

It's now or never. The formula seems worn out it has been heard so much, but it is nevertheless my deep conviction: the future of the European Union will be played out this year. In March 2018, the electoral sequence which started in May 2017...


Chairman's Speeches

13.09.2017 - 11:30

State of the Union

Europe needs courage, Europe needs optimism, Europe needs creativity! This is precisely what we heard from Jean-Claude Juncker today. Thank you and thanks to the whole European Commission for this strong start! Trust...
14.06.2017 - 09:15

Preparation of the European Council of 22 and 23 June 2017

Mr President, I want to start with a topic which is not officially on the agenda next week, but which will surely overshadow the whole debate – namely, the general election in the UK. Let me start with a frank...
05.04.2017 - 09:00

Negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union

Mr President, dear colleagues, last week we officially received the letter. It took nine months to write a letter of six pages, but finally, we received the letter. Today is the day at the European Parliament, and today...
30.03.2017 - 12:30

Speech at the EPP Congress in Malta

Dear Party President Daul, dear Joseph, Dear friends, The EPP Group is the driving force of the European Parliament. We are united and we are successful. I give you an example: Despite the Socialists breaking...
15.02.2017 - 09:45

EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement - Conclusion of the EU-Canada CETA - EU-Canada Strategic Partnership Agreement

Dear President, dear Commissioner, dear colleagues! Already in the first few minutes, we can feel what is at stake today. It is about the discussion between feelings, stirring up fears, and facts. Later, we will listen...


My Contact Details

  • BRU:
    ASP 05H359 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    +32 (0)2 2845890
    +32 (0)2 2849890
  • STR:
    LOW T06044 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    +33 (0)3 88 175890
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Eva Paunova MEP


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