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12. 4. 2017.
In an attempt to reinforce its external borders, the EU has, since last week, applied new and stricter rules. Do they work? That was what Members of the European Parliament, experts and diplomats came together to discuss this week.

Tento týden v EP

Vše co potřebujete vědět o důležitých událostech v Evropském parlamentu z každého týdne, včetně rozhovorů s aktéry těchto událostí.
Step up fight against Russian anti-EU fake news
25. 4. 2017.

Step up fight against Russian anti-EU fake news

The EU must combat Russian undercover efforts to hijack politics in the West by coordinating its counterintelligence efforts and by providing more funding and staff to combat disinformation campaigns. Jaromír Štětina, a Czech MEP and EPP Group Member, says the EU must confront a...
EPP Group meeting: Together we will succeed after Brexit
30. 3. 2017.

EPP Group meeting: Together we will succeed after Brexit

The EPP Group gathered in Malta to discuss the prospects of the European Union on the day that the British government activated Article 50 of the Treaty to leave the EU. EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber, as well as Maltese opposition leader and former MEP Simon Busuttil, expressed their regret for...
Treaty of Rome: 60 years of peace and a better life for Europeans, says Manfred Weber
28. 3. 2017.

Treaty of Rome: 60 years of peace and a better life for Europeans, says Manfred Weber

The Treaty of Rome that founded the European Union 60 years ago has ended centuries of conflict and improved Europeans’ daily lives. EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber comments on how far the EU has come and the path ahead. The Euro, the Erasmus student exchange programme and better border...
EU law to allow travel in EU with your online books, films, TV, music
23. 3. 2017.

EU law to allow travel in EU with your online books, films, TV, music

The European Parliament's Legal Affairs Committee has approved a content portability regulation that will allow EU citizens to access their online music, films and other content when they travel across Europe. The legislation, an exception to geo-blocking for temporary stays abroad inside the...
Populism and Brexit, a sign of the times
21. 3. 2017.

Populism and Brexit, a sign of the times

Meeting of the Network of National Parliamentarians in charge of European Affairs and Members of the EPP Group in the European Parliament. MEPs and MPs discussed populism and Brexit, focusing on possible answers to serious issues like youth unemployment, terrorism and migration, which have all...
International Women’s Day: Tackling the gender pay gap, fighting violence against women
8. 3. 2017.

International Women’s Day: Tackling the gender pay gap, fighting violence against women

Equality between men and women is one of the fundamental principles of the EU. Nevertheless, even in the 21st century there is a pay gap between men and women and the Member States haven't yet ratified and implemented the Istanbul Convention on fighting violence against women.
More transparency in EU energy deals
2. 3. 2017.

More transparency in EU energy deals

In an important step towards Energy Union, the European Parliament approves legislation that requires Member States to report energy agreements with third parties to the European Commission for review. The Commission would check to make sure such agreements comply with EU energy policy and rules....
Anti-terror law with tougher measures against terror networks
15. 2. 2017.

Anti-terror law with tougher measures against terror networks

A new EU anti-terror law before the European Parliament this week aims to step up the fight against terror recruitment, planning, training and financing, as well as caring for the victims. EPP Group rapporteur Monika Hohlmeier says recent attacks underline the urgency to approve the law and put it...
EU legislation to avoid car manufacturers cheating on gas emission
9. 2. 2017.

EU legislation to avoid car manufacturers cheating on gas emission

The European Commission has tabled new legislation designed to drive up motor vehicle safety and environmental standards across Europe. A key aim is to have a more efficient system of market surveillance and one that is trusted by EU citizens so that EU citizens can drive cleaner and safer cars...
Free up platform economy as springboard for SMEs
8. 2. 2017.

Free up platform economy as springboard for SMEs

Successful European online platform start-ups like Spotify and Booking.com called for less regulation but a level playing field to encourage more success stories. They spoke at a hearing where Henna Virkkunen, Krišjānis Kariņš and other EPP Group MEPs and European Commission Vice-...

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Ioannis Zografos
Managing producer EPP TV; Communications Strategy