Bitcoins

Money is a repository of value and, in a strange way, it is already a virtual concept.  If we look back to the origins of money, the first coins and tokens had an...

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migrants minutes after arriving on Greek island Lesbos. Turkish shore visible in background

The European Parliament today overwhelmingly approved a Report co-authored by EPP Group MEP Roberta Metsola on an all-encompassing approach to migration. Significantly...

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Tax Haven

EPP Group wants strong parliamentary investigation into Panama Papers. "Country-by-country reporting alone does not fix the problem." The EPP Group has...

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EU-Richtlinie über Fluggastdatensätze zur Bekämpfung des Terrorismus

Nach jahrelangen Verzögerungen verabschiedet der LIBE-Ausschuss des Europarlaments endlich das PNR-System für die EU. Die EVP-Fraktion begrüßte das...

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Pressebriefing der EVP-Fraktion zur Februar-Plenarsitzung
We will constructively lead the debate on EU-UK negotiations because we want a positive result
Manfred WEBER , Chairman of the EPP Group

Aktuelles

Panama Papers: Alain Lamassoure fordert eine verbindliche globale Transparenz
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29.04.2016

Panama Papers: Alain Lamassoure fordert eine verbindliche globale Transparenz

Der Steuervermeidungsskandal, der durch die Panama Papers, und schon vorher durch Lux Leaks, bekannt wurde, zeigt, dass die EU und andere Wirtschaftsmächte auf detaillierten...
Europe needs strong common police authorities to enforce security of our citizens
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28.04.2016

Europe needs strong common police authorities to enforce security of our citizens

The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee approved a new EU law which will strengthen Europol in the fight against terrorism and organised crime. This...
two police officers doing a traffic control
Pressemitteilung
28.04.2016

Combatting terrorism: major boost for European police agency

Today, the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee approved a new EU law which will strengthen Europol in the fight against terrorism and organised crime....
Neue EU-Eisenbahngesetzgebung soll Wettbewerb steigern und Preise senken
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29.04.2016

Neue EU-Eisenbahngesetzgebung soll Wettbewerb steigern und Preise senken

Der Europäische Rat, die Kommission und das Europaparlament haben sich in Trilog-Verhandlungen darauf geeinigt, ein EU-weites Eisenbahnsystem für Sicherheits-und Zulassungsfragen...
Modern high speed train
Pressemitteilung
28.04.2016

Step closer to final conclusion of 4th Railway Package

The European Parliament voted by a large majority today in favour of cutting bureaucracy, improving safety standards and harmonising the different railway systems in Europe. By adopting these '...
Euro symbol in the magnifying glass
Pressemitteilung
28.04.2016

EU spending 2014: more focus on results

The European Parliament Rapporteurs for the 2014 budget discharge, EPP Group MEPs Marian-Jean Marinescu, Claudia Schmidt and Markus Pieper, have asked for more focus on the results of EU spending and...
Turkey & Europe flags
Pressemitteilung
28.04.2016

EU-Turkey Agreement: no watering-down of visa rules

“The EU-Turkey agreement is proof that Europe works and that Europe can bring results despite the criticism from various sides”, said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the...
Refugees Continue To Land On Lampedusa Island
Pressemitteilung
28.04.2016

Socialists refuse to earmark development aid for refugees

Socialists and Greens reject measures to use European Development Fund (EDF) more efficiently. "We need to fight the root causes of migration more. European development aid needs to be used...
Visit of Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rahi - consequences of the conflicts in the Middle East on Christians and their future
Pressemitteilung
28.04.2016

Christian communities and heritage part of the Middle East

The EPP Group hosted Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Rahi for discussions on the future of Christians in the Middle East. The head of the Maronite community warned that Christian communities and heritage...
Euro Currency: Stacks of 5, 10, 20 and 50 euro notes piled together
Pressemitteilung
28.04.2016

Benchmarks: Parliament tackles unfair deals between banks

The European Parliament today adopted legislation that tackles risks of manipulation of benchmarks, such as the LIBOR interest rate, reference exchange rates or commodity benchmarks. These...

Veranstaltungen

May
04
04.05.2016 - 14:30

The Emissions Trading System - ETS

For further info, or to register, please contact epp-itre@europarl.europa.eu
May
04
04.05.2016 - 14:30

Hearing on the Environmental Goods Agreement

Highlights der Woche

02.05.2016 - 04.05.2016
map of Balkans

Western Balkans: towards a European future

On Wednesday, the EPP Group will host its 5th conference on "The Western Balkans: towards a European future". The aim of the conference is...
Soldiers

Religious radicalisation in Nigeria in the spotlight

On Tuesday, the EPP Group will host an interreligious dialogue on religious radicalisation - the case of Boko Haram and terrorism in Nigeria. Boko...
pipe throwing smog

Post-2020 reform of the EU Emissions Trading System

On Wednesday, the EPP Group will host a hearing on the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), following the European Commission's proposal for a...
Believe in People campaign; young girl with Joanna Skrzydlewska

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