Sandra Kalniete MEP, Vice-Chairwoman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament responsible for Eastern Neighbourhood and Enlargement, was denied access to Russia today...

Madrid Train Blasts Cause Devastation

The European Union has been under the spotlight of jihadist terrorism for some time. Madrid and London were targets a few years ago with terrorist attacks killing...

Time July 28, 2014 pag.24,25 Mare Nostrum operation, Navy Fremm Bergamini, for the first time in this kind of operation, rescue shipwrecked 2014-06-07 © Massimo Sestini

“We are witnessing a humanitarian disaster of the highest proportions.” This is how Peter Sutherland, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-...

gas pipe line

The EPP Group has welcomed concrete plans to establish an Energy Union in the European Union as presented by the European Commission today. "A main priority for the...



2015-03-04 15:00

EPP Group Hearing on Asylum: reinforcing a holistic approach

Anhörung der EVP-Fraktion "6. Bericht über die wirtschaftliche, soziale und territoriale Kohäsion"
2015-02-04 15:00

Hearing: Sixth report on economic, social and territorial cohesion

The European Commission's 6th Report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion shows that EU Cohesion Policy is...
Anhörung der EVP-Fraktion "Perspektiven für den Binnenmarkt 2014-2019"
2015-02-04 15:00

EPP Group Hearing on the Perspectives for the Single Market 2014-2019

Highlights der Woche

From 02.03.2015 to 06.02.2015
Toledo, Spain

Anti-terrorism measures and Digital Single Market on agenda in Toledo

Next week, from 5-6 March, the EPP Group Bureau will gather in Toledo (Spain) to address the EU's legislative priorities for the coming months in...
Refugees on a boat

Asylum: reinforcing a holistic approach

Monika Hohlmeier MEP and Roberta Metsola MEP, EPP Group Spokeswomen in the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee, have invited experts...
Financial Pie Chart - Euro

Own resources in the spotlight of EPP Group Network meeting with MPs

The EPP Group network meeting - Members of the EPP Group and national parliamentarians responsible for European Affairs - will debate the findings of...


02.03.2015 - 20:45

EPP Group Vice-Chair Sandra Kalniete denied access to Russia

Sandra Kalniete MEP, Vice-Chairwoman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament responsible for Eastern Neighbourhood and Enlargement, was denied access to Russia today.  Kalniete was...
Flag of Belarus
28.02.2015 - 17:01

Belarus: relations defrosting, but still a long way to go

"The release of all political prisoners remains the main condition for the normalisation of EU-Belarus relations. The new sentence of one additional year in prison for Mikalay Dziadok is...
Refugees on a boat
27.02.2015 - 14:52

Rethinking asylum

The EPP Group is organising a hearing entitled “Asylum: reinforcing a holistic approach” on Wednesday 4 March from 15.00 till 18.30 in room JAN 6Q2 of the European Parliament. The fact...
Close-up of a man showing a file
26.02.2015 - 12:33

ECI: a keystone of democracy at risk

“The European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) is a keystone of participative democracy but the shortfalls in its implementation and in its follow-up could waste its potential”, said Danuta...


Bericht aus dem Plenum

The main themes of the February Plenary session in Strasbourg were the fight against terrorism, the situation in Ukraine, the debate on the...
Parliament debated the situation in Ukraine in the presence of the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs. The debate came in the...
The EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber MEP led the debate on the preparation of the informal European Council meeting on 12 February which will focus...