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Europe is a Union of security - we have to do everything to ensure the safety of people.  But it is clear that more security requires more cooperation. This...

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Turkey must meet strict criteria for visa liberalisation

An EU agreement to grant visas to Turkish nationals requires meeting strict guidelines, as part of an agreement to manage the migrant crisis. Without meeting those...

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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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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

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Doctor holding out stethescope with focus on object
Pressemitteilung
25.05.2016

Medical Devices law strengthened

Negotiations on the better regulation of Medical Devices and Medical Diagnostics (IVD) in the EU successfully concluded on Wednesday evening, according to EPP Group lead negotiators, Dr...
Nadiya Savchenko
Pressemitteilung
25.05.2016

Savchenko is free, but we must not forget others like her

The EPP Group has welcomed with joy the release and return to Ukraine of Nadiya Savchenko, a military pilot and former officer of the Ukrainian armed forces who was kidnapped, detained and illegally...
Piggy bank saving electricity and heating costs
Pressemitteilung
24.05.2016

Energy savings: keep the targets realistic

“Important progress has been made in energy savings in the European Union, but we must be careful not to hold the banner up so high that we lose our footing on solid ground”, said Markus...
Terrorism
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24.05.2016

The Fight Against Online Radicalisation

Hardly a week goes by without news of a terrorist atrocity that has been averted or, worse, committed. In Arab countries such as Yemen, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia,...
Drone
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20.05.2016

Regulation for innovation

Can we boost innovation through regulation? Although it sounds oxymoronic, the answer is yes. While regulators cannot create innovation themselves, they can definitely help by creating an enabling...
Flag of Belarus
Pressemitteilung
17.05.2016

Belarus: same opportunities for opposition key for relations

“Granting equal access to parliamentary elections for the representatives of the political opposition is the precondition for restoring parliamentary contact between the EU and Belarus”,...
Eye dropper filling test cup with blue medicine
Pressemitteilung
13.05.2016

Limiting exposure of workers to cancer chemicals crucial

Today, the European Commission has put forward a law protecting workers from being exposed to cancer-inducing chemicals in the workplace. The EPP Group Coordinator of the Employment and Social...
Milk pot farmer hand cow in meadow
Pressemitteilung
12.05.2016

Labelling of foodstuffs: No to protectionism

The European Parliament called for mandatory country-of-origin labelling for milk and "lightly-processed" milk and meat products today. The EPP Group is against such unrealistic and...
fishing ship
Pressemitteilung
12.05.2016

EU consumers need to know what fish they are eating

"The resolution adopted by the European Parliament today is a clear signal to the European Commission and to European consumers: we need more transparency and traceability in product labelling...
Europol – China: kein Status als Marktwirtschaft – Reform des EU-Asylsystems - Steuerbetrug
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13.05.2016

Europol – China: kein Status als Marktwirtschaft – Reform des EU-Asylsystems - Steuerbetrug

Das Europarlament billigte während der Plenartagung ein Gesetz zur Stärkung der Polizeizusammenarbeit in der EU. Europol erhält eine Meldestelle für Internetinhalte zur Bekä...

Highlights der Woche

23.05.2016 - 27.05.2016
Blue puzzle on Euro currency

Single Market Strategy - new impetus for SMEs

On Thursday, the European Parliament will vote on the Single Market Strategy during the mini-Plenary. The European Commission presented the strategy...
The light of the world in a lightbulb

Towards a more efficient use of energy and energy savings

On Tuesday, a Report on the Energy Efficiency Directive spearheaded by EPP Group MEP Markus Pieper will be voted on in the Committee on Industry,...
Security concept

EU-US Privacy shield

The EU-US 'privacy shield', meant to replace the Safe Harbour Agreement, is a proposal that would put in place a framework regulating the...
Elżbieta Łukacijewska MEP

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