Flag of Belarus
24.03.2017 - 12:24
Tomorrow's protests in Minsk must be met in a peaceful manner by the state security forces. "I am concerned at the recent developments in Belarus. It is vital that the state institutions and security organs refrain from violence. Citizens...
Car in a factory
24.03.2017 - 11:01
In the EU, it goes without saying that freedom of investment is a core principle. It seems normal for internal and foreign investors to acquire significant parts of a company in the EU - leading to economic influence, including in sensitive sectors...
60. Jahrestag der Römischen Verträge
24.03.2017 - 10:15
EPPTV wirft einen vielschichtigen Blick auf die Geschehnisse hinter der Unterzeichnung des Gründungsvertrags der Europäischen Union, der Römischen Verträge, die vor 60 Jahren am 25. März 1957 unterzeichnet wurden. Die...
EU-Gesetz damit Bürger auch bei Reisen im EU-Ausland online Zugriff auf ihre Bücher, Filme, TV-Sendungen und Musik haben
24.03.2017 - 15:30
Der Rechtsausschuss des Parlaments hat einen Rechtsakt zur Portabilität von Online-Inhalten gebilligt, der es EU-Bürgern erlauben wird, bei Reisen in andere EU-Mitgliedstaaten online Zugriff auf ihre Musik, Filme und andere Inhalte zu...
Smiling young man with mobile phone and bag
23.03.2017 - 11:08
The European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee made yet another step in achieving the Digital Single Market. The Committee approved a deal with the Council on a regulation on the cross-border portability of online content services in the...
Architect using drafting table
22.03.2017 - 17:10
“New regulations for venture capital and social entrepreneurship funds adopted in the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee today will benefit small, innovative and growing businesses”, said Sirpa Pietik...
European energy efficiency classification
22.03.2017 - 11:01
Energy labelling for household appliances will be reformed and simplified. Negotiators of the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on the new labelling scheme last night. The A+ to A+++ classes of the existing energy labels will...
Populism and Brexit, a sign of the times
21.03.2017 - 11:00
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...
Die Zukunft Europas – ein zukunftsorientierter Haushalt – Kreislaufwirtschaft
17.03.2017 - 15:10
In der jüngsten Plenartagung diskutierte das Europaparlament den jüngsten EU-Gipfel mit dem Schwerpunkt auf der Zukunft Europas. Nach Ratspräsident Tusk herrschte Einigkeit bei den Staats- und Regierungschefs, eine stärkere EU zu...
Persecuted Christians in the Middle East (2011)
16.03.2017 - 13:05
215 million Christians face religious persecution worldwide, EPP Group Members heard at a meeting with Michel Varton, Director of Open Doors, a leading NGO working to prevent the persecution of Christians, in Strasbourg today (Thursday). Co-Chair of...
Anaconda, polish helicopters
16.03.2017 - 12:19
“Achieving common defence capabilities is now more necessary than ever. In an unpredictable international scenario, we need a common defence policy which reinforces unity, strategic autonomy and integration in order to promote peace and...
Netherlands vote: a “perfect start” to elections in Europe
16.03.2017 - 11:15
One of the founding members of the European Union, the Netherlands, has rejected a bid for power by far-right populists. EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber says it’s a “perfect start” to an election year in Europe, showing that...
Collection of semiprecious stones and minerals
15.03.2017 - 17:05
"The vicious circle has now been broken", said Iuliu Winkler MEP during today's debate on the Conflict Minerals Regulation in the European Parliament. The importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3T&G), the so-called conflict...
15.03.2017 - 15:08
“Bei der Zukunft Europas geht es nicht um die Verteilung von Macht und Kompetenzen zwischen Brüssel und den EU-Staaten“, sagte der EVP-Fraktionsvorsitzende Manfred Weber am Mittwoch in der Plenardebatte zu den Ergebnissen des...
Germany Raises Security Level
15.03.2017 - 14:02
One year on from the terrorist attacks in Brussels, the EPP Group remains committed to pushing forward tough measures to help the fight against radical terrorism. After the attacks in Paris, the EPP Group set out ten priorities to combat...


Highlights der Woche

27.03.2017 - 31.03.2017
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EPP Group to debate Brexit and the future of Europe in Malta

The EPP Group will hold its Study Days on Wednesday and Thursday in Malta. Brexit and the future of Europe will be discussed as well as efforts to...
European People's Party

EPP Congress in Malta

In parallel to the EPP Group Study Days, the European People’s Party (EPP) will hold its Congress on 29 and 30 March in Malta. Co-...

EU Budget for 2014-2020: revision package to be voted

This is the first time that a fully-fledged Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) mid-term revision has taken place. On Monday, MEPs in the Budgets...
Manfred Weber