Junglandwirten bessere Chancen geben, um der Verödung des ländlichen Raums entgegenzutreten
20.10.2017 - 16:00
Angesichts einer dramatischen Alterung der Landwirte muss Europa die Junglandwirte starker unterstützen, denn sie sind die Zukunft der Landwirtschaft. Im Europaparlament hat der 4. Europäische Kongress der Junglandwirte der EVP-Fraktion...
Young agricultural worker posing in a cowshed
19.10.2017 - 16:36
The 4th edition of the European Congress of Young Farmers took place at the European Parliament in Brussels on October 18 and 19, in the context of a joint initiative by the Portuguese EPP Group MEP Nuno Melo and the Portuguese Farmers Confederation...
Security concept
19.10.2017 - 11:09
ePrivacy is crucial in the digital era we live in. Any regulation in this area needs to be pro-innovation and future-proof. The compromise package on the ePrivacy Directive presented in the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties,...
International Travel
19.10.2017 - 09:07
The European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS), which assesses possible security risks of visa-free travellers to the EU, was adopted today by the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs....
Photo of refugees queuing at border
19.10.2017 - 08:47
Only 28% of asylum seekers have been relocated from Greece and Italy based on the current EU schemes. Just a number of Member States have accepted a significant number of refugees in the last few years of migratory pressures in the EU. The reform of...
Zum Wohle der EU-Bürger – bessere Notrufdienste
19.10.2017 - 12:45
Die EVP-Fraktion veranstaltete eine fraktionsübergreifende Veranstaltung im Europaparlament, bei der die Abgeordneten mit Vertreten von Notrufdiensten aus ganz Europa zusammentrafen. Ziel der Veranstaltung waren zum einen Maßnahmen zur...
Tax Haven
18.10.2017 - 10:46
Caruana Galizia's murder shows the enormous quagmire of money laundering, corruption and tax evasion "Only much stronger cooperation both within the EU and on an international level can prevent tax evasion and money laundering. This is...
Daphne Caruana Galizia
17.10.2017 - 15:25
"The murder of prominent investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta is tragic proof that the concerns regarding the deteriorating situation in Malta, which the EPP Group has expressed repeatedly over the past months, were...
16.10.2017 - 17:51
“Today, after 18 months of intensive negotiations, we have set up a common position on the posting of workers with clear rights for the more than 2 million posted workers on our continent”, said Elisabeth Morin-Chartier MEP, co-...
Brexit Direction Sign
12.10.2017 - 17:10
There is growing unease in the EPP Group in the European Parliament on the progress in the Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK: "I welcome the fact that further progress has been made in the fifth round of the Brexit...
Leichter im Internet einkaufen dank fairer Versandkosten
13.10.2017 - 11:45
Der Verkehrsausschuss des Europaparlaments hat einen Rechtsakt gebilligt, durch den die Transparenz steigen und die Aufsicht der zuständigen Behörden über die Paketversandpreise verbessert würde. Der Paketversand soll...
Visa Stamps
12.10.2017 - 12:10
A common European resettlement policy which will help people in need of asylum and prevent lost lives on smuggling routes was adopted today by the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee. Agustín D...
Woman hand accepting a delivery of boxes from deliveryman
12.10.2017 - 10:59
Today, the European Parliament’s Transport Committee voted in favour of a Regulation to boost cross-border parcel delivery services for e-commerce in the internal market. The text, which passed with a large majority, contains provisions to...
Row of parked cars
12.10.2017 - 09:33
Today, the European Parliament’s Transport Committee voted to step up Europe’s efforts to better protect vulnerable road users from fatal accidents and serious injuries on the road. The Report, authored by Dieter Koch MEP, calls for...
Credit card security
11.10.2017 - 12:54
EDIS Rapporteur, Esther de Lange MEP, has welcomed the publication of the European Commission’s Communication on completing the Banking Union. The Communication sets out a new, possible way forward for the finalisation of a European Deposit...


Highlights der Woche

23.10.2017 - 27.10.2017
State of the Union debate

Brexit on the agenda for EU leaders

On Wednesday, MEPs will debate the results of the European Council of 19-20 October which focused on migration, defence, foreign affairs and...
Justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia

Shadows over media freedom in Malta

Following the assassination of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and upon the request of the EPP Group, MEPs will debate the protection...
Protests in Venezuela

Decision on the 2017 Sakharov Prize finalist

On Thursday, the Conference of Presidents will elect the winner of this year's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. The EPP Group (together...
Marian-Jean Marinescu in park