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Empowering Europeans’ petition drives
Video
21.06.2018 - 10:45
In a bid to help citizens petition the EU for legislation, a European Parliament committee has approved a plan to overhaul the European Citizens’ Initiative. The author - EPP Group MEP György Schöpflin of Hungary - says he hopes the...
MEPs in Legal Affairs Committee back new copyright legislation
Video
20.06.2018 - 16:15
In a vote in the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee, MEPs have backed new EU copyright rules that are better adapted to the digital world. The Parliament’s Rapporteur on this legislation, Axel Voss, explained two key...
Cow eating grass
Pressemitteilung
20.06.2018 - 16:02
"This is a big step for public health. We will reduce the consumption of antibiotics in farm animals, which are an important source of antibiotic resistance then transmitted to humans. Antibiotic resistance is a real Sword of Damocles, which...
Enlargement
Pressemitteilung
20.06.2018 - 12:47
"The European Citizens’ Initiative is by far the most attractive way for citizens to send their ideas and aspirations for change to the European Commission and the EU as a whole. The new regulations will make this smoother and more...
Copyright matters
Pressemitteilung
20.06.2018 - 12:24
“The approval of the new Copyright Directive in the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee today is a step forward in adapting the current European Union copyright rules so they better reflect the new realities and business models...
Copyright matters
Nachrichten
20.06.2018 - 10:30
Person voting
Pressemitteilung
20.06.2018 - 10:22
Sandra Kalniete MEP, Chairwoman of the EPP Group Working Group on Foreign Affairs, and Cristian Preda MEP, EPP Group Spokesman in the Committee on Foreign Affairs, have made the following statement: “We express our serious concern and...
Statistics, Finance, Stock Exchange and Accounting
Pressemitteilung
20.06.2018 - 08:58
“We managed to strike a good deal which will put the EU on track towards realising the Energy Union and building the European energy markets on competition and market-based price formation, which is crucial in order to spur innovation and...
Energy
Pressemitteilung
19.06.2018 - 20:47
“The agreement to aim for an EU-wide non-binding energy savings goal of 32.5 percent by 2030 is very ambitious and will take a lot of effort to achieve”, said Markus Pieper, Member of the EPP Group responsible for the Energy Efficiency...
Anaconda, polish helicopters
Pressemitteilung
19.06.2018 - 10:11
“It is high time that the European Union steps up its game on defence and develops a truly common approach. Member States are used to working together on a country-by-country basis on defence issues, but in the current state of world affairs,...
EU-Handelsbeziehungen, Migrationsproblem in Angriff nehmen, Sicherheit in der zivilen Luftfahrt
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15.06.2018 - 14:45
Auf der letzten Plenarsitzung erörter-ten die Mitglieder des Europäischen Parlaments Fragen zu EU-Handelsbe-ziehungen, Migrationsfragen und neuen Regeln für die Sicherheit in der zivilen Luftfahrt. Die EVP-Fraktion appellierte an...
Climate change
Pressemitteilung
14.06.2018 - 10:44
"The agreement to boost renewables in the energy mix to 32 percent at EU level by 2030 will help us provide secure, affordable and climate-friendly energy. While this will not include nationally-binding targets, Member States will now have an...
Tax
Pressemitteilung
13.06.2018 - 18:32
"The EPP Group wants multinational companies to disclose profit shifting to low-tax countries. For that, EU Member States need to end their stalemate," said Dariusz Rosati MEP, the EPP Group's negotiator on tax transparency rules for...
Architect using drafting table
Pressemitteilung
13.06.2018 - 18:01
“The EU Single Market will benefit from the new Directive which lays down specific criteria that Member States have to consider when conducting a proportionality test for professional regulation”, said Andreas Schwab MEP, the EPP Group...
EU and Ukraine
Pressemitteilung
13.06.2018 - 13:32
The European Parliament has approved the disbursement of a further €1 billion in financial assistance to Ukraine to help the country cover part of its external financing needs and to provide incentives to step up reforms. “This is not...

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18.06.2018 - 22.06.2018
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Copyright in the Digital Single Market

On Wednesday 20 June, Members of the Legal Affairs Committee will vote on the long-awaited Copyright Directive. The EPP Group seeks a balance between...
Anaconda, polish helicopters

€500 million towards stronger EU defence

An increase in cooperation in the defence industry and strengthening the competitiveness of the EU defence industry are core priorities. On Tuesday,...
Cow

Veterinary medicinal products

On Wednesday, the Environment Committee will confirm the agreement on veterinary medicinal products reached between the European Parliament,...
Viviane Reding MEP