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Surfing on the Internet
25.04.2017 - 10:56

Europe to invest in free public Wi-Fi

"We need to meet the growing demand of connectivity from Europe’s citizens." "I am pleased that the plans to invest in thousands of public Wi-Fi access points throughout the European Union has broad backing in the European...
I'm so furious
25.04.2017 - 09:56

Geo-blocking should not obstruct cross-border trade

Internal Market Committee supports ban on unjustified geo-blocking, strengthening the European Commission’s proposal from last year. The EPP Group is in favour of limiting geo-blocking so that consumers can download music from applications...

Pressemitteilungen

Europe, concept of security
26.04.2017 - 11:11

Social market economy in the heart of Europe

“Enjoying equal access to the job market with fair working conditions and adequate and sustainable social protection should be within reach of all Europeans citizens. The Social Pillar presented by the European Commission is a good initiative...
Life jackets for refugees going to Greece
25.04.2017 - 12:16

Unifying standards for the reception of asylum seekers

Reform of European Asylum System: MEPs want access to the labour market after two months A new law on EU standards for the reception of applicants for international protection was adopted today by the European Parliament’s Committee on...
Surfing on the Internet
25.04.2017 - 10:56

Europe to invest in free public Wi-Fi

"We need to meet the growing demand of connectivity from Europe’s citizens." "I am pleased that the plans to invest in thousands of public Wi-Fi access points throughout the European Union has broad backing in the European...
I'm so furious
25.04.2017 - 09:56

Geo-blocking should not obstruct cross-border trade

Internal Market Committee supports ban on unjustified geo-blocking, strengthening the European Commission’s proposal from last year. The EPP Group is in favour of limiting geo-blocking so that consumers can download music from applications...
Human Hand Holding The New Apple Tv Siri Remote
25.04.2017 - 09:48

EPP Group wants content quota and ad cuts for Netflix & Co

MEPs harmonise media rules for TV and internet The update of the old Audiovisual Services Directive will further harmonise the rules for classical television and the rising online media platforms. "The usage behaviour has fundamentally...
Minsk, Belarus
06.04.2017 - 12:33

Belarus: detained peaceful protesters must be freed

“We call for the immediate release of all peaceful protesters and warn that in the event of repeated harsh reactions towards media representatives, democratic opposition and citizens, the EU may consider reintroducing targeted sanctions which...
Venezuela strikes
05.04.2017 - 18:34

Venezuela: Maduro responsible for actions against Parliament

The EPP Group will today denounce Nicolas Maduro's government for inspiring the unconstitutional actions of the Venezuelan Supreme Court and the Attorney General and urge that the Parliament (Asamblea Nacional) regain its powers and prerogatives...
Visa Stamps
05.04.2017 - 15:06

Finally, visa-free travel for Ukrainians

The European Parliament will vote tomorrow to adopt the Report for the Visa Liberalisation of Ukrainian citizens. They will be able to travel visa-free in the EU (except in Ireland and the UK) for up to 90 days within a 180-day period for leisure,...
Defibrillator
05.04.2017 - 12:42

Safer medical products for Europeans

The European Parliament adopted tougher EU standards on medical products today. There will be tighter controls of the safety of products, such as breast implants, not only prior to authorisation, but also as unannounced inspections later at the...
Erasmus+
05.04.2017 - 12:26

MFF revision: €6 billion to reinforce key EU programmes

“We are delighted to have adopted the first ever mid-term revision of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) which will guarantee a better budgetary system for the remaining years of the current perspective. We have created more space for...
Brexit
05.04.2017 - 11:20

Brexit: Austritt bedeutet Ende der EU-Vorteile

„Wir haben eine klare Botschaft: Zuerst wird über die Scheidung verhandelt, dann sprechen wir über die künftige Zusammenarbeit. Wir müssen die Unsicherheit der vom Brexit betroffenen Bürger beenden und darauf achten,...
Mechanic with checklist in car workshop
04.04.2017 - 13:07

Car emissions: high fines will deter carmakers from cheating

”We want to put in place a system of penalties for fraudulent behaviour with fines that are dissuasive and contribute to funding for specific EU projects and programmes that will improve air quality. After all, the problems with harmful...
Flood defences
04.04.2017 - 10:48

Despite Brexit, EP to back solidarity aid to the UK

“The European Union is mobilising €60 million in aid for the damage caused by the floods in the UK. This confirms the solidarity of the EU through its budget”, stated José Manuel Fernandes MEP, EPP Group Spokesman in the...
Brexit
29.03.2017 - 13:34

Brexit: Interessen der EU-Bürger sind oberste Priorität

„Durch das Auslösen des Verfahrens nach Artikel 50 beendet die britische Regierung endlich die neun Monate lange Unsicherheit im Zuge des Brexit-Votums. Die Verhandlungen können jetzt sofort beginnen“, sagte der Vorsitzende der...
Valletta, Malta
27.03.2017 - 14:48

Let us succeed together: EPP Group Study Days, Malta

As Brexit talks start to materialise, the EPP Group looks to the future with a steely determination to succeed together as one Union. Fiscal stability, economic prosperity, the Southern Neighbourhood, fighting money laundering and tax evasion are...

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Europe, concept of security
26.04.2017 - 11:11

Social market economy in the heart of Europe

“Enjoying equal access to the job market with fair working conditions and adequate and sustainable social protection should be within reach of...
Life jackets for refugees going to Greece
25.04.2017 - 12:16

Unifying standards for the reception of asylum seekers

Reform of European Asylum System: MEPs want access to the labour market after two months A new law on EU standards for the reception of applicants...
Stärkere Bekämpfung anti-europäischer Fake News aus Russland erforderlich
26.04.2017 - 14:45

Stärkere Bekämpfung anti-europäischer Fake News aus Russland erforderlich

Die EU muss die verdeckten Bemühungen Russlands, die Politik westlicher Staaten zu kapern, bekämpfen – mittels Koordinierung ihrer...
Surfing on the Internet
25.04.2017 - 10:56

Europe to invest in free public Wi-Fi

"We need to meet the growing demand of connectivity from Europe’s citizens." "I am pleased that the plans to invest in...

Highlights der Woche

24.04.2017 - 28.04.2017
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Plenary debate on the situation in Turkey

At its mini-Plenary on Wednesday, the European Parliament will discuss the situation in Turkey, particularly focusing on the constitutional...
Scissors cutting ethernet cable connecting globes

Ending unjustified geoblocking

Members of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee will vote on a Report authored by Róża Thun MEP on Tuesday on geoblocking,...
Refugee Camp

Dealing with asylum applications - a clear set of rules needed

Standards for the reception of applicants for international protection will be voted on in the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs...

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