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EPP Group October I Plenary Briefing
18/01/2017 - 17:10

We too can say Europe first

“On Brexit, I am grateful for the new elements that were clarified by UK Prime Minister Theresa May in her speech. But I don’t think it provides real clarity”, said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group, during the debate...
Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament
17/01/2017 - 20:59

Antonio Tajani elected as European Parliament President

The European Parliament has today elected EPP Group candidate Antonio Tajani as its new President for the 2017-2019 period. "A true pro-European, Antonio Tajani has dedicated his political career to Europe. He will be a strong and a reliable...

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EPP Group October I Plenary Briefing
18/01/2017 - 17:10

We too can say Europe first

“On Brexit, I am grateful for the new elements that were clarified by UK Prime Minister Theresa May in her speech. But I don’t think it provides real clarity”, said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group, during the debate...
Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament
17/01/2017 - 20:59

Antonio Tajani elected as European Parliament President

The European Parliament has today elected EPP Group candidate Antonio Tajani as its new President for the 2017-2019 period. "A true pro-European, Antonio Tajani has dedicated his political career to Europe. He will be a strong and a reliable...
Antonio Tajani MEP
17/01/2017 - 18:10

Declaration by Antonio Tajani, candidate for EP Presidency

Antonio Tajani, the EPP Group candidate for European Parliament President, made the following statement today: "The European Union is in troubled waters. After the euro crisis came the refugee and security crises. European citizens expect us...
European Flag
17/01/2017 - 09:28

EPP and ALDE form pro-European coalition

The EPP and ALDE Groups have formed a pro-European coalition to reform Europe. The coalition invites other Groups to join. EPP Group leader Manfred Weber said: "The EPP Group has always been pushing for an approach that is based on...
Financial Pie Chart - Euro
12/01/2017 - 11:25

Own Resources: a better way to finance the EU

At an extraordinary meeting of the European Parliament’s Budgets Committee, the High-Level Group on Own Resources has presented its final recommendations for more transparent, simple, fair and democratically-accountable ways to finance the EU...
Passport of Georgia
12/01/2017 - 09:28

Georgia: running the last lap on visa exemption

Georgian citizens will soon be able to travel to the Schengen area without visas. The European Parliament’s (EP) Civil Liberties Committee today adopted the agreement recently reached between the Parliament and the Council. The EP...
Earphones on a CD
11/01/2017 - 11:50

Copyright rules fit for a Digital Single Market

Digital technologies have radically changed the way creative content is produced, distributed and accessed. The EU needs modern copyright rules fit for a Digital Single Market. Today, MEPs will discuss the modernisation of copyright with...
EPP Group October I Plenary Briefing
16/12/2016 - 12:42

Brexit: Don’t risk a NO in the EP on final agreement

“Priority must be given to humanitarian assistance to civilians. Europe must act to help the women and children in Aleppo”, said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, commenting on the results of the...
Eye dropper filling test cup with blue medicine
15/12/2016 - 12:13

Saving children's lives by improving paediatric research

"Every year in Europe, 6000 children die of cancer. Research in the field of paediatrics, especially on childhood cancer, remains far too sparse. In the 10 years since the entry-into-force of the 2006 Paediatric Medicines Regulations, only two...
Climate change
15/12/2016 - 11:44

A balanced ETS to reach climate goals

"We want a balanced reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) - the necessary ambitions to guarantee the implementation of the Paris Agreement, while at the same time, sufficient protection for those industrial sectors that are exposed to...
Woman using her cell phone
14/12/2016 - 21:16

First steps for 5G in Europe: political agreement reached

“We have now reached an agreement with the Council on the freeing-up of the 700 MHz spectrum band. This is an agreement that will secure European competitiveness and enable us to reap the full benefits of next-generation 5G mobile technology...
Anaconda, polish helicopters
14/12/2016 - 13:02

CFSP: passivity is no longer permitted

"The last light of hope is dying out in Aleppo. Despite all the efforts deployed so far, the EU has been absent and our High Representative has been working hard, only to conclude that, if the policy of the carrots hasn’t worked so far,...
Motion train
14/12/2016 - 12:24

4th Railway Package leaves the station

A step further towards better, faster and cheaper railway services in Europe was taken today after the European Parliament adopted the 4th railway legislative package. The new reforms consist of market-opening for new competitors, fair and...
Visit of Jaromír Štětina MEP to Kobani
14/12/2016 - 10:48

Syria, Turkey, Europe: EPP Group calls on EUCO to act

“Europe is absent. The international community has failed in Syria”, said Manfred Weber MEP, the EPP Group Chairman, during the plenary debate in the European Parliament today on the preparations of the European Council. “...
Antonio Tajani MEP
13/12/2016 - 20:47

Antonio Tajani elected as EPP Group nominee for EP President

The EPP Group has today elected Antonio Tajani as its candidate for the post of President of the European Parliament. “I am proud that we have designated our nominee after a democratic, open and transparent process,” said Manfred...

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European Parliament mid-term elections, EPP Group-ALDE agreement, Malta’s EU Presidency
19/01/2017 - 15:00

European Parliament mid-term elections, EPP Group-ALDE agreement, Malta’s EU Presidency

At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, MEPs elected EPP Group MEP Antonio Tajani as its President plus four EPP Group MEPs as Vice-...
"Europe is united and strong" – Manfred Weber on Donald Trump criticism
19/01/2017 - 12:00

"Europe is united and strong" – Manfred Weber on Donald Trump criticism

The Chairman of the EPP Group comments on the start of Donald Trump’s occupancy of the White House as President of the United States.
MEPs vote
19/01/2017 - 10:09

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EPP Group Bureau
18/01/2017 - 20:14

The EPP Group puts forward a strong team for Europe

After the election of Antonio Tajani as President of the European Parliament, the first Italian to hold the office since the foundation of the EU,...

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23/01/2017 - 27/01/2017
Canada and European Union leaders shaking hands on a deal

CETA - sharing values, shaping growth

The Committee on International Trade will vote on Tuesday on the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA). The Agreement will...
Smiling woman carrying recycling bin

Waste could be an opportunity, not a problem

The Environment Committee will adopt a package of four Reports on waste next Tuesday. "In Europe, we currently use 16 tonnes of material per...
Three Miners in an Underground Mine, Africa

Approving the deal on the Conflict Minerals dossier

The Committee on International Trade will vote on the final deal on the Conflict Minerals dossier on Tuesday. MEPs, Ministers and the European...