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European energy efficiency classification
22/03/2017 - 11:01

Energy labelling: popular EU system simplified

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...
Anaconda, polish helicopters
16/03/2017 - 12:19

We call on EU states to make sure Europe can protect itself

“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...

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Architect using drafting table
22/03/2017 - 17:10

New sources of funding for innovative businesses

“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: popular EU system simplified

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...
Anaconda, polish helicopters
16/03/2017 - 12:19

We call on EU states to make sure Europe can protect itself

“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...
Collection of semiprecious stones and minerals
15/03/2017 - 17:05

Conflict Minerals Regulation: efficient and SME-friendly

"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...
Enlargement
15/03/2017 - 15:08

Future of Europe is about the people

"There is more at stake when we talk about the future of Europe than just the division of powers and competences between Brussels and the Member States", said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, on...
Germany Raises Security Level
15/03/2017 - 14:02

One year after Brussels attacks, we are making Europe safer

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...
Seeing through piggy bank
15/03/2017 - 12:34

EU Budget 2018: EPP Group prioritises jobs and security

“Today’s vote shows very clearly that a large majority of the European Parliament remains fully committed to making use of the available tools that the EU Budget offers in order to strengthen job creation and growth across Europe, while...
Farmer and businessman examining plant in field
15/03/2017 - 12:24

No more food scandals: better controls to protect consumers

The EPP Group today backed legislation establishing more and better controls and inspections throughout the food chain. The goal is to improve consumer trust in the products they receive and to avoid cases such as the horsemeat scandal that hit...
Woman using her cell phone
15/03/2017 - 12:21

Parliament clears path for 5G mobile broadband

“Today, the European Parliament approved the final deal to free up the 700 MHz spectrum band for mobile broadband. This is a step that will secure European competitiveness and enable us to reap the full benefits of the next-generation 5G...
Recycling
14/03/2017 - 12:52

Turning waste into resource an opportunity for EU industry

The European Parliament today adopted the ‘waste review package’ which consists of four Reports: the Waste Framework Directive, the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, the Landfill Directive as well as Directives on End-of-life...
Bullet holes in a front windshield
14/03/2017 - 12:29

Firearms Directive: EPP Group supports agreement

"We have strengthened security in Europe without restricting the freedom of law-abiding citizens in their spare time", said Anna Maria Corazza Bildt MEP today, EPP Group negotiator on the Firearms Directive, commenting on the vote in...
Donald  Tusk
09/03/2017 - 15:46

EUCO: Tusk should continue as Council President

"The EPP supports the re-election of Donald Tusk as President of the European Council. Over the last two and a half years, Donald Tusk has done an excellent job balancing the interests of the Member States and bringing the voices of the Central...
Anaconda, polish helicopters
06/03/2017 - 14:51

A coalition of the willing on defence

"The creation of the European Defence Union is in the ultimate interest of the European Union. On the way towards a European Defence Union we have to transfer today’s isolated islands of military ad-hoc cooperation into the so-called...
Handshake
01/03/2017 - 17:04

Early check of oil and gas contracts vital for Energy Union

“It is a significant political achievement that all intergovernmental agreements on oil and gas contracts agreed between EU Member States and third countries have to be assessed by the European Commission beforehand. This will increase...
EU flags in front of European Parliament
01/03/2017 - 15:58

Future of the EU: work together to defend our common project

EPP Group Vice-Chairman Esteban González Pons today asked for decisions on the future of the EU to be taken “in unity and with consensus”. “The time has come to align expectations with reality, time to say what Europe can...

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Architect using drafting table
22/03/2017 - 17:10

New sources of funding for innovative businesses

“New regulations for venture capital and social entrepreneurship funds adopted in the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs...
European energy efficiency classification
22/03/2017 - 11:01

Energy labelling: popular EU system simplified

Energy labelling for household appliances will be reformed and simplified. Negotiators of the European Parliament and the Council reached an...
Populism and Brexit, a sign of the times
21/03/2017 - 11:00

Populism and Brexit, a sign of the times

Meeting of the Network of National Parliamentarians in charge of European Affairs and Members of the EPP Group in the European Parliament. MEPs and...
Future of Europe - future-minded budget - circular economy
16/03/2017 - 15:30

Future of Europe - future-minded budget - circular economy

At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament debated the latest EU Summit that focused on the future of Europe. Council President Donald...

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20/03/2017 - 24/03/2017
Enlargement

Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome. Signed on 25 March 1957, the Treaties of Rome established the European Economic Community...
Medical touchscreen

Safer medical devices

The Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee will adopt new EU rules for safer medical devices on Tuesday. The major achievement of the...
Shopping Key

Cross-border subscriptions to online content to be made easier

The cross-border use of subscriptions to online content will be made easier in the EU. On Wednesday, the Legal Affairs Committee will endorse an...