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Photo of border controls at Calais
13/10/2015 - 12:30
When the leader of the Liberal parliamentary group, Guy Verhofstad, and his fellow travellers evoke the humanitarian dimension in the current migrant/refugee crisis, not everyone in their party follows their lead. A humane response in full respect...
migrants minutes after arriving on Greek island Lesbos. Turkish shore visible in background
11/09/2015 - 11:00
The migration crisis is not the EU’s fault, but a failure of national egoisms An Op-Ed published by EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber in POLITICO on 10 September 2015 Europe faces an unprecedented migratory crisis. People are migrating in...
Protests in Venezuela
10/09/2015 - 12:45
Every year, each political group in the European Parliament puts forward a candidate for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Candidates must meet three main objectives: opportunity, representation of global values and the effectiveness of...
couple together at the beach
09/09/2015 - 15:08
The Plenary of the European Parliament has adopted a Report by Slovakian EPP Group MEP Eduard Kukan on the assessment of the 2012 European Year for Active Ageing. Active ageing and inter-generational solidarity are important topics linked to Europe...
Euro Currency: Stacked 2 and 1 euro coins, close-up
09/09/2015 - 14:47
The European Parliament's Report on the Sixth Cohesion Report of the European Commission was adopted by an overwhelming majority at the plenary in Strasbourg. The Resolution on ‘Investment for jobs and growth: promoting economic, social...
Dr. Mukwege in Congo DRC
08/09/2015 - 17:00
Following the decision taken by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to prohibit the distribution of the film devoted to Dr Mukwege, the leaders of the four political groups in the European Parliament, Manfred Weber (EPP) Gianni Pittella (S&D...
EU and Greek flags
19/08/2015 - 10:07
Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament: "The negotiation outcome on Greece is good in substance and ambitious. A stable government budget without new debts and far-reaching structural reforms are needed. The...
Taneli Tikka
16/07/2015 - 17:30
To put it simply, there are three things that matters for small businesses and start-ups: financing, financing and financing. It might sound overly simplistic, but it's not far off the mark. Speaking at the public hearing ‘The EU budget...
Man a airport security checkpoint
15/07/2015 - 12:15
A few days before the European Parliament breaks for summer, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs will be voting on the all-important law introducing EU-wide rules for collecting and processing the data of air passengers. ...
Traffic on multiple lane highway
15/07/2015 - 11:27
Europe needs a fresh look at its transport policies. The EU should work harder to reduce road injuries, should help to double public transport in cities and also boost the rail and maritime sector. Those are a few of the main points in a report...
Happy young woman taking a selfie photo in Paris
08/07/2015 - 11:45
Media reports about the freedom of panorama - a provision in copyright law that permits taking pictures, video footage or other images of buildings and sculptures or art works permanently located in a public place - abound. Most of these reports...
Greek Referendum 2015
06/07/2015 - 15:45
Commenting on the situation in Greece after Sunday's referendum, Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, said: "The result of the referendum will cause severe problems for Greece. It is realistic to expect a...
European Union
30/06/2015 - 15:49
Do you know what the 12 golden stars on the European flag stand for? You are correct if you say that the circle symbolises unity, but wrong if you say that the stars represent the number of the countries.  12 golden stars on a blue...
Dutch sandwich
24/06/2015 - 18:00
Do you know what a Double Irish or a Dutch Sandwich is? As delicious as they might sound, they would probably upset your stomach. These are the nicknames of the most notorious tax avoidance schemes used by multinational companies to shift and...
Tom Vandenkendelaere MEP
23/06/2015 - 17:30
MEP Tom Vandenkendelaere is the new Coordinator of the Young Members Network (YMN), taking over from MEP Pablo Zalba Bidegain. The EPP Group Young Members Network consists of Members of national parliaments from the EPP political family and EPP...

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Brexit negotiations

The key debate on Wednesday will focus on the Brexit negotiations and preparations of the next Council meeting. "We will only accept a...
Protesters in Venezuela

2017 Sakharov Prize Award

The 2017 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought will be awarded to the Democratic Opposition in Venezuela during the ceremony in Strasbourg on...
Picturesque patchwork quilt farmland aerial view over fields rural villages

Common Agricultural Policy: mid-term reform

A debate on rules to simplify EU farming policy, boost farmers’ bargaining power and better equip them to face risks will take place on Monday...
Stack of hands