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EU Civil Protection Mechanism to become mandatory
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23/11/2017 - 10:45
Spurred by deadly wildfires in Portugal and flooding in Eastern Europe, the European Commission is proposing to make the EU’s voluntary Civil Protection Mechanism mandatory. Paulo Rangel, an EPP Group Vice-Chair, says the system is cost-...
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Δελτίο Τύπου
22/11/2017 - 10:10
The much-needed adjustments of the mid-term reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) through the so-called Omnibus Regulation are on their way: "We have made a necessary breakthrough to adjust key elements across the agricultural policy...
Improving contract law for digital content and copyright law for broadcasts in the EU
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21/11/2017 - 17:45
In committee, MEPs have approved a new law creating an EU-wide standard set of contract rules for digital content provided by businesses to consumers. In committee, they also agreed to new rules on the use of copyright and related rights for online...
Online shopping with digital tablet
Δελτίο Τύπου
21/11/2017 - 11:07
European Parliament reaches provisional agreement with Council and Commission that would end geo-blocking for physical goods “This means the end of discrimination of consumers buying physical goods online in the European Single Market....
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Δελτίο Τύπου
21/11/2017 - 10:39
MEPs took an important step today towards eliminating the barriers that hinder cross-border on-line trade and defining rules that protect consumers in the digital environment. The Members of the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee...
glass globe in hand
Ειδήσεις
21/11/2017 - 10:20
At the annual Herman Van Rompuy Lecture, held this year on 21 November at ‘Het BEL’, a new green building at the Tour & Taxis site in Brussels, keynote speaker Christiana Figueres, Vice-President of the Covenant of Mayors, will...
Cinema
Δελτίο Τύπου
21/11/2017 - 10:08
The European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee will vote today on modifications to the SatCab Directive. A draft Regulation with new rules on the exercise of copyright and related rights for certain online transmissions and retransmissions...
Paradise Papers, rule of law in Malta and Poland, left and right populism
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16/11/2017 - 11:24
At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, MEPs debated the Paradise Papers, media revelations about large-scale tax avoidance that may be depriving public budgets of billions of Euros in revenue. Rule of law and the independence of the...
Industrial Laborer
Δελτίο Τύπου
15/11/2017 - 13:03
The EU is currently updating its anti-dumping law to counter unfair trade practices by third countries. "We need a better mechanism to protect jobs and our European industry against dumped and subsidised products. The agreement on the draft law...
Enlargement
Δελτίο Τύπου
15/11/2017 - 12:55
"The summit in Brussels should be forward-looking, injecting new dynamism providing a clear political vision for the future of our Eastern Partnership. Differentiation is key. As our resources are limited, the principle of ‘more for more...
Tax evasion
Ειδήσεις
14/11/2017 - 17:45
We call for speeding up work on blacklists of tax havens and places used for money laundering. The Paradise Papers leak has shown us yet again the organised, large-scale lack of responsibility of some who do not want to contribute to common...
Daphne Caruana Galizia
Δελτίο Τύπου
14/11/2017 - 14:42
During this afternoon’s plenary debate on developments in Malta under the current government, the EPP Group will request the immediate launch of a rule-of-law dialogue with Maltese authorities to investigate the killing of Daphne Caruana...
A meeting of EPP Group Interreligious Dialogue Members with representatives of Aid to the Church in Need at the European Parliament, Strasbourg this week.
Ειδήσεις
10/11/2017 - 12:53
At least 75 percent of all religiously-motivated violence and oppression is carried out against Christians and such persecution has worsened in the last two years, according to a new report entitled 'Persecuted and Forgotten? A report of...
Young MEPs and MPs consider how to counter populism in Europe
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09/11/2017 - 08:30
A Young Parliament Members’ European Forum on 7 and 8 November brought together MEPs and MPs from across Europe. How to tackle the threat posed by extremist forces on the left and the right to European unity was a key issue during the forum...
Climate change
Δελτίο Τύπου
09/11/2017 - 08:08
The EU has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals. Late last night, representatives of the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of Ministers reached a final agreement on a thorough...

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20/11/2017 - 24/11/2017
Protect creativity without creating borders

Modernisation of European copyright rules

The Legal Affairs Committee will vote on new copyright rules on Tuesday regarding the online transmission and retransmission of TV and radio...
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Contracts for the supply of digital content

Members of the Legal Affairs Committee and the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee will vote on Tuesday in a joint meeting on new rules...
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Providing legal certainty for banks and investors

As part of a package of legislative proposals aimed at reducing risks in the EU banking industry, the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee will...
ICT Unit of the EPP Group