Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group
Free InterRail pass: let’s get young people enthusiastic about Europe again
Manfred WEBER , Chairman of the EPP Group
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Δελτίο Τύπου
22/10/2018

Erasmus+: EPP Group proposes concrete steps for programme

Today, the European Parliament’s (EP) Culture and Education Committee presented its draft Report on the Erasmus+ Programme authored by Milan Zver MEP, EP Spokesman on the issue. “...
two police officers doing a traffic control
Ειδήσεις
22/10/2018

New Schengen Information System will track criminals and illegally-staying persons regardless of national borders

How can we effectively find criminals and terrorists in a Union without internal border checks? How are we able to enforce our rules and decisions on migrants that are obliged to return to their...
Esther Herranz García MEP and Nuno Melo MEP
Δελτίο Τύπου
18/10/2018

EPP Group promotes the role of youth in European agriculture

The EPP Group organised its fifth Congress of Young Farmers today to boost the role of young people in this crucial sector for Europe and to promote rural development. Today’s event is an...
EPP Group highlights the EU’s long-term need for young farmers
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18/10/2018

EPP Group highlights the EU’s long-term need for young farmers

The EPP Group held its fifth European Congress of Young Farmers in the European Parliament in Brussels. The number of young people taking up farming is relatively low and there is growing concern...
traffic on german autobahn,european cars and trucks
Δελτίο Τύπου
18/10/2018

Capping CO2 emissions: away with dirty trucks

EPP Group wants to limit CO2 emissions from trucks Today, the Members of the Environment Committee in the European Parliament voted in favour of a revised version of the European Commission's...
The map of Balkans under the magnifying glass
Ειδήσεις
18/10/2018

EPP Group supports EU ambitions of Western Balkans

The EPP Group confirmed its support for the EU ambitions of the Western Balkan countries Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYROM, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia. Politicians from those countries, EPP...
Improving EU citizens’ access to cross-border healthcare
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17/10/2018

Improving EU citizens’ access to cross-border healthcare

Quality of care and patient safety under the EU’s Cross-Border Healthcare Directive were at the heart of this EPP Group hearing with health professionals in the European Parliament. This...
Press freedom
Δελτίο Τύπου
16/10/2018

Fighting for free and independent journalism

A year after the murder of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the EPP Group has organised a public hearing to be held on Thursday entitled ‘The fight for the truth: free...
two police officers doing a traffic control
Δελτίο Τύπου
15/10/2018

One European search portal to combine all security databases

Should police and border guards be able to quickly find what they need on escaped criminals in a one-stop-shop portal connecting data from all EU security and border control information systems? This...
XXI ANNUAL EPP GROUP INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE WITH CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS
Δελτίο Τύπου
15/10/2018

XXI Interreligious Dialogue on the future of Europe

The immense role of religion in the debate on the future of Europe, family, education, youth as a primary source of society’s human, social economic and spiritual capital, and promoting peace...

Νέα της εβδομάδας

22/10/2018 - 26/10/2018
Border Entry / Exit signage between UK and France

Schengen Information System

The European Parliament will vote on Thursday on its final approval of the improved Schengen Information System (SIS) which locates wanted persons...
Discarded and polluting plastic garbage on sand

Reducing plastic waste

The EPP Group is in favour of new rules to reduce plastic pollution in Europe. The rules will be voted on in the European Parliament on Wednesday....
Young woman drinking glass of water

Safer drinking water for all

We want everyone to have access to quality water that is affordable and safe. On Tuesday, MEPs will approve changes to the new law on water safety...
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Alojz Peterle rides a bicycle