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Man a airport security checkpoint
Pressiteade
26.07.2017 - 16:46
The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg has, in principle, approved the proposed EU agreement with Canada on the exchange of passenger name records (PNR). "I am pleased with the Court's finding that the proposed agreement with Canada is...
Mexico - EU flags
Pressiteade
19.07.2017 - 17:13
Members of the EPP Group Presidency are concluding their 3-day official visit to Mexico today. “We have had fruitful and inspiring discussions with President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto, members of his government, and with all our...
Photo of EU-US map
Pressiteade
17.07.2017 - 14:32
This week, the EPP Group Presidency will be in Mexico on an official visit. From Monday to Thursday, a delegation composed of EPP Group Chair Manfred Weber MEP and EPP Group Vice-Chairs Esteban González Pons, Sandra Kalniete, Esther de...
justice
Pressiteade
13.07.2017 - 12:11
Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, and Esteban González Pons MEP, EPP Group Vice-Chairman in charge of Legal and Home Affairs, reacted today to the vote on the reform of the judiciary which took place in...
word budget
Pressiteade
12.07.2017 - 14:58
“The Council’s position on the EU Draft Budget 2018 is in contradiction to its own political commitments. Member States are proposing indiscriminate, mechanical cuts to the very priorities that they put forward at the beginning of the...
EU and Ukraine
Pressiteade
12.07.2017 - 12:17
"The EU and Ukraine must deepen cooperation and build a successful relationship. With an Association Agreement that is fully effective from September, a free trade area yielding results and with visa-free travel beginning, the EU and Ukraine...
Border Entry / Exit signage between UK and France
Pressiteade
12.07.2017 - 10:58
A new electronic Entry/Exit System registering all non-EU citizens arriving in the Schengen area was approved today by the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. The Committee confirmed a political...
Fight tax avoidance with more transparency and data exchange
Video
11.07.2017 - 17:45
European Finance Ministers including Germany's Wolfgang Schaeuble joined MEPs to call for more action to fight tax avoidance. They came to lend their support to the European Parliament's Special Committee investigating the Panama Papers...
EUROCORPS' soldiers do a military simulation on the ground with chariot, trucks, guns, weapons and some wounded soldiers
Pressiteade
11.07.2017 - 11:39
Members of the Foreign Affairs Committee gave the green light today for strengthening the security and defence capacities of partner countries by adopting a legislative report revising the Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace. The...
photo of application icons
Pressiteade
10.07.2017 - 14:21
The EPP Group has adopted its common position on the proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. “We expect the file to raise profound debates in the months to come so our Group has held multiple meetings over the past...
two police officers doing a traffic control
Pressiteade
06.07.2017 - 13:18
On the initiative of the EPP, ECR and ALDE Groups and with the support of an overwhelming majority (527 votes in favour, 73 against, and 36 abstentions) in the House, the European Parliament today decided to set up a special committee on terrorism....
EU defence, Turkey criticised, New Digital Commissioner
Video
06.07.2017 - 12:45
At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament debated how to build a common defence, it approved a resolution calling on Turkey to reverse anti-democratic policies or face a suspension of EU accession talks, and it endorsed the nomination...
West African market scene
Pressiteade
06.07.2017 - 12:21
Members of the European Parliament gave the green light today for the European Fund for Sustainable Development, an EU scheme of €3.3 billion worth of loans and guarantees aimed at mobilising €44 billion in private investment in risk areas...
Close up view of the mid section of a person reading by Braille
Pressiteade
06.07.2017 - 12:21
The EPP Group today backed new EU legislation that will facilitate the access of blind and visually impaired people to books and other printed materials. The goal of this new Regulation, established in the Marrakesh Treaty signed in 2016, is to...
Asian Business Team
Pressiteade
05.07.2017 - 17:34
“The EU and Japan are leading the way: free trade instead of protectionism. This agreement brings new jobs, more growth and greater wealth to both sides without touching our high standards in Europe”, said Daniel Caspary MEP, EPP Group...

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10.07.2017 - 14.07.2017
Smart Borders

Smart Borders: better control of travellers

A new electronic Entry-Exit System to register all non-EU citizens coming to the Schengen area for a short stay will be voted on in the Committee on...
hands - handshake

Providing support for stability and peace in third countries

On Tuesday, Members of the Foreign Affairs Committee will give the green light to the use of EU funds to help the security forces in third countries...
EPP Group October I Plenary Briefing

Chairman's agenda

Saturday: CSU Party congress, Viechtach/Bavaria Sunday: Participation in a panel discussion, University of Passau/Bavaria Monday: Participation...
The Narnia Project