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Pressiteade
11.12.2017 - 17:54
New rules for a simpler and fairer EU farming policy which will strengthen farmers’ position in a fairer supply chain have been endorsed by the European Parliament. "Due to a series of agricultural crises in recent years, we need to...
Brexit Jigsaw puzzle displaying european map missing Great Britain
Pressiteade
08.12.2017 - 11:45
"We will only accept a transitional period after Brexit if we are satisfied with the outcome of the second phase of negotiations", warned Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, today. "United, the...
Exhaust pipe
Pressiteade
07.12.2017 - 12:29
The EPP Group welcomes the agreement on the new rules of type approval and market surveillance agreed today by the European Parliament and the Council “I am very pleased that after a year of joint efforts we have reached an agreement that...
Pressiteade
06.12.2017 - 16:12
The role of religion in European integration, the migration crisis and relations will top the agenda of the EPP Group’s 20th Annual Intercultural Dialogue with Churches and Religious Institutions in Zagreb, 7-8 December 2017. “20...
euro coin
Pressiteade
06.12.2017 - 13:26
"If member states do not implement these proposals, sanctionS will be ineluctable" The EPP Group has welcomed today's proposition from the European Commission on further steps towards completing the Economic and Monetary Union...
Common EU defence, economy, Erasmus
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06.12.2017 - 10:07
The 26th European summit between EPP Group MEPs and MPs lent its support to the PESCO common defence initiative. They also discussed Brexit, improving Europe’s economy, and a reinforced Erasmus youth study programme.
Energy Union
Pressiteade
06.12.2017 - 09:49
“If we want to deliver on the 2030 targets and beyond, it is necessary to give the market some room for manoeuvre to make long-term investments in new and efficient technologies. The proposal by the Greens will undermine this by steering...
Containers
Pressiteade
06.12.2017 - 08:40
A political agreement has been reached on the modernisation of the EU’s trade defence instruments. The agreement amends current anti-dumping and anti-subsidies regulations to prevent unfair trading practices. The purpose is to ensure free and...
Ending geoblocking to boost digital single market
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05.12.2017 - 13:30
The Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee has approved a Parliament/ European Council/ Commission agreement on legislation to ban geoblocking on digitally sold goods and services within the EU. The legislation, authored by the EPP...
EUROCORPS' soldiers do a military simulation on the ground with chariot, trucks, guns, weapons and some wounded soldiers
Uudised
04.12.2017 - 18:15
During the 26th annual Summit of Chairmen of EPP Parliamentary Groups, the future of defence took centre stage in the debate between European and national Members of Parliament from the EPP family. Esther de Lange, Vice-Chair of the EPP Group and...
EU budget, development security, pro-taxpayer financial reform
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30.11.2017 - 17:00
At the latest European Parliament plenary, MEPs approved the budget for 2018 that maintains funding for innovation, jobs, youth and Interrail for 18-year-olds. They green-lighted a €100m plan to train and equip security forces around...
Gavel and european union flag
Pressiteade
30.11.2017 - 12:44
David Casa MEP, Head of the Maltese Delegation of the EPP Group and Member of the European Parliament mission to Malta which will take place on Thursday and Friday, said: “The European Commission has not acted even though it is obvious that...
Military cargo
Pressiteade
30.11.2017 - 12:22
“It is a missing link in the EU’s tools for security and development. In some developing countries, we currently deploy missions which form or provide training for the military in these countries which don’t have the possibility or...
Bank sign on building
Pressiteade
30.11.2017 - 12:08
"With the creditor hierarchy legislation agreed upon today, every investor will know that they - not the taxpayers - will have to pay when a bank has problems", said EP Rapporteur Gunnar Hökmark MEP. The agreement with the Council...
Multiethnic Crowd of Men and Women
Pressiteade
30.11.2017 - 11:56
The European Parliament today approved the 2018 EU budget that will reach €160.1 billion in commitments and €144.7 billion in payments. After long negotiations with the EU Finance Ministers, led by the EPP Group, the 2018 EU budget will...

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Brexit Direction Sign

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...
Simon Dempsey