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06.02.2018
The European Parliament has given its final approval to legislation that will bar online companies from blocking consumers based on nationality or location. The EPP Group’s Róża Thun, author of the legislation, says it’s another step in opening up Europe’s Digital Single Market, unleashing the business and job-creating potential of the new economy.

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Tighter EU rules on single-use plastics
11.10.2018

Tighter EU rules on single-use plastics

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has approved legislation aimed at reducing waste from single-use plastic products polluting oceans and clogging landfills. The legislation, co-written by the EPP Group’s Karl-Heinz Florenz, targets 10 products including bottles, bags, cups...
MEPs seek to boost railway passengers’ rights
10.10.2018

MEPs seek to boost railway passengers’ rights

The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has approved a Parliament Report on European Commission proposals to boost the rights of railway passengers across the European Union. The new EU rules include the introduction of a single ticket that will allow passengers to be better...
New 5th freedom in EU Single Market: data flow
09.10.2018

New 5th freedom in EU Single Market: data flow

New legislation approved by the European Parliament allows the free movement of data, with safeguards, within the EU. It aims to stir greater competition in cloud computing and services, giving Europeans greater choice.
Boosting economic and social cohesion in the EU
26.09.2018

Boosting economic and social cohesion in the EU

The European Union aims to reduce economic and social disparities between different regions across the EU through its cohesion policy. From 2014 to 2020, nearly one third of the EU’s budget was allocated to spending on this policy. Negotiations about the future size and make-up of the...
Soviet crushing of 1968 Prague Spring echoes today's events
04.09.2018

Soviet crushing of 1968 Prague Spring echoes today's events

Marking the 50th anniversary of the Prague Spring, EPP Group MEPs held a conference discussing Russian interference in Europe then and now. Jaromír Štětina was fired as a journalist and now battles against Russian-backed fake news which is stirring populism in Europe. Slovak MEP Ivan...
Ensuring that consumers have the same quality of product across the EU
12.07.2018

Ensuring that consumers have the same quality of product across the EU

Last year, it emerged that there were differences in the quality of food and non-food products being sold in different EU countries between, for example, Bulgaria and Germany. The European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee has approved a Report looking at...
Driving up cybersecurity standards in an increasingly digital world
10.07.2018

Driving up cybersecurity standards in an increasingly digital world

An increasingly digital world with new technology applications in vehicles and homes requires higher levels of cybersecurity. Based on European Commission proposals, the European Parliament is looking to drive up standards of cybersecurity across the European Union, for example in products...
 Inauguration of the Jože Pučnik Room in the European Parliament
10.07.2018

Inauguration of the Jože Pučnik Room in the European Parliament

At the end of June, a room in the European Parliament (ASP 5E3) was named after a father of Slovenian democracy, Jože Pučnik. The inauguration was organised on the initiative of Milan Zver, Head of the Slovenian Delegation of the EPP Group, amongst others and took place in the presence of Antonio...
Crop protection that's good for consumers and farmers
28.06.2018

Crop protection that's good for consumers and farmers

A special European Parliament committee heard from regulators, farmers and experts to determine what reforms are needed to tackle how pesticides are approved in the EU. The panel's EPP Group co-Rapporteur Norbert Lins is calling for the EU-wide harmonisation of the approval rules. Angé...
EPP Group leading the drive for action against cancer
27.06.2018

EPP Group leading the drive for action against cancer

It is estimated that almost one in three Europeans will develop cancer in their lifetime. The EPP Group has published a policy paper setting out 12 areas - including research, prevention, screening, early detection and palliative care - where it is calling for progress in the fight against...

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