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11.1.2018.
The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee has approved legislation to block terrorists’ access to financing, sending the dossier to plenary next week. The EPP Group’s Shadow Rapporteur Salvatore Pogliesi says the EU-wide legislation, based on an Italian system, will be effective in combating crime and terrorism, as well as in compensating victims.

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Post-Brexit CAP: defending farmers and consumers
16.4.2018.

Post-Brexit CAP: defending farmers and consumers

The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy should maintain the same budget after Brexit, says the EPP Group’s author of a European Parliament Report on the CAP’s budget from 2021. Herbert Dorfmann says the funding is needed to address new challenges and concerns of farmers and consumers...
Helping the developing world’s digital revolution
12.4.2018.

Helping the developing world’s digital revolution

The EU, together with the private sector, should help the developing world shift to a digital economy, said participants at a European Parliament hearing. Bogdan Wenta, the EPP Group’s Spokesman in the Development Committee, said the growing use of mobile phones makes Africa and Latin America...
Beware of Russian Trojan Horses in the EU
11.4.2018.

Beware of Russian Trojan Horses in the EU

At an event in the European Parliament, MEPs and analysts urged the EU to remain vigilant against Russian meddling in Europe’s affairs following Putin’s re-election and the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in the UK. The EPP Group’s Sandra Kalniete warned of more...
EU law allows travel in EU with your online books, films, TV, music
3.4.2018.

EU law allows travel in EU with your online books, films, TV, music

A new EU legislation which entered into force on April 1st, 2018, allows all European citizens to access their online music, film and other content when they travel to any member state of the Union. The legislation, an exception to geoblocking for temporary stays abroad inside the EU, goes...
eCall: new legislation to reduce EU road deaths
28.3.2018.

eCall: new legislation to reduce EU road deaths

With road traffic fatalities having fallen more than 50% since 2001, the EPP Group sought and succeeded in having even greater reductions with new technology. The measures include the eCall which automatically alerts authorities to a serious accident, and a smart digital tachograph which calculates...
Protecting the rights of victims of terrorism in the EU
22.3.2018.

Protecting the rights of victims of terrorism in the EU

The European Parliament’s Special Committee on Terrorism held a public hearing on the rights of victims of terrorism. In 2016 and 2017, terrorism claimed the lives of 203 people in the European Union. Those attending the hearing stood in silence for one minute in memory of all victims of...
Enabling people from the Middle East and Africa to gain skills to help rebuild their countries
21.3.2018.

Enabling people from the Middle East and Africa to gain skills to help rebuild their countries

Hungary’s government has given young Christians from Middle Eastern and African countries who lack access to high quality education the opportunity to go on a study programme in Hungary. The core aims include giving young Christians an educational opportunity and enabling them to use the...
Boosting the digital economy in the Western Balkans
6.3.2018.

Boosting the digital economy in the Western Balkans

At an EPP Group conference hosted by Andrey Kovatchev MEP and European Parliament Vice-President Lívia Járóka MEP, the European Commission will present digital economy proposals, including cutting mobile phone communication charges and expanding internet coverage for Western...
Avoid overregulation of AI, but ensure adequate protection
28.2.2018.

Avoid overregulation of AI, but ensure adequate protection

Europeans should be careful about over-regulating the growing use of artificial intelligence. AI can benefit medicine and other fields, but it can also be dangerous in generating fake news, says the EPP Group’s Roza Thun. Regulation of the industry will come after discussion between...
Improving waste management in the EU
27.2.2018.

Improving waste management in the EU

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has given its approval to new EU rules establishing legally-binding targets for waste recycling and the reduction of landfilling with fixed deadlines. EPP Group MEP Karl-Heinz Florenz, the European Parliament’s Shadow Rapporteur on a...

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Ioannis Zografos
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