Views expressed here are the views of the national delegation and do not always reflect the views of the Group as a whole
Views expressed here are the views of the national delegation and do not always reflect the views of the Group as a whole

Press releases

euro coin
27.09.2016 - 15:05

ECA: Brincat not the right person for the job

“It is extremely regrettable that the Council did not respect Parliament’s vote in the case of Leo Brincat, Malta’s nominee to the European Court of Auditors. The European...
business conference
13.09.2016 - 09:39

Sarvamaa: Poliittiset skandaalit eivät sovi ETT:een

Europarlamentaarikko Petri Sarvamaa (kok, EPP) korostaa, että Euroopan tilintarkastustuomioistuimen (ETT) jäsenet eivät voi olla mukana Panaman papereiden kaltaisissa poliittisissa...
Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission
13.09.2016 - 09:16

Virkkunen: Euroopan unionin noudatettava omia sääntöjään

Strasbourgin täysistuntoviikon odotetuin osuus on komission puheenjohtajan Jean-Claude Junckerin ”State of the Union” -puhe. Junckerilta odotetaan realistista ja rehellistä...
Baltic Sea
13.07.2016 - 09:02

Sarvamaa: Itämeren suojelutoimet tehottomia

Europarlamentaarikko Petri Sarvamaa (kok, EPP) esittelee tänään (13.7.) parlamentissa työasiakirjan Itämeren rehevöitymisen torjunnasta. ”Itämeri on yksi...



A fair food chain for all
03.06.2016 - 12:31

Fair trade for farmers

In school yards and football fields we know what fair play means, but when it comes to business it’s not that easy anymore. How to tackle unfair trading practises (UTPs) is a burning question,...
Happy young woman taking a selfie photo in Paris
08.07.2015 - 11:45

Copyright reform: freedom of panorama to remain national issue

Media reports about the freedom of panorama - a provision in copyright law that permits taking pictures, video footage or other images of buildings and sculptures or art works permanently located in...
Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP
09.04.2014 - 09:27

The only thing more expensive than health is losing it

eHealth offers an all-in-one solution - quality of life, savings and jobs all together! eHealth is one of the great developments of our time. Bringing new technology and new ways of thinking to...
European Flag
18.02.2014 - 10:30

Korhola again nominated for MEP of the Year Awards

Eija-Riitta Korhola (EPP, Finland) has been nominated for the MEP of the Year Awards in the Justice and Civil Liberties category. Advocacy and civil society organisations can nominate their...


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Plenary Reports

The main topics of the September Plenary Session in Strasbourg were as follows: the State of the European Union debate, the EU Energy Market,...
“For Europe’s youth, Europe is the hope for a better future. The young don’t want to tear Europe apart. Their motto is: we are...
A new Energy Market design is strategically needed for the achievement of a true EU Energy Union. A sustainable energy system is key to a strong...

Highlights of the week

Women protesting at Hrushevskogo street in Kiev, Ukraine.

Situation in the Ukraine

On Wednesday afternoon, the plenary will debate the worsening situation in the Ukraine. The EPP Group condemns the use of violence in the Ukraine and...
Frankfurt, EZB, Banking & Euro

Single Resolution Mechanism

On Tuesday and Thursday Parliament will discuss the proposals for new rules for failing banks in Europe. The EPP Group calls for a Single Resolution...

Air Passenger Rights

Existing EU rules on the cancellation and delaying of flights, the lack of transparency of ticket prices or lost baggage are to be tightened up. The...