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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

European union puzzle game
14.02.2017 - 07:32

Sarvamaa: EU:n integraatio tiivistyy

EU:n budjetti on kovien muutospaineiden alla. Brexit, siirtolaiskriisi ja uudet turvallisuusuhat pakottavat Euroopan parlamentin, jäsenmaat ja komission miettimään EU:n tuloja ja...
10.02.2017 - 12:23

Virkkunen: EU:n otettava vahva ote kauppapolitiikassa

USA:n käpertyessä Trumpin johdolla sisäänpäin, europarlamentaarikko Henna Virkkusen mukaan Euroopan unionin kannattaa nyt ottaa kansainvälisessä kaupassa entist...
31.01.2017 - 12:02

Pietikäinen: EU:lla oltava vahva arktinen politiikka

Julkaisuvapaa 31.1.2017 klo 17.00 ”Arktisten alueiden merkitys kasvaa jääalueiden sulaessa, jolloin liikenne alueella helpottuu ja sen luonnonvarat ovat helpommin hyödynnett...
Hacker stealing data from a laptop
17.01.2017 - 07:47

Suomen hyödynnettävä kokemus Venäjän vaalihakkeroinnista

Yhdysvaltojen keskustiedustelupalvelu CIA epäilee Venäjän sekaantuneen Yhdysvaltojen presidentinvaaleihin. Venäjän tarkoituksena näyttää olleen vaalien k...



One euro coin among wheat grains
12.12.2016 - 12:00

Agriculture: fighting market price volatility effectively

Long winters, wet springs, hot summers: Europe's farmers have always been exposed to natural risks. In the past few years, macro-economic factors such as exchange rates, energy and fertiliser...
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...


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Plenary Reports

This week, Europe delivered. Two key anti-terror laws were passed, making Europe more secure and Europeans safer, and the EU-Canada trade deal set a...
It was judgement day at the European Parliament on Wednesday as Members got ready to vote on the EU-Canada trade deal. It was a choice about the...
After the Paris attacks, the EPP Group set out to reach ten objectives to better equip Europe to fight terrorism. This week we reached six of the ten...

Highlights of the week

EU flags in front of European Parliament

EPP Group candidate for European Parliament President

The EPP Group will elect its candidate for the post of President of the European Parliament on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday at 10.30 hrs, the EPP...
Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group

Preparation of the European Council meeting 15-16 December

MEPs are set to debate the preparations for the upcoming European Summit of 15-16 December. Chairman Manfred Weber will take the floor on behalf of...
Visa Stamps

Visa-free travel: new suspension mechanism protects EU

The European Parliament will vote to review the visa suspension mechanism which can be applied to all visa-free travel agreements that the EU has...