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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

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...
Joint Operation Poseidon 2015
05.07.2016 - 07:48

Sarvamaa: Vapaa liikkuvuus vaatii vahvat ulkorajat

Europarlamentaarikko Petri Sarvamaa (kok.) hyväksyy Euroopan parlamentin ja jäsenmaiden saavuttaman neuvottelutuloksen Euroopan raja- ja rannikkovartioston perustamisesta. Sarvamaan mukaan...
Young Friends Having Fun On Summer Beach Together
05.07.2016 - 07:38

Virkkunen: Kansalaiset toivovat EU:lta entistäkin enemmän

Tuoreen Eurobarometrin mukaan valtaosa eurooppalaisista näyttää olevan yllättävänkin tyytyväisiä EU:n toimintaan. Päätöksenteossa näkyvist...
Protect creativity without creating borders
01.07.2016 - 08:55

Artist at Risk -hanke palkittiin Pietikäisen aloitteesta

Artist at Risk -aloitteelle ojennetaan tänään Helsingissä Euroopan kansalaisen palkinto. Palkintoa esittänyt europarlamentaarikko Sirpa Pietikäinen iloitsee...



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 July Plenary Session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg were the conclusions of the European Council, including a debate...
The Plenary held a debate this week on the results of the European Council that took place after the UK EU referendum. "We have to clarify...
Schengen has been one of the greatest achievements of the European project. The unprecedented migration crisis we are facing today has put the future...

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...