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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

Application for Schengen Visa
26.04.2017 - 14:42

Sarvamaa: Turvalliset viisumit hallitsemaan ihmisvirtoja

Euroopan parlamentti, komissio ja jäsenmaat pääsivät keskiviikkoaamupäivänä sopuun yhtenäisen viisumin kaavan uudistuksesta. Europarlamentaarikko Petri...
shelfs in store with mincemeat
04.04.2017 - 07:38

Sarvamaa: EU:n varmistettava tuontiruoan turvallisuus

Europarlamentaarikko Petri Sarvamaa (kok., EPP) allekirjoitti Brasilian lihasektorin lahjontaskandaalia käsittelevän kysymyksen komissiolle. ”Komission on kerrottava, mitä se on...
Man pointing in front of white board with light bulb drawing
22.03.2017 - 17:15

Pietikäinen: Kasvuyritysten rahoitusmahdollisuudet paranevat

Uusien innovatiivisten yritysten rahoitusmahdollisuudet paranevat, kun EU uudistaa pääomarahoittajia koskeva asetusta. Europarlamentaarikko Sirpa Pietikäisen (kok.) asiaa koskeva...
Architect using drafting table
22.03.2017 - 17:10

New sources of funding for innovative businesses

“New regulations for venture capital and social entrepreneurship funds adopted in the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee today will benefit small, innovative...



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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Highlights of the week

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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...
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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...