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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

Refugees Continue To Land On Lampedusa Island
10.05.2016 - 10:13

Sarvamaa: Siirtolaispolitiikka hajottaa Eurooppaa

Euroopan parlamentin jäsen Petri Sarvamaa (kok.) ei hyväksy komission keskiviikkona 4.5. esittämää Dublin-järjestelmän uudistusta. Sarvamaan mukaan uudistus vie EU:...
Man pointing in front of white board with light bulb drawing
14.04.2016 - 12:47

Virkkunen: Pk-yrityksiä rohkaistava vientiin

Europarlamentaarikko Henna Virkkunen on huolissaan suomalaisyritysten vähäisestä halukkuudesta kansainvälisille markkinoille. "Suomi ei nouse ilman viennin vauhdittumista...
Joint Operation Poseidon 2015
12.04.2016 - 10:12

Virkkunen: Jäsenmaiden kannettava vastuunsa

EU-komissio esitteli viime viikolla kaksi vaihtoehtoista mallia Dublin-sopimuksen uudistamiseksi. Molemmissa malleissa turvapaikanhakijoita jaettaisiin EU-jäsenmaihin maakohtaisten kiintiö...



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...
Christina Sandoval Vilarrasa
20.12.2013 - 09:04

Santa's talented - and mobile - little helper

  With EU funding similar model is about to spread to the other member states.   We see the European continent as a place where people travel, do business, invest, learn from each other...


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Plenary Reports

The main topics of the May Plenary Session in Strasbourg were the debate on Turkey Visa Liberalisation, the adoption of the reports on strengthening...
On Wednesday 11 March, the European Parliament discussed and voiced its concerns about Turkey's lack of progress in meeting the EU’s...
On Wednesday 11 May, the European Parliament approved a new EU law which will strengthen Europol in the fight against terrorism and organised crime....

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...