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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

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...
in the slaughterhouse
20.03.2017 - 15:30

Ruoan hinta ei voi mennä elintarviketurvallisuuden edelle

Europarlamentaarikko Petri Sarvamaa (kok, EPP) on huolissaan brasilialaisen lihan tuonnista EU:n sisämarkkinoille. Brasiliassa viime viikolla paljastuneen korruptioskandaalin seurauksena EU:...
16.03.2017 - 12:31

Pietikäinen: EU:n terästettävä arktista vastuutaan

”Arktinen alue on erityinen ja herkkä. Ilmastonmuutoksen vaikutukset ja kasvava kilpailu luonnonvaroista taloudellisen toiminnan lisääntyessä ovat tuoneet mahdollisuuksia,...
Gun in his hand. Exhibition and sale of weapons
14.03.2017 - 09:19

Sarvamaa: Laillisten aseiden käyttö on turvattu jatkossakin

Euroopan parlamentin täysistunto äänestää paljon huolta herättäneestä asedirektiivistä Strasbourgissa tänään (14.3.). Ää...



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


European Council conclusions

The Chairman will take the floor during the key debate on the conclusions of the last European Council meeting. On 29 April, the EU Heads of State...

Portability of online content services

MEPs will discuss the agreement with the Council regarding a Regulation on the cross-border portability of online content services in the internal...

Leaking VAT system must be fixed

The Report on the protection of the EU's financial interests (PIF Report) from the year 2015 will be voted on on Tuesday in plenary. Parliament...