While talks of an EU-US trade deal have been going on for decades, it is no coincidence that they have gained impetus in the last few years. This deal is, after all, a...

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The consequences of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union and the USA will reach far beyond further liberalisation of what...

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Businessman Behind Stack of File Folders

How well our economy is doing depends on how well our small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are doing, because 99% of businesses in Europe are SMEs. But European...

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Refugees Continue To Land On Lampedusa Island

Today, the European Commission announced its Communication, the European Agenda for Migration, which lays out its political direction for the next five years. The paper...

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War and Peace 1945 - 2015
Wed, 06/05/2015 - 09:00

War and Peace 1945-2015

Register here In 2015, we commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The defeat of...
 Small Businesses and Industry
Wed, 22/04/2015 - 15:00

Family businesses in Europe

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 15:00

Hearing on the protection of traditional minorities

À la Une cette semaine

From 26.05.2015 to 29.05.2015
glass globe in hand

Reforming the European Emissions Trading System

On Tuesday, the Environment Committee will vote on the agreement that has been reached between the European Parliament and the Council on a far-...
Computer crime

Cyber attacks against the media - a new level of threat to cyber security

At its mini-plenary session on Wednesday, the European Parliament will debate cyber attacks against the media as a new level of threat to cyber...
Passengers getting on and off subway

Travelling with one ticket in the whole of the EU

Travelling with one ticket through the whole of the EU using all kinds of transport. "This would make the lives of travellers so much easier....


National flag of Georgia and Ukraine
21.05.2015 - 10:23

Eastern Partnership: words have to match deeds

Ahead of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Summit taking place in Riga today and tomorrow, EPP Group MEPs called for the EU to firmly stay the course in strengthening relations with its Eastern...
Three Miners in an Underground Mine, Africa
20.05.2015 - 15:32

Conflict Minerals: we need an integrated EU approach

Breaking the link between mineral extraction and trade and the financing of armed conflicts is the aim of a European Parliament Report drafted by Iuliu Winkler MEP on self-certification of importers...
Portrait of businesspeople working in an office
20.05.2015 - 14:45

EPP Group shares responsibility for disabled citizens

The EPP Group wants closer cooperation between the EU Institutions to better meet the needs of disabled Europeans. The EU has ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (...
Olive oil
20.05.2015 - 13:36

EPP Group urges financial support for olive producers

Commenting on the Resolution on the ‘Xylella fastidiosa’ disease adopted in the European Parliament (EP) today, Giovanni La Via MEP, Chairman of the EP Committee on Environment, Public...

Rapports de plénière

The main topics of the May Strasbourg plenary session were the debates on the European Agenda for Migration, the Digital Single Market Strategy,...
On Wednesday 20 May, the European Commission announced the European Agenda for Migration which lays out its political direction for the next five...
The European Commission has presented the Parliament with its Digital Single Market Strategy, a roadmap for Member States, pushing them to accept...