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Refugees Continue To Land On Lampedusa Island
25.04.2018 - 12:01

Clear asylum rules guarantee protection for those in need

The common procedure for granting asylum in the European Union - voted upon today in the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee - is a step forward to ensure a fair and efficient asylum procedure. Jeroen Lenaers MEP, the EPP Group...
Woman with cancer wearing scarf
25.04.2018 - 09:32

EPP Group to double EU spending on cancer

The EPP Group wants to double EU spending on cancer research by 2024, committing itself to fighting cancer. The biggest group in the European Parliament will present its position paper on cancer today, committing itself to making the fight...

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business conference
26.04.2018 - 17:17

Fit for the digital era - new audiovisual media rules

"With this negotiation result with the Member States, we have now finally established a fair, level playing field by adapting some important rules to internet media services which were formerly only applicable to traditional television",...
Refugees Continue To Land On Lampedusa Island
25.04.2018 - 12:01

Clear asylum rules guarantee protection for those in need

The common procedure for granting asylum in the European Union - voted upon today in the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee - is a step forward to ensure a fair and efficient asylum procedure. Jeroen Lenaers MEP, the EPP Group...
Woman with cancer wearing scarf
25.04.2018 - 09:32

EPP Group to double EU spending on cancer

The EPP Group wants to double EU spending on cancer research by 2024, committing itself to fighting cancer. The biggest group in the European Parliament will present its position paper on cancer today, committing itself to making the fight...
Row of parked cars
25.04.2018 - 09:18

EU should act against mileage tampering on second-hand cars

Today, the European Parliament’s Transport Committee called for resolute action from the European Commission against mileage fraud in Europe. The EPP Group Shadow Rapporteur Georges Bach MEP said: “It is unacceptable that many car buyers...
Money laundering
19.04.2018 - 11:07

Tough rules against terror money and tax evasion

New money laundering rules also apply to virtual currencies "Shady money transactions will become much more difficult. The financial system will become more transparent. New risks through virtual currencies will be addressed. We are fighting...
Jan Kuciak's commemoration
19.04.2018 - 09:46

What has the Slovak Government done to protect journalists

Today, the plenary of the European Parliament (EP) paid tribute to the memory and legacy of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnirova in its Resolution on Slovakia. Highlighting the events that...
Exhaust pipe
18.04.2018 - 16:15

European Parliament stops Dieselgate from happening again

"The public rightly expects us to fix the Dieselgate loopholes." Ivan Štefanec MEP, EPP Group Spokesman on Type Approval “I am very pleased that after a year of joint efforts and thorough negotiations with Member States we...
Money Stacks on Bills
18.04.2018 - 13:13

Discharges 2016: call for faster and better spending

The European Parliament welcomes the decrease of errors in payments from the EU budget. The Report on the annual approval process of how EU taxpayers’ money is spent was adopted in plenary today. In his Discharge Report, EPP Group MEP Joachim...
Trash
18.04.2018 - 12:18

Circular Economy - making the most of waste

The circular economy means that we need to change our thinking from the ‘buy-use-throw away’ model to a more sustainable culture. The life cycle of a product needs to be planned from the manufacturing until the end of its use, and...
European Commission
18.04.2018 - 12:14

Commission must review its rules for nominations

“The European Commission should review its administrative procedure for the appointment of senior officials to ensure transparency, integrity and equal opportunities by the end of the year”, said Inge Gräßle MEP, Chairwoman of...
Real Estate Market
17.04.2018 - 13:43

Saving energy in buildings good for the wallet and climate

The European Parliament has confirmed the agreement with the Council on a revised Directive for Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD). “A more efficient use of energy in our buildings will benefit both the climate and the wallets of...
Emmanuel Macron
17.04.2018 - 11:58

Construisons une vraie démocratie parlementaire en Europe

Le Président de la République française, Emmanuel Macron, a débattu aujourd’hui avec les députés européens de l’avenir de l’Europe. Prenant la parole au nom du Groupe PPE, le pr...
Gavel and european union flag
11.04.2018 - 13:58

New deal for consumers: class action lawsuits raise doubts

"Class actions do not necessarily increase consumer protection. Only if they are done in the right way will individual consumers effectively get redress“, said Andreas Schwab MEP, EPP Group Spokesman in the European Parliament's...
Picturesque patchwork quilt farmland aerial view over fields rural villages
11.04.2018 - 09:56

We reject renationalisation of CAP

“The new CAP must set itself ambitious targets”, says EPP Group MEP Herbert Dorfmann, draftsman of the Parliament’s Report on the Future of Food and Farming. “Increased subsidiarity is welcome as it could give more...
Lyon
09.04.2018 - 11:10

La sécurité au cœur des débats à Lyon

Comment améliorer la sécurité des Européens ? Cette question sera au cœur des discussions de la prochaine réunion du Groupe PPE qui se tiendra du 12 au 13 avril à Lyon. « Comme en t...

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business conference
26.04.2018 - 17:17

Fit for the digital era - new audiovisual media rules

"With this negotiation result with the Member States, we have now finally established a fair, level playing field by adapting some important...
Improving conditions for posted workers in the EU
26.04.2018 - 10:30

Improving conditions for posted workers in the EU

The European Parliament’s Employment Committee has approved a revision of an EU law on posted workers. The law will mean better working...
Business Team In Office Meeting
26.04.2018 - 10:15

For a simple, flexible and modernised single market for European companies

We welcome the long-awaited legislative proposals the European Commission put forward today in the field of company law "For many years there...
Honte à eux : lutter contre les produits de différent niveau de qualité au sein de l’Union européenne
26.04.2018 - 11:46

Honte à eux : lutter contre les produits de différent niveau de qualité au sein de l’Union européenne

Les eurodéputés appellent à prendre des mesures énergiques contre les producteurs de produits alimentaires, cosmé...

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Construction workers working on cement formwork frames

Towards new rules on the posting of workers

Members of the Employment Committee will vote on the final agreement between the Commission, the Parliament and the Council on the revision of the...
Flowers and car

Action needed to combat mileage fraud in Europe

The Transport Committee will demand action from the European Commission on mileage fraud in Europe on Wednesday. In cross-border car sales, research...
Photo of ready meals containting meat

Dual quality products in the Single Market

As a consumer in the EU, you have the right to be treated equally with others. A high-level conference to discuss the discriminatory practice of dual...