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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

30.01.2013 - 15:15

European Semester: parliamentary control needed

After two days of discussions, the final session of the parliamentary week on the 'European Semester' took place this morning in the European Parliament. Concluding the session, Alain...
Western Balkans: a future with Europe
29.01.2013 - 17:00

Western Balkans should move faster towards the EU

Enlargement strategy and regional cooperation were the main topics at the annual conference organised by the EPP Group in the European Parliament today. Speaking to the political counterparts, the...
Cardinal Józef Glemp
24.01.2013 - 18:00

Poland: paying tribute to Cardinal Józef Glemp

Commenting on the death of Polish Cardinal Józef Glemp, the Chairman of the EPP Group, Joseph Daul, and Vice-Chairman of the Group responsible for Intercultural Dialogue and Religious Affairs...
Farmer and businessman examining plant in field
24.01.2013 - 14:15

CAP reform: key vote sets tone for Council negotiations

The reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) passed its first legislative hurdle as Members of the European Parliament concluded a crucial round of votes on four Regulations today (Thursday)....



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...
07.12.2016 - 07:00

More than free train tickets: our Interrail proposal

There is more to this proposal than free train tickets. It is an investment in young people and in Europe’s future. It reinforces the main aim of the European Union: to bring people together....
Photo of Tamás Haidegger
16.10.2014 - 17:15

A biotech engineer's entrepreneurial contribution to saving lives

Think you have washed your hands properly? Check again.  Safe healthcare is the cornerstone of a high-quality health system and a recognised fundamental right for European citizens. Last...
Jean-Luc Dehaene MEP
15.05.2014 - 16:00

Jean-Luc Dehaene: a great Statesman with a heart for Europe

Jean-Luc Dehaene, former Belgian Prime Minister and prominent Member of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, has passed away today at the age of 73. The EPP and the EPP Group in the European...


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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...