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Press releases

Security concept
23.05.2018 - 17:25

Privacy Shield needs to be improved, not abolished

The EU-US Privacy Shield offers legal certainty in free trade and the protection of data; jeopardising it now would be a step back for European businesses and citizens. However, as the European...
Nicole Fontaine EP President at a plenary session in Strasbourg on July 1999
18.05.2018 - 21:19

Passing of Nicole Fontaine: a militant of the European ideal

“It is with deep sadness that I learned of the passing of Nicole Fontaine, former President of the European Parliament. After Simone Veil, the first woman elected as President of the European...
Freedom of expression
17.05.2018 - 09:53

Slovak police must immediately stop harassing journalists

EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber strongly condemns the behaviour of the Slovak police towards Czech investigative journalist Pavla Holcová. "I find it unacceptable that Slovak police...
#DiscoverEU
03.05.2018 - 13:17

#DiscoverEU starts this year and this is just the beginning

“We did it! I am incredibly proud and happy that, this year, 20 to 30,000 18 year-old Europeans will receive a free Interrail pass to travel throughout Europe. It starts this year and this is...

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News
04.04.2017 - 18:15

SME Circle: delivering tangible benefits for Europe's small businesses

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for 99% of all European companies. They are not only important for economic reasons, but also for social ones. Products and services that are...
Car in a factory
News
24.03.2017 - 11:01

State-influenced foreign investment: EU must be able to intervene

In the EU, it goes without saying that freedom of investment is a core principle. It seems normal for internal and foreign investors to acquire significant parts of a company in the EU - leading to...
Big Data
News
09.02.2017 - 10:47

Embracing Big Data - laying down the legal framework for a growing industry

It’s really useful to be able to check your mobile phone to see whether there’s traffic on the road before you leave home for work every morning. Especially if you work in a European city...
Euro bank notes in a briefcase
News
07.02.2017 - 14:16

EU fights 600 million euro annual fraud

The European Parliament has successfully concluded negotiations on legislation that will help fight fraud against the EU’s financial interests by means of criminal law. The Parliament thereby...

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Highlights of the week

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Grenzüberschreitende Paketlieferungen

Bereits im Februar stimmte das EU Parlament mit großer Mehrheit für die Abschaffung des sogenannten Geoblockings beim Online-Handel....
Brexit Direction Sign

Brexit-Verhandlungen Phase II

Am 29. März 2019 wird Großbritannien die EU verlassen. Ende vergangenen Jahres machte die EU den Weg frei, in die zweite Phase der Brexit-...
European Council

Vorbereitung Europäischer Rat

Am 22./23. März treffen die EU-Staats- und Regierungschefs zu ihrem nächsten Gipfel in Brüssel zusammen. Ein deutsch-franzö...

CDU-CSU im EP