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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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Analyzing
News
26.03.2012 - 09:45

Derivatives - regulating a €540 trillion market

A major cause for instability in the financial markets - derivatives - will finally be subject to strict EU transparency rules. This is all the more important as the volume of derivatives is enormous...
Savings
News
06.02.2012 - 17:45

New Fiscal Pact combating national debt

When 26 EU Member States decided to negotiate and adopt tougher rules to combat national budget deficits in December last year, few observers would have thought they would succeed within two months....
Electronic Waste
News
16.01.2012 - 17:00

Electric and electronic devices: EU treats waste as resources

The collection and recycling of end-of-life electric and electronic devices will be subject to stricter EU standards. Drawing on practical experience with the existing directive, the European...

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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