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Press releases

Erasmus+
17.10.2018 - 15:31

Erasmus +: Erfolgsgeschichte fortführen

Zur heutigen Anhörung zum neuen „Erasmus +“-Programm erklärt Sabine Verheyen (CDU), kulturpolitische Sprecherin in der EVP-Fraktion: „Erasmus + ist eine einzigartige...
Press freedom
16.10.2018 - 15:20

Fighting for free and independent journalism

A year after the murder of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the EPP Group has organised a public hearing to be held on Thursday entitled ‘The fight for the truth: free...
Secure LAN
10.10.2018 - 12:15

No more excuses from Facebook: data breaches must stop

The time for excuses for data breaches is now over. This must stop at once. European citizens should have their minds put to rest that their personal data remains personal, and doesn’t end up...
10.10.2018 - 11:29

Major step forward in reducing plastic waste

EPP Group in favour of new rules to reduce plastic pollution in Europe "Plastic litter is eating up our seas and beaches. If we do not act now, we might not have anything to act on soon...

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EPP Group Hearing on the Implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive
News
14.01.2016 - 17:01

Energy efficiency measures must be cost effective

The European Union has been very efficient in lowering greenhouse gas emissions while maintaining economic growth. In fact, more efficient use of energy - while not the only factor - has enabled the...
General view of the meeting
News
01.12.2015 - 18:36

EU-Turkey: agreement is no blank cheque

EU leaders met with Turkey at the first EU-Turkey Summit last Sunday. The Summit aimed to renew the relationship between the two sides given their recent challenges - not least the issue of...
Security concept
News
26.11.2015 - 17:15

New General Data Protection Regulation is response to questions of past century

To come straight to the point: Yes, the European data protection reform will be better than the Directive of 1995. However, the truth is also the following: this structure is no longer the...
Analyzing
News
10.11.2015 - 15:58

Delaying MiFID is not a good sign

At a hearing of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs on Tuesday morning, the European Commission announced a one-year delay in the entry-into-force of the Markets in Financial Instruments...

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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