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Press releases

Man voting on elections in Europe
23.02.2018 - 17:59

People should know who can become the Commission President

"Europe should not be an elite project. It must become more of a project for the people again. This is why we need more democracy and transparency in the European Union. The 2014 lead candidate...
Social media web sites
21.02.2018 - 17:41

Parliament pushes forward with plan for digital tax

On the initiative of the EPP Group, the European Parliament is the first EU Institution to come forward with a concrete plan to tax digital giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon. "...
Man voting on elections in Europe
07.02.2018 - 12:12

Spitzenkandidaten: an election, not a selection

Speaking in plenary in Strasbourg today, Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, made an appeal to the Heads of State and Government to support the principle of lead...
Courtroom detail
25.01.2018 - 17:32

We will continue to defend the rule of law in Malta

After today’s debate and remarks by the Maltese Minister of Justice, the need for reforms to protect the rule of law in Malta is evident more than ever. The EPP Group will continue to insist...

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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...
Photo of border controls at Calais
News
13.10.2015 - 12:30

Refugee crisis: the Liberal smokescreen in the European Parliament

When the leader of the Liberal parliamentary group, Guy Verhofstad, and his fellow travellers evoke the humanitarian dimension in the current migrant/refugee crisis, not everyone in their party...

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Highlights of the week

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Abschaffung Geoblocking beim Online-Handel

Was für den EU-Binnenmarkt schon lange Normalität ist, soll künftig auch im digitalen Binnenmarkt reibungslos funktionieren. Beim...
Climate change

Reform EU-Emissionshandel

Die EU ist bei ihren Bemühungen zur Erreichung der Klimaziele von Paris einen wichtigen Schritt vorangekommen. Europaparlament und nationale...
Ukraine Week

Zukunft Europas: Kroatiens Regierungschef Plenković

Das Europaparlament ist das neue Forum für die EU-Reformdebatte. Im Januar machte der irische Ministerpräsident Leo Varadkar den Auftakt....

CDU-CSU im EP