Views expressed here are the views of the national delegation and do not always reflect the views of the Group as a whole
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

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19.02.2013 - 16:45

Croatia's EU Accession

European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs votes on Croatia for the last time. Croatia is on its way to joining the European Union as planned on 1 July 2013, the Committee on Foreign...
15.02.2013 - 10:15

Georgia: opposition rights need to be respected

Commenting on the situation in Georgia following a meeting of the EURONEST Committee on Political Affairs in Georgia, EPP Group Vice-Chairman Gunnar Hökmark MEP, Krzysztof Lisek MEP and Joachim...
Germany, Frankfurt, European Central Bank, low angle
14.02.2013 - 12:45

Frankreichs Weigerung gegen Sparpolitik schadet dem Euro

Die mangelnde Bereitschaft der französischen Regierung, zur Einhaltung der Defizitziele notfalls auch Sparmaßnahmen durchzusetzen, ist unverantwortlich und schadet dem Euro. Das sagte der...
Credit card security
13.02.2013 - 13:00

Product Safety

EU legislation on product safety is about to be simplified and streamlined. The European Commission has proposed a new set of rules to replace overlapping existing standards. "We have to make...



13.04.2018 - 11:35

Turning waste into opportunity

The amount of waste has constantly grown in line with our prosperity. We have to turn the page now to break the link between consumption and waste and to reduce our waste or turn it into a resource....
Tax evasion
14.11.2017 - 17:45

Paradise Papers: MEPs call for action on tax haven blacklists

We call for speeding up work on blacklists of tax havens and places used for money laundering. The Paradise Papers leak has shown us yet again the organised, large-scale lack of responsibility of...
Brexit Direction Sign
03.10.2017 - 15:31

Brexit: no talks about future relationships before withdrawal results are obtained

"Unless there is a major breakthrough on the withdrawal results during the fifth negotiation round, the European Council has to postpone the start of negotiation talks on the future relationship...
Intellectual property
05.07.2017 - 11:30

Copyright Directive: EPP Group general line

Article 11 - Publisher’s right The EPP Group has strong concerns that the growth of traditional media in the digital sphere is challenged by some news aggregators and online service...


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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...