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12.10.2017 - 09:33

Saving lives with mandatory driver assistance systems

Today, the European Parliament’s Transport Committee voted to step up Europe’s efforts to better protect vulnerable road users from fatal accidents and serious injuries on the road. The...
New Windhoek Dialogue meeting, Grand Bassam October 2017
09.10.2017 - 15:56

There's no development without good governance

“It’s time to reinvest in the EU-Africa relationship. The success of policies and plans adopted at the upcoming African Union-EU Summit will, however, depend on the political will for...
Businessman analyzing business data and using calculator
04.10.2017 - 09:37

VAT must be collected where the consumer is

"Value added tax must be collected where the consumer is, not where the merchant is. A new VAT system must be based on such a destination principle", said Burkhard Balz MEP today, EPP Group...
Money Stacks on Bills
28.09.2017 - 10:09

EU spending: delays in payments must be fixed

The European Court of Auditors today presented its annual report on how EU money was spent in 2016. German EPP Group Member Joachim Zeller, Spokesman for the European Commission discharge for 2016,...

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Tax evasion
News
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
News
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
News
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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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...

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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...
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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....

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