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As of today, roaming charges in the EU will disappear. Spanish MEP Pilar Del Castillo, who negotiated the historic agreement on behalf the European Parliament, said...

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Womens day

"The gender pension gap between men and women is up to almost 40% in Europe. It is obvious that something isn’t right! Dealing with this unacceptable...

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“The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), which is at the heart of the Juncker Investment Plan, has delivered the expected results and has largely...

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“Climate change is a reality. It is coming. It will be big and dramatic and we can only try to limit it,” said Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group in...

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Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group
Free InterRail pass: let’s get young people enthusiastic about Europe again
Manfred WEBER , Chairman of the EPP Group

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Enlargement
Press Release
28.06.2017

Future of EU money: quick decision is needed

Today, the European Commission presented the last of the 5 reflection papers following the White Paper on the Future of Europe. It provides five basic options for the future of the EU finances, which...
EU to counter tax avoidance by companies
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28.06.2017

EU to counter tax avoidance by companies

Many multi-national companies artificially shift their profits to low tax countries. The European Parliament will be voting in July on a new law that would shed light on these tax avoidance...
Enlargement
News
26.06.2017

EPP parties in national parliaments: reach out to citizens to shape future of Europe

During the 25th summit of Chairs of EPP-affiliated groups in national parliaments, speakers called on Europe to reach out to all citizens to shape a common parliamentary position on the future of...
EPP MPs and MEPs tackle globalisation
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26.06.2017

EPP MPs and MEPs tackle globalisation

The EU needs to step up efforts to adapt to globalisation to address voter concerns and create sustainable employment, say EPP MPs and MEPs meeting at the European Parliament. The regular EPP Group...
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Press Release
22.06.2017

EPP Group further commits to fighting climate change

European Parliament to ratify an amendment which will extend the Montreal Protocol and ultimately reduce 70 billion CO2-equivalents by 2050 Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on...
Free WiFi for all in Europe
Video
22.06.2017

Free WiFi for all in Europe

An EU programme to install WiFi in thousands of communities across Europe will help people build skills and businesses to benefit from the digital revolution, says Anne Sander, EPP Group spokeswoman...
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Press Release
21.06.2017

Europass: popular CV system revamped

“With more than 60 million CVs, Europass is one of the most successful and cost-effective initiatives of the past ten years. It must be our main goal to support educational and working mobility...
Satellite In The Ray Of Light
Press Release
21.06.2017

EU space endeavour will put more jobs on the ground

“Space is everywhere and concerns almost all public policies. It is a strategic domain. We have to therefore guarantee independent access to space for Europe. It is a major step to achieve a...
Digital revolution to help Europeans adapt and profit from it, says Mariya Gabriel
Video
20.06.2017

Digital revolution to help Europeans adapt and profit from it, says Mariya Gabriel

At her Parliament Commissioner-designate hearing, Mariya Gabriel promised to seek new measures to benefit from the digital revolution. The Bulgarian EPP Group MEP said they include helping workers...
Dissidents want only freedom
Press Release
20.06.2017

Human rights crucial to evaluation of new EU-Cuba agreement

The EPP Group today recalled that the new agreement between the EU and Cuba on the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement should contribute to the improvement of the situation and respect for...

Highlights of the week

26.06.2017 - 30.06.2017
Helmut Kohl

European Ceremony of Honour for Helmut Kohl

On Saturday 1 July, Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group, will participate in the European Ceremony of Honour for Helmut Kohl which will be...
Suspected Asylum Seekers

European Union Agency for Asylum

On Thursday the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs is expected to vote on the outcome of negotiations on the European Union...
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Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich will be keynote speaker at hearing on 'Belarusian society: towards a modern political and national identity?'

On Tuesday, the EPP Group will hold a hearing on 'Belarusian society: towards a modern political and national identity?'. 25 years after the...
Antonis Karatzis

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