Sachertorte - Chocolate cake

EPP Group objects to European Commission proposal to ban sweeteners in fine bakery Today, the EPP Group in the European Parliament's Environment Committee voted...

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Flooded house in flood waters

Today, the European Commission presented its ideas to reinforce Europe's ability to deal with natural disasters. ‘rescEU’ is an EU civil protection...

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EU Civil Protection Mechanism to become mandatory

Spurred by deadly wildfires in Portugal and flooding in Eastern Europe, the European Commission is proposing to make the EU’s voluntary Civil Protection Mechanism...

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Real Estate Market

Setting up unrealistic targets will brutally affect the EU's main climate policy tool - the Emissions Trading System (ETS) “The effective use of energy is...

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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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Press Release
11.12.2017

Omnibus: green light for simplification of CAP reform

New rules for a simpler and fairer EU farming policy which will strengthen farmers’ position in a fairer supply chain have been endorsed by the European Parliament. "Due to a series of...
Brexit Jigsaw puzzle displaying european map missing Great Britain
Press Release
08.12.2017

Brexit: no transitional period without results in 2nd phase

"We will only accept a transitional period after Brexit if we are satisfied with the outcome of the second phase of negotiations", warned Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the...
Exhaust pipe
Press Release
07.12.2017

EPP Group welcomes deal to fix Dieselgate loopholes

The EPP Group welcomes the agreement on the new rules of type approval and market surveillance agreed today by the European Parliament and the Council “I am very pleased that after a year of...
Press Release
06.12.2017

20 years of Interreligious Dialogue

The role of religion in European integration, the migration crisis and relations will top the agenda of the EPP Group’s 20th Annual Intercultural Dialogue with Churches and Religious...
euro coin
Press Release
06.12.2017

Consolidation of the Euro, not reform

"If member states do not implement these proposals, sanctionS will be ineluctable" The EPP Group has welcomed today's proposition from the European Commission on further steps...
Common EU defence, economy, Erasmus
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06.12.2017

Common EU defence, economy, Erasmus

The 26th European summit between EPP Group MEPs and MPs lent its support to the PESCO common defence initiative. They also discussed Brexit, improving Europe’s economy, and a reinforced Erasmus...
Energy Union
Press Release
06.12.2017

Energy Union needs a modern and flexible governance

“If we want to deliver on the 2030 targets and beyond, it is necessary to give the market some room for manoeuvre to make long-term investments in new and efficient technologies. The proposal...
Containers
Press Release
06.12.2017

EP agrees major overhaul of trade defence instruments

A political agreement has been reached on the modernisation of the EU’s trade defence instruments. The agreement amends current anti-dumping and anti-subsidies regulations to prevent unfair...
Ending geoblocking to boost digital single market
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05.12.2017

Ending geoblocking to boost digital single market

The Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee has approved a Parliament/ European Council/ Commission agreement on legislation to ban geoblocking on digitally sold goods and services...
EUROCORPS' soldiers do a military simulation on the ground with chariot, trucks, guns, weapons and some wounded soldiers
News
04.12.2017

National parliaments debate future of European defence

During the 26th annual Summit of Chairmen of EPP Parliamentary Groups, the future of defence took centre stage in the debate between European and national Members of Parliament from the EPP family...

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11.12.2017 - 15.12.2017
Brexit Direction Sign

Brexit negotiations

The key debate on Wednesday will focus on the Brexit negotiations and preparations of the next Council meeting. "We will only accept a...
Protesters in Venezuela

2017 Sakharov Prize Award

The 2017 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought will be awarded to the Democratic Opposition in Venezuela during the ceremony in Strasbourg on...
Picturesque patchwork quilt farmland aerial view over fields rural villages

Common Agricultural Policy: mid-term reform

A debate on rules to simplify EU farming policy, boost farmers’ bargaining power and better equip them to face risks will take place on Monday...
Antonis Karatzis

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