Brexit Direction Sign

There is growing unease in the EPP Group in the European Parliament on the progress in the Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK: "I welcome the...

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Woman hand accepting a delivery of boxes from deliveryman

Next Thursday, the Transport Committee will vote on an ambitious reform to make prices of parcel delivery in Europe more transparent and more affordable for citizens and...

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Driver

Every year, a staggering 25,500 people die on Europe's roads and 135,000 are seriously injured. Parliament's Rapporteur Dieter Koch MEP considers these figures...

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Real Estate Market

"Europeans and their buildings must contribute to a sustainable European energy system. To do so, we must give our citizens the right tools and incentives to make...

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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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Give young farmers a better chance to fight desertification
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19.10.2017

Give young farmers a better chance to fight desertification

With a dramatically ageing farming population, Europe needs to provide more help for young farmers to become the future of agriculture. At the European Parliament, the EPP Group’s Fourth...
Young agricultural worker posing in a cowshed
Press Release
19.10.2017

EPP Group supports young farmers

The 4th edition of the European Congress of Young Farmers took place at the European Parliament in Brussels on October 18 and 19, in the context of a joint initiative by the Portuguese EPP Group MEP...
Security concept
Press Release
19.10.2017

ePrivacy and digital innovation must be in balance

ePrivacy is crucial in the digital era we live in. Any regulation in this area needs to be pro-innovation and future-proof. The compromise package on the ePrivacy Directive presented in the European...
International Travel
Press Release
19.10.2017

ETIAS: closing the information gap on arrivals in the EU

The European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS), which assesses possible security risks of visa-free travellers to the EU, was adopted today by the European Parliament’s...
Photo of refugees queuing at border
Press Release
19.10.2017

Stricter asylum rules: fair distribution of responsibility

Only 28% of asylum seekers have been relocated from Greece and Italy based on the current EU schemes. Just a number of Member States have accepted a significant number of refugees in the last few...
Improving the emergency services for EU citizens
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18.10.2017

Improving the emergency services for EU citizens

The EPP Group hosted a cross-party event in the European Parliament in Brussels at which MEPs met representatives from the emergency services from across the European Union. The aims of the event...
Tax Haven
Press Release
18.10.2017

Panama Papers: only more cooperation can prevent tax evasion

Caruana Galizia's murder shows the enormous quagmire of money laundering, corruption and tax evasion "Only much stronger cooperation both within the EU and on an international level can...
Daphne Caruana Galizia
Press Release
17.10.2017

Daphne Caruana Galizia: EPP Group calls for full inquiry

"The murder of prominent investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta is tragic proof that the concerns regarding the deteriorating situation in Malta, which the EPP Group has...
worker
Press Release
16.10.2017

Breakthrough in EU legislation on posting of workers

“Today, after 18 months of intensive negotiations, we have set up a common position on the posting of workers with clear rights for the more than 2 million posted workers on our continent...
Brexit Direction Sign
Press Release
12.10.2017

Brexit talks: UK government must get a grip on exit bill

There is growing unease in the EPP Group in the European Parliament on the progress in the Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK: "I welcome the fact that further progress has...

Highlights of the week

23.10.2017 - 27.10.2017
State of the Union debate

Brexit on the agenda for EU leaders

On Wednesday, MEPs will debate the results of the European Council of 19-20 October which focused on migration, defence, foreign affairs and...
Justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia

Shadows over media freedom in Malta

Following the assassination of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and upon the request of the EPP Group, MEPs will debate the protection...
Protests in Venezuela

Decision on the 2017 Sakharov Prize finalist

On Thursday, the Conference of Presidents will elect the winner of this year's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. The EPP Group (together...
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