Anaconda, polish helicopters

“It is high time that the European Union steps up its game on defence and develops a truly common approach. Member States are used to working together on a country...

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Isolated Airplane

Today, the European Parliament finally adopted a long-awaited reform of European aviation rules, through the mandate of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The...

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Traffic on multiple lane highway

Trucks emit more than 40% of Europe's road transport emissions, yet until now, unlike cars, they didn't have caps on CO2. The European Parliament is today...

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Security concept

The European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs adopted an own-initiative Report yesterday condemning the EU-US Privacy Shield as...

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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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Apple Inc.
Press Release
21.06.2018

EPP Group wants black list of uncooperative companies

Offshore legal services provider Appleby and Baker McKenzie refuses to appear in Tax Evasion Committee "The lack of cooperation by certain companies raises doubts about whether they have...
Empowering Europeans’ petition drives
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21.06.2018

Empowering Europeans’ petition drives

In a bid to help citizens petition the EU for legislation, a European Parliament committee has approved a plan to overhaul the European Citizens’ Initiative. The author - EPP Group MEP Gyö...
MEPs in Legal Affairs Committee back new copyright legislation
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20.06.2018

MEPs in Legal Affairs Committee back new copyright legislation

In a vote in the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee, MEPs have backed new EU copyright rules that are better adapted to the digital world. The Parliament’s Rapporteur on...
Cow eating grass
Press Release
20.06.2018

Reducing risks of antibiotic resistance for humans

"This is a big step for public health. We will reduce the consumption of antibiotics in farm animals, which are an important source of antibiotic resistance then transmitted to humans....
Enlargement
Press Release
20.06.2018

We want a more effective European Citizens' Initiative

"The European Citizens’ Initiative is by far the most attractive way for citizens to send their ideas and aspirations for change to the European Commission and the EU as a whole. The new...
Copyright matters
Press Release
20.06.2018

We endorse copyright reform that protects press freedom

“The approval of the new Copyright Directive in the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee today is a step forward in adapting the current European Union copyright rules so they...
Copyright matters
News
20.06.2018

Copyright matters

Person voting
Press Release
20.06.2018

Judicial power must be impartial and independent

Sandra Kalniete MEP, Chairwoman of the EPP Group Working Group on Foreign Affairs, and Cristian Preda MEP, EPP Group Spokesman in the Committee on Foreign Affairs, have made the following statement...
Statistics, Finance, Stock Exchange and Accounting
Press Release
20.06.2018

The deal will give us a modern and flexible Energy Union

“We managed to strike a good deal which will put the EU on track towards realising the Energy Union and building the European energy markets on competition and market-based price formation,...
Energy
Press Release
19.06.2018

Sensible agreement on energy efficiency

“The agreement to aim for an EU-wide non-binding energy savings goal of 32.5 percent by 2030 is very ambitious and will take a lot of effort to achieve”, said Markus Pieper, Member of the...

Highlights of the week

18.06.2018 - 22.06.2018
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Copyright in the Digital Single Market

On Wednesday 20 June, Members of the Legal Affairs Committee will vote on the long-awaited Copyright Directive. The EPP Group seeks a balance between...
Anaconda, polish helicopters

€500 million towards stronger EU defence

An increase in cooperation in the defence industry and strengthening the competitiveness of the EU defence industry are core priorities. On Tuesday,...
Cow

Veterinary medicinal products

On Wednesday, the Environment Committee will confirm the agreement on veterinary medicinal products reached between the European Parliament,...
Believe in People campaign, Alexandre Demé

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