Corruption

"The behaviour of criminals has not changed. They use anonymity to launder their illicit proceeds or finance terrorism. We have to make sure that the legislation...

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Smart Borders

The number of travellers to and from the Schengen area is rising every year. Current manual checks of their passports are neither efficient nor safe. The establishment...

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Engineer in nuclear power station

MEPs in the European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee have taken an important step towards the more efficient protection of workers from...

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The EPP Group has adopted a position paper outlining its idea of what the EU should be in the future. "The position paper that we have endorsed is a key document...

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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
28.02.2017

Time to move to solutions on car emissions

“We need stronger rules for type approval of cars in the European Union that will effectively deal with the emission problems from diesel cars uncovered by the work of this Inquiry Committee....
Corruption
Press Release
28.02.2017

More transparency to address terror financing, tax evasion

"The behaviour of criminals has not changed. They use anonymity to launder their illicit proceeds or finance terrorism. We have to make sure that the legislation addresses the threats to our...
Engineer in nuclear power station
Press Release
28.02.2017

More stringent measures to prevent work-related cancers

MEPs in the European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee have taken an important step towards the more efficient protection of workers from harmful substances in the workplace...
Smart Borders
Press Release
27.02.2017

Smart borders: EP backs safer borders without long queues

The number of travellers to and from the Schengen area is rising every year. Current manual checks of their passports are neither efficient nor safe. The establishment of a modernised system of...
CETA approved, EU future, Fighting terrorism, Ukraine conflict
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16.02.2017

CETA approved, EU future, Fighting terrorism, Ukraine conflict

The European Parliament finally approved the EU-Canada free-trade agreement CETA. The EPP Group faced off with Euroskeptics in a debate on the future of the EU, Parliament backed a report calling for...
People have breakfast in displaced persons camp, Juba, South Sudan
News
16.02.2017

European Consensus on Development

The world is more complex and interconnected than ever, and so are the challenges and threats we face. At a time of concern about protecting our borders, we also need to ensure that the world outside...
Robot
Press Release
16.02.2017

AI: no longer a thing of the future

The European Parliament is calling for EU-wide civil law rules addressing the fast-developing field of technology - robotics and artificial intelligence. Robots assisting in the field of medicine or...
Germany Raises Security Level
Press Release
15.02.2017

EU delivers in fight against terrorism

Following the Paris attacks, the EPP Group set out to achieve 10 objectives to fight terrorism and make Europe safer. The European Parliament will vote tomorrow on the new EU laws on terrorism and...
Anti-terror law with tougher measures against terror networks
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15.02.2017

Anti-terror law with tougher measures against terror networks

A new EU anti-terror law before the European Parliament this week aims to step up the fight against terror recruitment, planning, training and financing, as well as caring for the victims. EPP Group...
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Press Release
15.02.2017

CO2 emissions: EP adopts balanced ETS reform

The European Parliament (EP) has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals by voting on a thorough reform of the Emission Trading System (ETS). Ivo Belet MEP,...

Highlights of the week

27.02.2017 - 03.03.2017
Underwater pipelines

Commission to sign off any future energy deals

In order to strengthen the internal energy market and the EU's energy security, the European Parliament will vote on Thursday at its mini-Plenary...
European Border and Coast Guard Agency

Stronger and smarter borders in the EU: establishing an entry-exit system

MEPs on the Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee will vote on Monday on an entry-exit system that will...
Terrorism

Cutting financing for terrorists

After the terrorist attacks in Paris, the EU Institutions and national governments decided to step up their fight against money laundering and...
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