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“We did it! I am incredibly proud and happy that, this year, 20 to 30,000 18 year-old Europeans will receive a free Interrail pass to travel throughout Europe. It...

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Protesters in Venezuela

“An early Presidential election has been called in Venezuela but the electoral process does not meet international standards. We cannot recognise this process nor...

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Business Data Analyzing

"The money that is being used in the EU budget is money well-invested. It is about investing in the future, about showing solidarity, about shaping a good future...

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Woman with cancer wearing scarf

The EPP Group wants to double EU spending on cancer research by 2024, committing itself to fighting cancer. The biggest group in the European Parliament will present...

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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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Security concept
Press Release
23.05.2018

Privacy Shield needs to be improved, not abolished

The EU-US Privacy Shield offers legal certainty in free trade and the protection of data; jeopardising it now would be a step back for European businesses and citizens. However, as the European...
Zuckerberg testimony requires concrete action, says Weber
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23.05.2018

Zuckerberg testimony requires concrete action, says Weber

The meeting between Parliament leaders and Facebook CEO Zuckerberg left many questions unanswered and the need for more concrete action to ensure against another Cambridge Analytica type of scandal,...
EUROCORPS' soldiers do a military simulation on the ground with chariot, trucks, guns, weapons and some wounded soldiers
Press Release
23.05.2018

€500 million towards stronger EU defence

“We have taken a first and very important step to increase cooperation in the defence industry and strengthen the competitiveness of the EU defence industry by agreeing with the Council to...
EIN Riga
Press Release
22.05.2018

Lech Wałęsa to receive merit award from EIN in Riga

The annual gathering of the European Ideas Network (EIN) will take place in Riga, Latvia, from 23 to 25 May with European politicians, academics, policy-makers and opinion-shapers debating the most...
Nicole Fontaine EP President at a plenary session in Strasbourg on July 1999
Press Release
18.05.2018

Passing of Nicole Fontaine: a militant of the European ideal

“It is with deep sadness that I learned of the passing of Nicole Fontaine, former President of the European Parliament. After Simone Veil, the first woman elected as President of the European...
traffic on german autobahn,european cars and trucks
Press Release
17.05.2018

EPP Group in favour of capping CO2 emissions for trucks

EPP Group backs Commission’s proposal to cut CO2 emissions for trucks, but urges that we remain realistic The EPP Group in the European Parliament welcomes today's legislative proposal...
Environment Committee backs stronger EU disaster relief
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17.05.2018

Environment Committee backs stronger EU disaster relief

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has approved draft legislation to step up EU disaster relief. Authored by the EPP Group’s Elisabetta Giardini, it would update a voluntary...
Freedom of expression
Press Release
17.05.2018

Slovak police must immediately stop harassing journalists

EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber strongly condemns the behaviour of the Slovak police towards Czech investigative journalist Pavla Holcová. "I find it unacceptable that Slovak police...
Firefighters rush
Press Release
17.05.2018

No EU country should be left alone to face natural disasters

EPP Group backs new and improved European Civil Protection Mechanism to help Member States deal with natural disasters The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has voted in favour of...
Update the CAP to keep farming strong
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16.05.2018

Update the CAP to keep farming strong

Europe’s farmers need more support and streamlined bureaucracy to stay competitive by reforming the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy, says a Report by EPP Group MEP Herbert Dorfmann,...

Highlights of the week

22.05.2018 - 25.05.2018
Riga, Latvia

Discussing the European way of life in Riga

European politicians, academics, policy-makers and opinion-shapers will gather in Riga, Latvia, from 23-25 May at the annual conference of the...
Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg to meet EP leaders

An extraordinary meeting with the Chief Executive Officer of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, will take place on Tuesday in the European Parliament. The...
High angle view of traffic on highway

Road charges: fair charging for better roads

The Transport and Tourism Committee will vote on Thursday morning on the phasing-out of the Eurovignette for heavy duty vehicles and vans....
Believe in People campaign; young girl with Joanna Skrzydlewska

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