Enlargement

"The countries in the Western Balkans are our close partners - geographically, historically and economically. All six have a clear European perspective - our...

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“The people of Romania want a better future in their own country with integrity, transparency and justice. The Romanian Government has repeatedly ignored its...

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Climate change

The EPP Group wants to fight climate change while creating jobs and growth at the same time "We are convinced that a 35% reduction in CO2 emissions would give...

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EPP Group believes that digitalisation and technological innovation are strong drivers of sustainable development and inclusive growth "Digitalisation is a...

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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 freedom
Press Release
16.10.2018

Fighting for free and independent journalism

A year after the murder of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the EPP Group has organised a public hearing to be held on Thursday entitled ‘The fight for the truth: free...
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Press Release
15.10.2018

One European search portal to combine all security databases

Should police and border guards be able to quickly find what they need on escaped criminals in a one-stop-shop portal connecting data from all EU security and border control information systems? This...
XXI ANNUAL EPP GROUP INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE WITH CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS
Press Release
15.10.2018

XXI Interreligious Dialogue on the future of Europe

The immense role of religion in the debate on the future of Europe, family, education, youth as a primary source of society’s human, social economic and spiritual capital, and promoting peace...
Tighter EU rules on single-use plastics
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11.10.2018

Tighter EU rules on single-use plastics

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has approved legislation aimed at reducing waste from single-use plastic products polluting oceans and clogging landfills. The legislation, co-...
Secure LAN
Press Release
10.10.2018

No more excuses from Facebook: data breaches must stop

The time for excuses for data breaches is now over. This must stop at once. European citizens should have their minds put to rest that their personal data remains personal, and doesn’t end up...
MEPs seek to boost railway passengers’ rights
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10.10.2018

MEPs seek to boost railway passengers’ rights

The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has approved a Parliament Report on European Commission proposals to boost the rights of railway passengers across the European Union. The new...
Press Release
10.10.2018

Major step forward in reducing plastic waste

EPP Group in favour of new rules to reduce plastic pollution in Europe "Plastic litter is eating up our seas and beaches. If we do not act now, we might not have anything to act on soon...
Burkina Faso, woman holding mobile phone
Press Release
09.10.2018

Reducing poverty through technology

EPP Group believes that digitalisation and technological innovation are strong drivers of sustainable development and inclusive growth "Digitalisation is a strong driver of development....
New 5th freedom in EU Single Market: data flow
Video
09.10.2018

New 5th freedom in EU Single Market: data flow

New legislation approved by the European Parliament allows the free movement of data, with safeguards, within the EU. It aims to stir greater competition in cloud computing and services, giving...
Enlargement
Press Release
09.10.2018

Western Balkans: good progress but still work to be done

"The countries in the Western Balkans are our close partners - geographically, historically and economically. All six have a clear European perspective - our European house will not be complete...

Events

Oct
17
17.10.2018 - 15:00

New Erasmus+ Programme (2021-2027)

Oct
18
18.10.2018 - 09:00

XXI Annual EPP Group intercultural dialogue with churches and religious institutions

The XXI Annual EPP Group Intercultural Dialogue with Churches and Religious Institutions will be held in an...
Oct
18
18.10.2018 - 09:30

Hearing on Independent Journalism

Highlights of the week

15.10.2018 - 19.10.2018
Press freedom

Fight for the truth: free and independent journalism

In the past year, our continent has been shocked with the murders of a number of journalists, which is a clear threat to freedom of speech and...
Computer crime

Improving security through information sharing

With Monday’s vote, the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee will close the gaps in data sharing essential for tracking...
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First step towards capping CO2 emissions from trucks

The Environment Committee will vote on Thursday on what could be considered a first step towards capping CO2 emissions for new heavy vehicles such as...
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