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

Latest

Tax evasion
Press Release
13.12.2017

Fight against tax evasion must be key task for EU

Left tried to hijack Panama report to harm honest taxpayers and EU economy "The fight against tax evasion, tax crime and tax avoidance must be one of the EU's key economic tasks. They...
Kebab ban rejected, saving jobs, businesses
Video
13.12.2017

Kebab ban rejected, saving jobs, businesses

The European Parliament has rejected a bid to outlaw phosphates in frozen kebab meat, pending a study in 2018 by the European Food Safety Agency. The EPP Group’s Renate Sommer argued that...
Kebab
Press Release
13.12.2017

Hands off the kebab

EPP Group to do everything in its power to avoid European 'kebab ban' Today, the European Parliament will decide on whether to give the green light or not to the European Commission's...
Engineer sitting at control panel of nuclear power station
Press Release
12.12.2017

Europeans expect more foreign policy and defence cooperation

“Permanent Structured Cooperation should be funded from the EU budget whereas Federica Mogherini needs to assume her responsibility as Vice-President of the European Commission and needs to...
Isolated Airplane
Press Release
12.12.2017

In case of hard Brexit, UK aviation cannot benefit from ETS

EPP Group in favour of preparing EU for a hard Brexit also within environment domain The EU Institutions have agreed to introduce a safeguard mechanism for European emissions trading (the EU...
Savings
Press Release
12.12.2017

EFSI 2.0 will boost sustainable investments in Europe

Today, the European Parliament approved the extension of the European Fund for Strategic Investments, referred to as EFSI 2.0. This extension consists of an increase in the EU guarantee from €16...
Cinema
Press Release
12.12.2017

MEPs defend European cinema by confirming CabSat mandate

The European Parliament today confirmed its position regarding the modifications to the so-called CabSat Regulation. New rules on the exercise of copyright and related rights for certain online...
Climate change
Press Release
12.12.2017

EU and Switzerland join forces in battle against emissions

EPP Group convinced that EP vote will open the door to linking with other, bigger ETS systems The European Parliament is today set to approve the linking of the EU’s Emissions Trading System...
Young plant
Press Release
11.12.2017

Omnibus: green light for simplification of CAP reform

New rules for a simpler and fairer EU farming policy which will strengthen farmers’ position in a fairer supply chain have been endorsed by the European Parliament. "Due to a series of...
Brexit Jigsaw puzzle displaying european map missing Great Britain
Press Release
08.12.2017

Brexit: no transitional period without results in 2nd phase

"We will only accept a transitional period after Brexit if we are satisfied with the outcome of the second phase of negotiations", warned Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the...

Highlights of the week

11.12.2017 - 15.12.2017
Brexit Direction Sign

Brexit negotiations

The key debate on Wednesday will focus on the Brexit negotiations and preparations of the next Council meeting. "We will only accept a...
Protesters in Venezuela

2017 Sakharov Prize Award

The 2017 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought will be awarded to the Democratic Opposition in Venezuela during the ceremony in Strasbourg on...
Picturesque patchwork quilt farmland aerial view over fields rural villages

Common Agricultural Policy: mid-term reform

A debate on rules to simplify EU farming policy, boost farmers’ bargaining power and better equip them to face risks will take place on Monday...

Press Conferences

13.12.2017 - 14:30
-
15:00
13.12.2017 - 15:00
-
15:30

EPP TV

Loading Video...
Loading Video...
Loading Video...
Andres Laisk