Germany Raises Security Level

One year on from the terrorist attacks in Brussels, the EPP Group remains committed to pushing forward tough measures to help the fight against radical terrorism....

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European energy efficiency classification

Energy labelling for household appliances will be reformed and simplified. Negotiators of the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on the new...

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Anaconda, polish helicopters

“Achieving common defence capabilities is now more necessary than ever. In an unpredictable international scenario, we need a common defence policy which...

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Enlargement

"There is more at stake when we talk about the future of Europe than just the division of powers and competences between Brussels and the Member States", said...

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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
24.03.2017

Belarus: police must refrain from violence tomorrow

Tomorrow's protests in Minsk must be met in a peaceful manner by the state security forces. "I am concerned at the recent developments in Belarus. It is vital that the state institutions and...
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News
24.03.2017

State-influenced foreign investment: EU must be able to intervene

In the EU, it goes without saying that freedom of investment is a core principle. It seems normal for internal and foreign investors to acquire significant parts of a company in the EU - leading to...
The 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome
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24.03.2017

The 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

EPPTV presents a lively look at the intrigue behind the signing of the European Union’s founding document, the Treaty of Rome, which was signed 60 years ago on 25 March 1957. The short...
EU law to allow travel in EU with your online books, films, TV, music
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23.03.2017

EU law to allow travel in EU with your online books, films, TV, music

The European Parliament's Legal Affairs Committee has approved a content portability regulation that will allow EU citizens to access their online music, films and other content when they travel...
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Press Release
23.03.2017

Digital Single Market: watching TV shows when travelling

The European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee made yet another step in achieving the Digital Single Market. The Committee approved a deal with the Council on a regulation on the cross-...
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Press Release
22.03.2017

New sources of funding for innovative businesses

“New regulations for venture capital and social entrepreneurship funds adopted in the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee today will benefit small, innovative...
European energy efficiency classification
Press Release
22.03.2017

Energy labelling: popular EU system simplified

Energy labelling for household appliances will be reformed and simplified. Negotiators of the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on the new labelling scheme last night. The A+...
Populism and Brexit, a sign of the times
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21.03.2017

Populism and Brexit, a sign of the times

Meeting of the Network of National Parliamentarians in charge of European Affairs and Members of the EPP Group in the European Parliament. MEPs and MPs discussed populism and Brexit, focusing on...
Future of Europe - future-minded budget - circular economy
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16.03.2017

Future of Europe - future-minded budget - circular economy

At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament debated the latest EU Summit that focused on the future of Europe. Council President Donald Tusk noted unity among the leaders on building a...
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News
16.03.2017

215 million Christians face persecution worldwide

215 million Christians face religious persecution worldwide, EPP Group Members heard at a meeting with Michel Varton, Director of Open Doors, a leading NGO working to prevent the persecution of...

Highlights of the week

27.03.2017 - 31.03.2017
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EPP Group to debate Brexit and the future of Europe in Malta

The EPP Group will hold its Study Days on Wednesday and Thursday in Malta. Brexit and the future of Europe will be discussed as well as efforts to...
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EPP Congress in Malta

In parallel to the EPP Group Study Days, the European People’s Party (EPP) will hold its Congress on 29 and 30 March in Malta. Co-...
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EU Budget for 2014-2020: revision package to be voted

This is the first time that a fully-fledged Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) mid-term revision has taken place. On Monday, MEPs in the Budgets...
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