01.10.2018. - 9:58
“You can move it, move it!” Every day we enjoy the benefits of the EU Single Market without always recognising it, it has become so obvious to us. Just as we can travel freely from one Member State to another, so can goods, services...
28.09.2018. - 11:37
The media landscape has shifted dramatically in less than a decade. These days we can watch our favourite programmes - shows from all over Europe - not just on TV, but also via the internet or on our mobile devices. Children are watching less...
16.10.2018. - 15:20
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 and independent journalism in today’s world...
15.10.2018. - 14:45
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 is what the European Parliament’s Civil...
15.10.2018. - 14:28
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 and security in Europe and in the EU’s...
11.10.2018. - 10:00
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-written by the EPP Group’s Karl-Heinz Florenz...
10.10.2018. - 12:15
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 on hackers’ computers. That is the main...
10.10.2018. - 11:45
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 EU rules include the introduction of a single...
10.10.2018. - 11:29
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", said Karl-Heinz Florenz MEP, EPP Group Spokesman...
09.10.2018. - 14:49
EPP Group believes that digitalisation and technological innovation are strong drivers of sustainable development and inclusive growth "Digitalisation is a strong driver of development. Digital technologies and capabilities are crucial for...
09.10.2018. - 14:30
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 Europeans greater choice.
09.10.2018. - 12:56
"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 without them”, said David McAllister MEP,...
09.10.2018. - 11:10
Compensation in cases of delays, more information for travellers, better assistance for disabled passengers: the European Parliament’s Committee for Transport and Tourism voted today for modernised rail passenger rights. “This is good...
05.10.2018. - 11:49
EPP Group members call on European Commission to act on long-awaited common charger for mobile equipment in the EU In a letter sent today to European Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska, responsible for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship...
04.10.2018. - 12:10
The Regulation on the free flow of data will de facto create the fifth freedom on the internal market, next to the freedom of movement of people, goods, services and capital. According to the new rules, any other data that is not related to an...
04.10.2018. - 12:07
Eurojust, the EU agency which facilitates Member States’ cooperation in the fight against organised crime and criminal organisations which are active, for example, in drugs or human trafficking, will now be better equipped to meet changing...
04.10.2018. - 12:00
At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament debated Brexit talks with EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber criticising UK plans to limit freedom of movement. Parliament approved legislation to protect Europeans of all ages from the excesses...
15.10.2018. - 19.10.2018.
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...
With Monday’s vote, the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee will close the gaps in data sharing essential for tracking...
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...
17.10.2018. - 15:00
18.10.2018. - 9:00
The XXI Annual EPP Group Intercultural Dialogue with Churches and Religious Institutions will be held in an...
18.10.2018. - 9:30