Hand with remote control on the conditioner
22.06.2017. - 15:18
European Parliament to ratify an amendment which will extend the Montreal Protocol and ultimately reduce 70 billion CO2-equivalents by 2050 Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on Environment further committed to climate...
Free WiFi for all in Europe
22.06.2017. - 15:00
An EU programme to install WiFi in thousands of communities across Europe will help people build skills and businesses to benefit from the digital revolution, says Anne Sander, EPP Group spokeswoman for internet connectivity in local communities. On...
token gesture
21.06.2017. - 15:31
“With more than 60 million CVs, Europass is one of the most successful and cost-effective initiatives of the past ten years. It must be our main goal to support educational and working mobility in Europe in the best way possible. This is why...
Satellite In The Ray Of Light
21.06.2017. - 10:13
“Space is everywhere and concerns almost all public policies. It is a strategic domain. We have to therefore guarantee independent access to space for Europe. It is a major step to achieve a resilient European security and defence policy...
Digital revolution to help Europeans adapt and profit from it, says Mariya Gabriel
20.06.2017. - 18:45
At her Parliament Commissioner-designate hearing, Mariya Gabriel promised to seek new measures to benefit from the digital revolution. The Bulgarian EPP Group MEP said they include helping workers and businesses adapt to the digital transformation,...
Dissidents want only freedom
20.06.2017. - 11:46
The EPP Group today recalled that the new agreement between the EU and Cuba on the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement should contribute to the improvement of the situation and respect for human rights and must lead to a democratic...
Suspend accession talks unless Turkey rethinks reforms
20.06.2017. - 10:45
The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee approves Parliament’s review of the latest European Commission progress report on accession talks with Turkey. The resolution calls for the suspension of accession talks if the Turkish...
Turkey & Europe flags
20.06.2017. - 9:43
"A close and privileged relationship between the EU and Turkey is in the interest of both sides. But this can only be realised if it is based on human rights, the respect of the fundamental freedoms, democratic values and the rule of law....
Helmut Kohl
16.06.2017. - 19:50
"I am shaken and deeply saddened by the death of Helmut Kohl. Kohl shaped my political generation, he inspired us with his tireless work towards a united Germany and Europe living in peace and freedom. With his conviction and determination, he...
Cargo Ship
15.06.2017. - 12:46
An agreement was reached last night on improved digital registration and safety inspections for ferries and ships. The EPP Group warmly welcomes the compromise as it makes sea travel safer and significantly reduces administrative procedures by...
Climate change, energy efficiency labelling, Erasmus
15.06.2017. - 12:00
At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, EU leaders stressed that the EU will press on with its environmental commitments despite the US decision to withdraw from the Paris climate deal. Also related to climate change, MEPs debated how...
Apple iPhone 6s plus with Airbnb application on the screen.
15.06.2017. - 10:46
The collaborative economy is developing fast and Europe should not leave the opportunities of this digital revolution to the US. The sharing economy has meant EU citizens can now enjoy lower prices, greater choice and tailored services, like...
Employment, Job, Search
15.06.2017. - 10:02
Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs adopted a new law on the Blue Card working permits for highly-qualified non-EU nationals. The revised EU-wide rules for issuing Blue Cards which will...
Cybercrime and Cybersecurity
15.06.2017. - 9:45
Following the announcement that Therese Comodini Cachia will step down from the European Parliament in order to take up a seat in the Maltese Parliament, the EPP Group has appointed Axel Voss MEP, the EPP Group Spokesman on Legal Affairs, to carry...
business statistics in blue - white chart with a blue arrow going up
15.06.2017. - 9:24
“The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), which is at the heart of the Juncker Investment Plan, has delivered the expected results and has largely exceeded expectations as regards SME investments," stated the EFSI Co-Rapporteur...


Tjedni naglasci

26.06.2017. - 30.06.2017.
Helmut Kohl

European Ceremony of Honour for Helmut Kohl

On Saturday 1 July, Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group, will participate in the European Ceremony of Honour for Helmut Kohl which will be...
Suspected Asylum Seekers

European Union Agency for Asylum

On Thursday the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs is expected to vote on the outcome of negotiations on the European Union...
Flag of Belarus

Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich will be keynote speaker at hearing on 'Belarusian society: towards a modern political and national identity?'

On Tuesday, the EPP Group will hold a hearing on 'Belarusian society: towards a modern political and national identity?'. 25 years after the...


27.06.2017. - 16:30

Churches and religious organisations’ accessibility to EU funding for cooperation projects

Churches and religious organisations carry out valuable work in several critical areas such as health, education,...
Simona Pronckutė