Press freedom
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...
two police officers doing a traffic control
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...
Tighter EU rules on single-use plastics
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...
Secure LAN
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...
MEPs seek to boost railway passengers’ rights
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...
Burkina Faso, woman holding mobile phone
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...
New 5th freedom in EU Single Market: data flow
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...
Photo of three smartphones
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...
Hi-Tech Data Center
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...
Courtroom detail
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...
Brexit, audio-visual, fighting crime and corruption
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...


Tjedni naglasci

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...
traffic on german autobahn,european cars and trucks

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...


17.10.2018. - 15:00

New Erasmus+ Programme (2021-2027)

18.10.2018. - 9:00

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...
18.10.2018. - 9:30

Hearing on Independent Journalism

Ivo Belet, Mep Believe in people campaign