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Press releases

Child marriage
Wed, 27/05/2015 - 18:36

EPP Group calls for action to stop child marriages

"Too many girls in the world are being robbed of their childhood. Childhood marriage is not only a violation of children's rights but also constitutes violence against women. The time has...
Olive oil
Wed, 20/05/2015 - 13:36

EPP Group urges financial support for olive producers

Commenting on the Resolution on the ‘Xylella fastidiosa’ disease adopted in the European Parliament (EP) today, Giovanni La Via MEP, Chairman of the EP Committee on Environment, Public...
pipe throwing smog
Tue, 05/05/2015 - 18:55

ETS: agreement on start-up of Market Stability Reserve

The EPP Group in the European Parliament warmly welcomes the agreement that has been reached between the European Parliament and the Council on a far-reaching reform of the European Emissions Trading...
Credit card security
Tue, 05/05/2015 - 16:54

Electronic payments: lower costs for consumers

Today, the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on the proposal for a Directive on payment services. The agreement will be formally confirmed by vote at the Plenary in Strasbourg...


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Plenary Reports

The main topics of the June Plenary Session in Strasbourg were EU-Russia relations, enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights, OLAF Supervisory...
The EU is in need of a new strategy for its relations with Russia following the Russian occupation of Crimea, the continuing military aggression in...
"Intellectual property rights (IPR) are a key driver for growth and innovation. Intellectual property isn’t just about copyright but also...

Highlights of the week

Women protesting at Hrushevskogo street in Kiev, Ukraine.

Situation in the Ukraine

On Wednesday afternoon, the plenary will debate the worsening situation in the Ukraine. The EPP Group condemns the use of violence in the Ukraine and...
Frankfurt, EZB, Banking & Euro

Single Resolution Mechanism

On Tuesday and Thursday Parliament will discuss the proposals for new rules for failing banks in Europe. The EPP Group calls for a Single Resolution...

Air Passenger Rights

Existing EU rules on the cancellation and delaying of flights, the lack of transparency of ticket prices or lost baggage are to be tightened up. The...

Latest News

Farmer is working on the organic farm with dairy cow
Thu, 02/07/2015 - 18:15

Pogliese, Ue e latte genuino nei prodotti caseari italiani

“Gli alimenti caseari italiani, prodotti con latte genuino, sono un fiore all’occhiello dell’Italia e la loro eccellenza gastronomica è riconosciuta in tutto il mondo. Per...
Jug of milk
Thu, 02/07/2015 - 16:26

La Via, Latte nei formaggi

"Dobbiamo difendere la nostra normativa- dichiara Giovanni La Via- Presidente della Commissione Ambiente, Sanità e sicurezza alimentare del Parlamento europeo- a tutela della qualit...
Farmer is working on the organic farm with dairy cow
Tue, 30/06/2015 - 17:30

Comi, formaggio deve essere prodotto con vero latte

"Il Governo italiano dica "no" alla direttiva della Commissione europea sulla produzione di formaggi con latte ricostituito. Il nostro Paese privilegia la qualità e mette al...
Hands Washing
Tue, 30/06/2015 - 12:17

Patriciello, l'acqua potabile un diritto fondamentale

“Non tutto può sottostare alle logiche del mercato unico. L’acqua potabile ed i servizi sanitari, ad esempio, non sono semplici prodotti ma veri e propri diritti universali: spetta...