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Views expressed here are the views of the national delegation and do not always reflect the views of the Group as a whole

Press releases

Fist of anger man and crying woman sitting. Domestic violence
23.11.2016 - 15:41

Violence against women: the EU must not sit on its hands

“Violence against women is not a private issue. It is a serious crime and continues to be a huge problem in Europe. Too often, violence against women is tolerated and it is our responsibility...
Climate change
18.11.2016 - 17:13

COP22: Turning our climate commitments into reality

“The Paris Agreement was a historic moment, and in Marrakesh we focused on how to turn our climate commitments into action", said the leader of the European Parliament’s COP22...
European Parliament spring
04.10.2016 - 13:06

Climate: historic moment as EU ratifies Paris Agreement

The European Parliament today gave its consent to the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement in the presence of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and COP21 President Ségolène Royal...
22.09.2016 - 14:44

EuroLat: support for democracy while reinforcing partnership

Support for endangered democracy in Venezuela, respect for democratic rights in Nicaragua and remembrance of, reparation and justice for the victims of 50 years of terrorism in the conflict in...



EU flags in front of European Parliament
01.12.2016 - 11:45

La Via, sostegno alle produzioni dell'area mediterranea

Un comparto sofferente, messo a dura prova da una serie di fattori su cui l’Europa oggi “rilancia” con fatti concreti. Con una modifica al bilancio generale europeo per il 2017,...
Earthquake in Amatrice
01.12.2016 - 11:30

Cicu, PE approva relazione Cicu sui Fondi di Solidarietà

Il Parlamento Europeo ha approvato con 589 voti favorevoli il Dossier Cicu sui Fondi di Solidarietà Europea. Solo 13 contrari e 42 astenuti. Una larga maggioranza che ora consente di dare...
Earthquake in Amatrice
30.11.2016 - 15:35

Helping the victims of earthquakes in Italy

After the first occurrence on 24 August, three more major earthquakes, together with a flurry of tremors, struck the central Italian regions in October. The last was the strongest Italy felt since...
European Parliament, Brussels
27.10.2016 - 16:54

Matera, bene attribuzione premio Sakharov a donne Yazide

“Condivido pienamente la decisione del Parlamento Europeo di assegnare il premio Sakharov a due donne yazide, minoranza che più di ogni altra è stata duramente perseguitata dai...


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Plenary Reports

The accession negotiations with Turkey should be frozen immediately and the EU should build its own Defence Union sooner rather than later. These...
Immediate freeze of accession negotiations with Turkey “The EU needs to send a clear message to Turkey. For the EPP Group, accession...
The security situation in and around Europe has significantly worsened and has created arduous and unprecedented challenges that no single country or...

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...