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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

Visit of Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rahi - consequences of the conflicts in the Middle East on Christians and their future
28.04.2016 - 11:52

Christian communities and heritage part of the Middle East

The EPP Group hosted Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Rahi for discussions on the future of Christians in the Middle East. The head of the Maronite community warned that Christian communities and heritage...
Lawn mower in the middle of a meadow
26.04.2016 - 15:47

Tighter emission regulation for non-road mobile machinery

The European Parliament's Environment Committee today almost unanimously approved the final agreement reached with the Council on the proposal for a Regulation on requirements relating to...
Shopping Key
21.04.2016 - 11:23

Single Market Strategy: tearing down borders

"The European Union can no longer afford to continuously lose the full potential benefits of the Single Market. Our economy could take advantage of an additional €615 billion per year by...
Business people
08.03.2016 - 09:35

Women’s Day: the EPP Group defends women's rights

“Fighting against the glass ceiling preventing women from evolving in their career, fighting to eradicate the gender gap (which is still at 16.4%), encouraging female entrepreneurship......



Germany Raises Security Level
22.03.2016 - 16:48

Pogliese, Basta buonismo della sinistra, approvare il PNR

“In questo momento di dolore e paura, dopo l’ennesimo attacco che il terrorismo porta all’Europa, oltre le sincere, attestazioni di vicinanza alle vittime e alle loro famiglie,...
Pray For Brussels
22.03.2016 - 16:47

Pogliese, nuovo attacco all’Europa, non cedere al terrorismo

“Sono a Bruxelles, ma sto bene grazie Dio essendo partito ieri da Catania. Qui la situazione è pesante, c'è paura ed apprensione tra la gente. Sono vicino ai familiari delle...
Pray For Brussels
22.03.2016 - 16:47

Matera, attacchi a Bruxelles: dolore per vittime strage

“Gli attentati di oggi confermano che siamo dentro una guerra senza confini e senza regole. Un conflitto che è emergenza sicurezza, emergenza migrazione ed emergenza democratica. Siamo...
Joint Operation Triton 2015 - Search and Rescue by Belgian navy
21.03.2016 - 16:15

Matera, Immigrazione: apprezzamento per decisione Grecia

Vivo apprezzamento viene espresso oggi dall'onorevole Barbara Matera, europarlamentare del PPE- FI, per la decisione assunta dal governo greco di non trasferire in Turchia i migranti giunti a...


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Plenary Reports

The main topics of the May Plenary Session in Strasbourg were the debate on Turkey Visa Liberalisation, the adoption of the reports on strengthening...
On Wednesday 11 March, the European Parliament discussed and voiced its concerns about Turkey's lack of progress in meeting the EU’s...
On Wednesday 11 May, the European Parliament approved a new EU law which will strengthen Europol in the fight against terrorism and organised crime....

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...