Zimbabweans Await Election Results Following General Election
Press Release
01.08.2018 - 15:12
Improved political climate, inclusive participation rights and a peaceful vote, but unlevel playing field, intimidation of voters and lack of trust in the process undermined the pre-election environment. This is how the EU EOM (European Union...
16.07.2018 - 18:15
The summer holidays have started! Which EU country are you going to visit this summer? Did you know that your holidays may be less hassle because of the many rights you enjoy as an EU citizen? When the UK leaves the EU in March 2019, its...
Ensuring that consumers have the same quality of product across the EU
12.07.2018 - 12:00
Last year, it emerged that there were differences in the quality of food and non-food products being sold in different EU countries between, for example, Bulgaria and Germany. The European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer...
Back lit money bags with euro symbol in vault
Press Release
12.07.2018 - 10:37
The EPP Group wants the planned European Monetary Fund (EMF) to be independent and integrated into Union law. "The European Stability Mechanism should be turned into a fully-fledged European Monetary Fund, provide for crisis prevention and...
Woman checking food labelling
Press Release
12.07.2018 - 09:50
Products sold under the same brand name must have the same composition throughout the EU - this is the key message from the EPP Group’s Ivan Štefanec MEP, who is the Group’s spokesperson on dual-quality products. The Internal...
Happy family with child and shopping bags in city
Press Release
11.07.2018 - 15:31
“The position on the Work-Life Balance Directive adopted today is strong and balanced. I am confident that this forms a solid basis for entering into negotiations with the Council in September”, declared David Casa MEP, Parliament’...
Human Hand Holding The New Apple Tv Siri Remote
Press Release
11.07.2018 - 09:33
Members of the European Parliament’s Culture and Education Committee have endorsed a political agreement reached on the reform of the EU legislation on Audiovisual Media Services. A vote in plenary to endorse the new rules is likely to take...
Driving up cybersecurity standards in an increasingly digital world
10.07.2018 - 16:00
An increasingly digital world with new technology applications in vehicles and homes requires higher levels of cybersecurity. Based on European Commission proposals, the European Parliament is looking to drive up standards of cybersecurity across...
Hacker stealing data from a laptop
Press Release
10.07.2018 - 10:52
"Today's vote is a very important step towards a long-term vision of improving cybersecurity in the European Union. It will increase consumers’ trust in internet-connected products and IT solutions”, said the EPP Group...
Press Release
10.07.2018 - 10:00
Two new sets of EU rules will tie terrorists’ hands and limit their access to money for organising attacks in Europe. Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs gave the green light to a...
 Inauguration of the Jože Pučnik Room in the European Parliament
10.07.2018 - 10:00
At the end of June, a room in the European Parliament (ASP 5E3) was named after a father of Slovenian democracy, Jože Pučnik. The inauguration was organised on the initiative of Milan Zver, Head of the Slovenian Delegation of the EPP Group, amongst...
Business woman working on desk
Press Release
05.07.2018 - 12:45
“We regret that the European Parliament has rejected the mandate for the negotiations with the Member States as it could have been a real step further in establishing a legal certainty between the copyright holders and users on the internet....
Press Release
05.07.2018 - 12:33
“We want to continue the programme that we initiated in 2018 and which has already distributed 15,000 travel passes to young people. Our goal is to give all 18 year-old Europeans the chance to explore different cultures and meet fellow...
Business Data Analyzing
Press Release
05.07.2018 - 12:17
Today, the European Parliament approved the outcome of the trilogue negotiations on the simplification of the management of the EU budget. “Today is a good day for anyone who is involved in the management of EU funds, be it beneficiaries,...
Passport with credit card and computer
Press Release
05.07.2018 - 12:16
“There are more than 30 million travellers from 60 visa-free countries who come to Europe every year about whom the authorities have no information until they actually arrive. Those arriving for tourism or business purposes are welcome in...


Highlights of the week

09.07.2018 - 13.07.2018
Cloud computing security

More muscle to combat threats to our networks

As threats to our vital networks and information structures are rising, we need to strengthen our ability to prevent, detect and respond to problems...
Happy family with child and shopping bags in city

Better work-life balance for parents and carers

On Wednesday afternoon, the Employment and Social Affairs Committee will vote on the legislative draft Report establishing a better work-life balance...
Human Hand Holding The New Apple Tv Siri Remote

New audiovisual media rules

Members of the Culture and Education Committee will endorse the political agreement reached on the reform of the EU legislation on Audiovisual Media...
Believe in People campaign; Marianne Thyssen