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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

CETA
15.02.2017 - 12:19

CETA: we choose partnerships over protectionism

"Trade policy is back on track. We have managed to work out the most advanced, ambitious and up-to-date trade agreement between the EU and Canada. CETA is also Europe and Canada's answer to...
CETA
24.01.2017 - 11:02

CETA: sharing values, shaping growth

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU (CETA) got the green light today from the Members of the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee who gave...
Climate change
13.12.2016 - 10:58

Clean energy has to go hand-in-hand with job creation

“Increasing the competitiveness and strengthening the weight of industry in the EU economy has to go hand-in-hand with our climate and energy objectives and should be further strengthened in...
Exhaust pipe
08.12.2016 - 12:32

Car Emissions: Member States must enforce the rules

“This shows that the responsibility for enforcement has been spread out throughout the European Union, a reflection of the fragmented nature of our enforcement structures. We need streamlining...

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News
10.12.2015 - 10:45

No more waiting for an EU-Canada trade agreement

In August 2014, the European Union and Canada concluded negotiations on a modern and comprehensive trade agreement which should bolster economies on both sides of the Atlantic and provide our...
Net Neutrality
News
04.05.2015 - 10:17

Digital Agenda: we expect an ambitious proposal from the Commission

We want to tear down barriers to the Digital Single Market in the EU and make the digital economy one of the most important drivers for growth and jobs. Recently, the EPP Group adopted its...
justice
News
10.12.2014 - 17:22

Statement of Sandra Kalniete, MEP, Vice-Chair of the EPP Group

The arrest of  Khadija Ismayilova, a Radio Free Europe journalist working for the Azerbaijani chapter, needs to be condemned in the strongest possible words. Her arrest was justified on the...

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Plenary Reports

This week, Europe delivered. Two key anti-terror laws were passed, making Europe more secure and Europeans safer, and the EU-Canada trade deal set a...
It was judgement day at the European Parliament on Wednesday as Members got ready to vote on the EU-Canada trade deal. It was a choice about the...
After the Paris attacks, the EPP Group set out to reach ten objectives to better equip Europe to fight terrorism. This week we reached six of the ten...

Highlights of the week

EU flags in front of European Parliament

EPP Group candidate for European Parliament President

The EPP Group will elect its candidate for the post of President of the European Parliament on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday at 10.30 hrs, the EPP...
Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group

Preparation of the European Council meeting 15-16 December

MEPs are set to debate the preparations for the upcoming European Summit of 15-16 December. Chairman Manfred Weber will take the floor on behalf of...
Visa Stamps

Visa-free travel: new suspension mechanism protects EU

The European Parliament will vote to review the visa suspension mechanism which can be applied to all visa-free travel agreements that the EU has...