Latvia

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

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Latvia's membership of the Eurozone
03.07.2013 - 12:45

Green light for Latvia's membership of the Eurozone

The European Parliament today voted on Latvia joining the Euro, giving its green light for the Baltic country to become the 18th member of the Eurozone on January 2014. Latvia is the second Baltic...
rusty barbed wire
26.06.2013 - 12:45

Khodorkovsky: 50th birthday in jail

On June 26, Mikhail Khodorkovsky will mark his 50th birthday. Sadly, he will not be able to celebrate together with his family or friends. His tragic fate demonstrates not only the absence of an...
euros
05.06.2013 - 13:30

Latvia ready to join the Eurozone

The European Commission and the European Central Bank today published the convergence report assessing that Latvia fulfils all the Maastricht criteria and is ready to join the Eurozone from 2014. The...
hands - handshake
18.04.2013 - 11:46

In times of crisis, we cannot forget about human rights

"While focusing on how to ensure economic recovery, the EU cannot forget about the 1.2 billion people in the world who are living in extreme poverty on less than 1 US Dollar a day", said...

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CETA
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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Highlights of the week

Brexit

European Council conclusions

The Chairman will take the floor during the key debate on the conclusions of the last European Council meeting. On 29 April, the EU Heads of State...
Copyright

Portability of online content services

MEPs will discuss the agreement with the Council regarding a Regulation on the cross-border portability of online content services in the internal...
Taxes

Leaking VAT system must be fixed

The Report on the protection of the EU's financial interests (PIF Report) from the year 2015 will be voted on on Tuesday in plenary. Parliament...