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

Five wind turbines on a green field
02.10.2013 - 14:33

Baltic States' research programmes are role model

The EPP Group held a public Hearing today on 'Horizon 2020 and research in the Baltic States: Stairway to excellence. The Baltic example'. The Hearing served as a great opportunity to gather...
diverse friends
17.09.2013 - 16:30

Jobs for youth: use €8 billion Youth Guarantee effectively

The European Commission recently pointed out tentative signs that EU youth unemployment may be starting to level off. But it still remains historically high. The fact that it remains above 20% and...
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...



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
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...
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


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...

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...

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...