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

European union puzzle game
13.04.2016 - 13:22

EU priorities in the world: security and values

"The era of the peace dividend has come to an end. The EU has to recognise this reality and adapt to it. This is why one of the most important goals of our global strategy on foreign and...
Exhaust pipe
02.03.2016 - 10:25

Inquiry on car emissions must not become a witch-hunt

"We will embrace the work of the Inquiry Committee on Car Emissions (EMIS) in a spirit of cooperation. But we will not accept that the committee turns into a detrimental witch-hunt on the...
29.02.2016 - 16:13

EU-Canada trade: let the ratification countdown begin!

The EPP Group has welcomed the successful finalisation of the modifications of the EU-Canada Trade Agreement (CETA) announced today by both sides' Chief Negotiators. The European Parliament...
Industrial Laborer
24.02.2016 - 13:22

European Steel Sector: EPP Group demands action now

"The situation of the steel sector in Europe reminds us that we need to support our innovative industry and all the jobs that depend on it. Steel is a promising sector which has a real future in...



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...