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

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10.09.2015 - 12:40

EU-Belarus: normalising relations is in common interest

In a Resolution on the situation in Belarus adopted today by the European Parliament, MEPs call for political prisoners who are released in Belarus to be immediately rehabilitated and their civic...
Freedom Of Speech
16.07.2015 - 10:32

Fair trial for Australian Al-Jazeera journalist

Members of the EPP Group have called on the Egyptian authorities to ensure that Australian Al-Jazeera journalist and Latvian citizen Peter Greste’s retrial at the end of July in Cairo is dealt...
From Cultural Diversity to Unity of Values - Contribution of Jews to European culture and values
18.06.2015 - 11:48

Contribution of Jews to European culture and values

What was the role of Jews in shaping European culture and European values? What values, important for European integration, were brought by European Jewish communities? How has Europe benefited from...
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21.05.2015 - 10:23

Eastern Partnership: words have to match deeds

Ahead of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Summit taking place in Riga today and tomorrow, EPP Group MEPs called for the EU to firmly stay the course in strengthening relations with its Eastern...



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...