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Press releases

Poland and Europe flags
19.01.2016 - 17:30

The EU has to warrant the Rule of Law in Poland

Today, the European Parliament has debated the situation in Poland, since last Wednesday the European Commission has activated the Rule of Law Mechanism for the first time since its inception. Under...
Mobility concept
16.12.2015 - 17:34

Data Protection Package: finally an agreement!

A great day for European citizens and for the European economy Following lengthy negotiations, an agreement on the Data Protection Package has been reached in trilogue. The result will be voted on...
Mobility concept
16.12.2015 - 12:51

Data Protection package: finally an agreement

Following lengthy negotiations an agreement on the Data Protection package has been reached in trilogue. The result will be voted on Thursday in the Justice and Home Affairs Committee of the European...
Female executive using mobile phone
27.10.2015 - 14:15

End of Roaming: a victory for consumers

Following an agreement reached with the Council of the EU, the European Parliament adopted today the proposed regulation aimed at eliminating roaming fees (i.e. charged onto consumers when they use...



Jean-Luc Dehaene MEP
15.05.2014 - 16:00

Jean-Luc Dehaene: a great Statesman with a heart for Europe

Jean-Luc Dehaene, former Belgian Prime Minister and prominent Member of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, has passed away today at the age of 73. The EPP and the EPP Group in the European...
Plenary vote
16.04.2014 - 17:42

European Parliament shows the red card to President Schulz

The European Parliament gave the green light today to the discharge of the Parliament's budget after including heavy criticism in the Report of the conduct of its President Martin Schulz, who is...
US - EU flag
20.03.2014 - 16:26

EU-US trade agreement: EPP Group carefully analysing negotiations

Transatlantic trade talks between the European Union and the United States on the establishment of a comprehensive trade and investment agreement (TTIP) are surging ahead. For the fourth time,...
Photo of Georges Bach, MEP holding a little airplane
05.02.2014 - 12:00

Better air passenger rights will change the way we travel

When I was nominated Rapporteur for the Air Passenger Rights Regulation, in other words made responsible for the negotiations, I knew it wouldn't be easy to improve consumer rights against the...


Highlights of the week

Plenarvorschau 14. - 17. April 2014

Electric Car loading on Solar Charging Station

Infrastruktur für alternative Kraftstoffe

Für Elektroladestationen sowie Erdgas- und Flüssiggastankstellen soll bis 2025 eine EU-weite Infrastruktur stehen. Für...

Lang-LKW (Gigaliner)

Lkw mit Überlänge, so genannte Gigaliner, sollen künftig auch in Nachbarländern, wo sie ebenfalls zugelassen sind, fahren dü...

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