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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

Joint Operation Poseidon 2015
06.07.2016 - 13:28

European Border and Coast Guard: EU delivers

Today the European Parliament has voted on the new European Border and Coast Guard Agency. MEP Viviane Reding welcomed this timely and quick achievement: "The latest Eurobarometer from April...
24.06.2016 - 07:47

Brexit: Time to move Europe forward

"A successful divorce is better than a failed marriage. The United Kingdom has always been a fierce opponent to further integration, hence this result seems perfectly coherent to me. I wish good...
Poland and Europe flags
01.06.2016 - 13:47

Rule of Law Framework Opinion Poland

Viviane Reding commented the regrettable but necessary adoption of the first ever Rule of Law Framework Opinion: “As the Polish government continues its authoritarian drift, the Guardian of the...
US - EU flag
26.05.2016 - 11:49

EP resolution on EU-US Privacy Shield

Today, the European Parliament adopted its resolution about the proposed EU-US Privacy Shield, adding its voice to the opinion of the Working Party 29 from last April and preceding the vote of...



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...


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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...