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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

14.04.2016 - 12:08

Data Protection and PNR: AT LAST!

Today the European Parliament adopted three legislations: the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the related Directive with regards to the prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution...
Poland and Europe flags
13.04.2016 - 13:45

EU-Poland: Keeping up the pressure

Today the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the situation in Poland with a large majority. Viviane Reding welcomes the resolution: “Today the European Parliament unequivocally adds...
migrants minutes after arriving on Greek island Lesbos. Turkish shore visible in background
06.04.2016 - 14:14

EU asylum reform: Yes to responsibility-sharing

Today the European Commission released its communication on the reform of the Common European Asylum System. Viviane Reding commented: “If we want to address this unprecedented crisis, we need...



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...