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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

Refugees Continue To Land On Lampedusa Island
25.04.2018 - 12:01

Clear asylum rules guarantee protection for those in need

The common procedure for granting asylum in the European Union - voted upon today in the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee - is a step forward to ensure a fair and efficient asylum...
World glove on The field
06.02.2018 - 11:57

ETS reform crucial for transition to low-carbon economy

The reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) will be crucial to achieve the EU’s CO2 reduction goals. It creates a Modernisation Fund to help the EU’s Central European Member States...
Climate change
09.11.2017 - 08:08

CO2 emissions: EU finalises ETS reform

The EU has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals. Late last night, representatives of the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of...
two police officers doing a traffic control
06.11.2017 - 14:00

Information on terrorists for law enforcement in all EU

Improvements in the Schengen Information System which will guarantee more security in Europe without internal borders will be voted on today by the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil...

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Flag Badges of Britain and Europe in Pile
News
20.06.2016 - 17:30

Europe is not abstract, we are Europe, say EPP Chairs at summit

Europe is not an abstract construct, we are Europe - and there is no cross-border problem, like migration or the fight against terrorism, which would be easier to manage without European cooperation...
Germany Raises Security Level
News
16.02.2016 - 17:31

European counter-terrorism effort needs further improvement

European counter-terrorism intelligence must be improved through concrete steps based on mutual trust and effective laws. That was one of the conclusions of the 15th European Affairs...
Isolated Airplane
News
07.12.2015 - 18:00

More ambition needed for European aviation

Today the European Commission presented the long-expected Aviation Package. The Aviation Package has to address the current and future challenges of the European aviation sector. EPP Transport...
Syrian Refugees
News
13.10.2015 - 16:15

Migration: concrete and comprehensive European action needed

On Monday 12 October the 14th meeting of the Network of national parliamentarians charged with European Affairs and members of the EPP Group in the European Parliament took place. The main topic of...

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Highlights of the week

Brexit

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...
Copyright

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...
Taxes

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...