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Climate change
06.02.2017 - 14:10
In the coming months, the European Parliament and the Member States of the European Union will try to agree on a major reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) for 2021-2030. ETS is the most important instrument we have to keep global warming...
Irritated Businessman Shouting Through Megaphone
03.02.2017 - 11:26
The European Parliament is currently debating legislation on audiovisual media services that is in line with 21st century realities on media use in the European Union. Specifically, the proposed legislation tackles two crucial aspects of the use of...
Milan Zver MEP
01.02.2017 - 18:30
The Dutch humanist Erasmus of Rotterdam is not well known although he is the eponym of the best-known exchange programme in Europe: Erasmus! Since the start of the exchange programme in 1987, more than three million young people have become part of...
MEPs vote
19.01.2017 - 10:09
EPP Group Bureau
18.01.2017 - 20:14
After the election of Antonio Tajani as President of the European Parliament, the first Italian to hold the office since the foundation of the EU, the EPP Group's candidates for Vice-Presidents were also elected, with Mairead McGuinness topping...
Tom Vandenkendelaere MEP
18.01.2017 - 15:57
As the job market continues to evolve, so should Europe's social policy. Today, many new forms of employment have emerged as a logical consequence of the digital revolution. Whether it is Uber, Deliveroo, Amazon or Alibaba: our traditional views...
Michał Boni MEP
12.01.2017 - 12:52
Digital data underpins almost every activity in our society and it will do so to an even greater extent in the future. Our banks are already digital, the future of self-driving cars depends on the availability of reliable and secure data and the...
Women saying "Stop"
13.12.2016 - 08:53
The success of the Eastern Partnership also depends on greater equality between men and women Everywhere in the world, whether in public or private spaces, women and girls are victims of abuse and discrimination. Working on improving their rights...
One euro coin among wheat grains
12.12.2016 - 12:00
Long winters, wet springs, hot summers: Europe's farmers have always been exposed to natural risks. In the past few years, macro-economic factors such as exchange rates, energy and fertiliser processes, interest rates and external policies have...
South America map
12.12.2016 - 11:15
by Luis De Grandes and Antonio Tajani, Members of the European Parliament Walking the streets of Buenos Aires, you feel like you could be in any European capital. After the First World War, over a million Italians started their lives in Argentina...
Egyptians Celebrate The First Anniversary Of The Revolution In Tahrir Square
09.12.2016 - 13:30
by Elmar Brok and Mariya Gabriel, Members of the European Parliament Walking the streets of Cairo, you can see the change that the Arab Spring has brought about. The old regime has fallen. The instability which swept the country afterwards is...
#DiscoverEU
07.12.2016 - 07:00
There is more to this proposal than free train tickets. It is an investment in young people and in Europe’s future. It reinforces the main aim of the European Union: to bring people together. We want young Europeans to discover the EU is also...
Earthquake in Amatrice
30.11.2016 - 15:35
After the first occurrence on 24 August, three more major earthquakes, together with a flurry of tremors, struck the central Italian regions in October. The last was the strongest Italy felt since Irpinia in 1980. Despite the relentless efforts...
Business Team In Office Meeting
30.11.2016 - 11:31
We can do even better to create more positive impact on our Member States' economies with the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF). That's why the EPP Group wants to put more emphasis on investments in our shared objectives, apply...
Therese Comodini Cachia MEP
29.11.2016 - 17:32
Digital technology has radically changed the way creative content is produced, distributed and accessed. The EU needs modern copyright rules fit for a Digital Single Market. The Commission's copyright reform proposal sets a framework within...

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28.05.2018 - 01.06.2018
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Post-2020 EU budget

MEPs will adopt their position on the EU's next long-term budget on Wednesday. The EPP Group Chairman, Manfred Weber, stresses that there are...
Construction workers working on cement formwork frames

Towards new rules on the posting of workers

MEPs will vote on the final agreement on the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive on Tuesday. The new rules aim to better protect workers who...
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Future of Europe

The future of Europe will be debated on Wednesday morning in Strasbourg with the Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel. Manfred Weber MEP, the...
Christofer Fjellner MEP