steel factory
24.02.2016 - 13:13
The European steel sector supports the jobs of 350,000 people and is of key importance for our manufacturing industry. But substantial drops in demand for steel and severe challenges, in terms of restructuring and a lack of investment, threatens the...
Venezuela Elections 2015
17.02.2016 - 11:55
Two years after the demonstrations that took place in Venezuela more than 1700 protesters await trial and more than 70 remain jailed. At least 40 people were killed in the protests, with noone as yet held accountable for their murders....
Statistics, Finance, Stock Exchange and Accounting
17.02.2016 - 10:21
During the 2016 edition of the European Parliamentary Week this week, the European Parliament welcomed national MPs from across Europe for joint debates with MEPs. Two EPP Group Members, Esther de Lange from the Netherlands and Sofia Ribeiro from...
Germany Raises Security Level
16.02.2016 - 17:31
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 Network held at the European Parliament on 15 February...
World Cancer Day 2016
04.02.2016 - 12:09
"World Cancer Day is an opportunity to reflect on the multi-stakeholder and multidisciplinary nature of cancer control. We will only be successful in the fight against cancer through strong collaboration between a wide range of stakeholders:...
European union puzzle game
01.02.2016 - 19:38
Do you still remember what it was like travelling from one country to another before Schengen was put in place? Have you heard that no roaming charges will exist for calls, texts and data downloads within the EU from 2017 on? Do you know you can...
Owner of a cafe showing open sign
19.01.2016 - 15:45
"We can be proud of being the only political group in the European Parliament that has a framework for discussing policies that concern Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the European Union." With this remark, the Chairman of...
Situation in the Mediterranean
19.01.2016 - 14:15
When, last year, we were tasked with preparing a bi-partisan approach to the European Parliament’s response to migration, we knew it would be challenging. We did not know that we would be doing this in the midst of the worst refugee crisis...
Mature Businesswoman
18.01.2016 - 17:45
Since the signature of the Lisbon Treaty, the EU has put entrepreneurship at the top of the political agenda, particularly with a view to getting economic growth back on track by creating new jobs. Therefore, entrepreneurial freedom should be...
British referendum
15.01.2016 - 14:00
Published by The Guardian on Tuesday 5 January 2016 Deputy head of Bavaria’s CSU backs curbs on migrant benefits and says party is ‘strong ally’ of PM ahead of meeting with Angela Merkel Senior government figures in Germany...
EPP Group Hearing on the Implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive
14.01.2016 - 17:01
The European Union has been very efficient in lowering greenhouse gas emissions while maintaining economic growth. In fact, more efficient use of energy - while not the only factor - has enabled the European Union to reduce CO2 emissions by 23...
Blue puzzle on Euro currency
15.12.2015 - 17:53
The EPP Group welcomes the Commission's new legislative proposal on the online sale of tangible goods and of digital content. Following an in-depth discussion with Commissioner Věra Jourová at an extraordinary meeting of the European...
10th anniversary of Members Against Cancer group
10.12.2015 - 16:53
The MEPs Against Cancer (MAC) group is celebrating its 10th anniversary and 30 years of the European Action Against Cancer. One of the reasons for establishing MAC was inequalities in access to cancer care and treatment between and within the Member...
10.12.2015 - 10:45
In August 2014, the European Union and Canada concluded negotiations on a modern and comprehensive trade agreement which should bolster economies on both sides of the Atlantic and provide our societies with better prospects for economic growth,...
wallet and money
07.12.2015 - 10:15
Better value for taxpayers' money. This is the core idea behind the topic of performance-based budgeting that the EPP Group Bureau is discussing this week in Prague. "The EU budget is an investment budget and almost 90% of EU resources...


Highlights of the week

09.07.2018 - 13.07.2018
Cloud computing security

More muscle to combat threats to our networks

As threats to our vital networks and information structures are rising, we need to strengthen our ability to prevent, detect and respond to problems...
Happy family with child and shopping bags in city

Better work-life balance for parents and carers

On Wednesday afternoon, the Employment and Social Affairs Committee will vote on the legislative draft Report establishing a better work-life balance...
Human Hand Holding The New Apple Tv Siri Remote

New audiovisual media rules

Members of the Culture and Education Committee will endorse the political agreement reached on the reform of the EU legislation on Audiovisual Media...
The Narnia Project