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12-04-2017
In an attempt to reinforce its external borders, the EU has, since last week, applied new and stricter rules. Do they work? That was what Members of the European Parliament, experts and diplomats came together to discuss this week.

Gebeurtenis van de week

Iedere week alle wetenswaardigheden over belangrijke ontwikkelingen binnen het Europees Parlement, inclusief interviews met de mensen achter de berichten.
EPP MPs and MEPs tackle globalisation
26-06-2017

EPP MPs and MEPs tackle globalisation

The EU needs to step up efforts to adapt to globalisation to address voter concerns and create sustainable employment, say EPP MPs and MEPs meeting at the European Parliament. The regular EPP Group gathering underscored the need for close cooperation between EU and national legislators to reach...
Digital revolution to help Europeans adapt and profit from it, says Mariya Gabriel
20-06-2017

Digital revolution to help Europeans adapt and profit from it, says Mariya Gabriel

At her Parliament Commissioner-designate hearing, Mariya Gabriel promised to seek new measures to benefit from the digital revolution. The Bulgarian EPP Group MEP said they include helping workers and businesses adapt to the digital transformation, copyright reform, audio-visual reform,...
Suspend accession talks unless Turkey rethinks reforms
20-06-2017

Suspend accession talks unless Turkey rethinks reforms

The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee approves Parliament’s review of the latest European Commission progress report on accession talks with Turkey. The resolution calls for the suspension of accession talks if the Turkish government proceeds with constitutional changes...
Erasmus celebrates 30 years of success
13-06-2017

Erasmus celebrates 30 years of success

Former Erasmus students from all over Europe and MEPs attended celebrations in the European Parliament marking 30 years of the Erasmus student exchange programme. EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber hailed Erasmus as a success story.
EU roaming breakthrough to slash wholesale rates
12-06-2017

EU roaming breakthrough to slash wholesale rates

MEPs are hailing the European Parliament, Council and Commission agreement to slash wholesale mobile roaming rates by up to 90%, a boost to cross-border mobile use and Europe’s Digital Single Market. This video was first published on 7 February 2017.
Copyright rules fit for the digital age
09-06-2017

Copyright rules fit for the digital age

EU lawmakers want to ensure that new copyright rules based on European Commission legislative proposals are fit for the digital age. They want to ensure broad access to online content whilst protecting the rights of content creators. Preventing illegal downloads and finding ways to ensure access...
Strengthening cybersecurity is EPP Group priority
08-06-2017

Strengthening cybersecurity is EPP Group priority

An EPP Group hearing on cybercrime and cybersecurity, organised by Elissavet Vozemberg-Vrionidi MEP, examined the situation in the EU and discussed proposals to contribute to the Group’s priorities.
Energy Union to secure supplies in crisis
30-05-2017

Energy Union to secure supplies in crisis

The European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee has approved a plan for the EU’s Energy Union to ensure gas supplies in times of crisis. The EPP Group’s Rapporteur Jerzy Buzek of Poland says the legislation will commit EU members to help each other to assess risk...
Visa-free travel for Ukrainians at long last
17-05-2017

Visa-free travel for Ukrainians at long last

Following a lengthy procedure during which Ukraine has put in place major reforms, the EU grants visa-free travel to Ukrainians.
Citizens’ rights a red line in Brexit talks
11-05-2017

Citizens’ rights a red line in Brexit talks

At a European Parliament hearing, the Civil Liberties Committee discusses the Brexit negotiations with concerned citizens and civil society. Across party lines are calls to guarantee citizens’ rights as a red line in the talks, says the EPP Group’s Danuta Hübner.

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Ioannis Zografos
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