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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

Romanian Flag
03.10.2018 - 09:35

We remain on the side of the Romanian people

“The people of Romania want a better future in their own country with integrity, transparency and justice. The Romanian Government has repeatedly ignored its people. We have serious concerns...
Passport with credit card and computer
05.07.2018 - 12:16

New EU border checks to keep one step ahead of terrorists

“There are more than 30 million travellers from 60 visa-free countries who come to Europe every year about whom the authorities have no information until they actually arrive. Those arriving...
Person voting
20.06.2018 - 10:22

Judicial power must be impartial and independent

Sandra Kalniete MEP, Chairwoman of the EPP Group Working Group on Foreign Affairs, and Cristian Preda MEP, EPP Group Spokesman in the Committee on Foreign Affairs, have made the following statement...
Bridge of Art states, national theater, Skopje, Macedonia
14.06.2018 - 15:02

Crucial moment for Skopje

Sandra Kalniete Chair of the EPP Working Group on Foreign Affairs, Andrey Kovatchev, EPP Vice-Chair for Enlargement and Mediterranean Policy and Cristian Dan Preda, EPP Group Coordinator for the...



A bee on a flower
20.01.2014 - 15:00

European honey production under threat

During the plenary session of the European Parliament of Wednesday RMDSZ MEP Csaba Sógor explained his vote concerning the revision of the Honey Directive, expressing his concern for the...
Young Members Network
19.09.2013 - 12:00

7th EPP Young Members Network Meeting in Poland

The 7th EPP Young Members Network Meeting (YMN) will take place in Sopot and Gdańsk, Poland, from 19-21 September 2013. Young national and European parliamentarians will debate 'Cohesion Policy:...
Lawyer with documents
18.06.2013 - 12:15

Fair trial rights all over Europe

You have the right to remain silent. You have the right to consult a lawyer. Does this sound familiar to you? Probably, since you have heard it countless times in blockbuster movies and on TV. Well...
Refugees on a boat
08.06.2013 - 20:30

The Asylum Package: towards a genuine Common European Asylum System

In 2007, the European Commission embarked on a public consultation exercise with NGOs, national governments and stakeholders by publishing a Green Paper. Based on the contributions received during...


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Highlights of the week


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...

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...

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...