20.10.2016 - 12:13

Removing obstacles to the freedom of movement

Freedom of movement is a fundamental right for EU citizens, that allows them to travel, live and work in other EU countries. It is one of the greatest successes of the Union to date. However, through...
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31.05.2016 - 14:48

A child's best interests must come first

A child's best interests should always come first in cross-border EU cases regarding custody, familial breakdown or other child welfare issues, according to EPP Group Members of the Committee on...
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28.04.2016 - 18:00

PP pide prorrogar ayudas agrícolas por embargo ruso

Los eurodiputados del PP Esther Hérranz, Pilar Ayuso y Ramón Luis Valcárcel han solicitado a la Comisión Europea que no demore más la adopción del reglamento...
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03.02.2016 - 11:02

Minority rights in theory and in practice

A roundtable discussion on minority rights in theory and practice was hosted by Pál Csáky MEP, Vice-Chair of the PETI Committee on 26 January 2016 in the European Parliament. The...
Courtroom detail
tlačová správa
28.01.2015 - 10:12

Българско дете осиновено насилствено във Великобритания

На заседание на Комисията по петиции в Европейския парламент беше обсъдена българска петиция относно нарушаване от страна на британските органи на основните права на едно българско семейство....
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tlačová správa
02.04.2014 - 12:10

Divorces binationaux: des conséquences désastreuses

"En dépit des manœuvres politiques des députés européens allemands visant à empêcher tout débat en commission des Pétitions sur les...
tlačová správa
01.04.2014 - 11:49

Non à l'extraction massive de sable en Baie de Lannion

Ce matin, les députés de la commission des Pétitions au Parlement européen ont débattu de la pétition déposée par le collectif "Peuple des...
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tlačová správa
11.03.2014 - 11:14

Towards a more efficient petitions committee

The European Parliament adopted today a report by MEP Jarosław Wałęsa summing-up five years of activities of the committee on petitions (PETI), which tries to ensure non-judicial remedies are...
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tlačová správa
10.10.2013 - 12:40

Bürgeranliegen müssen schneller beantwortet werden

Die Rekordzahl von 2000 Bürgerbeschwerden, mit denen sich der Petitionsausschuss des Europäischen Parlamentes im Jahr 2012 beschäftigte, muss ein Ansporn sein, in Zukunft Bü...
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26.09.2013 - 10:25

Petíció a szlovák állampolgársági törvény ellen

„Az Európai Parlament Petíciós Bizottsága korábbi döntésének megfelelően a szlovák állampolgársági törv...
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09.11.2012 - 11:45

Citizens' right to petition the European Parliament

The right to petition the European Parliament is closely linked to European citizenship, established in the Maastricht Treaty which entered into force in 1993, therefore giving Treaty status to the...
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tlačová správa
30.03.2012 - 17:30

European Citizens' Initiative: a new tool of democracy

The Regulation on the Europan Citizens' Initiative (ECI) will enter into force on 1 April, providing EU citizens with a new tool of participatory democracy, unique worldwide on a transnational...
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23.04.2012 - 11:45

Listening to citizens' concerns

Cumbersome social security procedures, problems receiving healthcare services abroad and barriers to getting qualifications recognized in another Member State are among the 20 main concerns of...
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tlačová správa
19.02.2013 - 15:30

Making EU citizenship an added value in everyday life

'Making the most of EU citizenship' was the theme of a joint Hearing of three European Parliament Committees (Petitions Committee, Civil Liberties and Home Affairs Committee and the Legal...



Revamped Europass to help Europeans train and work across the EU
23.01.2018 - 16:30

Revamped Europass to help Europeans train and work across the EU

The European Parliament’s Education and Employment Committee has approved an agreement to revamp the Europass, a kind of online European Union...
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23.01.2018 - 10:56

EP reduces size after Brexit

Today, the European Parliament’s Constitutional Affairs Committee voted on the new distribution of the European Parliament’s seats for 27...
EPP Group Plenary Report: Future of Europe, Bulgaria’s EU Presidency, Russian disinformation, renewable energy
18.01.2018 - 13:15

EPP Group Plenary Report: Future of Europe, Bulgaria’s EU Presidency, Russian disinformation, renewable energy

At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, MEPs debated the Bulgarian EU Presidency’s priorities with Bulgaria’s Prime Minister...
18.01.2018 - 11:27

Cross-border divorces: focus on the interest of the child

“Besides placement in a foster family or care institution, judges should have the possibility to entrust a child to other members of the family...


31.01.2018 - 16:30

The Pan-European Personal Pension Product

To register for the event please contact epp-imco@europarl.europa.eu.