Boy drinking water from bathroom faucet
23.10.2018 - 17:21
When we turn on the tap, we rarely think about where the water comes from, or where it goes afterwards. Water seems limitless, and we often forget it is one of our most valuable resources. We drink good quality water, but for how long? The...
Boy drinking water from bathroom faucet
Izjava za javnost
23.10.2018 - 13:24
EU listens to people's concerns in first ever Citizens’ Initiative Right2Water "The way we use water defines the future of humanity", said Michel Dantin MEP, the lead negotiator for the European Parliament on the dossier on...
Smart Borders
Izjava za javnost
23.10.2018 - 09:09
Schengen is one of Europe’s success stories but further action is needed to ensure that the freedom of movement is not put at risk. A report adopted by the Committee for Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, dismantling the rules for...
photo of the students in a classroom
Izjava za javnost
22.10.2018 - 19:01
Today, the European Parliament’s (EP) Culture and Education Committee presented its draft Report on the Erasmus+ Programme authored by Milan Zver MEP, EP Spokesman on the issue. “European programmes need to be equally accessible to...
two police officers doing a traffic control
22.10.2018 - 15:33
How can we effectively find criminals and terrorists in a Union without internal border checks? How are we able to enforce our rules and decisions on migrants that are obliged to return to their countries of origin, if we are not able to monitor...
Esther Herranz García MEP and Nuno Melo MEP
Izjava za javnost
18.10.2018 - 17:50
The EPP Group organised its fifth Congress of Young Farmers today to boost the role of young people in this crucial sector for Europe and to promote rural development. Today’s event is an initiative of MEPs Esther Herranz García and...
EPP Group highlights the EU’s long-term need for young farmers
18.10.2018 - 17:00
The EPP Group held its fifth European Congress of Young Farmers in the European Parliament in Brussels. The number of young people taking up farming is relatively low and there is growing concern that not enough are going into farming. The...
traffic on german autobahn,european cars and trucks
Izjava za javnost
18.10.2018 - 10:32
EPP Group wants to limit CO2 emissions from trucks Today, the Members of the Environment Committee in the European Parliament voted in favour of a revised version of the European Commission's proposal, which for the first time in European...
The map of Balkans under the magnifying glass
18.10.2018 - 09:32
The EPP Group confirmed its support for the EU ambitions of the Western Balkan countries Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYROM, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia. Politicians from those countries, EPP Group MEPs and the EPP Group Chairman took part in...
Improving EU citizens’ access to cross-border healthcare
17.10.2018 - 17:28
Quality of care and patient safety under the EU’s Cross-Border Healthcare Directive were at the heart of this EPP Group hearing with health professionals in the European Parliament. This piece of EU legislation has been an important step...
Press freedom
Izjava za javnost
16.10.2018 - 15:20
A year after the murder of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the EPP Group has organised a public hearing to be held on Thursday entitled ‘The fight for the truth: free and independent journalism in today’s world...
two police officers doing a traffic control
Izjava za javnost
15.10.2018 - 14:45
Should police and border guards be able to quickly find what they need on escaped criminals in a one-stop-shop portal connecting data from all EU security and border control information systems? This is what the European Parliament’s Civil...
Izjava za javnost
15.10.2018 - 14:28
The immense role of religion in the debate on the future of Europe, family, education, youth as a primary source of society’s human, social economic and spiritual capital, and promoting peace and security in Europe and in the EU’s...
Tighter EU rules on single-use plastics
11.10.2018 - 10:00
The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has approved legislation aimed at reducing waste from single-use plastic products polluting oceans and clogging landfills. The legislation, co-written by the EPP Group’s Karl-Heinz Florenz...
Secure LAN
Izjava za javnost
10.10.2018 - 12:15
The time for excuses for data breaches is now over. This must stop at once. European citizens should have their minds put to rest that their personal data remains personal, and doesn’t end up on hackers’ computers. That is the main...


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22.10.2018 - 26.10.2018
Border Entry / Exit signage between UK and France

Schengen Information System

The European Parliament will vote on Thursday on its final approval of the improved Schengen Information System (SIS) which locates wanted persons...
Discarded and polluting plastic garbage on sand

Reducing plastic waste

The EPP Group is in favour of new rules to reduce plastic pollution in Europe. The rules will be voted on in the European Parliament on Wednesday....
Young woman drinking glass of water

Safer drinking water for all

We want everyone to have access to quality water that is affordable and safe. On Tuesday, MEPs will approve changes to the new law on water safety...
Mairead McGuinness MEP