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Press releases

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14.12.2016 - 21:16

First steps for 5G in Europe: political agreement reached

“We have now reached an agreement with the Council on the freeing-up of the 700 MHz spectrum band. This is an agreement that will secure European competitiveness and enable us to reap the full...
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23.11.2016 - 15:41

Violence against women: the EU must not sit on its hands

“Violence against women is not a private issue. It is a serious crime and continues to be a huge problem in Europe. Too often, violence against women is tolerated and it is our responsibility...
Woman using her cell phone
10.11.2016 - 10:17

High-quality mobile broadband services for all Europeans

In a vote today on the opening-up of the so-called 700 MHz spectrum band, the European Parliament’s Industry Committee called for faster internet and new generation mobile services to be...
steel factory
09.11.2016 - 13:12

Trade: protecting EU industry without being protectionist

"This proposal is necessary to prevent a major and unnecessary trade conflict with China, but it is long overdue. Now we have to make sure that the new anti-dumping regulation is 100 percent WTO...

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News
07.05.2015 - 09:30

ISDS mechanism in TTIP: myths vs reality

This week, Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström presented the new model for investment protection in all EU trade and investment agreements. I welcome the initiatives to make the investment...
Christofer Fjellner MEP
News
04.12.2013 - 18:59

All politicians should live the life of an entrepreneur

I believe I envisioned a future in entrepreneurship, but I ended up in politics instead. I do not regret that of course, but it’s always fun to think about what may have been. In many ways,...
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News
20.05.2013 - 16:00

Bailouts for banks by owners and creditors, not taxpayers

The Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (RRD) is a cornerstone of the legislative initiatives on financial services currently being processed by the EU institutions. It seeks to correct the long-...
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News
08.05.2013 - 11:00

Banking Union: what is missing and what should be added?

Last September, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution entitled “Towards a Banking Union”. The EPP Group pushed to end the vicious circle between banks in financial trouble and...

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Plenary Reports

There was a change of leadership in the European Parliament this session in Strasbourg. The EPP Group candidate Antonio Tajani was elected European...
"A true pro-European, Antonio Tajani has dedicated his political career to Europe. He will be a strong and a reliable partner for the whole...
After the election of Antonio Tajani as President of the European Parliament, the EPP Group's candidates for Vice-Presidents were also elected,...

Highlights of the week

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EPP Group candidate for European Parliament President

The EPP Group will elect its candidate for the post of President of the European Parliament on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday at 10.30 hrs, the EPP...
Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group

Preparation of the European Council meeting 15-16 December

MEPs are set to debate the preparations for the upcoming European Summit of 15-16 December. Chairman Manfred Weber will take the floor on behalf of...
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Visa-free travel: new suspension mechanism protects EU

The European Parliament will vote to review the visa suspension mechanism which can be applied to all visa-free travel agreements that the EU has...