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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

Kobani, Syria
04.02.2016 - 12:32

ISIS crimes labelled as genocide by the European Parliament

On the EPP Group's initiative, the abuse and persecution against Christians, Yazidis and other religious and ethnic minorities by the so-called ISIS/Daesh have been recognised by the European...
MEPs vote
17.12.2015 - 12:25

Sanctions for voting fraud on behalf of Le Pen

The EPP Group has welcomed that the first part of the official investigation into the voting fraud concerning Marine La Pen MEP has now been concluded. The President of the European Parliament...
Businesswoman Rejecting Advance
25.11.2015 - 10:02

Violence against women: strong punishment for attackers

“One in three women in the world has been subjected to physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. These frightening figures also affect the EU, where 22% of women have experienced such...
16.09.2015 - 13:24

Investment Protection: new proposal creates better firewall

The European Commission today presented the new system for resolving disputes between investors and states - the Investment Court System. This new system would be used in all ongoing and future EU...



Cellphone with digital world map
15.03.2017 - 12:21

5G will transform our societies

To say that we are living in a time of change is by and large one of the most misused phrases there is. The truth is that the times are always changing, with new technologies, products and services...
Global Business people team
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
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,...
Bank sign on building
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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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...