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Press releases

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...
Handshake
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...
Child marriage
27.05.2015 - 18:36

EPP Group calls for action to stop child marriages

"Too many girls in the world are being robbed of their childhood. Childhood marriage is not only a violation of children's rights but also constitutes violence against women. The time has...
biofuels
14.04.2015 - 09:22

Biofuels reform paves the way for more renewables in Europe

The European Parliament's Environment Committee today supported an agreement with the Council on a reform of EU biofuels policy. "This is an important reform that will support the...

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Cellphone with digital world map
News
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
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,...
Bank sign on building
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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Highlights of the week

Brexit

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...
Copyright

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...
Taxes

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...