Views expressed here are the views of the national delegation and do not always reflect the views of the Group as a whole
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

Thousands Of Syrian Refugees Seek Shelter
12.03.2015 - 12:31

European unity for helping Christians in the Middle East

After months of preparation and negotiation on a political consensus, the EPP Group's resolution asking for international assistance for victims of persecution and abduction by the Islamic State...
24.02.2015 - 15:53

European biofuels reform hanging on thin thread

“I regret that the majority of the Environment Committee today put the entire biofuels reform at risk by picking a symbolic fight with Member States. The outcome of the vote in the European...
Photo of child sitting on steps of rundown home
26.11.2014 - 14:05

EPP Group wants a clear Child Rights Strategy

Almost 25 years to the day since the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child was signed in New York, the European Parliament this afternoon discussed the abject poverty and sheer abuse...
Good teams make money
04.11.2014 - 17:24

Universal banks crucial in a Capital Markets Union

"The European Union lacks investment of 900 billion euros. This is one of the main challenges we face when proceeding with a Capital Markets Union and with the legislation creating a framework...



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...