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10.07.2018
An increasingly digital world with new technology applications in vehicles and homes requires higher levels of cybersecurity. Based on European Commission proposals, the European Parliament is looking to drive up standards of cybersecurity across the European Union, for example in products bought by consumers and within critical infrastructures such as hospitals and transport systems.

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Erasmus celebrates 30 years of success
13.06.2017

Erasmus celebrates 30 years of success

Former Erasmus students from all over Europe and MEPs attended celebrations in the European Parliament marking 30 years of the Erasmus student exchange programme. EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber hailed Erasmus as a success story.
EU roaming breakthrough to slash wholesale rates
12.06.2017

EU roaming breakthrough to slash wholesale rates

MEPs are hailing the European Parliament, Council and Commission agreement to slash wholesale mobile roaming rates by up to 90%, a boost to cross-border mobile use and Europe’s Digital Single Market. This video was first published on 7 February 2017.
Copyright rules fit for the digital age
09.06.2017

Copyright rules fit for the digital age

EU lawmakers want to ensure that new copyright rules based on European Commission legislative proposals are fit for the digital age. They want to ensure broad access to online content whilst protecting the rights of content creators. Preventing illegal downloads and finding ways to ensure access...
Strengthening cybersecurity is EPP Group priority
08.06.2017

Strengthening cybersecurity is EPP Group priority

An EPP Group hearing on cybercrime and cybersecurity, organised by Elissavet Vozemberg-Vrionidi MEP, examined the situation in the EU and discussed proposals to contribute to the Group’s priorities.
Energy Union to secure supplies in crisis
30.05.2017

Energy Union to secure supplies in crisis

The European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee has approved a plan for the EU’s Energy Union to ensure gas supplies in times of crisis. The EPP Group’s Rapporteur Jerzy Buzek of Poland says the legislation will commit EU members to help each other to assess risk...
Visa-free travel for Ukrainians at long last
17.05.2017

Visa-free travel for Ukrainians at long last

Following a lengthy procedure during which Ukraine has put in place major reforms, the EU grants visa-free travel to Ukrainians.
Citizens’ rights a red line in Brexit talks
11.05.2017

Citizens’ rights a red line in Brexit talks

At a European Parliament hearing, the Civil Liberties Committee discusses the Brexit negotiations with concerned citizens and civil society. Across party lines are calls to guarantee citizens’ rights as a red line in the talks, says the EPP Group’s Danuta Hübner.
EU digital drive: free Wi-Fi and new rules on content
03.05.2017

EU digital drive: free Wi-Fi and new rules on content

The European Parliament has approved a project called Wifi4EU - free Wi-Fi for up to 8,000 communities - to help drive Europe towards a digital single market and expand public services. The Culture and Education Committee also gave the green light for tighter rules for online content, to ensure...
EU steps up the fight to combat child sexual abuse and exploitation
28.04.2017

EU steps up the fight to combat child sexual abuse and exploitation

Child sexual abuse is a major problem that the EU is working hard to eradicate. In 2011, the EU stepped up the fight with new legislation obliging EU countries to, for example, increase criminal penalties and criminalise the possession and acquisition of online child sexual abuse material. EPP...
Step up fight against Russian anti-EU fake news
25.04.2017

Step up fight against Russian anti-EU fake news

The EU must combat Russian undercover efforts to hijack politics in the West by coordinating its counterintelligence efforts and by providing more funding and staff to combat disinformation campaigns. Jaromír Štětina, a Czech MEP and EPP Group Member, says the EU must confront a...

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