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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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Countering populism in Latin America
17.11.2016

Countering populism in Latin America

Latin American history is peppered with dictatorships and populist leaders. But democratic elections in countries like Venezuela, Argentina and Peru are signs that populism in on the wane.However, things are looking bleak in Venezuela where the economy is in dire straits. Venezuelans are suffering...
EPP Group re-elects Manfred Weber as Chairman and 10 Vice-Chairs, half of them women.
16.11.2016

EPP Group re-elects Manfred Weber as Chairman and 10 Vice-Chairs, half of them women.

The EPP Group has elected its 10 Vice-Chairs in the European Parliament, half of them women, reflecting the geographical diversity of the EU. Mr Weber called the vote a sign of unity and strength.
EU must support minorities in Libya to end conflict
15.11.2016

EU must support minorities in Libya to end conflict

At an EPP Group event in the European Parliament, Libyan minority groups called for a greater voice in efforts to build the new government in Tripoli and find lasting peace. Bulgarian MEP and host Mariya Gabriel noted the importance of ending the fighting in Libya as a means of stopping the flow of...
Young EPP members discuss future of Europe
11.11.2016

Young EPP members discuss future of Europe

A series of 100-second pitches on how to change Europe for the better was the main novelty of the annual EPP Young Members’ Network meeting in Brussels. The pitches included calls for more of a social dimension in Europe as well as calls to curb illegal immigration and to combat growing...
Youth leaders give boost to free InterRail passes for young Europeans
10.11.2016

Youth leaders give boost to free InterRail passes for young Europeans

At a meeting in the European Parliament, youth group leaders joined EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber in raising awareness about a project to give free InterRail passes to Europeans marking their 18th birthday. The goal is to fight Euroscepticism by encouraging youth to travel and appreciate the EU...
EU needs concrete action to counter populists
08.11.2016

EU needs concrete action to counter populists

National parliamentarians and EPP Group MEPs discuss how to take concrete action to improve Europeans’ lives and counter a populist threat ahead of elections.
The political consequences of Brexit
21.10.2016

The political consequences of Brexit

British voters decided to exit the EU in a referendum earlier this year, the so-called ‘Brexit’. The UK government has said that it plans to start formal negotiations by triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty by April next year. The European Ideas Network hosted a debate between...
Fight past and current populist and anti-Western threats with concrete action
20.10.2016

Fight past and current populist and anti-Western threats with concrete action

Populism, xenophobia and anti-Westernism are past and current threats to Europe that must be countered with concrete action, said the EPP Group’s Sandra Kalniete MEP and Group Chairman Manfred Weber MEP at a conference in the European Parliament. The threats are internal and external,...
EPP Group pushes for EU-wide system against food terrorism
19.10.2016

EPP Group pushes for EU-wide system against food terrorism

Europe lacks a food defence system of testing, tracing and sharing information to prevent a mass contamination by criminals or terrorists. The EPP Group’s Esther Herranz García and Giovanni La Via hosted an event in the European Parliament to push for such a system at EU level.
Crunch time for job-creating EU-Canada trade deal
18.10.2016

Crunch time for job-creating EU-Canada trade deal

CETA, the EU-Canada Trade Agreement, must win over all 28 EU Member States in time for the planned signing on 28 October. EPP Group MEP Artis Pabriks says CETA will provided a badly-needed boost for Europe’s economy while protecting national sovereignty as well as environmental, consumer and...

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