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13.09.2017
With little progress in the Brexit talks, EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier says the second phase of negotiations focusing on a trade accord and other future ties may not begin until early next year. The rights of millions of EU and UK citizens remains the top priority, Barnier says, speaking at the European Parliament’s Pan-European Working Group. The working group’s Chair, Paul Rübig of the EPP Group, says with Brexit, there is worry about the stability of internal UK relations after Brexit, regarding Northern Ireland and other UK members.

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Successful Erasmus+ Programme promoted at EPP Group Hearing
11.12.2015

Successful Erasmus+ Programme promoted at EPP Group Hearing

The EPP Group has brought together European Commission officials, MEPs and representatives of civil society to take an in-depth look at how Erasmus+ can be improved so that four million or more Europeans can study, train, gain work experience and volunteer abroad over the next seven years.
Stronger international effort needed to combat migrant smuggling
09.12.2015

Stronger international effort needed to combat migrant smuggling

A Hearing on the EU Action Plan to fight migrant smuggling seeks closer cooperation between the EU, migrant countries of origin as well as international organisations.
Targeted spending and checks with performance-based budgeting
08.12.2015

Targeted spending and checks with performance-based budgeting

The EPP Group votes on a position paper in Prague this week on how to better spend and verify effectiveness with Performance-based Budgeting.
Boost Spanish youth jobs by slashing taxes and red tape, says Antonio López-Istúriz
04.12.2015

Boost Spanish youth jobs by slashing taxes and red tape, says Antonio López-Istúriz

As the Spanish elections approach, EPP Secretary-General Antonio López-Istúriz predicts his Partido Popular will again lead the next government. He says the PP will step up reforms, cutting red tape and taxes, to boost youth employment. He also says possible Catalonian independence...
EU Commission proposes a law to help the disabled
02.12.2015

EU Commission proposes a law to help the disabled

The European Commission has tabled legal proposals to make products and services more accessible for 80 million disabled Europeans. The EPP Group spokesperson on disability issue, Ádám Kósa, sees it as a good opportunity for social inclusion.
Immediate EU solutions are needed to fight against terrorism
19.11.2015

Immediate EU solutions are needed to fight against terrorism

The EPP Group presented the main points of a report on the prevention of radicalisation and the recruitment of European citizens by terrorist organisations at a press conference this week.
Fight unfair tax practices with closer EU cooperation
17.11.2015

Fight unfair tax practices with closer EU cooperation

As large global companies testify before a special European Parliament committee on tax avoidance, MEPs call for closer cooperation to fight unfair tax practices.
We need dialogue between religions to fight radical ideologies
13.11.2015

We need dialogue between religions to fight radical ideologies

The EPP Group organised a hearing with the Delegation of the World Union of the Experts of Islam for Peace Against Violence on the reform of radical discourse and radical ideologies based on the misinterpretation of written heritage. During the hearing, organised by the Working Group on...
EPP parties in Congress united for Europe’s future
23.10.2015

EPP parties in Congress united for Europe’s future

The 21st EPP Statutory Congress took place in Madrid on the invitation of the Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of the Partido Popular. Immigration and the future of Europe dominated the debates.
Growth and jobs top of the EPP Group agenda
22.10.2015

Growth and jobs top of the EPP Group agenda

The EPP Group's economic and social welfare policies are working and have been successfully proven in Europe despite a gloomy economic environment. At the Group's Study Days in Madrid, MEPs discussed their successes and reflected on the future.

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