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Welcome to the EPP Group’s newsroom, home to all our news, events, videos and more. Check out our latest news articles and our reaction to events across Europe. Stay informed on our Working Groups’ progress on important European Parliament legislative and policy issues. Find out about the debates and major pieces of legislation adopted at European Parliament plenary sessions.

News

business conference microphones
news 27.01.2023 - 12:41
news 27.01.2023 - 12:41
FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Invitation: EPP Group Press Briefing on Migration

Jeroen Lenaers MEP, EPP Group Spokesman in the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home...

Women saying "Stop"
news 25.01.2023 - 12:16
news 25.01.2023 - 12:16
LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

EU must ratify Istanbul Convention to protect women & girls

“We must do as much as we can to prevent gender-based violence, protect victims and punish p...

Spyware [nid:115880]
news 24.01.2023 - 18:25
news 24.01.2023 - 18:25
LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

EP to investigate hacking of Spanish PM’s phone

The European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus and equivalent...

A hand holding a chip (semiconductor)
news 24.01.2023 - 10:17
news 24.01.2023 - 10:17
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

EPP Group improves EU Chips Act

Make Europe an attractive hub for chip investment, a centre of excellence and innovation and address potential future supply...

Videos

video 07.11.2022 - 13:30
video 07.11.2022 - 13:30
LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

MEP Paulo Rangel on Croatia’s Path to Schengen

Visiting Croatia's border with the Western Balkans, the EPP Group's Paulo Rangel saw effective policing and...

video 07.11.2022 - 13:00
video 07.11.2022 - 13:00
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Heart of the Green Deal: New European Bauhaus

Rebuilding the EU with people and planet in mind is the aim of the New European Bauhaus approved by Parliament....

video 03.11.2022 - 14:30
video 03.11.2022 - 14:30
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Learning from the pandemic: Cross-border cooperation saves lives

Teamwork is what makes the EU stronger, especially in the face of adversity. We...

video 03.11.2022 - 14:15
video 03.11.2022 - 14:15
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS

After pipeline blasts, step up protection of EU energy, water, transport and Internet

Explosions that damaged the Nord Stream pipelines...

Podcasts

Swedish and European Flag
podcast 24.01.2023 - 10:08
podcast 24.01.2023 - 10:08
LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Sweden's 2023 EU Presidency: How to move things forward?

What did Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson mean by a "greener, safer, freer" EU when...

Capsized wooden boats
podcast 12.01.2023 - 9:12
podcast 12.01.2023 - 9:12
FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

The EU Migration Pact: How to prevent a new crisis?

More than 300.000 people crossed European borders illegally in 2022. Only on the Balkan route did we...

Young girl in front of cows on the field
podcast 06.12.2022 - 9:08
podcast 06.12.2022 - 9:08
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING

Food security: How can young farmers make a difference?

In our latest episode, we tackled the topic of the future of agriculture. More precisely - how...

Studio microphone in front of EU flag
podcast 29.11.2022 - 11:47
podcast 29.11.2022 - 11:47
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

From Red Terror to Terrorist State: Is a Different Russia Possible?

As we witness the unprovoked brutality of the Kremlin’s w...

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The week ahead

  • 30.01.2023
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Empty boats on the shore, rocks behind

Get ready for a new wave of migration

“We are sleepwalking into a new migration crisis", warns Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group, ahead of Wednesday's p...

Trade, industry, competition, China, India, United States, European Union [nid:106543]

Put industrial competitiveness at the heart of EU policy

The European Union needs to prioritise industrial competitiveness. Next week, the European...

View of Tallinn in winter

EPP Group meets in Tallinn to push for stronger European defence

The EPP Group wants the EU to step up its efforts for a stronger European defence....

Flags of Ukraine and the European Union

Start accession negotiations with Ukraine now

The upcoming summit between the EU and Ukraine on Friday should set out a clear pathway for the start of...

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Opinions

Grey wolf
opinion 29.11.2022 - 0:00
opinion 29.11.2022 - 0:00
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

More predators should mean changes in their protection

Since the European Union Habitats Directive was ratified thirty years ago in 1992, the grey wolf...

Picture of Vladimir Putin
opinion 20.11.2022 - 0:00
opinion 20.11.2022 - 0:00
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

What’s in the label of ‘terrorist state’? Everything.

Labels are important. For too long, the Western world preferred to ignore Russia’s crimes a...

Portrait of Daphne Caruana Galizia
opinion 12.10.2022 - 0:00
opinion 12.10.2022 - 0:00
LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Five years of silence

It was an otherwise normal Maltese afternoon. One of those beautiful, balmy days, typical of late summer, characterised by sun, surrounded by the...

Solar energy
opinion 22.06.2022 - 0:00
opinion 22.06.2022 - 0:00
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Fire up renewables now

We are hearing about climate warnings year in, year out. However, this year, the necessity to decarbonise Europe and exclude fossil fuels from our...

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