News: LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Browse our latest news - your daily go-to for learning about EPP Group news and activities as well as our reaction to and comment on news and events both inside and outside the European Parliament.

Croatia-Schengen
news 10.11.2022 - 11:27
news 10.11.2022 - 11:27
LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

MEPs approve Croatia’s full membership of Schengen area

The European Parliament today approved lifting internal border controls between the Schengen...

A boy plugging a wire to an electric car to chagre it.
news 26.10.2022 - 10:57
news 26.10.2022 - 10:57
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Why renewables are indeed the silver bullet

by Markus Pieper MEP Whichever way you look at it, everything points to renewables. Take our lives as an...

A view of destroyed theatre hall, which was used as a shelter by civilians, after Russian bombardment in Mariupol, Ukraine
news 20.10.2022 - 8:56
news 20.10.2022 - 8:56
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Destruction of cultural heritage is a war crime

“Russia's war against Ukraine is an attempt to erase the identity and culture of a sovereign nation, i...

Frontex
news 18.10.2022 - 8:51
news 18.10.2022 - 8:51
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Let Frontex do its important job

The EPP Group will today vote in favour of granting the discharge for the EU Border and Coast Guard Agency Frontex for the year...

Sweden reports 4th leak on Nord Stream pipelines
news 10.10.2022 - 16:12
news 10.10.2022 - 16:12
LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Massively step up protection of critical infrastructure

"Recent events in several parts of Europe remind us how important the protection of critical...

Visa
news 05.10.2022 - 15:13
news 05.10.2022 - 15:13
LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

High time for Bulgaria and Romania to join Schengen

“With Bulgaria and Romania joining Schengen, we can better protect our external borders and strengthen t...

Rally In Front Of The Iranian Embassy In Protest Of The Death Of Mahsa Amini
news 04.10.2022 - 11:04
news 04.10.2022 - 11:04
FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Iran: old men mustn't tell young women how to dress and live

The EPP Group strongly condemns the killing of Masha Amini and calls on the Iranian...

Stethoscope doctor leaned on many euro currency banknotes
news 18.09.2022 - 10:51
news 18.09.2022 - 10:51
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

EPP demands substantial reforms from Hungary

"Finally, the Commission uses the teeth we gave them", says Petri Sarvamaa, the EPP Group's spokesman in the...

Organised Crime
news 13.09.2022 - 19:52
news 13.09.2022 - 19:52
LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Fifty proposals to fight organised crime in Europe

“More than ever before, organised crime in the EU is a threat to the security of the EU and to citizens’ saf...

carers
news 07.09.2022 - 8:56
news 07.09.2022 - 8:56
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Care is hallmark of societal contract and must be empowered

The EPP Group welcomes the announcement of the EU’s first ever Care Strategy. The strategy, ...

Youth
news 02.09.2022 - 8:41
news 02.09.2022 - 8:41
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

EPP Group to host flagship Event for Youth

From the 5th to the 8th of September, the Esplanade Solidarność 1980 at the European Parliament in Brussels will be h...

Rule of law
news 13.07.2022 - 12:18
news 13.07.2022 - 12:18
LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

New rule of law report: useful if properly enforced

The EPP Group welcomes today's presentation of the European Commission’s rule of law report, which e...

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