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News

Senior woman in the city
news 29.09.2022 - 8:58
news 29.09.2022 - 8:58
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Reduce VAT on fruit, vegetables and dairy to zero

Ahead of the Energy Council meeting this Friday, the EPP Group has adopted a Position Paper calling for...

Ukrainian flag on the background of the map of Ukraine
news 27.09.2022 - 8:54
news 27.09.2022 - 8:54
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Russian sham referenda are null and void

The EPP Group strongly condemns the illegal referenda organised by the Russian occupiers in Ukraine, in the regions of...

scientist
news 20.09.2022 - 13:53
news 20.09.2022 - 13:53
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Implement new cancer screening initiative swiftly

“The screening and detection of cancer are key to fighting this deadly disease. We welcome the European C...

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...

Videos

Catarina dos Santos Firnhaber
video 18.07.2022 - 15:15
video 18.07.2022 - 15:15
EVENTS IN MEMBER STATES

The power of youth: the youngest MP in the CDU/CSU Group shares her experiences

No-one in her family was politically involved, but she...

Conference on the Future of Europe
video 24.05.2022 - 15:30
video 24.05.2022 - 15:30
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS POLITICAL AND CULTURAL RELATIONS

Acting on Europeans' ideas for a brighter Future of Europe

After Europeans across the EU proposed thousands of ideas for the Conference on the Future...

video 19.05.2022 - 9:00
video 19.05.2022 - 9:00
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Boost Europe's security with Sweden and Finland in NATO

Shocked by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Finland and Sweden have scrapped their long historic...

Ioulia Payevska
video 10.05.2022 - 18:15
video 10.05.2022 - 18:15
FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS

Free Tayra: a daughter’s plea for Ukrainian medic captured by Russians

Russia must free Yulia Payevska and hundreds of other women captured in...

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The week ahead

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Hydrogen pipeline with blue sky background

Strengthen EU energy market and invest in energy infrastructure

Ahead of an emergency Energy Council meeting next Friday, the EPP Group calls for...

Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Ukrainians represented by Zelensky for Sakharov Prize

On Monday, it will become clearer who will win Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought a...

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Additional liability rules for high-risk Artificial Intelligence systems

On Wednesday, the European Commission will present its law proposal for...

Events

Construction's sector
event 12.10.2022 > 12.10.2022
event 12.10.2022 > 12.10.2022
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

EPP Group Experts Hearing on the Construction Products Regulation

EPP Group Hearing hosted by the MEPs Christian Doleschal, Dr. Andreas Schwab,...

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