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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...

Close-up of female apprentice using yoke machine. Female engineer is wearing protective glasses in factory. She is working in manufacturing industry.
news 15.09.2022 - 9:45
news 15.09.2022 - 9:45
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Industry is a lifeline for jobs and families   

“It is fundamental for the success of the Green Deal that all European companies remain competitive, r...

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...

Female engineer standing on top of a wind turbine.
news 13.09.2022 - 18:00
news 13.09.2022 - 18:00
BUDGET, AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL FUNDING ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Innovate Renewables and Hydrogen 

“A much higher share of renewables is needed, and faster too. If we want to achieve the European climate targets, we must a...

Hand adjusting temperature control in radiator
news 12.09.2022 - 17:31
news 12.09.2022 - 17:31
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Save energy to reduce bills

“Energy savings are the quickest and cheapest way to address the current energy crisis due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Energy s...

Cocoa plantation
news 12.09.2022 - 12:48
news 12.09.2022 - 12:48
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Clear new rules for soy and palm oil to stop deforestation

The EPP Group wants clear rules for products such as soy, palm oil, coffee and chocolate in...

Piggy bank saving electricity and heating costs
news 07.09.2022 - 12:39
news 07.09.2022 - 12:39
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Cap Russian fuel prices, zero VAT for food, more solidarity

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

Volodymyr Zelenskyy
news 07.09.2022 - 11:06
news 07.09.2022 - 11:06
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Ukrainians and Zelensky for Sakharov Prize

The EPP Group nominates the Ukrainian people and the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky for this year’s S...

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...

gas pipelines
news 26.07.2022 - 15:15
news 26.07.2022 - 15:15
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Exemptions to winter gas reduction plans weaken EU's unity

The EPP Group welcomes the swift agreement of EU Member States on winter gas reduction plans...

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