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Victory for European defence despite ideological opposition

Victory for European defence despite ideological opposition “We have won the battle to secure a common and strong European Defence Fund for the future and this despite obstacles set up by ideological opponents. The EPP Group was the first supporter of the fund and I am confident that the adoption will mean a huge step forward for our European defence industry”, said Françoise Grossetête MEP, EPP...
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S&D Group achieved binding transparency rules for financial industry on the sustainability of investments

S&D Group achieved binding transparency rules for financial industry on the sustainability of investments The European Parliament voted today to confirm the agreement on an ambitious report on implementing transparency and disclosure reporting on the sustainability impact of financial products. The S&D Group took the lead on this file and succeeded on several key issues, including a more ...
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Speech by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the European Parliament urgency debate on Brunei

Speech by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the European Parliament urgency debate on Brunei On the 3rd of April, Brunei-Darussalam went on with the implementation of its 2013 Penal Code Order. The code foresees punishments such as amputation, public flogging and death by stoning, which should simply have no place in the world. Also, t...
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InvestEU: €700 billion to boost jobs and competitiveness in Europe

InvestEU: €700 billion to boost jobs and competitiveness in Europe The European Parliament approved the new investment initiative InvestEU today. "Investing is a marathon, not a sprint. The EPP Group has been the driving force for setting up, fine-tuning and boosting EU investment tools over the last couple of years. InvestEU will trigger €700 billion of additional investments between 2021 and...
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EPP and far right vote against restricting the spread terrorist content online

EPP and far right vote against restricting the spread terrorist content online The European Parliament yesterday evening backed new rules to force social media companies to crackdown on content that could promote terrorism on their platforms. The new rules passed despite many MEPs from the centre-right EPP Group and extreme right ENF Group voting againstthese measures to combat terrorism. S&am...
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Joint Statement by Federica Mogherini, Chrystia Freeland and Cecilia Malmström on the decision of the United States to further activate Title III of the Helms Burton (Libertad) Act

Joint Statement by Federica Mogherini, Chrystia Freeland and Cecilia Malmström on the decision of the United States to further activate Title III of the Helms Burton (Libertad) Act Bruxelles, 17/04/2019 - 16:14, UNIQUE ID: 190417_13 Joint Statements The decision by the United States to renege on its longstanding commitment to waive Title III of ...
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Deal on Horizon Europe: now we need the money on the table

Deal on Horizon Europe: now we need the money on the table ”We have secured a deal on a future European research and innovation programme that includes high priority mission areas like cancer research, adaption to climate change and healthy food. Now, we ask the EU Member States to secure ample financing for the Horizon Europe Programme”, said Christian Ehler MEP, EPP Group Spokesman, after the d...
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MEDIA ADVISORY | April 17 Press Briefing with a Senior U.S. Department Official on Cuba

MEDIA ADVISORY | April 17 Press Briefing with a Senior U.S. Department Official on Cuba  EVENT: Please join us on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, for a telephonic press briefing with a Senior State Department Official about U.S. policy toward Cuba. DETAILS: Speakers: Senior State Department Official Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Time: 16:00 CEST (Brussels) 10:00 EDT (Washington, DC) |...
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European Data Journalism Network

European Data Journalism Network – EDJNet has been granted a second EU co-financing for carrying on with the coverage of European affairs from a data-driven perspective. The European Data Journalism Network is an independent network of media outlets and data newsrooms producing and promoting data-driven coverage of European affairs in several languages. The network was set up in 2017 and it is ...
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Carolus V Festival Brussels during the Renaissance

Carolus V Festival - Brussels during the Renaissance From May to September, the Carolus V Festival is an opportunity for Brussels to relive the spirit of the Renaissance. Among the countless activities offered, the talks and guided walks through the capital of Europe let visitors explore the time of Charles V, the most powerful emperor of the 16th century. This year, to celebrate the 450th annive...
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