ENG: The Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) (EPP Group) is a centre-right political group of the European Parliament. It is made up of MEPs elected from the lists of member-parties of the European People's Party (EPP), plus a few independent MEPs. It is the only political group in the European parliament to fully represent its corresponding European political party, the EPP.The EPP Group is one of the three oldest groups, dating its origin back to September 1952 and the first meeting of the Parliament's predecessor, the Common Assembly. Founded as an explicitly Christian Democrat group, it declined at first but reversed its fortunes in the 80's/90's when, as a result of the gradual enlargement of the EPP (party), it started to pick up members from other centre-right ...
The draft of Hungary's new constitution is based on common European traditions and values, the respect of human dignity and freedom, and the principles of democracy and the rule of law, Joseph Daul, chairman of the European People's Party group in the EP, said in a statement on Wednesday. He praised the document for addressing 21st-century challenges and placing special emphasis on responsibility for future generations and sustainable development. "The draft's register on basic rights is based on the most recent fundamental rights document, the Charter of Fundamental Rights. However, some ...
The European People’s Party has condemned the worsening political situation in Ukraine, including unprecedented pressure on the opposition and its leader Yulia Tymoshenko, runs the March 24 release of the Batkivshchyna party on the EPP summit in Brussels.
Ukraine is back-sliding on important goals of democracy, Europization and modernization, the EPP March 24 declaration runs. If the back-sliding continues, it will be inconsistent with the declared aims of a close integration with the EU under the agreement on association, EPP says. The EPP is concerned over an increasing number of ...
President Saakashvili participated in the summit of European People’s Party (EPP), which was held in Brussels on October 29, the party’s website reported.The ruling party in Georgia, United National Movement, led by President Saakashvili, is an observer member of EPP.On the sideline of the summit Saakashvili met with Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighborhood Policy.
Source: Civil.ge (30.10.2009)
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Joseph DAUL, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament (EP)
Herbert REUL, Head of the German Delegation (CDU) of the EPP Group in the EP
Markus FERBER, Head of the German Delegation (CSU) of the EPP Group in the EP
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Mikheil Saakashvili at the EPP Summit March 2013.
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Images from the EPP's Summit in Brussels and soundbites from Portuguese MEP and EPP Vice President Mario David; Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen; German...
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