The European Parliament has approved a common resolution on a strategy to end the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) around the world, tabled by six political groups.
12 February 2020
The European Parliament has approved the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement with a large majority.
12 February 2020
10th - 14th February: EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, EU strategy to put an end to FGM, proposed mandate for negotiations for a new partnership with the UK.
7 February 2020
Ahead of the vote in the European Parliament on an EU Strategy to put an end to female genital mutilation around the world, ECR Vice-Chair and vocal campaigner for ending Female Genital Mutilation around the world Assita Kanko asks the EU to increase its efforts to put an end to FGM.
6 February 2020
3rd - 7th February. On Monday, the ECR welcomes new Members. The ECR Group is organising its first International Conference on Maritime Security and the Blue Economy. A Conference on traditional European family values will take place. Read on for more details.
31 January 2020
Ahead of today's vote in the European Parliament on the UK Withdrawal Agreement, ECR Group Co-Chairs Raffaele Fitto and Ryszard Legutko have warned the EU about trying to overplay its hand in negotiations on the future partnership and called for lessons to be learnt on the EU's future direction.
29 January 2020
27th -31st January. The UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement is set to be endorsed, Parliament commemorates the liberation of Auschwitz and the plenary is in session. Geert Bourgeois organises a conference on the EU-Vietnam trade deal with trade commissioner Phil Hogan. Read on for more details.
24 January 2020
The European Parliament's International Trade Committee has today approved the EU-Vietnam free trade and investment protection agreement. Parliament rapporteur and ECR MEP Geert Bourgeois believes the trade deal will be a great opportunity for European exporters and investors.
21 January 2020
MEPs are in Brussels this week where there will be a vote on the Vietnam trade deal in the INTA Committee and on Thursday the European Commission will present their progress on the issue of dual quality goods. Read on for more details.
20 January 2020
Pro-EU federalists within the European Parliament have been accused in a debate today of manipulating the planned Conference on the Future of the EU into supporting their own objectives and confirming their outdated and out of touch views.
15 January 2020
ECR MEPs have reacted cautiously to the European Commission's green financing plans which were set to be unveiled on Tuesday.
14 January 2020
We're back in Strasbourg next week where we will be debating the situation in Iran, the Conference on the Future of the EU and vote on a resolution on the Green Deal. Read on for more details.
10 January 2020