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The latest ECR articles & news releases focusing on major events and developments in the EP & EU


Legutko: The Berlin Wall fell but the spectre of communism lives on

The fall of the Berlin Wall brought an end to communism in Europe, but support for the hard left is more abundant than ever in the Western world. That was the message from ECR Group Co-Chair Ryszard Legutko ahead of this weekend's commemorations to mark the 30th anniversary since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

8 November 2019

Sakharov nomination should be just the beginning of crucial anti-FGM work

The European Parliament’s Conference of Presidents took the decision to award the 2019 prestigious Sakharov prize for freedom of thought to Ilham Tohti. The ECR and our Flemish MEP Assita Kanko had nominated the Restorers, five Kenyan students who have developed an app to help fight female genital mutilation (FGM).

25 October 2019

Search and rescue proposals will encourage people smugglers rather than stop them

Proposals from MEPs on search and rescue missions in the Mediterranean will facilitate people traffickers operating in the area, rather than stop them, warned ECR Group home affairs spokesman Nicola Procaccini today.

24 October 2019

Talks begin on new crowdfunding rules

The first negotiations on new rules covering the EU’s crowdfunding sector took place today in Strasbourg.

22 October 2019



30 Years after the collapse of communism: Central European legacy

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, ECR MEP Alexandr Vondra on Tuesday 12 November will be hosting an event on "30 Years after the Collapse of Communism. Central European Legacy".

PHS 7C50, Tuesday @ 16:00 - PHS 7C50


Challenges for beekeeping in the EU - long term solutions

On Tuesday 19th November ECR Bulgarian MEP, Andrey Slabakov, will host an event titled 'Challenges for beekeeping in the EU - long term solutions'. Honeybee colonies play an essential part in the environment and in agriculture by making plant reproduction possible through pollination and with beekeepers supporting the rural economy. Beekeeping is present in all EU member states and the EU is the second most important honey producer in the world. Visit our event and hear more about the challenges facing the sector.

Tuesday, 19th November 2019 - European Parliament, PHS 4B001




ECR Party

21 hours ago

On this day 30 years ago: Czechs and Slovaks took to the streets demanding the end of authoritarian communism. To… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Jan Zahradil

22 hours ago

Bank holiday today in #CzechRepublic. 80 years ago, November 17, 1939: big rally in Prague against Nazi occupation.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Jan Zahradil


Last night in #Prague: tribute to Sir @Roger_Scruton for his support of Czechoslovak dissent before 1989. Awarded M… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Poland in the EU

3 days ago

We hosted today a debate on terrorist content online regulation in partnership with @ZPP_EU. Our keynote speakers… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ECR Group

3 days ago

ECR will always work for a free market economy and against protectionist policies. MEP @robertszile grilling Transp… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Bert-Jan Ruissen

3 days ago

Net in het Europarlement de kandidaat-EU-commissaris László Trócsányi voor Nabuurschap en Uitbreiding gevraagd naar… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ECR Group

4 days ago

Interesting and strong testimony from Andrew Brunson on the importance of #freedomofreligion, hosted by our MEP… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ECR Group

5 days ago

We wouldn’t have a unified Europe if the people of Central and Eastern Europe had not have fought Communism 30 year… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Prawo i Sprawiedliwość

6 days ago

101. rocznica odzyskania przez Polskę Niepodległości. #11listopada #ŚwiętoNiepodległości 🇵🇱 pic.twitter.com/napTF7oZvb


7 days ago

Happy #IndependenceDay, Poland! 🇵🇱 The past 101 years were not always easy, some were pretty hard, some were legen… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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