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Week Ahead: 28 November - 2 December 2022

An international tribunal for crime of aggression against Ukraine; The war in Ukraine: implications for arms export policies at the EU level; Reducing impacts of fertilisers from production to end-use - increasing circularity in agriculture; Event: The Oligarch, Russian Links, War in Ukraine and the Future of Georgia.

25 November 2022

A sheep is worth as much as a wolf

“The number of wolves has risen significantly in recent decades and the number of attacks on livestock herds is increasing rapidly. This has become a growing challenge for many livestock farmers in relevant protected areas, which is why we need to adapt the protection status of large predators”, comments ECR Shadow Rapporteur Bert-Jan Ruissen (Netherlands), on the adoption of a resolution calling on the European Parliament to update the 30-year-old annexes of the Habitats Directive.

24 November 2022

Joanna Kopcińska: Improve the well-being and quality of life for EU citizens with diabetes

ECR Shadow rapporteur Joanna Kopcińska welcomes the European Parliament’s resolution on preventing, managing and caring for diabetes adopted today.

23 November 2022

Classify Russia as a terrorist state and isolate it internationally!

The European Parliament has recognised Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism and as a state which uses means of terrorism. The initiative, which came from the conservative ECR Group in the European Parliament, enumerates a long list of acts of terror committed by the Russian Federation.

23 November 2022

ECR Group Chairman Legutko: “The European Parliament has been sending a false message”

During today’s ceremony of the 70th anniversary of the European Parliament, the European Conservatives and Reformists made cutting criticisms. Speaking on behalf of the Group, Chairman Prof Ryszard Legutko pointed out that in the strict sense it is only a quasi-parliament, alienating millions of voters.

22 November 2022

Week Ahead: 21 - 25 November 2022

Recognising the Russian Federation as a state sponsor of terrorism; The need for a European solution on asylum and migration, including search and rescue; 70th anniversary of the European Parliament; EU financial assistance to Ukraine; Non-recognition of Russian travel documents issued in occupied foreign regions; The Situation of human rights in the context of the upcoming FIFA world cup in Qatar; EU-China Relations; EU response to the increasing crack-down on protests in Iran; The continuing repression of the democratic opposition and civil society in Belarus; Prevention, management and better care of diabetes in the EU; System of own resources of the European Union; Borrowing strategy to finance NextGenerationEU; Free Access to fishing waters; Online event: Hong Kong and beyond. The Chinese Communist party and the disintegration of the international order; French-Italian Debate: Solidarity, responsibility and protection of borders. Beyond the bilateral controversies, a European approach towards migration; ECR Migration policy group: Securing the EU’s external borders.

18 November 2022

Week Ahead: 14 - 18 November

2x EU Budget

11 November 2022

Better protection of critical infrastructure against cyberattacks

The ECR Group welcomes the cybersecurity law adopted today by the European Parliament to respond to ransomware and other cyberattacks on European services and infrastructure (the so-called NIS 2 directive).

10 November 2022

Week Ahead: 7 - 11 November 2022

RepowerEU chapters in recovery and resilience plans; Esports and video games; Carriage of freight by road between the EU and Ukraine and between the EU and Moldova; Digital finance; Panel Discussion: The Digital Euro — Disruptive Technology or Digital Dystopia.

4 November 2022

Week Ahead: 31 October - 4 November

Green week

28 October 2022

Jaki: Eurojust to identify links between cross-border proceedings in terrorism cases & serious crime

Combating terrorism has been part of the European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation’s (Eurojust) mandate since its creation in 2002 and remains one of its core priorities.

25 October 2022

In defense of Polish schools in Lithuania

During the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, on 6th October, ECR Group Bureau member, MEP Valdemar Tomaševski (EAPL-CFA Chairman) met with the Co-Chairs of the Intergroup for Traditional Minorities, National Communities and Languages, where he once again spoke of the problem of discrimination against Polish schools in Lithuania.

25 October 2022