Bielan: DSA and DMA set global standards for regulating online platforms

According to ECR shadow rapporteur Adam Bielan, the Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA) represent measures that will not only defend Europeans' fundamental online rights, but also set global standards for regulating online platforms, cloud services and search engines in the future.

5 July 2022

Bourgeois: Trade, technology and investment talks with India very welcome

"The European Parliament has now spoken positively about the ongoing trade talks between the EU and India, and it comes at just the right time", said ECR Rapporteur Geert Bourgeois after today’s adoption of an own-initiative report on EU-India future trade and investment cooperation.

5 July 2022

MEPs ask to exclude Russia from Interpol

The European Union wants to strengthen its cooperation with Interpol in fighting terrorism. In this sense, the European Parliament adopted today a recommendation to the Commission by ECR Rapporteur Jadwiga Wiśniewska (Poland).

5 July 2022

Zahradil: Shared values as basis for more Indo-Pacific trade

In the face of rising protectionism and Russia's aggression towards Ukraine, the European Parliament will call for more EU trade with like-minded partner countries.

5 July 2022

Week Ahead: 4 - 8 July

Czech Presidency; Digital Services Act; Digital Markets Act; Taxonomy; Cooperation between EU and ICPO-INTERPOL; Indo-Pacific strategy in the area of trade and investment; EU-India future trade and investment cooperation; Food security in developing countries; Banking Union annual report for 2021

1 July 2022

ECR Group: Majority groups put Commission on wrong track for 2023

The European Conservatives and Reformists Group has expressed its disappointment with the statement on the Commission's work programme for 2023, adopted today in the Conference of Presidents.

30 June 2022

Assita Kanko (ECR): “New crypto-transfer rules will oust crime and protect investors”

An agreement was reached between Parliament, Council and Commission on new rules to improve traceability of crypto-asset transfers. ECR MEP Assita Kanko was the Parliament's lead negotiator, together with MEP Ernest Urtasun (Greens), on the law, called the 'Transfer of Funds Regulation'.

29 June 2022

ECR Co-Chairmen: Bring the future of Europe debate back down to earth!

The Co-Chairmen of the ECR Group in the European Parliament, Prof Ryszard Legutko (Poland) and Raffaele Fitto (Italy), welcomed the fact that the Heads of State and Government in the Council did not express an opinion on a convention to amend the EU Treaties on the issue of the future of Europe.

24 June 2022

Week Ahead: 27 June - 1 July 2022

ECR Study days in Rome

24 June 2022

Humanitarian aid for developing countries must be linked to peace building

Due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the world food situation is shaken. The European Parliament has called for more to be done to improve food security in developing countries.

23 June 2022

Co-Chairman Fitto highlights the need to home in on two points in the EU Council meeting

Speaking during the plenary session for the ECR Group, ECR Co-Chairman Raffaele Fitto highlighted the need to home in on two points during the upcoming meeting of the European Council: Granting candidate status to Ukraine, Moldova & Georgia; and responding to the energy crisis facing Europe today.

22 June 2022

Tertsch: CBAM “a pretty risky social experiment”

In reaction to the adoption of the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) by a majority in the European Parliament, ECR Shadow Rapporteur Hermann Tertsch said:

22 June 2022