Week Ahead: 26 September - 2 October

Presentation of the Sakharov Prize nominees; Monetary Dialogue with ECB President Lagarde; “Armed against communism” - screening and discussion

23 September 2022

Week Ahead: 19 - 23 September

Green week; ECR Bureau Visit to Washington

16 September 2022

Kosma Złotowski: Family businesses deserve better support

In the annual debate on the state of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the European Union, ECR MEP Kosma Złotowski pointed out the need for policies that allow SMEs to recover from the current crisis and to better contribute to the digital transition in the future.

15 September 2022

Russia’s genocide of Ukrainians must not go unpunished

Upon the co-initiative of the ECR Group, the European Parliament has passed a resolution calling on Russia to immediately stop forced deportations from Ukraine and the illegal adoptions of Ukrainian children by Russians.

15 September 2022

ECR Group Co-Chairmen: “Europe’s conservative camp strengthened by the election in Sweden”.

The ECR Group Co-Chairmen congratulate Jimmie Åkesson on the excellent performance of the Sweden Democrats in the national elections.

14 September 2022

Raffaele Fitto on SOTEU: “Bold choices must be made to weather the crisis”

During today’s debate on the State of the Union with Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, ECR Group Co-Chairman Raffaele Fitto said:

14 September 2022

ECR Group nominates Ukrainian President Zelenskyy for Sakharov Prize

The ECR Group has nominated President Volodymyr Zelenskyy as the face of Ukraine’s resistance to brutal Russian aggression for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2022.

13 September 2022

Week Ahead: 12 - 16 September

State of the Union Speech by the President of the Commission; EU response to the increase in energy prices in Europe; This is Europe - Debate with Sanna Marin, Prime Minister of Finland; The State of Play in Ukraine; The situation in the Strait of Taiwan; Human rights violations in the context of forced deportations of Ukrainian civilians to and forced adoption of Ukrainian children in Russia; Nicaragua, in particular the arrest of the bishop Ronaldo Álvarez.

9 September 2022

Statement of the ECR Co-Chairmen following the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elisabeth II

The Co-Chairmen of the European Conservatives and Reformists in the European Parliament, Prof Ryszard Legutko (Poland) and Raffaele Fitto (Italy), on behalf of the Group, express their sadness upon learning of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

8 September 2022

Week Ahead: 5 - 9 September 2022

More effective digital information exchange in terrorism cases

2 September 2022

Week Ahead: 29 August - 2 September

EU-Indo Pacific trade relations; EU agriculture harvest 2022

26 August 2022

Anna Fotyga (ECR Group): EU must stop granting tourist visas to Russians

On the current question of whether Russian citizens should be banned from entering the European Union, ECR Coordinator for Foreign Affairs Anna Fotyga said:

23 August 2022