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Statement on the death of Alexei Navalny

The ECR Group expresses its deepest condolences to the family of Russian democratic opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, at this time.

16 February 2024

Week Ahead 19 - 25 February 2024

Sham elections in Belarus

16 February 2024

New EU rules to reduce textiles and food waste

ECR rapporteur Anna Zalewska is pleased that her report, which aims to reduce unnecessary food and textile waste in the EU, has been adopted by an overwhelming majority in the Environment Committee.

14 February 2024

‘Breakfast Directives’ for clearer labelling on honey, fruit juice, and jam are a sweet solution

"The new ‘Breakfast Directives’ will ensure Europeans' breakfasts taste even better", says ECR shadow rapporteur Alexandr Vondra, after the European Parliament's Public Health and Food Safety Committee today backed a trilogue agreement that improves information requirements for honey, jams, fruit juices and dehydrated milk.

14 February 2024

Week Ahead 12 - 16 February 2024

Amending the revision on the Waste Framework Directive (WFD); Adjusting the protection status of wolves must be accelerated; Event: The agricultural crisis in Europe

9 February 2024

Fotyga: Russian malign influence in European parties and societies must be stamped out

The ECR Group has strongly supported a European Parliament resolution today calling on member states to investigate elected officials and parties in Europe that may serve Kremlin interests, such as by promoting disunity among EU countries and undermining their democracies.

9 February 2024

ECR Group Stands in solidarity with Belarusian people amidst ongoing repression

The ECR Group stands in solidarity with the people of Belarus amidst recent raids and searches of the homes of political prisoners by the regime's security apparatus, resulting in over 200 arrests, the majority of whom are wives and mothers of political prisoners.

8 February 2024

Nicola Procaccini: Does the Commission expect a thank you from farmers for Green Deal madness?

On behalf of the ECR Group, Co-Chairman Nicola Procaccini expressed deep frustration over the impact of the Commissions Green Deal policies on farmers, breeders and fishermen.

7 February 2024

International money transfers in real time at last

The European Parliament has voted in favour of a trilogue agreement that will make it compulsory for banks to transfer money in euros instantaneously.

7 February 2024

Van Overtveldt (ECR Group): “50 billion euro in Ukraine aid will not be enough”

ECR MEP and Chairman of the European Parliament's Committee on Budgets Johan van Overtveldt has called for more money for Ukraine than the 50 billion euros promised by the EU. In addition to the military, the civilian sector must also be considered.

6 February 2024

Assita Kanko (ECR): New EU Directive must better protect women against female genital mutilation

On International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (6 February), Assita Kanko said: “We must work hard towards a world in which every woman and girl can lead a dignified life. That is my ambition as a co-negotiator”.

6 February 2024

Week Ahead 5 - 9 February 2024

Conclusions of the special European Council meeting; Two years of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine; Empowering farmers and rural communities; Faster bank transfers at last; New limits for lead exposure in the workplace; New wave of mass arrests in Belarus; Repression of democratic forces in Venezuela; Russiagate; Event: The EU as a superstate or a community of sovereign states?

2 February 2024