Tag Archive: EPP

Safer, more sustainable food production on land and at sea

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To ensure food security in a sustainable way, the EPP Group has written and backed legislation that improves conditions for farmers and fishermen. Reforms to the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) provide more funding for younger farmers and small farms, cuts red tape and supports a food production chain that is fairer to farmers.

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Emissions trading reform to fight climate change

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The European Parliament is set to give its final approval next month to a revamped Emissions Trading System. The EPP Group’s Ivo Belet, a member of the Environment Committee, says the ETS will sell carbon allowances in order to put a price on carbon and finance Europe’s drive towards a greener economy

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Brexit, portability of online content, globalisation

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At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, MEPs debated the EU’s approach to the Brexit negotiations The EPP Group stressed that withdrawal discussions must come first and then partnership discussions afterwards. They also discussed a European Commission reflection paper on how to harness globalisation and passed a law allowing EU citizens to access online content they have bought in their home country in other EU countries.

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Protecting Children in the Modern Digital World

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The European Union is currently working on a reform of the EU’s Audiovisual Media Services Directive. It was against this backdrop that MEPs debated how to protect children from the dangers of the digital world at a hearing organised by EPP Group Member Anna Maria Corazza Bildt. She is also the Co-Chair of the first European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights and she said that the debate was a call for action to EU Member States and to industry to do more to help protect and empower children online.

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