thenewsmarket.com > Beats > Politics and International Affairs http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/politics-and-international-affairs/all 3af42fa0-8889-449a-9ac6-aa494f7a4255/IMF WEO Update Growth / Trade / Africa http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-weo-update-growth---trade---africa/s/3af42fa0-8889-449a-9ac6-aa494f7a4255 IMF WEO Update Growth / Trade / Africa The latest update to the IMF World Economic Outlook sees a continued strengthening global growth environment, but noted that the balance of risk is turning negative, Research Department Director... ]]> 7/16/2018 8:02:00 PM 82f96c97-73bb-4cf7-aa16-2f2ad4156f0f/IMF WEO Update http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-weo-update/s/82f96c97-73bb-4cf7-aa16-2f2ad4156f0f IMF WEO Update The latest update to the IMF World Economic Outlook sees a continued strengthening global growth environment, but noted that the balance of risk is turning negative, Research Department Director... ]]> 7/16/2018 2:00:00 PM 4c4d5ea4-6759-40b3-8c84-70b517581ccb/IMF Trade / Turkey / Haiti http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-trade---turkey---haiti/s/4c4d5ea4-6759-40b3-8c84-70b517581ccb IMF Trade / Turkey / Haiti With major world economies threatening tariff increases against each other, the IMF encourages trade and cooperation in order to facilitate global economic stability said spokesman Gerry Rice in... ]]> 7/12/2018 5:56:00 PM 0734003f-3bd3-414a-8f5a-cdccfff9fbc5/Ensuring that consumers have the same quality of product across the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ensuring-that-consumers-have-the-same-quality-of-product-across-the-eu/s/0734003f-3bd3-414a-8f5a-cdccfff9fbc5 Ensuring that consumers have the same quality of product across the EU Last year it emerged that there were differences in the quality of food and non-food products being sold in different EU countries - between, for example, Bulgaria and Germany. The European... ]]> 7/12/2018 10:37:00 AM f34a1da7-3d8a-46a6-b66e-c3b2d29d5972/Driving up cybersecurity standards in an increasingly digital world http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/driving-up-cybersecurity-standards-in-an-increasingly-digital-world/s/f34a1da7-3d8a-46a6-b66e-c3b2d29d5972 Driving up cybersecurity standards in an increasingly digital world An increasingly digital world with new technology applications in vehicles and homes requires higher levels of cybersecurity. Based on European Commission proposals, the European Parliament is... ]]> 7/10/2018 2:34:00 PM 2ec3922b-c0a7-4a8c-804f-b7e739de626e/Common defence, traveller database, Bulgarian Presidency, mobility package http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/common-defence--traveller-database--bulgarian-presidency--mobility-package/s/2ec3922b-c0a7-4a8c-804f-b7e739de626e Common defence, traveller database, Bulgarian Presidency, mobility package At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament approved spending to strengthen Europe’s defence industry and in turn EU military capacity. It gave the green light for an EU database to... ]]> 7/5/2018 11:17:00 AM d756c490-0a93-4def-b508-8dc7ab0be390/IMF Congo / Trade / India http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-congo---trade---india/s/d756c490-0a93-4def-b508-8dc7ab0be390 IMF Congo / Trade / India The IMF hopes that the US and its trading partners can avoid a trade war as more and more countries are announcing protectionist measures and retaliations, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters... ]]> 6/28/2018 7:02:00 PM 2efd2ccd-7252-45c0-9a29-e77e6d388215/Crop protection that's good for consumers and farmers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/crop-protection-that-s-good-for-consumers-and-farmers/s/2efd2ccd-7252-45c0-9a29-e77e6d388215 Crop protection that's good for consumers and farmers A special European Parliament committee heard from regulators, farmers and experts to determine what reforms are needed to tackle how pesticides are approved in the EU. The panel's EPP Group... ]]> 6/28/2018 4:34:00 PM 3d3e543e-c3e7-4e5c-a6b0-70c6fb9cffe0/EPP Group leading the drive for action against cancer http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-leading-the-drive-for-action-against-cancer/s/3d3e543e-c3e7-4e5c-a6b0-70c6fb9cffe0 EPP Group leading the drive for action against cancer It is estimated that almost one in three Europeans will develop cancer in their lifetime. The EPP Group has published a policy paper setting out 12 areas - including research, prevention,... ]]> 6/27/2018 4:34:00 PM 03c27930-00f4-4d0a-82d0-fd64be58fdc2/Empowering Europeans’ petition drives http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/empowering-europeans--petition-drives/s/03c27930-00f4-4d0a-82d0-fd64be58fdc2 Empowering Europeans’ petition drives In a bid to help citizens petition the EU for legislation, a European Parliament committee has approved a plan to overhaul the European Citizens’ Initiative. The author - EPP Group MEP György... ]]> 6/21/2018 10:05:00 AM e5b9a207-ff08-4466-98f3-7a0005e9d1db/IMF Press conference on Argentina http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-press-conference-on-argentina/s/e5b9a207-ff08-4466-98f3-7a0005e9d1db IMF Press conference on Argentina Argentina’s financial markets came under sudden pressure in April as the result of a confluence of factors. A severe drought led to a sharp decline in agricultural production and export revenue,... ]]> 6/20/2018 11:03:00 PM 11167855-db51-449a-abb2-64b11da9c02f/MEPs in Legal Affairs Committee back new copyright legislation http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/meps-in-legal-affairs-committee-back-new-copyright-legislation/s/11167855-db51-449a-abb2-64b11da9c02f MEPs in Legal Affairs Committee back new copyright legislation In a vote in the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee, MEPs have backed new EU copyright rules that are better adapted to the digital world. The Parliament’s Rapporteur on this... ]]> 6/20/2018 3:30:00 PM b87e3b46-4909-44c9-993f-800a6db5d25a/US Economy Argentina Lagarde http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/us-economy-argentina-lagarde/s/b87e3b46-4909-44c9-993f-800a6db5d25a US Economy Argentina Lagarde US tax cuts will boost growth in the short term, but bring risks in coming years the International Monetary Fund said in a report on the American economy released Thursday (June 14) in Washington.... ]]> 6/14/2018 8:06:00 PM c1bd7b2b-b86a-480d-85e9-5a325de4582f/EU trade relations, Tackling migration, Civil aviation safety http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-trade-relations--tackling-migration--civil-aviation-safety/s/c1bd7b2b-b86a-480d-85e9-5a325de4582f EU trade relations, Tackling migration, Civil aviation safety During the latest plenary session, MEPs debated EU trade relations, how to tackle migration and new civil aviation safety rules. The EPP Group called on EU governments to respond to the US move to... ]]> 6/14/2018 10:27:00 AM 8b75e577-e525-4784-881c-c955f030ef13/DiscoverEU: Free interrail passes for young Europeans http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/discovereu--free-interrail-passes-for-young-europeans/s/8b75e577-e525-4784-881c-c955f030ef13 DiscoverEU: Free interrail passes for young Europeans Young Europeans who have reached the age of 18 by 1 July can apply for a free Interrail pass to travel across Europe this summer. They will need to travel in at least one and up to four country... ]]> 6/12/2018 2:58:00 PM 0b4a53d9-3f6e-4fb3-a239-e9cb5960f09c/IMF Jordan Argentina http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-jordan-argentina/s/0b4a53d9-3f6e-4fb3-a239-e9cb5960f09c IMF Jordan Argentina The IMF said that it sees good progress in talks with Argentina Thursday (June 7) for an agreement to provide financial support to the South American country. “This will be an economic plan driven... ]]> 6/7/2018 9:05:00 PM 84d28c6a-c2e4-4315-9e57-a43f1d8007b2/Back Belarus civil groups facing deadly oppression http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/back-belarus-civil-groups-facing-deadly-oppression/s/84d28c6a-c2e4-4315-9e57-a43f1d8007b2 Back Belarus civil groups facing deadly oppression At the European Parliament, EPP Group MEPs hosted pro-democracy NGOs like Charter 97 from Belarus. Recent secret executions there have added urgency to supporting civil society facing President... ]]> 6/6/2018 1:29:00 PM 15fb61f7-9e13-4306-8425-f9e709185d0a/Celebrating 30 years of the Sakharov Prize http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/celebrating-30-years-of-the-sakharov-prize/s/15fb61f7-9e13-4306-8425-f9e709185d0a Celebrating 30 years of the Sakharov Prize The EU’s Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought is awarded every year to an individual or organisation from anywhere in the world for outstanding achievements in upholding human rights and... ]]> 6/5/2018 9:31:00 AM 7e06256f-ace4-47f8-8885-898c6b05fcc0/EU long-term budget, posted workers, anti-dumping, Golden Visas http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-long-term-budget--posted-workers--anti-dumping--golden-visas/s/7e06256f-ace4-47f8-8885-898c6b05fcc0 EU long-term budget, posted workers, anti-dumping, Golden Visas During the latest plenary session, MEPs debated the Commission’s initial proposals for the EU’s budget from 2021 to 2027. Proposals to cut cohesion funding and funding for the Common Agricultural... ]]> 5/31/2018 10:40:00 AM 175620ca-c4c9-4711-b0ca-47606d416200/Europe needs to protect itself from damaging foreign investments, says Franck Proust http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/europe-needs-to-protect-itself-from-damaging-foreign-investments--says-franck-proust/s/175620ca-c4c9-4711-b0ca-47606d416200 Europe needs to protect itself from damaging foreign investments, says Franck Proust The EU is looking to set up a system to screen foreign direct investment into the EU. EPP Group MEP Franck Proust is the author of the European Parliament legislative proposals in this area. ]]> 5/29/2018 2:17:00 PM b9eb77ac-42ba-4875-a7f6-61a51e819592/Step up fight against racism in sport http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/step-up-fight-against-racism-in-sport/s/b9eb77ac-42ba-4875-a7f6-61a51e819592 Step up fight against racism in sport Two days of events this week are aimed at raising awareness and fighting racism and anti-Semitism in sport. MEPs and members of the sports world are seeking to call attention to increasing cases... ]]> 5/24/2018 9:42:00 AM 8860396e-797a-4afe-b963-c000b86e0327/Zuckerberg testimony requires concrete action, says Weber http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/zuckerberg-testimony-requires-concrete-action--says-weber/s/8860396e-797a-4afe-b963-c000b86e0327 Zuckerberg testimony requires concrete action, says Weber The meeting between Parliament leaders and Facebook CEO Zuckerberg left many questions unanswered and the need for more concrete action to ensure against another Cambridge Analytica type of... ]]> 5/23/2018 1:48:00 PM 11d12d60-a362-4a02-8f84-aa0a9d8c3358/Environment Committee backs stronger EU disaster relief http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/environment-committee-backs-stronger-eu-disaster-relief/s/11d12d60-a362-4a02-8f84-aa0a9d8c3358 Environment Committee backs stronger EU disaster relief The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has approved draft legislation to step up EU disaster relief. Authored by the EPP Group’s Elisabetta Giardini, it would update a voluntary system... ]]> 5/17/2018 2:33:00 PM 1753ed2a-c4b7-45db-83b0-fcf95293d762/Update the CAP to keep farming strong http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/update-the-cap-to-keep-farming-strong/s/1753ed2a-c4b7-45db-83b0-fcf95293d762 Update the CAP to keep farming strong Europe’s farmers need more support and streamlined bureaucracy to stay competitive by reforming the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy, says a Report by EPP Group MEP Herbert Dorfmann, approved on... ]]> 5/16/2018 3:15:00 PM 6e548421-e530-4b12-92ad-3d1f8a19acb6/IMF Argentina Meeting http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina-meeting/s/6e548421-e530-4b12-92ad-3d1f8a19acb6 IMF Argentina Meeting IMF Managing Director welcomed Argentine Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne to the Fund’s headquarters Thursday (May 10) for meetings on how to best provide financial support to the South American... ]]> 5/10/2018 9:27:00 PM 262ea4b8-f13c-4e28-8b0e-f945c7a02bb2/IMF Video “Colombia: A Tax Reform Succeeds” http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-video--colombia--a-tax-reform-succeeds-/s/262ea4b8-f13c-4e28-8b0e-f945c7a02bb2 IMF Video “Colombia: A Tax Reform Succeeds” IMF video: In 2014, the oil price shock hit Colombia’s economy hard. The government, with the IMF’s support, took action by implementing a successful tax reform plan that helped raise revenues and... ]]> 5/10/2018 9:26:00 PM 6555acee-39c2-44a0-94b2-4a5f03e5cd33/IMF Video “Colombia: A Peace Plan, Oil Shock, and Crisis” http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-video--colombia--a-peace-plan--oil-shock--and-crisis-/s/6555acee-39c2-44a0-94b2-4a5f03e5cd33 IMF Video “Colombia: A Peace Plan, Oil Shock, and Crisis” In 2014, the oil price shock hit Colombia’s economy hard. The government, with the IMF’s support, took action by implementing a successful tax reform plan that helped raise revenues and stabilize... ]]> 5/9/2018 12:45:00 AM 6c810505-e5ce-43f0-aaf7-b57062fd780c/IMF Video “Colombia: Peace is Good for Business” http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-video--colombia--peace-is-good-for-business-/s/6c810505-e5ce-43f0-aaf7-b57062fd780c IMF Video “Colombia: Peace is Good for Business” In 2014, the oil price shock hit Colombia’s economy hard. The government, with the IMF’s support, took action by implementing a successful tax reform plan that helped raise revenues and stabilize... ]]> 5/9/2018 12:45:00 AM 870724b4-524d-4333-a99b-1533c773fa0f/Fighting stalking: the need for a common EU law and quicker action http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/fighting-stalking--the-need-for-a-common-eu-law-and-quicker-action/s/870724b4-524d-4333-a99b-1533c773fa0f Fighting stalking: the need for a common EU law and quicker action The European Parliament has debated a new European Commission proposal on stalking. The practice has victimised millions of mainly women across the EU. Lara Comi, a Vice-Chair of the EPP Group and... ]]> 5/3/2018 1:07:00 PM edd0df24-e58b-42e6-aef3-bb10cfba2f68/New EU budget plan shouldn’t sacrifice farming and other key funding http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/new-eu-budget-plan-shouldn-t-sacrifice-farming-and-other-key-funding/s/edd0df24-e58b-42e6-aef3-bb10cfba2f68 New EU budget plan shouldn’t sacrifice farming and other key funding The EU’s next budget plan should boost funding for innovation and maintain support for European farming, fisheries and internal EU development, or cohesion, despite the loss of UK funding after... ]]> 5/2/2018 2:10:00 PM 8ab021b8-5d85-4ed4-9039-d4247ef447ae/Improving conditions for posted workers in the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-conditions-for-posted-workers-in-the-eu/s/8ab021b8-5d85-4ed4-9039-d4247ef447ae Improving conditions for posted workers in the EU The European Parliament’s Employment Committee has approved a revision of an EU law on posted workers. The law will mean better working conditions for posted workers, the same rules on... ]]> 4/26/2018 9:49:00 AM 1e800bd4-ad6e-4075-a4d9-af2c3c6318af/Shame on them: fighting dual-quality products in EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/shame-on-them--fighting-dual-quality-products-in-eu/s/1e800bd4-ad6e-4075-a4d9-af2c3c6318af Shame on them: fighting dual-quality products in EU MEPs are calling for a crackdown on producers of everything from food to cosmetics to baby products that are selling varying quality at different prices across the EU. At a European Parliament... ]]> 4/25/2018 2:26:00 PM 9362fcdc-87c9-44ea-8559-3368fa881983/IMFC Urges Nations to Embrace Cooperation and Promote Inclusive Growth http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imfc-urges-nations-to-embrace-cooperation-and-promote-inclusive-growth/s/9362fcdc-87c9-44ea-8559-3368fa881983 IMFC Urges Nations to Embrace Cooperation and Promote Inclusive Growth The International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Washington for the IMF’s Spring Meetings. Leaders are looking to boost cooperation and communication to move the global economy to... ]]> 4/21/2018 8:27:00 PM 820976d1-dcd6-4545-b016-33274919eda6/IMF Governors Discuss Cooperation and Sustainable Growth http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-governors-discuss-cooperation-and-sustainable-growth/s/820976d1-dcd6-4545-b016-33274919eda6 IMF Governors Discuss Cooperation and Sustainable Growth The International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Washington for the IMF’s Spring Meetings. Leaders are looking to boost cooperation and communication to move the global economy to... ]]> 4/21/2018 5:29:00 PM a695ae5b-5aa3-4a82-850a-faa3f2eb0777/IMF: Economies Growing in Sub-Saharan Africa, Potential for More http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--economies-growing-in-sub-saharan-africa--potential-for-more/s/a695ae5b-5aa3-4a82-850a-faa3f2eb0777 IMF: Economies Growing in Sub-Saharan Africa, Potential for More Sub-Saharan Africa is seeing a “modest pickup in economic growth,” with growth forecast to rise from 2.8 percent in 2017 to 3.4 percent in 2018, according to the International Monetary Fund. The... ]]> 4/20/2018 11:20:00 PM b8f0c220-f07e-4b5b-8ba8-1b575acdb728/IMF: G20 Leaders Meet to Bolster Sustainable Growth http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--g20-leaders-meet-to-bolster-sustainable-growth/s/b8f0c220-f07e-4b5b-8ba8-1b575acdb728 IMF: G20 Leaders Meet to Bolster Sustainable Growth Central bank governors and finance ministers of the G20 nations met in Washington on Friday at the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Leaders are looking to boost... ]]> 4/20/2018 6:15:00 PM 9fd81dce-dd14-4137-8ea1-611999e8c705/IMF: Experts Warn Against Complacency in Euro Reform http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--experts-warn-against-complacency-in-euro-reform/s/9fd81dce-dd14-4137-8ea1-611999e8c705 IMF: Experts Warn Against Complacency in Euro Reform Experts gathered at the International Monetary Fund on Thursday to discuss the future of reforms in the euro zone. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde hosted a panel of current and former... ]]> 4/19/2018 9:14:00 PM 2573ac78-9506-44e7-85e5-899945b30499/IMF’s Lagarde: Trade and Investment Are Engines of Growth http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-s-lagarde--trade-and-investment-are-engines-of-growth/s/2573ac78-9506-44e7-85e5-899945b30499 IMF’s Lagarde: Trade and Investment Are Engines of Growth At a news conference to open the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday urged world leaders to take advantage of a strengthened global recovery to... ]]> 4/19/2018 5:11:00 PM 0632c9a3-e382-4d82-b288-3edc37f1e84d/EU future, terror financing, journalist murders, Facebook scandal http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-future--terror-financing--journalist-murders--facebook-scandal/s/0632c9a3-e382-4d82-b288-3edc37f1e84d EU future, terror financing, journalist murders, Facebook scandal The European Parliament debated the French President’s future-minded EU reform ideas with the EPP Group calling for greater security for Europeans. Parliament approved legislation to intensify... ]]> 4/19/2018 11:09:00 AM c93d2771-f738-4c68-b555-754b329baf90/IMF: Cooperation Important to Ensure Digital Economy Delivers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--cooperation-important-to-ensure-digital-economy-delivers/s/c93d2771-f738-4c68-b555-754b329baf90 IMF: Cooperation Important to Ensure Digital Economy Delivers Experts gathered at the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday to discuss the future of work in the information age. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and a panel of business, technology... ]]> 4/19/2018 12:13:00 AM a054e7bd-b1dc-4d58-abda-bf2cf881e6e4/IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--growth-to-cut-record-debt--but-more-work-ahead/s/a054e7bd-b1dc-4d58-abda-bf2cf881e6e4 IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead The world economy is on the rise and that will help bring down debt from current record levels, but policy makers must not become complacent the IMF announced in the Fiscal Monitor Report released... ]]> 4/18/2018 8:04:00 PM 61fe8492-3778-4ec0-8de4-1b449969c971/IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--financial-stability-improves--but-risks-remain/s/61fe8492-3778-4ec0-8de4-1b449969c971 IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain Banks and capital markets continue to grow healthier a decade after the global financial crisis struck, but the IMF warned of increased short-term and elevated medium-term risks to stability in... ]]> 4/18/2018 7:55:00 PM 2c94e3ed-cee9-4d00-b66c-e1a7087ece67/IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--growth-to-cut-record-debt--but-more-work-ahead/s/2c94e3ed-cee9-4d00-b66c-e1a7087ece67 IMF: Growth to Cut Record Debt, but More Work Ahead The world economy is on the rise and that will help bring down debt from current record levels, but policy makers must not become complacent the IMF announced in the Fiscal Monitor Report released... ]]> 4/18/2018 1:30:00 PM 1c7760d5-5656-43d9-9d6d-df015a0377f0/IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--financial-stability-improves--but-risks-remain/s/1c7760d5-5656-43d9-9d6d-df015a0377f0 IMF: Financial Stability Improves, but Risks Remain Banks and capital markets continue to grow healthier a decade after the global financial crisis struck, but the IMF warned of increased short-term and elevated medium-term risks to stability in... ]]> 4/18/2018 12:30:00 PM e59e9192-009b-4e53-8271-35d0ec690789/IMF Sees Higher Growth, Warns of Risks http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-sees-higher-growth--warns-of-risks/s/e59e9192-009b-4e53-8271-35d0ec690789 IMF Sees Higher Growth, Warns of Risks The global economy continues to edge higher amidst a generally sunny outlook, but there are building risks to that growth trajectory, the IMF reports Tuesday in the latest World Economic Outlook. ]]> 4/17/2018 5:39:00 PM a86fd8f2-3fc6-47d4-8cef-20e5c2f91da0/IMF World Economic Outlook http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-world-economic-outlook/s/a86fd8f2-3fc6-47d4-8cef-20e5c2f91da0 IMF World Economic Outlook The global economy continues to edge higher amidst a generally sunny outlook, but there are building risks to that growth trajectory, the IMF reports Tuesday in the latest World Economic Outlook.... ]]> 4/17/2018 1:02:00 PM d8b6693b-06da-4b6a-a3c0-9afb80e889bb/Post-Brexit CAP: defending farmers and consumers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/post-brexit-cap--defending-farmers-and-consumers/s/d8b6693b-06da-4b6a-a3c0-9afb80e889bb Post-Brexit CAP: defending farmers and consumers The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy should maintain the same budget after Brexit, says the EPP Group’s author of a European Parliament Report on the CAP’s budget from 2021. Herbert Dorfmann says... ]]> 4/16/2018 8:59:00 AM 54fa31f7-b129-4490-a741-f7dd37e7cb58/IMF / LAGARDE CURTAIN RAISER SPEECH http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf---lagarde-curtain-raiser-speech/s/54fa31f7-b129-4490-a741-f7dd37e7cb58 IMF / LAGARDE CURTAIN RAISER SPEECH The global economy remains on an upswing but with high debt levels and threats of trade conflict there are reasons for concern for sustained growth IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said... ]]> 4/11/2018 9:32:00 PM ba53ff61-cdbb-417b-a35f-53085ec8d8ef/Beware of Russian Trojan Horses in the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/beware-of-russian-trojan-horses-in-the-eu/s/ba53ff61-cdbb-417b-a35f-53085ec8d8ef Beware of Russian Trojan Horses in the EU At an event in the European Parliament, MEPs and analysts urged the EU to remain vigilant against Russian meddling in Europe’s affairs following Putin’s re-election and the poisoning of a former... ]]> 4/11/2018 10:41:00 AM 1e0b5554-dfff-4f0e-99ab-91285cf7ee79/IMF China / Europe / Tunisia http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-china---europe---tunisia/s/1e0b5554-dfff-4f0e-99ab-91285cf7ee79 IMF China / Europe / Tunisia The IMF is proposing increased fiscal and banking integration in Europe, and part of that goal is creating a ‘rainy day fund’ for countries to draw on as a sort of insurance policy, IMF Spokesman... ]]> 3/29/2018 6:57:00 PM e5f4df1b-11cd-4b01-8d14-8f45f9d7caa9/Protecting the rights of victims of terrorism in the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/protecting-the-rights-of-victims-of-terrorism-in-the-eu/s/e5f4df1b-11cd-4b01-8d14-8f45f9d7caa9 Protecting the rights of victims of terrorism in the EU The European Parliament’s Special Committee on Terrorism held a public hearing on the rights of victims of terrorism. In 2016 and 2017, terrorism claimed the lives of 203 people in the European... ]]> 3/22/2018 12:48:00 PM a0034584-f0c0-4a99-804f-5a51fae6d39b/Enabling people from the Middle East and Africa to gain skills to help rebuild their countries http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/enabling-people-from-the-middle-east-and-africa-to-gain-skills-to-help-rebuild-their-countries/s/a0034584-f0c0-4a99-804f-5a51fae6d39b Enabling people from the Middle East and Africa to gain skills to help rebuild their countries Hungary’s government has given young Christians from Middle Eastern and African countries who lack access to high quality education the opportunity to go on a study programme in Hungary. The core... ]]> 3/21/2018 11:33:00 AM 34bb43cb-3e2d-4e6c-b967-8e1fd6ec578e/Renate Sommer calls to raise awareness to boost vaccination rates http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/renate-sommer-calls-to-raise-awareness-to-boost-vaccination-rates/s/34bb43cb-3e2d-4e6c-b967-8e1fd6ec578e Renate Sommer calls to raise awareness to boost vaccination rates EPP Group MEP Renate Sommer is one of a group of Members of the European Parliament calling on EU governments to raise awareness of the importance of vaccinations against disease. ]]> 3/20/2018 11:54:00 AM 27d0c708-ec9c-4f68-8c5e-9296835cd1d8/Brexit, EU budget, US steel tariffs, digital company taxation http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--eu-budget--us-steel-tariffs--digital-company-taxation/s/27d0c708-ec9c-4f68-8c5e-9296835cd1d8 Brexit, EU budget, US steel tariffs, digital company taxation During the European Parliament’s March plenary session, MEPs approved a Resolution on future EU-UK relations after Brexit and debated the EU’s post-2020 budget ahead of formal Commission proposals... ]]> 3/15/2018 11:17:00 AM 436a8bb2-5232-40c7-abe2-45b88a305363/Alain Lamassoure calls on the EU to ensure that digital companies pay taxes where the economic activity takes place http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/alain-lamassoure-calls-on-the-eu-to-ensure-that-digital-companies-pay-taxes-where-the-economic-activ/s/436a8bb2-5232-40c7-abe2-45b88a305363 Alain Lamassoure calls on the EU to ensure that digital companies pay taxes where the economic activity takes place Alain Lamassoure, EPP Group MEP and Rapporteur for the Common Corporate Tax Base Report voted on in plenary, says that the EU should define conditions so that digital companies pay taxes where the... ]]> 3/13/2018 1:37:00 PM 0826ab94-a439-4136-ac4d-162f1a9e0cfb/IMF US Tariffs / ECB / Ukraine http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-us-tariffs---ecb---ukraine/s/0826ab94-a439-4136-ac4d-162f1a9e0cfb IMF US Tariffs / ECB / Ukraine The IMF hopes that the US and its trading partners can avoid a trade war as the Trump Administration says it is preparing import tarrifs on steel and aluminum, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters... ]]> 3/8/2018 7:05:00 PM 8c50f536-d55d-484e-9b89-ab2200bd94f2/EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber: EU is ready to react on US market protectionism http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-chairman-manfred-weber--eu-is-ready-to-react-on-us-market-protectionism/s/8c50f536-d55d-484e-9b89-ab2200bd94f2 EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber: EU is ready to react on US market protectionism Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group, points out that Donald Trump is risking a trade conflict with the EU since he has announced to activate tariffs on EU steel and aluminium. The EU will do... ]]> 3/7/2018 2:25:00 PM 6ab0c1cd-20b5-4401-aa92-07a7de1cc8a9/Boosting the digital economy in the Western Balkans http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boosting-the-digital-economy-in-the-western-balkans/s/6ab0c1cd-20b5-4401-aa92-07a7de1cc8a9 Boosting the digital economy in the Western Balkans At an EPP Group conference hosted by Andrey Kovatchev MEP and European Parliament Vice-President Lívia Járóka MEP, the European Commission will present digital economy proposals, including cutting... ]]> 3/6/2018 3:39:00 PM e50852f5-438e-4a2d-8cbe-58d836ecf76d/Boost innovation with updated laws, education and new funding http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boost-innovation-with-updated-laws--education-and-new-funding/s/e50852f5-438e-4a2d-8cbe-58d836ecf76d Boost innovation with updated laws, education and new funding Europe can close its innovation gap with other parts of the world by establishing better conditions for innovation. This means enacting flexible legislation and codes of conduct that give... ]]> 3/5/2018 2:21:00 PM 780e867b-7c9a-4a4d-bb68-19b5b2a4c4bb/EPP Group backs a crisis-proof Euro on principles of Stability and Growth Pact http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-backs-a-crisis-proof-euro-on-principles-of-stability-and-growth-pact/s/780e867b-7c9a-4a4d-bb68-19b5b2a4c4bb EPP Group backs a crisis-proof Euro on principles of Stability and Growth Pact On February 28th 2018, the Members of the EPP Group adopted the Group 's Position Paper on the future of the Economic and Monetary Union. Our goal is to make sure the Euro is stable, stimulating... ]]> 3/1/2018 12:37:00 PM 4d9fab68-f918-4a89-b753-97249aad51fb/Avoid overregulation of AI, but ensure adequate protection http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/avoid-overregulation-of-ai--but-ensure-adequate-protection/s/4d9fab68-f918-4a89-b753-97249aad51fb Avoid overregulation of AI, but ensure adequate protection Europeans should be careful about over-regulating the growing use of artificial intelligence. AI can benefit medicine and other fields, but it can also be dangerous in generating fake news, says... ]]> 2/28/2018 12:16:00 PM ed385272-899a-4ed8-9948-246a5b7ad5f0/Improving waste management in the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-waste-management-in-the-eu/s/ed385272-899a-4ed8-9948-246a5b7ad5f0 Improving waste management in the EU The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has given its approval to new EU rules establishing legally binding targets for waste recycling and the reduction of landfilling with fixed... ]]> 2/27/2018 4:50:00 PM 35f96673-70e6-493d-8fcc-84df79398351/EU electricity market: more competition to the benefit of consumers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-electricity-market--more-competition-to-the-benefit-of-consumers/s/35f96673-70e6-493d-8fcc-84df79398351 EU electricity market: more competition to the benefit of consumers Krišjānis Kariņš, EPP Group MEP and Rapporteur of the Internal Market for Electricity Report voted today in the Industry Committee, says that removing market barriers and moving towards open... ]]> 2/21/2018 2:42:00 PM 481e5c0d-5314-4cb4-b261-ce1cd54e4e12/Boosting Europe’s defence capabilities http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boosting-europe-s-defence-capabilities/s/481e5c0d-5314-4cb4-b261-ce1cd54e4e12 Boosting Europe’s defence capabilities The European Parliament is considering a proposal to set up an EU fund to help the defence industry across the EU develop defence capabilities to protect Europeans. EPP Group MEP Françoise... ]]> 2/21/2018 11:16:00 AM cb30ca43-f39c-4938-8b26-e4677d81b073/Time for tougher sanctions against Venezuela: Salafranca http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/time-for-tougher-sanctions-against-venezuela--salafranca/s/cb30ca43-f39c-4938-8b26-e4677d81b073 Time for tougher sanctions against Venezuela: Salafranca The European Parliament has voted for tougher sanctions against the Venezuelan regime as it prepares for early presidential elections seen as a sham. President Nicolás Maduro is running for... ]]> 2/21/2018 11:00:00 AM f0fd9782-eb10-4454-85bf-acf5ee7a5372/IMF Zimbabwe / Venezuela / India http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-zimbabwe---venezuela---india/s/f0fd9782-eb10-4454-85bf-acf5ee7a5372 IMF Zimbabwe / Venezuela / India The IMF stands ready to help Zimbabwe as it tackles severe economic and financial hardship, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (February 15) in Washington. Zimbabwe has paid off its debt... ]]> 2/15/2018 6:46:00 PM 96a9d947-a748-4e70-bb06-9f2ed89af41e/Geo-blocking, future of Europe, future EU Parliament, V-P Czarnecki fired http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/geo-blocking--future-of-europe--future-eu-parliament--v-p-czarnecki-fired/s/96a9d947-a748-4e70-bb06-9f2ed89af41e Geo-blocking, future of Europe, future EU Parliament, V-P Czarnecki fired At its latest plenary, the European Parliament approved a limited ban on geo-blocking of cross-border online shopping within the EU, with a possible expansion after a two-year review. Ahead of... ]]> 2/8/2018 11:44:00 AM da20ff61-b6d7-4a56-bb75-82d64008ef48/Ending geo-blocking: win-win for all http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ending-geo-blocking--win-win-for-all/s/da20ff61-b6d7-4a56-bb75-82d64008ef48 Ending geo-blocking: win-win for all The European Parliament has given its final approval to legislation that will bar online companies from blocking consumers based on nationality or location. The EPP Group’s Róża Thun, author of... ]]> 2/6/2018 12:47:00 PM fbdfd3d7-17f4-45be-b1bf-db2a6faf28ef/IMF News Briefing Ukraine / Sierra Leone http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-news-briefing-ukraine---sierra-leone/s/fbdfd3d7-17f4-45be-b1bf-db2a6faf28ef IMF News Briefing Ukraine / Sierra Leone The IMF looks forward to working with Ukraine authorities to address concerns over a draft law on establishing an anti-corruption court in line with its commitments under a bailout program,... ]]> 2/1/2018 5:52:00 PM 00ac2e18-7ca2-468f-8827-4479b9f8a9ca/EPP Group MEPs debate the Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-meps-debate-the-pan-european-personal-pension-product--pepp-/s/00ac2e18-7ca2-468f-8827-4479b9f8a9ca EPP Group MEPs debate the Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) Europe’s population is ageing with people living longer and having fewer children. With less money coming into the state pension pot and greater demands on that same pot of money, there may well... ]]> 1/31/2018 5:33:00 PM 0dde4b9c-5c25-4ad9-adc6-abdb05a08dff/Emissions trading reform to fight climate change http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/emissions-trading-reform-to-fight-climate-change/s/0dde4b9c-5c25-4ad9-adc6-abdb05a08dff Emissions trading reform to fight climate change 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... ]]> 1/29/2018 12:18:00 PM 1637a2f9-f584-404e-95bb-c787454ecef1/Revamped Europass to help Europeans train and work across the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/revamped-europass-to-help-europeans-train-and-work-across-the-eu/s/1637a2f9-f584-404e-95bb-c787454ecef1 Revamped Europass to help Europeans train and work across the EU The European Parliament’s Education and Employment Committee has approved an agreement to revamp the Europass, a kind of online European Union CV, to help Europeans find jobs and get training in... ]]> 1/23/2018 4:11:00 PM 41a271d8-30de-480e-87a1-f9ca2f0a60ae/IMF Global Growth Outlook http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-global-growth-outlook/s/41a271d8-30de-480e-87a1-f9ca2f0a60ae IMF Global Growth Outlook The IMF is predicting an uptick in global growth in coming years, in part due to the impact of US tax cuts spurring investment and spending, the organization announced Monday. Global GDP growth... ]]> 1/22/2018 2:00:00 PM 7a965a93-a12f-4610-adc4-ce24506d22db/IMF Regular News Briefing http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-regular-news-briefing/s/7a965a93-a12f-4610-adc4-ce24506d22db IMF Regular News Briefing The International Monetary Fund (IMF) supports maintaining subsidies and economic measures that help the poor in Tunisia, meanwhile supporting economic reforms to boost growth and employment... ]]> 1/18/2018 8:00:00 PM 97fceaf7-4fd3-4d6b-8470-ab0cfa3b0e91/EPP Group Plenary Report: Future of Europe, Bulgaria’s EU Presidency, Russian disinformation, renewable energy http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-plenary-report--future-of-europe--bulgaria-s-eu-presidency--russian-disinformation--renewa/s/97fceaf7-4fd3-4d6b-8470-ab0cfa3b0e91 EPP Group Plenary Report: Future of Europe, Bulgaria’s EU Presidency, Russian disinformation, renewable energy At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, MEPs debated the Bulgarian EU Presidency’s priorities with Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boïko Borissov, and the future of Europe with Ireland’s Prime... ]]> 1/18/2018 2:24:00 PM a982e9e4-3a3c-4219-9bd2-0d16ba10425e/Seizing terror and criminal assets across EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/seizing-terror-and-criminal-assets-across-eu/s/a982e9e4-3a3c-4219-9bd2-0d16ba10425e Seizing terror and criminal assets across EU The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee has approved legislation to block terrorists’ access to financing, sending the dossier to plenary next week. The EPP... ]]> 1/11/2018 4:53:00 PM 05b64386-f60a-47a3-be30-69b42f74b31e/IMF Weekly Briefing http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-weekly-briefing/s/05b64386-f60a-47a3-be30-69b42f74b31e IMF Weekly Briefing The IMF sees interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve as “on the right track,” Fund spokesman Bill Murray told reporters Thursday (December 14) in Washington. “We always look at risks. I mean... ]]> 12/14/2017 8:57:00 PM 4d52990b-896c-45cf-813d-7f78d48e6c0b/Brexit, Sakharov Prize, EU investment, Kebab ban defeated http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--sakharov-prize--eu-investment--kebab-ban-defeated/s/4d52990b-896c-45cf-813d-7f78d48e6c0b Brexit, Sakharov Prize, EU investment, Kebab ban defeated At its final plenary of 2017, the European Parliament approved a Resolution on the Brexit talks, backing the move to phase 2 but insisting on citizens’ rights and Irish border arrangements.... ]]> 12/14/2017 2:11:00 PM 5f4925dc-49a2-4dbf-adc4-ec4a27c517db/Kebab ban rejected, saving jobs, businesses http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/kebab-ban-rejected--saving-jobs--businesses/s/5f4925dc-49a2-4dbf-adc4-ec4a27c517db Kebab ban rejected, saving jobs, businesses The European Parliament has rejected a bid to outlaw phosphates in frozen kebab meat, pending a study in 2018 by the European Food Safety Agency. The EPP Group’s Renate Sommer argued that banning... ]]> 12/13/2017 1:50:00 PM 8e057e7c-e85d-4942-aa04-7be9c9fd3fcc/How is the situation in Syria in Nov. 2017 - Mahmoud El-Solh, Former ICARDA Director in Aleppo http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/food-culture-net/how-is-the-situation-in-syria-in-nov.-2017---mahmoud-el-solh--former-icarda-director-in-aleppo/s/8e057e7c-e85d-4942-aa04-7be9c9fd3fcc How is the situation in Syria in Nov. 2017 - Mahmoud El-Solh, Former ICARDA Director in Aleppo Berlin, November 2017: Aleppo is now a completely destroyed city. Dr. Mahmoud El-Solh, former director of ICARDA, about the situation in Syria and the restoration of agriculture. ]]> 12/7/2017 8:52:00 AM d66efe4e-519e-407c-814f-1e81352e375b/Common EU defence, economy, Erasmus http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/common-eu-defence--economy--erasmus/s/d66efe4e-519e-407c-814f-1e81352e375b Common EU defence, economy, Erasmus The 26 th European summit between EPP Group MEPs and MPs lent its support to the PESCO common defence initiative. They also discussed Brexit, improving Europe’s economy, and a reinforced Erasmus... ]]> 12/6/2017 10:45:00 AM 8e85727e-9f05-4299-bc02-3b4768f5157d/Ending geoblocking to boost digital single market http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ending-geoblocking-to-boost-digital-single-market/s/8e85727e-9f05-4299-bc02-3b4768f5157d Ending geoblocking to boost digital single market The Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee has approved a Parliament/European Council/Commission agreement on legislation to ban geoblocking on digitally sold goods and services within... ]]> 12/5/2017 1:18:00 PM a8e34131-a3cb-46d8-a573-09888beaeb70/IMF Bi-Weekly Briefing http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-bi-weekly-briefing/s/a8e34131-a3cb-46d8-a573-09888beaeb70 IMF Bi-Weekly Briefing The IMF stands ready to help Zimbabwe restore growth and stability after the ousting of long-time president Robert Mugabe, Fund spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (November 30) in... ]]> 11/30/2017 7:59:00 PM 88f7792c-99a8-4e26-ab5a-ff356078a15d/EU budget, development security, pro-taxpayer financial reform http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-budget--development-security--pro-taxpayer-financial-reform/s/88f7792c-99a8-4e26-ab5a-ff356078a15d EU budget, development security, pro-taxpayer financial reform At the latest European Parliament plenary, MEPs approved the budget for 2018 that maintains funding for innovation, jobs, youth and Interrail for 18-year-olds. They green-lighted a €100m plan to... ]]> 11/30/2017 4:36:00 PM 40b65890-b063-4a79-a6a4-472d2814d91e/How to better secure soft targets; Anti-terror panel with Arnaud Danjean http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/how-to-better-secure-soft-targets--anti-terror-panel-with-arnaud-danjean/s/40b65890-b063-4a79-a6a4-472d2814d91e How to better secure soft targets; Anti-terror panel with Arnaud Danjean The European Parliament´s one-year special committee on anti-terrorism is examining a wide range of issues including financing, radicalisation, and securing soft targets. The panel´s spokesman for... ]]> 11/27/2017 11:39:00 AM a2780146-3457-4a22-ad07-5f0416d1e5bf/EU Civil Protection Mechanism to become mandatory http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-civil-protection-mechanism-to-become-mandatory/s/a2780146-3457-4a22-ad07-5f0416d1e5bf EU Civil Protection Mechanism to become mandatory Spurred by deadly wildfires in Portugal and flooding in Eastern Europe, the European Commission is proposing to make the EU’s voluntary Civil Protection Mechanism mandatory. Paulo Rangel, an EPP... ]]> 11/23/2017 10:07:00 AM 9394e042-221e-4bc0-b8f0-1778bbddcbbb/Improving Contract Law for Digital Content and Copyright Law for Broadcasts in the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-contract-law-for-digital-content-and-copyright-law-for-broadcasts-in-the-eu/s/9394e042-221e-4bc0-b8f0-1778bbddcbbb Improving Contract Law for Digital Content and Copyright Law for Broadcasts in the EU In committee, MEPs have approved a new law creating an EU-wide standard set of contract rules for digital content provided by businesses to consumers. In committee, they also agreed to new rules... ]]> 11/21/2017 5:50:00 PM 54935a64-a9fc-4b61-a70b-fe0d38ad624d/Paradise papers - Rule of law in Malta and Poland - Left and right populism http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/paradise-papers---rule-of-law-in-malta-and-poland---left-and-right-populism/s/54935a64-a9fc-4b61-a70b-fe0d38ad624d Paradise papers - Rule of law in Malta and Poland - Left and right populism The EU will now push on with its efforts to tackle tax avoidance and to ensure all EU countries fully respect the rule of law. So that’s it for the November Strasbourg session. Find out more about... ]]> 11/16/2017 11:32:00 AM 9e151088-c687-432d-91f5-91f645d50833/Partners in Progress http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/partners-in-progress/s/9e151088-c687-432d-91f5-91f645d50833 Partners in Progress VO : Nothing could have prepared us for the chaos of the global recession of 2008—or Ireland’s swift decline. Aidan O’Hogan, Manager, Property Byte: As the market turned, mortgages began to show... ]]> 11/13/2017 10:47:00 PM af04afee-5c1b-4073-b1ac-e19a69edd7d1/IMF Regular News Briefing http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-regular-news-briefing/s/af04afee-5c1b-4073-b1ac-e19a69edd7d1 IMF Regular News Briefing The IMF supports maintaining subsidies and economic measures that help the poor in Jordan, spokesman Bill Murray told reporters Thursday (November 9) in Washington. The Fund supports measures by... ]]> 11/9/2017 9:20:00 PM f8ce4f26-e9ed-4eeb-8344-7949fdf483db/Young MEPs and MPs consider how to counter populism in Europe http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/young-meps-and-mps-consider-how-to-counter-populism-in-europe/s/f8ce4f26-e9ed-4eeb-8344-7949fdf483db Young MEPs and MPs consider how to counter populism in Europe A Young Parliament Members’ European Forum on 7 and 8 November brought together MEPs and MPs from across Europe. How to tackle the threat posed by extremist forces on the left and the right to... ]]> 11/9/2017 8:43:00 AM 85574f38-c1b2-47ec-94bb-c20b8ed5731f/Lessons from history: preventing the rise of undemocratic and extremist forces in our societies http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/lessons-from-history--preventing-the-rise-of-undemocratic-and-extremist-forces-in-our-societies/s/85574f38-c1b2-47ec-94bb-c20b8ed5731f Lessons from history: preventing the rise of undemocratic and extremist forces in our societies The House of European History hosted a debate on 7 November 2017 to mark 100 years since the Russian Revolution. At the time it looked like a hopeless putsch by a small group of ideological... ]]> 11/7/2017 5:49:00 PM d40d95f5-d1bb-4973-bbc0-dceaee396c5d/Giving Schengen databank muscle to secure borders http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/giving-schengen-databank-muscle-to-secure-borders/s/d40d95f5-d1bb-4973-bbc0-dceaee396c5d Giving Schengen databank muscle to secure borders The European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs approved reports on three pieces of legislation calling for greater access and use of the Schengen Information... ]]> 11/7/2017 9:36:00 AM 82c74d3b-b4d4-40cd-9f28-213811fb6920/Brexit, Turkey, Interrail tickets, EU border Entry-Exit System, posted workers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--turkey--interrail-tickets--eu-border-entry-exit-system--posted-workers/s/82c74d3b-b4d4-40cd-9f28-213811fb6920 Brexit, Turkey, Interrail tickets, EU border Entry-Exit System, posted workers At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, following the latest round of Brexit talks, MEPs and EU officials discussed preparing for a ‘no deal’ scenario. MEPs backed EU Member States’ decision... ]]> 10/27/2017 8:07:00 AM 16cfa7aa-2717-4412-8ac8-3f4b971dc63d/Democratic Opposition of Venezuela awarded Sakharov Prize for human rights http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/democratic-opposition-of-venezuela-awarded-sakharov-prize-for-human-rights/s/16cfa7aa-2717-4412-8ac8-3f4b971dc63d Democratic Opposition of Venezuela awarded Sakharov Prize for human rights The Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament has decided to award this year’s Sakharov Prize to the Democratic Opposition of Venezuela and the political prisoners held in detention in... ]]> 10/26/2017 10:13:00 AM d5e4d971-0bd0-488c-9ba5-71bc1792c1e6/EPP Group seeks to improve EU rules for posted workers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-seeks-to-improve-eu-rules-for-posted-workers/s/d5e4d971-0bd0-488c-9ba5-71bc1792c1e6 EPP Group seeks to improve EU rules for posted workers The European Commission has proposed a revised version of the Posting of Workers Directive. The aim is to improve EU rules for workers who are temporarily posted abroad. Elisabeth Morin-Chartier,... ]]> 10/24/2017 7:52:00 AM 48864c06-fb5d-41f4-ab3a-99ee35812606/Give young farmers a better chance to fight desertification http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/give-young-farmers-a-better-chance-to-fight-desertification/s/48864c06-fb5d-41f4-ab3a-99ee35812606 Give young farmers a better chance to fight desertification With a dramatically ageing farming population, Europe needs to provide more help for young farmers to become the future of agriculture. At the European Parliament, the EPP Group’s Fourth European... ]]> 10/19/2017 3:39:00 PM 597b2c9a-9710-4568-9971-69bfd8e8910c/Intra-ASEAN trade could exceed US$375 billion by 2025 http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/pricewaterhousecoopers-llp/intra-asean-trade-could-exceed-us-375-billion-by-2025/s/597b2c9a-9710-4568-9971-69bfd8e8910c Intra-ASEAN trade could exceed US$375 billion by 2025 In November, South East Asia will be at the front of the global economic stage, when both the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) meet.... ]]> 10/19/2017 1:16:00 PM f54b6df5-ee27-4a15-8133-dde83c794fc8/Improving the emergency services for EU citizens http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-the-emergency-services-for-eu-citizens/s/f54b6df5-ee27-4a15-8133-dde83c794fc8 Improving the emergency services for EU citizens The EPP Group hosted a cross-party event in the European Parliament in Brussels at which MEPs met representatives from the emergency services from across the European Union. The aims of the event... ]]> 10/18/2017 3:29:00 PM 0f47f944-b8dd-4955-931b-ea4a32d8e497/IMF-Greece Meeting http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-greece-meeting/s/0f47f944-b8dd-4955-931b-ea4a32d8e497 IMF-Greece Meeting The Greek economy is on the road to recovery and welcomed partnership with the International Monetary Fund going forward, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said after meeting with IMF Managing... ]]> 10/17/2017 12:45:00 AM