EPP TV Newsroom > Latest News > Commissioners' Hearings http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/commissioners-hearings 33a4bcbf-59f8-41d3-b680-ef0e350ce029/Citizens’ rights a red line in Brexit talks http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/citizens--rights-a-red-line-in-brexit-talks/s/33a4bcbf-59f8-41d3-b680-ef0e350ce029 Citizens’ rights a red line in Brexit talks At a European Parliament hearing, the Civil Liberties Committee discusses the Brexit negotiations with concerned citizens and civil society. Across party lines are calls to guarantee citizens’... ]]> 5/11/2017 5:21:00 PM 518e5b13-4d3b-4828-ac78-3bc02076e955/EU tax avoidance – Turkey breaches international law – Association Agreement with Moldova http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/eu-tax-avoidance-turkey-breaches-international-law-association-agreement-with-moldova/s/518e5b13-4d3b-4828-ac78-3bc02076e955 EU tax avoidance – Turkey breaches international law – Association Agreement with Moldova The big debate of the European Parliament's plenary session, which took place in the presence of the Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, was on the recent revelations that some member states mak ]]> 11/13/2014 5:21:00 PM 34ae513b-7ef1-4f1a-8dfc-e3a2da02d362/European Parliament's Plenary Session Round-up: Approval of new Commission, Stronger EU measures on Ebola prevention http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/european-parliament-s-plenary-session-round-up--approval-of-new-commission--stronger-eu-measures-on-ebola-prevention/s/34ae513b-7ef1-4f1a-8dfc-e3a2da02d362 European Parliament's Plenary Session Round-up: Approval of new Commission, Stronger EU measures on Ebola prevention This week at the European Parliament saw the confirmation of the new European Commission headed by its President Jean-Claude Juncker. After a gruelling season of nomination hearings and a few last-min ]]> 10/23/2014 11:50:00 AM ecd24e5f-4231-458c-8754-26d8a20d4287/Weber comments on Commission hearings http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/weber-comments-on-commission-hearings/s/ecd24e5f-4231-458c-8754-26d8a20d4287 Weber comments on Commission hearings The parliamentary process of approving the new European Commission is close to its end. Over the last two weeks, the competent committees of the European Parliament heard and questioned all 27 commiss ]]> 10/9/2014 2:32:00 PM 1de7fd00-50b0-4fe3-934a-8e1d8a91712a/Dombrovskis: economic and monetary union more "robust" but social inclusiveness needs work http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/dombrovskis--economic-and-monetary-union-more--robust--but-social-inclusiveness-needs-work/s/1de7fd00-50b0-4fe3-934a-8e1d8a91712a Dombrovskis: economic and monetary union more "robust" but social inclusiveness needs work European Commissioner Vice-President-Designate for the Euro and Social Dialogue, Valdis Dombrovskis, says the EU is on a more stable footing, but Troika needs to be replaced with more democratic overs ]]> 10/6/2014 4:40:00 PM 82f933e2-a04f-4a18-bd67-4c7fef3dc12d/Georgieva: we should invest the EU's money in projects of high value and outcome http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/georgieva--we-should-invest-the-eu-s-money-in-projects-of-high-value-and-outcome/s/82f933e2-a04f-4a18-bd67-4c7fef3dc12d Georgieva: we should invest the EU's money in projects of high value and outcome Kristalina Georgieva, Bulgarian Commissioner-Designate for Vice-President responsible for Budget and Human Resources, presented her action plan during a Hearing before three EP Committees - Budget, Bu ]]> 10/3/2014 8:31:00 AM 58182e44-2946-454b-ad45-72a4687b3f90/Bieńkowska: Stronger internal market to achieve economic growth http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/bie-kowska--stronger-internal-market-to-achieve-economic-growth/s/58182e44-2946-454b-ad45-72a4687b3f90 Bieńkowska: Stronger internal market to achieve economic growth Commissioner-Designate Elżbieta Bieńkowska emphasised that her priority will be to remove barriers and simplify the rules so that consumers and businesses can benefit from having access to a European ]]> 10/2/2014 3:28:00 PM e5ebbf9f-3287-4e6f-b71b-2dd7fef8fb5f/Arias Cañete: climate change and energy strategy are two sides of the same coin http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/arias-ca-ete--climate-change-and-energy-strategy-are-two-sides-of-the-same-coin/s/e5ebbf9f-3287-4e6f-b71b-2dd7fef8fb5f Arias Cañete: climate change and energy strategy are two sides of the same coin Commissioner-Designate Miguel Arias Cañete underlined that the EU should be the world leader not only in action against climate change, but also in renewable energy. ]]> 10/2/2014 1:31:00 PM 2309fa7b-e12b-438d-aebf-10541f07825e/Hogan: 'simplified' CAP will create future jobs and export market growth http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/hogan---simplified--cap-will-create-future-jobs-and-export-market-growth/s/2309fa7b-e12b-438d-aebf-10541f07825e Hogan: 'simplified' CAP will create future jobs and export market growth Agricultural Commissioner-Designate Phil Hogan tells Parliament at his Hearing that opening new global markets will accompany 'effective and simplified' CAP reform during his 5-year tenure. ]]> 10/2/2014 11:35:00 AM 391cfd49-8a39-404b-8392-3cfc1583e07d/Navracsics set priorities for education and culture to ease jobs and growth http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/navracsics-set-priorities-for-education-and-culture-to-ease-jobs-and-growth/s/391cfd49-8a39-404b-8392-3cfc1583e07d Navracsics set priorities for education and culture to ease jobs and growth Hungarian commissioner-designate Tibor Navracsics cruised through the hearing in the European Parliament with ease, bring in his longstanding political and academic. He set out as priority enhancing e ]]> 10/2/2014 8:48:00 AM 2bcb33be-81a8-453c-914b-625f5e2efe83/Thyssen says greater social equality will drive EU job creation. http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/thyssen-says-greater-social-equality-will-drive-eu-job-creation./s/2bcb33be-81a8-453c-914b-625f5e2efe83 Thyssen says greater social equality will drive EU job creation. European Employment Commissioner-Designate Marianne Thyssen tells Parliamentary Hearing that creating millions of sustainable jobs and social fairness will be at the core of her priorities. ]]> 10/1/2014 3:24:00 PM 0447080f-7b8a-4838-9790-a9738efd81f0/Stylianides promises prompt action to deal with humanitarian disasters http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/stylianides-promises-prompt-action-to-deal-with-humanitarian-disasters/s/0447080f-7b8a-4838-9790-a9738efd81f0 Stylianides promises prompt action to deal with humanitarian disasters Christos Stylianides announced during his Hearing in the Development Committee in the European Parliament that he will travel to West Africa to decide on immediate action to cope with the Ebola epidem ]]> 10/1/2014 11:37:00 AM 0a62ef71-08ba-4520-be9b-d654cff6692b/Avramopoulos: The right man to deal with immigration in Europe http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/avramopoulos--the-right-man-to-deal-with-immigration-in-europe/s/0a62ef71-08ba-4520-be9b-d654cff6692b Avramopoulos: The right man to deal with immigration in Europe Dimitris Avramopoulos explains his strategy to tackle illegal migration and secure Europe's borders in a globalised world with geopolitical challenges during his Hearing in the Civil Liberties, Justic ]]> 10/1/2014 11:03:00 AM 3e5c8b96-3511-4993-9cd8-4a6cced736b1/Hahn underlines the importance of the new neighbourhood policy http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/hahn-underlines-the-importance-of-the-new-neighbourhood-policy/s/3e5c8b96-3511-4993-9cd8-4a6cced736b1 Hahn underlines the importance of the new neighbourhood policy Johannes Hahn will serve the European Commission for a second term as Commissioner responsible for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations. He performed well during his hearing in the Foreig ]]> 9/30/2014 5:08:00 PM 30728439-44a2-4f24-9f92-4ac23c6a075d/Moedas praises growth and jobs in Europe through research and innovation http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/moedas-praises-growth-and-jobs-in-europe-through-research-and-innovation/s/30728439-44a2-4f24-9f92-4ac23c6a075d Moedas praises growth and jobs in Europe through research and innovation Research, Science and Innovation Commissioner-Designate Carlos Moedas says he will lead reforms to remove barriers to innovation to attract global talent, and if elected he will complete the European ]]> 9/30/2014 1:58:00 PM 2d829397-17ad-4c93-9513-f38a1162b5cd/Oettinger Tells EP Confirmation Hearing He´s Ready to Lead The Race to Close EU´s Digital Economy Gap with the US and Asia http://epp.synapticdigital.com/latest-news/oettinger-tells-ep-confirmation-hearing-he-s-ready-to-lead-the-race-to-close-eu-s-digital-economy-gap-with-the-us-and-asia/s/2d829397-17ad-4c93-9513-f38a1162b5cd Oettinger Tells EP Confirmation Hearing He´s Ready to Lead The Race to Close EU´s Digital Economy Gap with the US and Asia Digital Economy Commissioner designate Günther Oettinger says he will lead a robust expansion of the EU´s digital networks, as well as EU-wide harmonisation of copyright and spectrum rules. ]]> 9/29/2014 10:31:00 PM