Boosting funding for Erasmus+ and free Interrail for youth
The EPP Group has been a major force behind expanding the Erasmus+ program to include more kinds of students in universities as well as trade schools and sports programs. It is pushing for a...
May 16, 2019 - Latest News-Multimedia
Erasmus+: More simple, more fans, made for everyone
Thanks to Erasmus+, since 2014 around 4 million young Europeans have had the opportunity to study abroad, learn about other cultures and develop personally and professionally. The European...
Feb 21, 2019 - Latest News-Multimedia
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...
May 02, 2018 - Latest News-Multimedia
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...
Dec 06, 2017 - Latest News-Multimedia
Climate change, energy efficiency labelling, Erasmus
At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, EU leaders stressed that the EU will press on with its environmental commitments despite the US decision to withdraw from the Paris climate deal. Also...
Jun 15, 2017 - Latest News-Multimedia
Erasmus celebrates 30 years of success
Former Erasmus students from all over Europe and MEPs attended celebrations in the European Parliament marking 30 years of the Erasmus student exchange programme. EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber...
Jun 13, 2017 - Latest News-Multimedia
Treaty of Rome: 60 years of peace and a better life for Europeans, says Manfred Weber
The Treaty of Rome that founded the European Union 60 years ago has ended centuries of conflict and improved Europeans’ daily lives. EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber comments on how far the EU has...
Mar 28, 2017 - Latest News-Multimedia
New EU asylum agency will help tackle the crisis: Carlos Coelho
A new proposed EU asylum agency will be vital in helping to manage the refugee crisis, but will require solidarity among EU Member States, says the EPP Group’s Carlos Coelho, Shadow Rapporteur of...
Feb 03, 2017 - Latest News-Multimedia
Milan Zver asks for more funding for Erasmus+ to reach more EU youth
The European Parliament approves a Resolution calling for more funding to meet growing demand for the EU’s Erasmus+ student exchange programme and improve how it works. EPP Group Rapporteur Milan...
Feb 02, 2017 - Latest News-Multimedia
EU’s Erasmus+ Student Exchange Needs More Funding, Less Bureaucracy
At a hearing evaluating the first two years of the EU’s Erasmus+ student exchange, participants call for simplified paperwork and more money. EPP Group MEPs Milan Zver and Sabine Verheyen listen...
Sep 30, 2016 - All-Latest News-Multimedia
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