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​The valuable contribution that small-scale fisheries play was underlined by the EPP Group in the European Committee of the Regions during a round table yesterday. Local and regional leaders stressed the importance of small-scale fisheries for coastal communities throughout Europe, in terms of the social economy highlighting their contribution to employment, wealth and tourism. The need ... [more]
​The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. I regret this decision but respect it. Art. 50 of the EU treaty describes the procedures that now have to be followed. We expect that it is triggered quickly so that the period of uncertainty is as short as possible, that means no longer than two years. Respecting the clear decision to leave the EU also implies that there will be ... [more]
​With digital disrupting the whole of Europe's economy, now is the time to focus on the digital transformation of government, at all levels, and the public services they provide. This was the main message from Martin Andreasson, Member of Västra Götaland Regional Council, whose opinion on the eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 was unanimously adopted at the European Committee of the Regio ... [more]
​The global economic crisis has led to increased public mistrust of large parts of the banking sector. The European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS) therefore aims to strengthen public confidence in the European banking sector by strengthening the protection of bank depositors across the Banking Union. According to the European Committee of the Regions' rapporteur, Hans-Jörg Duppré, Pres ... [more]
The OECD chose the Plenary Session of the European Committee of the Regions to launch its 2016 edition of the Regions at a Glance publication, which shows high disparities in people's living conditions across regions and cities. Addressing the OECD Deputy Secretary-General Mari Kiviniemi on behalf of the EPP Group, Mieczysław Struk said "This study provides us with a clear overview ... [more]
​The European steel industry is an important sector in the EU, in which around 360 000 people are employed at more than 500 production sites in 23 Member States. Elżbieta Bieńkowska, the European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, therefore joined the European Committee of the Regions Plenary Session today to respond to concerns from steel producing re ... [more]
Food waste carries a heavy cost for the EU, both in terms of regional economies and for the environment. The EPP Group in the European Committee of the Regions therefore supports targets of reducing food waste by 30 % by 2025. As underlined by Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, in the Plenary Session on Wednesday, "Europe's regions play an essent ... [more]
​Following increased security threats in Europe's regions and cities, Michael Schneider, President of the EPP Group in the European Committee of the Regions, dedicated today's EPP Group meeting to defending European fundamental rights and values in the fight against radicalisation and terrorism. "The EPP is built on fundamental and universally applicable values, including cultural a ... [more]

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