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The Dark Side of Digitalization: Cyberbullying in the European Union

Monday, May 15, 2023
In the last few years, all of us had to use the digital space a lot more than before to carry on with life. Schooling, shopping, chatting with our loved ones, it all happened via a screen. That, however, does not come without risks. Cyberbullying figures show a dramatic increase in the last few years, even before the pandemic. Teenagers and youth are particularly vulnerable. The European Parliament plenary recently addressed the issue and asked for better legislation and more robust enforcement.

Celebrating Europe Day

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
What is the significance of 9 May- Europe Day?

Frail Solidarity

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
The European Single Market and Europe's solidarity with Ukraine is threatened by an oversupply of grains which were not supposed to be here.

Members of European Parliament greenlight accession talks with Moldova

Thursday, April 20, 2023
The European Parliament adopted a resolution with overwhelming majority recognising the importance and vulnerability of Moldova in Eastern Europe and calling for accession negotiations to start by end of this year, pending the country's fulfilment of reforms in key areas.

European Members of Parliament condemn blasphemy laws in Nigeria

Thursday, April 20, 2023
In a joint resolution adopted today, European lawmakers have come out strongly condemning the criminalization of blasphemy laws in Nigeria, pointing to their incompatibility with Nigerian Constitution and international treaties, and the fact that it severely violates people's freedom of religion and belief.

Identity Declaration

Monday, April 3, 2023
This is ECPM's Identity Declaration

The Multiple Faces of Antisemitism in Europe

Thursday, March 30, 2023
Together with our MEP Bert-Jan Ruissen, we organized an event in the European Parliament about antisemitism and the many, insidious ways in still shows up in Europe.

European Water Protection Policies. The Case of Mar Menor

Friday, March 17, 2023
An important and timely conference about European policies governing water protection, as they relate to the ecological disaster in Mar Menor.

Strong Families Lead to Strong Countries

Saturday, March 11, 2023
A conference on the importance of family values organized in Riga, Latvia

Our Defense

Friday, February 17, 2023
This is our response to the frequent attacks and unfair framing of our work and efforts.

We pray for Turkey and Syria

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
We're mourning with the families of the victims killed by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria and praying for a quick rescue of those caught under the debris.

European Parliament Calls for the Iran’s Repressive Forces to be Designated as Terror Group

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
The protests in Iran and in major cities all over the world against the regime's violation of human rights and brutal force used on protestors have culminated with last week's call from the European Parliament that the Iranian IRGC be put on the terror blacklist

Who feeds the world tomorrow?

Saturday, January 21, 2023
The recent crises Europe has been going through left governments and regular people alike wondering about the security and stability of our food. In an event hosted by MEP Bert-Jan Ruissen in Putten, The Netherlands we explored the challenges and threats to our food supply.

Cornerstone Dinner

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Following the European Prayer Breakfast, the Christian network of young professionals- Cornerstone- gathered in the evening to share a meal and hear from others how to live out Jesus' teachings.

Board Member Vacancy

Thursday, November 3, 2022
We have an open seat on the ECPM board! Apply now.

Tearing Off the Veil: How Jesus’ Teachings Spurs Our Fight for Freedom of Religion for All

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Freedom of Religion or Belief is a fundamental right enshrined in EU and international treaties; however, it is being violated in many places around the world today. We need to stand for and protect this important freedom in Europe and abroad.

European Freedom Network- The Bridge Conference: Shaping Tomorrow Together

Friday, October 14, 2022
The yearly Bridge conference took place in Sarajevo on 10-14 October and gathered organizations from Europe and beyond fighting human trafficking at all stages.

The EU votes for an adequate minimum wage

Thursday, October 6, 2022
This week the European Council adopted the Directive previously passed by the Parliament to set up a framework for minimum wage standards across the bloc and to strengthen collective bargaining and worker protections.

Farewell Leo van Doesburg!

Thursday, September 29, 2022
We said goodbye and farewell today to our longtime policy expert and director for European Affairs, Leo van Doesburg. The board, staff and close friends gathered to thank him for his hard work and send him off into the next step of his career.

Familien Partei- ECPM Gathering

Monday, September 26, 2022
A lovely day spent with Familien Partei members, local representatives and MEP Helmut Geuking in Billerbeck, Germany, talking about European policies and their impact at local level

Conservative Summit

Monday, September 19, 2022
The second edition of the Conservative Summit hosted in the Slovak Parliament building highlighted the importance of Christian politicians coming together in unity to advance the conservative values we all have in common.

Resolution on the Iran nuclear deal (JCPoA)

Monday, August 8, 2022
Here is the Resolution on the Iran nuclear deal, tabled by Bündnis C – Christen für Deutschland, and adopted electronically.

Preventing and combating human trafficking and reintegrating survivors

Monday, August 8, 2022
Here is the resolution tabled by ECPYouth during the ECPM general assembly in Madrid, which was adopted unanimously.

'Boycott Russia!' resolution

Monday, August 8, 2022
This is the final version of the resolution tabled by ECPYouth. It received 5 votes in favour, 2 abstentions and 1 rejection, and it was declared adopted.

A fruitful visit with member party PPM in Portugal

Monday, July 11, 2022
A rich and fruitful working visit during plenary session of the Autonomous Region in Azores

A View on the Abortion Discussion in the USA and in Europe

Friday, July 1, 2022
Our reaction to the historic decision by the Supreme Court of the US and where we stand on the matter.

Moldova and Ukraine become candidate countries to the European Union

Friday, June 24, 2022
In a historic vote, yesterday the European Council has granted candidate status to the EU to Moldova and Ukraine.

Ladislav Ilčić and the Croatian Sovereigntists leave the ECPM

Monday, June 20, 2022
Member of Parliament Ladislav Ilčić and the party Croatian Sovereigntists have decided to withdraw from the European Christian Political Movement

The Fight for Data Control: the benefits and cost of the European Digital Identity

Saturday, June 18, 2022
An interesting and timely conference on the recently proposed European Digital Identity technology by the European Commission and the implications for the European citizens and member states.

General Assembly announcements and conclusions

Saturday, June 18, 2022
Here are a few important changes and announcements decided yesterday, as well as the resolutions tabled.

European Parliament needs to stick to its competence and work on EU-issues

Monday, June 13, 2022
Once again, the subject of abortion was on the agenda of the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg, despite the EU institutions not having competence over this.

ECPM has a new General Director

Monday, May 30, 2022
The ECPM board has selected Maarten van de Fliert to be the new General Director of ECPM

We grieve with the parents of Uvalde, Texas

Friday, May 27, 2022
Our hearts break for the unspeakable tragedy that took place in the United States this week

Proposed electoral changes undermine Member States’ sovereignty

Friday, May 6, 2022

The European Parliament Reinforces Sanctions on the Russian Federation

Thursday, April 7, 2022

The Chairmen's Conference

Tuesday, March 22, 2022
ECPM participated at the Chairmen's Conference in Jerusalem, Israel

The Finnish Prayer Breakfast

Thursday, March 17, 2022
This year's prayer breakfast in Helsinki focused on the situation in Ukraine.

Calling for De-escalation and Peace at the Ukrainian Border

Friday, February 4, 2022

Congratulations to the New President of the European Parliament: Roberta Metsola!

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Wishing the new president great success and much wisdom in her new role.

Merry Christmas!

Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Wishing everyone Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy 2022!

The Road to Peace. A critical look at EU's two-state policy on the Israeli- Palestinian conflict

Thursday, December 2, 2021
Our annual event where we customarily explore the EU-Israel relations was a success! Grateful to all who participated online and in person.

Cornerstone annual dinner

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
The annual networking dinner which gathers European Christian youth from all over Europe in Brussels for a time of reflection, encouragement and inspiration.

ECPM has a new President!

Monday, October 18, 2021
At the General Assembly on 15 October, the European Christian Political Movement elected its new President and appointed two new board members.

ECPM member (and former MEP)- Anna Záborská- is appointed special representative for religious freedom

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
The Slovak government appointed former MEP Anna Záborská as special ambassador for the protection of religious freedom and freedom of conscience.

Interview with MEP Ladislav Ilčić

Monday, July 19, 2021
Here is a short interview with the newest ECPM MEP: Ladislav Ilčić

Welcome to the newest ECPM member of European Parliament- Ladislav Ilčić!

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
It is our great pleasure to welcome the newest member of the European Parliament.

ECPM MEPs Statement on the Matić Report on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
The Matić Report promotes policies that are not congruent with the EU law and competence and creates a precedent which can undermine fundamental human rights.

Controversial Matić Report Seeks to Override National Competence and Limit Freedom of Conscience

Monday, June 14, 2021
The EP Committee on Women's Rights has released a controversial report on sexual and reproductive health and rights which seeks to interfere with the Member States' exclusive competence on issues of public health.

General Assembly- 21st edition

Monday, May 31, 2021
Here is a summary of a few changes in ECPM governance and other results of the 21st GA.

Celebrating with Family Party president Helmut Geuking MEP

Saturday, May 15, 2021
On the International Day of the Families, we stopped by the office of MEP Helmut Geuking to mark the occasion and talk about his work promoting family values in the EP.

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