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Board Member Vacancy

Friday, September 9, 2022
We have an open seat on the ECPM board! Apply now.

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.

International Day of the Family celebration

Friday, May 14, 2021
Thank you for joining us on Friday 14 May for this virtual celebration of the value and importance of the family!

ECPM app survey

Thursday, May 6, 2021
We are building an ECPM app and need your help! Please fill out this quick survey to let us know what would be most useful to you.

Cristian Terhes MEP (ECPM, ECR) opposes the European Digital Green Certificate

Friday, April 23, 2021
In an interview with ECPM, the Romanian MEP shared his concerns about the Digital Green Certificate and spoke about the dangerous precedent that could be set, if adopted.

Statement on the Green Digital Certificate

Friday, April 23, 2021
Here are some concerns regarding the EU Green Digital Certificate

Entrepreneurship in a Pandemic

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
We hosted a series of three online events focusing on the challenges entrepreneurs are facing during the COVID19 health crisis.

Croatian Member- Hrast- Launches New Promo Video

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Our party member, Hrast, launched a new video showcasing ECPM values and work.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Every year, on Jan. 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz camp, we commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and honor the survivors. We're taking this opportunity to remind every EU citizen to sign the Antisemitism petition.

Protecting the Innocent: Combating Over-sexualization of Children and Harmful Internet Content

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
MEP Helmut Geuking, co-chair of Inter-group on Demographic Challenges, Family- Work Balance and Youth Transition, hosted a meeting of the inter-group on the troubling trends our children are facing online

Macedonian and Albanian Accession to the EU Blocked Because of Bilateral Issues

Friday, December 4, 2020
Read here our statement regarding Bulgaria's misuse of bilateral disputes to block Macedonia and Albania's accession to the EU

Peace for Peace: The Implications of the Abraham Accords for Europe

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Press Release

Peter van Dalen stands with Armenians

Thursday, October 8, 2020
Press Release

International Day of the Elderly- interview

Thursday, October 1, 2020
We sat down for a short talk with ECPM MEP Helmut Geuking and his work in social work and senior care.

Board and Advisory Council get new members

Friday, September 25, 2020
The ECPM General Assembly has confirmed the candidates for the ECPM board and the Advisory Council

Vote for Christian values!

Friday, July 10, 2020
ECPM President Branislav Škripek is encouraging Macedonians to vote according to their values and cast their ballot for the Macedonian Conservative Party- INTEGRA, our ECPM member party.

Declaration on the New Law in Montenegro Regarding Religious Minorities

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
This is ECPM MEPs' statement regarding Montenegro's law regulating the legal status of religious communities

Interview with newest ECPM MEP: Cristian Terhes (PNTCD- Romania)

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
The newest ECPM MEP told us about his motivation in life and politics and his priorities in the current EP mandate.

MEPs call for closing loopholes which may have allowed EU money to be used by Palestinian terrorists to attack Israel

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
European funding to the Palestinian Authority may end up in the hands of Palestinian terrorists who commit attacks against Israel. This conclusion was presented in a report by the Palestinian Media Watch, at a meeting hosted by MEPs Bert-Jan Ruissen (NL) and Charlie Weimers (SE) on Tuesday, June 23. The webinar was organized in collaboration with the ECR Group, ECPM and the Israel Allies Foundation.

Declaration of ECPM Members of Parliament on the Freedom of Religion or Belief in Iran

Friday, June 19, 2020
We, as ECPM MEPs, are concerned about the freedoms and rights of Christians in Iran. Estimates say there are between 300,000 and 1,000,000 Christians (<1% of the population) living in Iran and many of them are harassed, beaten or jailed regularly for their faith. In jail they are often tortured and denied healthcare. The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights has called on Iran to temporarily release all its political prisoners during the pandemic.

The Views of ECPM MEPs on the European Commission's Recovery Plan for Europe

Thursday, June 18, 2020
In anticipation of the European Council's discussion and decision on the Commission's recovery plan, the ECPM MEPs are making the following statements

Romanian MEP Cristian Terheș joins ECPM

Friday, May 15, 2020
The European Christian Political Movement is glad to announce that Romanian MEP Cristian Terheș has joined ECPM member party PNȚCD (Partidul Naţional Ţărănesc Creştin Democrat) and the ECR Group in the European Parliament.

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