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EBU and the European Parliament excludes ECPM from main Spitzenkandidat debate in Brussels

Friday, May 17, 2024
The European Christian Political Movement- one of the ten recognized parties in the European Parliament- was excluded from the main Spitzenkandidat debate in Brussels, coming up on 23 May.

The EU Green Deal and Supply Security

Thursday, April 25, 2024
Given the timeliness of the Green Deal legislative package, we organized an event together with member party Bündnis C – Christen für Deutschland to discuss the security of supply in areas like agriculture, housing and energy.

ECPM's Spitzenkandidat will participate in the Maastricht Debate

Thursday, April 25, 2024
Do not miss the Maastricht Debate, the biggest electoral debate of the European parties' lead candidates!

Quo Vadis Hungary? Christianity & Civil Liberties in Europe

Friday, April 19, 2024
On our campaign trail we stopped in Budapest and organized a panel discussion with Hungarian figures on the connection between Christian values and democratic societies

PRESS RELEASE: MEPs are asking Commissioner Johansson to look into the case of trafficked and abused minors under the guardianship of the Spanish government

Friday, April 12, 2024
We are asking the European Commission to look into a horrible case of abuse and trafficking of minors in the care of the state in the Murcia Region.

ECPM welcomes three new member parties

Friday, April 12, 2024
Three new parties have joined the European Christian Political Movement, expanding its presence in the Baltics and in Central Europe

ECPM launches its European campaign!

Thursday, April 11, 2024
We launched our campaign for the European elections today in Brussels.

Hungary's choice: Europe or Moscow. Perspectives on the Rule of Law

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Hungarian expats and EU institutions professionals had the chance to attend a panel discussion between Prof. Péter Róna and MEP Márton Gyöngyösi on the current situation in Hungary and its options for the future inside EU

Reclaiming Power for the EU Member States

Saturday, April 6, 2024
ECPM organized an event in Malta and invited our member party Abba to describe how the EU's decisions are affecting the Maltese

European Freedom Network- The Bridge Conference: Connect, Collaborate, Create

Thursday, March 21, 2024
Organizations and individuals fighting human trafficking and forced labour in Europe have gathered for a special 4-day conference in Portugal to learn, to exchange views and best practices about their work, and to encourage each other.

ECPM-CU: Freedom and Security in Europe and Its Neighborhood

Saturday, March 16, 2024
In light of the upcoming European elections we held a conference together with member party ChristenUnie in The Netherlands where we discussed the current situation in Europe and the neighborhood and explored solutions for a more stable future.

Open Borders or Fortress Europe. A Christian Reflection on Migration and the New EU Pact

Saturday, February 24, 2024
Together with migration experts and our members in Spain we discussed the new provisions in the EU Migration and Asylum Pact and we reflected on the Christian duty towards migrants.

President Valeriu Ghilețchi is appointed ECPM's lead candidate for the European Commission

Thursday, February 22, 2024
The ECPM board voted to appoint the president of the party as the Spitzenkandidat, or lead candidate, of ECPM for the upcoming contest for the European Commission job.

Niels Geuking succeeds MEP Helmut Geuking in the European Parliament

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
MEP Helmut Geuking is stepping down from his seat in the European Parliament and his son, Niels, is taking over.

The VALUES party in Spain- a robust candidate to the EP elections

Friday, January 19, 2024
Our member party in Spain- Valores- has just announced its head of list for the European elections. With this nomination, the party is showing up as a strong and serious alternative to the mainstream parties in Spain.

ECPM finalizes its EU election manifesto

Friday, December 8, 2023
The general assembly of the European Christian Political Movement gathered in an extraordinary 2-day session to discuss and vote on the political program which will serve as the 2024 election manifesto.

ECPM supports Valores' calls for peaceful protests against the Spanish amnesty law

Monday, November 20, 2023
We support our party member's calls denouncing the backroom deal the Spanish prime-minister made with Catalan separatists for their support in exchange for amnesty and we call for protests to remain calm and peaceful.

ECPM gains a fifth seat in the European Parliament

Thursday, September 21, 2023
This week, MEP Márton Gyöngyösi joined our European political party as an individual member, gaining ECPM a 5th seat in the European Parliament

Celebrating Children's Day with MEP Geuking in the European Parliament

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
We celebrated Children's Day on 20th September, as it is marked in Germany, together with MEP Helmut Geuking and a delegation from Germany gathered in the European Parliament

Political Training for Youth- Youth Camp

Monday, July 31, 2023
Together with the office of MEP Geuking, we organized a youth camp for youth interested in politics and in how the European Union works

Three New Parties Join ECPM

Friday, June 16, 2023
During the 24th General Assembly in Rambouillet, France, the European Christian Political Movement elected two new board members and welcomed three member parties

MEPs warn of danger of surrogacy violating human dignity

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
The European Union is currently considering a Parenthood Certificate, which opens the door to dangerous possibilities when it comes to surrogacy. We invited a few experts to the European Parliament to present what those legal ramifications and dangers would be.

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.

The Christian Roots of Europe

Friday, April 21, 2023
Together with our member party- Contigo Mas- we organized a special event in a suburb of Madrid, focusing on the Christian values which inspired the EU founding fathers and which represent the soul of Europe.

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.

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