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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.

General Director Vacancy

Monday, March 7, 2022
We are looking for a new General Director! Deadline has been extended.

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.

Victory in Europe Day- 75th Anniversary

Friday, May 8, 2020
This year we are celebrating 75 years since Germany’s surrender which marked the end of the Second World War in Europe.

Update on ECPM activities amid the corona virus outbreak

Monday, March 23, 2020
We decided to cancel our events for the next period in order to comply with the latest safety guidelines

World Down Syndrome Day

Saturday, March 21, 2020
ECPM is celebrating today the people with Down syndrome and their special abilities

PNTCD Romania becomes the newest member of ECPM

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
The ECPM board has unanimously accepted PNTCD Romania as party member at the latest board meeting.

Brainstorming Meeting on Reintegration Strategy for Human Trafficking Survivors

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
ECPM together with Bright Fame and local representatives has organized a one-day brainstorming session in Bucharest, Romania on exit programs and strategies for the reintegration of survivors

Launch of online petition against antisemitism in Europe

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
This petition was initiated as a response to the growing number of attacks against Jewish communities in Europe.

Empowering EU- Israel Trade Relations

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
ECPM organized and hosted its yearly conference on issues connected to Israel and the role Europe plays in them.

General Assembly- 19th edition

Thursday, December 5, 2019
On December 5th, 2019 ECPM held its 19th general assembly in Brussels, Belgium.

To Caesar and to God: Church and Politics

Monday, December 2, 2019
From 30 November to 1 December 2019, Magna Carta, in collaboration for the first time with ECPM, organised the yearly conference To Caesar and to God. Church and Politics in the Papacy of John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francis.

Declaration of ECPM Members of European Parliament regarding situation of freedoms in Algeria

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Freedom of Religion or Belief in Turkey- special guest: pastor Andrew Brunson

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
On Nov. 13th, the European Center for Law and Justice, together with ECPM MEPS Bert-Jan Ruissen and Peter van Dalen have hosted pastor Andrew Brunson in the European Parliament to discuss freedom of religion in Turkey and to hear the pastor's testimony about the time he spent unlawfully imprisoned by Erdogan's regime.

Circle of Support- Anti-human Trafficking Conference

Saturday, October 19, 2019
On October 18 (the European Anti Human Trafficking Day), ECPM together with its Serbian partners, Christen Unie (NL) and other like-minded organisations, have organised a high-level conference on the reality of human trafficking and ways to combat it.

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