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ZPP from its beginning has been completely supportive of free market and free competition. We believe that “creative destruction” is the best way to stimulate the innovation which results in products fitted to the consumers’ needs. Especially now, when European economies are vividly hurt by the coronavirus outbreak, we need to put even more effort into making our regulatory and institutional environment more friendly for the innovative undertakings.

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Despite newly negotiated free trade agreements (FTA) by the European Commission during its last mandate, maintaining an open and free trading multilateral system has become increasing difficult. Abroad, ‘America first’ or ‘China first’ trade strategies still dominate the geopolitical scene and within the EU, protectionist campaign groups have successfully used environmental and welfare-related arguments to […]

Date: 2021-10-14

Marian – Jean Marinescu, Member of the European Parliament, ITRE Committee, The Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers together with European Enterprise Alliance and SME Connect kindly invites to join an online discussion: “New EU Emissions Trade Scheme – how to mitigate the risks for European consumers and SMEs ” October 19th at 10:00 – 11.30 CET via ZOOM platform. […]

Date: 2021-10-19
Location: ZOOM

The aim of this webinar organised by the European Enterprise Alliance will be to address the most significant obstacles and red tape that hamper economic recovery for the most vulnerable businesses. The purpose of this event is to facilitate an open debate with European stakeholders and representatives of governments, ensuring that any government-led support programme […]

Date: 2021-10-25

Regulatory Affairs

Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers is glad to announce it has co-signed a joint letter to the co-legislators on the European Commission’s AI Act proposal. Together with our co-signatories, we believe this is a unique chance to build together a future-proof, enabling and effective AI governance. More specifically, we call for: Providing a precise definition […]

During the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg (4-7 October 2021), MEPs debated the EU Road Safety Policy Framework 2021-2030 – Recommendations on next steps towards “Vision Zero” and accepted the Parliamentary Report.  MEP Kosma Złotowski shadow rapporteur from TRAN Committee comments on the report ‘ We have been dealing with stagnation in […]

Position papers, presentation, declarations

Report by the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers Problems of Polish entrepreneurs in France.

Joint Letter of 17 organizations on Digital Services Act.

Joint Letter on Digital Markets Act (DMA) with other European Organizations.


‘VW emissions software was illegal, top EU lawyer says‘ – by Wester Van Gaal from euobserver.  

‘UK to issue short-term visas to help ease trucker, food industry shortages‘ – Lili Bayer from Politico. 

‘From SMEs to Unicorns: What Role for Trade, Standards and New Tech?‘ – by Lucian Cernat ECIPE 

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