About: Angelika Niebler

Cybersecurity 10-07-2018

Plan for EU cybersecurity certification receives Parliament approval

A legal proposal to overhaul the EU’s cybersecurity rules passed a major hurdle on Tuesday (10 July) as the European Parliament’s Industry Committee (ITRE) approved a plan to create a voluntary system for certifying the security level of technology products.
Cybersecurity 09-04-2018

Commission should ‘walk the walk’ on cybersecurity, German chief says

The European Commission should “walk the walk” and use strong encryption to protect its computer networks against hackers---instead of pushing member states to adopt controversial new legislation, the head of Germany’s cybersecurity agency has said.
Public Affairs 09-12-2016

MEPs need a long hard look in the mirror

MEPs have been quick to point out the reforms needed to improve accountability in the Commission but have not turned the same critical eye on themselves, writes Myriam Douo.
EU Internal Market Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska
Transport 02-02-2016

Parliament Legal Committee rattles Commission’s emissions proposal

MEPs in the Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) voted yesterday evening (1 February) to support an opinion that could deal a blow to the European Commission's proposed real driving emissions (RDE) tests for diesel cars.

MEP: Gender quotas should be introduced gradually

Women have come a long way in the past 100 years, but private companies must recognise their responsibility to hire more women in leading positions, German MEP Angelika Niebler (European People's Party) told EURACTIV, expressing her support for the gradual introduction of quotas for women in boardrooms.

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