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Manfred Weber
Manfred Weber

Chairman of the EPP Group

Manfred Weber was born in 1972 in Niederhatzkofen (Bavaria) as the second eldest of three brothers. He has been married since 2002. After leaving secondary school in 1990, he did his military service in Neuburg/Donau. He graduated in physical engineering from the Munich University of Applied Sciences in 1996.

Latest News

Press Release
Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Tusk, Jeroen Dijsselbloem
Mon, 13/07/2015 - 11:08

Euro Summit: EPP Group welcomes agreement on Greece

The EPP Group welcomes the agreement found in the Euro Summit today on Greece. "The compromise position defended by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was finally successful....
Press Release
EU and Greek flags
Wed, 08/07/2015 - 12:17

Greece: PM Tsipras should respect Europe's basic values

In his address at today’s plenary, Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, reminded Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of the principles and fundamental values...
Press Release
EU and Greek flags
Mon, 06/07/2015 - 15:29

Greece: Europe must help with humanitarian aid

Ahead of tomorrow's special Euro Summit on Greece, Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, said the following; "The result of the referendum will cause severe...
Press Release
EU and Greek flags
Sun, 28/06/2015 - 14:43

Greece: the Eurozone cannot be subject to blackmail

"The Greek Government should not continue telling untruths to the Greek people on what happened during the negotiations. Both the European Commission and the Eurogroup made extensive offers and...


Chairman's Speeches

08.07.2015 - 09:30

Conclusions of the European Council (25-26 June 2015) and of the Euro Summit (7 July 2015) and the current situation in Greece

Welcome to the European Parliament! Before I talk about Greece, a request to the President of the European Council: if this is the chamber at the heart of European democracy, I would ask to include the European...
20.05.2015 - 09:30

European Agenda on Migration

Dear President, dear Commissioners, dear representatives of the Council, dear colleagues! Before I give my response on the subject, I would like to sacrifice a minute of my speech time for a short review of the British...
11.02.2015 - 17:15

Preparation of the informal meeting of Heads of State or Government (12 February 2015)

Dear President, dear Council representatives, dear Vice-President of the Commission, dear colleagues! In this week ahead of the consultations for the European Council we feel that the challenges are big challenges. I...
13.01.2015 - 15:30

Conclusions of the European Council meeting (18 December 2014)

Dear Presidents, dear President of the Council, dear Commission President, dear colleagues! First, on behalf of the EPP Group, I would like to cordially welcome the new President of the European Council and offer him...
02.07.2014 - 09:45

Chairman's first plenary speech (2 July 2014)

President, dear Presidents, dear colleagues! Because this is my first speech in my new function as Group Chairman, please allow me a general form of address and to ask colleagues who have been elected or re-elected, how...


The EU must help real refugees in need
The migration crisis in the Mediterranean has grown to unprecedented proportions this summer. EU action to deal with the issue has become more urgent...
EU awaits new proposals from Greece, but will provide humanitarian assistance
The Greeks' rejection of the EU bailout plan must be respected, but it is up to Greece's leftist government to make new proposals, says EPP...
EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber urges Greeks to vote YES in the referendum
Following a meeting between European Parliament leaders and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber said...



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