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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
European Flag
Fri, 24/10/2014 - 13:36

EUCO: growth will come with reform and investment

"Europe’s economy needs more investment to help boost growth. The much-needed 300 billion-euro investment plan, which the European Commission will present before Christmas, will be crucial...
Press Release
Jean-Claude Juncker and Manfred Weber
Wed, 22/10/2014 - 12:33

Team Juncker approved: let’s now get down to work

“This European Commission is the Commission of the citizens”, said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, following the approval by the European...
Press Release
Tue, 21/10/2014 - 16:51

Barroso mandate: when we stand united, we achieve things

Speaking on behalf of the EPP Group at the European Parliament's last debate with European Commission President José Manuel Barroso, the EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber MEP warmly thanked...
Press Release
Thu, 16/10/2014 - 17:56

Ebola: Member States must apply safety measures the same way

Manfred Weber, the Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, has called on the European Commission and the Member States to take all necessary measures to address the Ebola outbreak and...


Chairman's Speeches

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...


European Parliament approves new Commission, stronger EU measures on Ebola prevention
European Parliament 60% plus vote clears Juncker Commission to start November 1; EP also debates new aid and measures to curb Ebola at source.
Weber comments on Commission hearings
The parliamentary process of approving the new European Commission is close to its end. Over the last two weeks, the competent committees of the...
Plenary round-up: European and Ukrainian Parliaments defy Russia in Association Agreement vote
European and Ukrainian Parliaments vote simultaneously for closer trade and political ties in Europe; EP also debates ways to deflect punitive...



Marion Jeanne
Chairman's press adviser international press; French press relations for Group
Mercedes Alvargonzález
Head of Cabinet, Chairman's office
Lasse Böhm
Political Adviser to the Chairman

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