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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.


European Union
Press Release
Wed, 25/11/2015 - 11:03

Paris attacks: time for action, not just words

"We need to act calmly but also be decisive in our actions", said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, during the debate on the Paris attacks in the...
Press Release
Tue, 24/11/2015 - 16:04

Blame the abuse, don't blame Schengen

The Chairman of the EPP Group, Manfred Weber and the Head of the PN Delegation in the EPP Group, David Casa issued the below statement in relation to the Maltese Prime Minister's decision to...
Liverpool street station at rush hour
Press Release
Fri, 20/11/2015 - 12:34

Terrorism: EPP Group urges concrete decisions

Ahead of the meeting of the EU's Justice and Home affairs Ministers taking place in Brussels today, Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, urged concrete...
Man a airport security checkpoint
Press Release
Wed, 18/11/2015 - 14:33

Fight against terrorism: S&D and ALDE should act immediately

The EPP Group in the European Parliament today presented its five priorities for actions that should be taken at EU level to fight against terrorism. In a statement to the press, Manfred Weber MEP,...


Chairman's Speeches

Tue, 27/10/2015 - 10:45

Conclusions of the European Council meeting, the Leaders' meeting on the Western Balkans route and preparation of the Valletta summit

Dear President, dear Commission President, dear colleagues! Yesterday when I prepared my speech for today, I first wrote: Yes, we are for hotspots, yes, we are for more development aid, yes to the quota, yes to safe...
Wed, 09/09/2015 - 10:30

State of the Union

Dear President, dear Commission President, dear representatives of the Council, dear colleagues. First of all, on behalf of the EPP Group, I also express my condolences along with the Parliament President. And I want to...
Wed, 07/10/2015 - 15:45

Debate with François Hollande and Angela Merkel on the current situation in the European Union

Dear Chancellor Merkel, dear President Hollande, dear Jean-Claude Juncker, dear Martin Schulz, dear colleagues! 25 years ago, your predecessors made a commitment here in the European Parliament that both of your...
Wed, 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...
Wed, 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...



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