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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.

manfred.weber@europarl.europa.eu

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Pope Francis
Press Release
06.05.2016 - 16:04

Pope Francis awarded Charlemagne prize

"Awarding the Charlemagne Prize to Pope Francis sends an important signal. In these times, when many citizens in Europe are looking for direction and the European Union is facing essential...
Visa Stamps
Press Release
04.05.2016 - 13:46

Visa liberalisation and EU asylum rules

“There must be no watering down of the rules on visa liberalisation for Turkey and thus it is hard to understand why the Commission is now proposing visa liberalisation despite Turkey not...
Construction worker doing measuring
Press Release
30.04.2016 - 17:09

Workers' Day - All workers are entitled to decent wages

Marking the International Workers’ Day, tomorrow 1st May, the EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber said that "reforming in a more flexible way our labour market could help avoid...
Turkey & Europe flags
Press Release
28.04.2016 - 12:17

EU-Turkey Agreement: no watering-down of visa rules

“The EU-Turkey agreement is proof that Europe works and that Europe can bring results despite the criticism from various sides”, said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the...

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My work in Parliament

Chairman's Speeches

10.05.2016 - 15:15

Ongoing negotiations on the first review of the economic adjustment programme for Greece

Dear President, dear Commissioner, dear colleagues! When we are discussing the situation in Greece today and the review of the programme, we have to first of all put people at the centre - the people in Greece who are...
09.03.2016 - 09:30

Preparation of the European Council meeting of 17 & 18 March and outcome of the EU-Turkey summit

Dear President, dear Vice-President, dear former colleague! It is nice to have a minister among us. I'd like to know what it's like to sit there at the front – you get coffee served and you can talk as...
03.02.2016 - 09:30

Preparation of the European Council meeting of 18 and 19 February 2016

Dear Presidents, dear colleagues! The goal is clear, also for my political group, the European People’s Party: we want Great Britain to stay on board; we want to convince the people in Great Britain that it...
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...
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...

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Mercedes Alvargonzález
Head of Cabinet, Chairman's office
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Christian Huegel
Chairman's spokesperson
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Marion Jeanne
Chairman's press adviser international press; French press relations for Group

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