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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.


War in Syria
Press Release
19.10.2016 - 17:21

EPP, ALDE & Greens call for tougher sanctions against Russia

In a joint letter sent to Donald Tusk today, Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group, Guy Verhofstadt MEP, Chairman of the ALDE Group, and Rebecca Harms MEP, Co-Chairwoman of the Greens/EFA...
Visit of Jaromír Štětina MEP to Kobani
Press Release
19.10.2016 - 14:58

ЕС да престане да подминава хуманитарната катастрофа в Сирия

“Моля, покажете, че Европейският съюз е способен да действа”, казва председателят на Групата на ЕНП Манфред Вебер в призив към лидерите от Европейския съюз, които се събират на среща в...
Visit of Jaromír Štětina MEP to Kobani
Press Release
19.10.2016 - 14:17

EUCO: EU must stop turning blind eye to catastrophe in Syria

"Please show that the EU is capable of acting," said EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber, in a call to EU Heads of State and Government ahead of the European Summit on 20-21 October. ...
Press Release
05.10.2016 - 13:03

Сирия: Путин също е отговорен за убийствата в Алепо

“Не само Башар Асад е масов убиец на своя собствен народ и е отговорен за смъртта на милиони цивилни граждани, руският президент Путин е негов съюзник”, каза председателят на Групата на...



EU puzzle
29.09.2016 - 10:15

Întâlnirea Biroului Grupului PPE - București

Începând de astăzi, Grupul PPE organizează o întâlnire de două zile la București pentru a discuta despre politica de coeziune ca o politică structurală de promovare a creșterii și dezvoltării economice în toate...
Union Jack and EU flags
19.09.2016 - 11:35

Europa nach dem Brexit

Wie geht's weiter ohne Großbritannien? Auf dem EU-Gipfel von Bratislava suchen die 27 Staats- und Regierungschefs einen Weg aus der Krise. CSU-Vize und EVP-Fraktionschef Weber hat acht Vorschläge. Ein Gastbeitrag von Manfred Weber...
Joint Operation Poseidon 2015
06.07.2016 - 13:00

European Border and Coast Guard: Europe delivers fast, Member States must meet their commitments

Statement by our Chairman Manfred Weber: "The European Border and Coast Guard is the best example of Europe delivering rapidly. It took only five months to create an agency with 1500 border guards that can be deployed in a few days. This is...


Chairman's Speeches

04.10.2016 - 20:15

18th birthday Interrail pass for Europe

Dear President, dear Commissioner, dear colleagues! First of all: Europe is facing enormous challenges, and these challenges are at the centre of our debate. Today, we agreed on CO2, on the Climate Agreement, and we are...
14.09.2016 - 10:00

State of the Union

Check against delivery During the BREXIT debate, I spoke about the young generation in Great Britain. They want to belong to Europe. They want to be British AND European. Again today, I want to speak about the...
05.07.2016 - 09:45

Conclusions of the European Council meeting of 28 and 29 June 2016

Dear Presidents, dear colleagues! When the European Council met under Donald Tusk’s leadership in the first hours after the Brexit decision, stability was the first order of the day. I would like to thank you for...
28.06.2016 - 10:45

Yes to Europe! Speech at the extraordinary plenary session on the UK referendum

Check against delivery Address, Please let me start with the words of a young man from Britain who said: “We will never know exactly to what extent we will miss opportunities, friendships, weddings and...
07.06.2016 - 15:15

State of play of the external aspects of the European migration agenda: towards a new 'Migration Compact'

Dear President, dear colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen Vice-Presidents! Migration is the big issue of our times, and we will probably still have a lot of discussions on this topic. For my political Group, the basic...



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Manfred Weber


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