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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 and Manfred Weber
Thu, 27/11/2014 - 11:44

No-confidence vote against Europhobes

"A large majority has sent a clear signal today: the European Parliament stands behind the European Commission and its reform agenda for Europe. The attempt by Europhobes to destabilise the EU...
Press Release
Wed, 26/11/2014 - 10:17

Investment plan is a step towards ambitious reform agenda

“We have made the promise that the citizens of Europe will be central to everything we do here. This is what the investment plan is about: boosting growth, creating jobs, adapting our economies...
Press Release
Pope Francis
Tue, 25/11/2014 - 11:49

EPP Group fully backs Pope Francis' wake-up call for Europe

"The Holy Father's visit is a very special moment for the European Parliament. His message of peace, solidarity and openness, his amazing personality and wisdom reach out to everyone, no...
Press Release
Europe map closeup
Tue, 18/11/2014 - 15:46

Mediterranean countries: EPP Group renews partnership ties

The EPP Group Presidency held a meeting today with the Ambassadors and Heads of Mission to the EU of Mediterranean countries. Following the last European elections, this event was a good occasion for...


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...


EU tax avoidance – Turkey breaches international law – Association Agreement with Moldova
The big debate of the European Parliament's plenary session, which took place in the presence of the Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker,...
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...



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