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Chairman of the EPP Group

"We must work closely together in the Europe of today to preserve our chances in the world of tomorrow. This union is our life insurance policy in an increasingly globalised world. In challenging times, I want to make sure that the EPP Group will remain the driving force in defending our European way of life."

manfred.weber@europarl.europa.eu

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justice
Press Release
04.07.2018 - 12:21

Poland: there is no freedom without the rule of law

“What we have to do is fight for the interests of European citizens. Not divide them into ‘good’ and ‘bad’ Europeans. Let’s discuss the future of our continent...
Sebastian Kurz
Press Release
03.07.2018 - 15:36

Controlling external borders & stopping illegal migration

“The European Council has followed three of the EPP Group’s key demands to stop illegal migration and to control our borders in a better way: giving more means and 10,000 additional...
Mark Rutte
Press Release
13.06.2018 - 13:16

EU foreign policy: Europe’s fate is in its own hands

"Europe stands at a crossroads. We have to choose between national egoism and making Europe a true global power. The decision is in our hands." This was the central point made by our...
DiscoverEU
Press Release
11.06.2018 - 17:53

DiscoverEU: applications open tomorrow

Are you an 18 year-old European citizen who would like to get a sense of the beauty and diversity of our continent? From this Tuesday 12 June at 12.00 hrs until Tuesday 26 June at 12.00 hrs you can...

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News

General view of the meeting
01.12.2015 - 18:36

EU-Turkey: agreement is no blank cheque

EU leaders met with Turkey at the first EU-Turkey Summit last Sunday. The Summit aimed to renew the relationship between the two sides given their recent challenges - not least the issue of refugee flows arriving to Europe through Turkey. A range...
Attacks in Paris, France
18.11.2015 - 11:30

After Paris: our immediate demands for counter-terrorism measures

Following the horrendous attacks in Paris last Friday, we call for immediate action in fighting terrorism. Europe needs a pact against terror. These are our proposals. #antiterrorpact 1. Urgent finalisation of data-related files PNR (...
migrants minutes after arriving on Greek island Lesbos. Turkish shore visible in background
11.09.2015 - 11:00

Keep Europe’s door open — but guard it

The migration crisis is not the EU’s fault, but a failure of national egoisms An Op-Ed published by EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber in POLITICO on 10 September 2015 Europe faces an unprecedented migratory crisis. People are migrating in...

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Chairman's Speeches

13.09.2017 - 11:30

State of the Union

Europe needs courage, Europe needs optimism, Europe needs creativity! This is precisely what we heard from Jean-Claude Juncker today. Thank you and thanks to the whole European Commission for this strong start! Trust...
14.06.2017 - 09:15

Preparation of the European Council of 22 and 23 June 2017

Mr President, I want to start with a topic which is not officially on the agenda next week, but which will surely overshadow the whole debate – namely, the general election in the UK. Let me start with a frank...
05.04.2017 - 09:00

Negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union

Mr President, dear colleagues, last week we officially received the letter. It took nine months to write a letter of six pages, but finally, we received the letter. Today is the day at the European Parliament, and today...
30.03.2017 - 12:30

Speech at the EPP Congress in Malta

Dear Party President Daul, dear Joseph, Dear friends, The EPP Group is the driving force of the European Parliament. We are united and we are successful. I give you an example: Despite the Socialists breaking...
15.02.2017 - 09:45

EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement - Conclusion of the EU-Canada CETA - EU-Canada Strategic Partnership Agreement

Dear President, dear Commissioner, dear colleagues! Already in the first few minutes, we can feel what is at stake today. It is about the discussion between feelings, stirring up fears, and facts. Later, we will listen...

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Contacts

Mercedes Alvargonzález
Head of Chairman's Cabinet
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Christian Huegel
Chairman's Spokesperson
Mobile: +32 473 840 963
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Marion Jeanne
Press Officer to the Chairman
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