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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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Press Release
02.05.2018 - 15:18

MFF: a good starting point for discussion

"The money that is being used in the EU budget is money well-invested. It is about investing in the future, about showing solidarity, about shaping a good future for young Europeans. The...
Woman with cancer wearing scarf
Press Release
25.04.2018 - 09:32

EPP Group to double EU spending on cancer

The EPP Group wants to double EU spending on cancer research by 2024, committing itself to fighting cancer. The biggest group in the European Parliament will present its position paper on cancer...
Emmanuel Macron
Press Release
17.04.2018 - 11:58

Let's build a true parliamentary democracy in Europe

The President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron debated the future of Europe with the European Parliament today. Speaking on behalf of the EPP Group, its Chairman Manfred Weber welcomed...
Lyon
Press Release
09.04.2018 - 11:10

Discussing the EU's security in Lyon

How to improve security in the European Union will be the key theme of the EPP Group's Bureau meeting in Lyon, France, from 12-13 April 2018.  “As recent tragic events in France...

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News

The map of Balkans under the magnifying glass
18.10.2018 - 09:32

EPP Group supports EU ambitions of Western Balkans

The EPP Group confirmed its support for the EU ambitions of the Western Balkan countries Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYROM, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia. Politicians from those countries, EPP Group MEPs and the EPP Group Chairman took part in...
Brexit Jigsaw puzzle displaying european map missing Great Britain
08.03.2018 - 15:55

Brexit: EP proposes close relationship in form of an Association Agreement

MEPs will next week in Strasbourg set out their views on the post-Brexit framework for the future EU-UK relationship. The draft resolution agreed by the European Parliament Conference of Presidents on Wednesday 8 March makes it clear that the...
Europe vote election
09.02.2018 - 12:19

In the 2019 European Elections, let's talk about candidates and programmes, not procedures!

The European Parliament will be ready to reject any candidate in the investiture procedure of the President of the Commission who was not appointed as a ‘Spitzenkandidat’ of a European political party in the run-up to the European...

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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
Mobile: +32 479 840 293

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My Contact Details

  • BRU:
    ASP 05H359 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone:
    +32 (0)2 2845890
    Fax:
    +32 (0)2 2849890
  • STR:
    LOW T06044 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone:
    +33 (0)3 88 175890
    Fax:
    +33 (0)3 88 179890
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