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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.


Antonio Tajani MEP
Press Release
13.12.2016 - 20:47

Antonio Tajani elected as EPP Group nominee for EP President

The EPP Group has today elected Antonio Tajani as its candidate for the post of President of the European Parliament. “I am proud that we have designated our nominee after a democratic, open...
Press Release
07.12.2016 - 18:51

#DiscoverEU: Skupina ELS začenja InterRail kampanjo

Bruselj, 7. december 2016 (ELS) - Skupina ELS v Evropskem parlamentu je danes začela kampanjo za zbiranje podpore za pobudo za brezplačno InterRail vozovnico za vsakega Evropejca ob svojem 18....
Press Release
07.12.2016 - 18:17

ELP frakcija pradeda kampaniją #DiscoverEU

ELP frakcija Europos Parlamente šiandien pradėjo kampaniją, kuri skirta mobilizuoti palaikymą iniciatyvai - kiekvienam sulaukusiam 18-ojo gimtadienio europiečiui padovanoti nemokamą InterRail...
Press Release
07.12.2016 - 17:55

#DiscoverEU: EPP pokrenuo kampanju za Interrail za mlade

Klub zastupnika EPP-a u Europskom parlamentu danas je pokrenuo kampanju prikupljanja potpore za besplatnu kartu za Interrail za svakog mladog Europljana za 18. rođendan sa ciljem jačanja europskog...



04.04.2017 - 15:15

Our red lines on Brexit

At a press conference in Strasbourg earlier today, Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group, outlined the EPP Group's red lines on the Brexit negotiations. Europe’s citizens come first. The EU is not for sale. When necessary, we are...
EPP Group Bureau
18.01.2017 - 20:14

The EPP Group puts forward a strong team for Europe

After the election of Antonio Tajani as President of the European Parliament, the first Italian to hold the office since the foundation of the EU, the EPP Group's candidates for Vice-Presidents were also elected, with Mairead McGuinness topping...
07.12.2016 - 07:00

More than free train tickets: our Interrail proposal

There is more to this proposal than free train tickets. It is an investment in young people and in Europe’s future. It reinforces the main aim of the European Union: to bring people together. We want young Europeans to discover the EU is also...


Chairman's Speeches

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...
18.01.2017 - 12:00

Programme of activities of the Maltese Presidency

Dear Parliament President, dear Antonio, dear Commission President and above all dear Council President, dear Prime Minister! A cordial welcome, as a former colleague, an even bigger welcome to your former domain in the...
14.12.2016 - 09:30

Preparation of the European Council meeting of 15 December 2016

Dear Presidents, dear colleagues! The world is holding its breath. We are all shocked by the images coming out of Aleppo that we are seeing today in the newspapers. Hundreds of thousands of people and children are...



Mercedes Alvargonzález
Head of Cabinet, Chairman's office
Christian Huegel
Chairman's spokesperson
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Marion Jeanne
Chairman's press adviser
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