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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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Business Commuters Walking Along Corridor, Blurred Motion
Press Release
12.12.2012 - 11:45

Protecting fundamental rights

The EPP Group today voted against the Flašíková Beňová Report on fundamental rights. In contrast to the more balanced and objective alternative Resolution tabled by the...
European Flag
Press Release
20.11.2012 - 14:15

EP modifies Rules of Procedure to make decision-making

European Parliament becomes more democratic "We need to ensure that key decisions taken by the Parliament become more visible to the outside world. The technical work of our committees is...
justice
Press Release
16.10.2012 - 11:00

UK withdrawal from EU cooperation in Justice and

The EPP Group in the European Parliament has condemned British Government plans to withdraw from EU cooperation in Justice and Home Affairs. "Such action has not been thought through and would...
Lawyer with documents
Press Release
18.07.2012 - 18:45

Bulgaria and Romania: CVM reports - objective assessment

After the presentation of the European Commission's Monitoring Report on Bulgaria and Romania's Justice System and Internal Affairs under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism, the...

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News

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...
Mediterranean
16.01.2018 - 10:30

2018: It is now or never

It's now or never. The formula seems worn out it has been heard so much, but it is nevertheless my deep conviction: the future of the European Union will be played out this year. In March 2018, the electoral sequence which started in May 2017...
05.09.2017 - 17:00

Vizekanzler Brandstetter zu Gesprächen mit Kommissarin Jourová und EU-Parlamentariern in Brüssel

Wolfgang Brandstetter bereitet österreichische Ratspräsidentschaft vor und berät mit Manfred Weber und Othmar Karas über Rechtsstaatlichkeit in Polen Vizekanzler und Justizminister Wolfgang Brandstetter (ÖVP/EVP) hat sich...

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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

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Head of Cabinet, Chairman's office
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Chairman's spokesperson
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Chairman's Press Adviser
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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