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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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Nicole Fontaine EP President at a plenary session in Strasbourg on July 1999
Press Release
18.05.2018 - 21:19

Passing of Nicole Fontaine: a militant of the European ideal

“It is with deep sadness that I learned of the passing of Nicole Fontaine, former President of the European Parliament. After Simone Veil, the first woman elected as President of the European...
Freedom of expression
Press Release
17.05.2018 - 09:53

Slovak police must immediately stop harassing journalists

EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber strongly condemns the behaviour of the Slovak police towards Czech investigative journalist Pavla Holcová. "I find it unacceptable that Slovak police...
Statue for Daphne Caruana Galizia
Press Release
03.05.2018 - 17:59

We will not stop fighting for truth and justice

Artwork by Maltese artist in honour of Daphne Caruana Galizia unveiled in the European Parliament on World Press Freedom Day In an emotional meeting with Daphne Caruana Galizia’s parents,...
#DiscoverEU
Press Release
03.05.2018 - 13:17

#DiscoverEU starts this year and this is just the beginning

“We did it! I am incredibly proud and happy that, this year, 20 to 30,000 18 year-old Europeans will receive a free Interrail pass to travel throughout Europe. It starts this year and this is...

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News

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...
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...

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Chairman's Speeches

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...
22.11.2016 - 16:30

EU-Turkey relations

Dear President, dear Commissioner Hahn, dear colleagues! In July, we had the attempted coup, and it was impressive to see the civil society in Turkey standing up, fighting for the rule of law, for democracy, for a world...
04.10.2016 - 20:15

18th birthday Interrail pass for Europe

Dear President, dear Commissioner, dear colleagues! First of all: Europe is facing enormous challenges, and these challenges are at the centre of our debate. Today, we agreed on CO2, on the Climate Agreement, and we are...
14.09.2016 - 10:00

State of the Union

Check against delivery During the BREXIT debate, I spoke about the young generation in Great Britain. They want to belong to Europe. They want to be British AND European. Again today, I want to speak about the...

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