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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

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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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
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