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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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Helmut Kohl
Press Release
16.06.2017 - 19:50

EPP Group mourning Helmut Kohl

"I am shaken and deeply saddened by the death of Helmut Kohl. Kohl shaped my political generation, he inspired us with his tireless work towards a united Germany and Europe living in peace and...
glass globe in hand
Press Release
14.06.2017 - 13:14

Europe's answer to America First: partnership, cooperation

“Climate change is a reality. It is coming. It will be big and dramatic and we can only try to limit it,” said Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, during...
Priorities for the European Parliament
Press Release
07.06.2017 - 14:47

Terrorism: EPP and ALDE Groups want a special committee

The Chairmen of the EPP and ALDE Groups want to set up a special committee in the European Parliament as soon as possible to examine what is needed to improve Europe's anti-terror cooperation...
Protesters in Venezuela
Press Release
31.05.2017 - 15:00

Weber to Julio Borges: support to overcome Venezuelan crisis

The EPP Group Chairman in the European Parliament, Manfred Weber, expressed his support today to the Speaker of the Venezuelan Parliament, Julio Borges, to enable Venezuela to overcome the serious...

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Brexit
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...
#DiscoverEU
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...

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Chairman's Speeches

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...
05.07.2016 - 09:45

Conclusions of the European Council meeting of 28 and 29 June 2016

Dear Presidents, dear colleagues! When the European Council met under Donald Tusk’s leadership in the first hours after the Brexit decision, stability was the first order of the day. I would like to thank you for...
28.06.2016 - 10:45

Yes to Europe! Speech at the extraordinary plenary session on the UK referendum

Check against delivery Address, Please let me start with the words of a young man from Britain who said: “We will never know exactly to what extent we will miss opportunities, friendships, weddings and...

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