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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

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...
07.06.2016 - 15:15

State of play of the external aspects of the European migration agenda: towards a new 'Migration Compact'

Dear President, dear colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen Vice-Presidents! Migration is the big issue of our times, and we will probably still have a lot of discussions on this topic. For my political Group, the basic...
10.05.2016 - 15:15

Ongoing negotiations on the first review of the economic adjustment programme for Greece

Dear President, dear Commissioner, dear colleagues! When we are discussing the situation in Greece today and the review of the programme, we have to first of all put people at the centre - the people in Greece who are...
12.04.2016 - 15:15

Counterterrorism following the recent terrorist attacks

Dear President, dear Council representative, dear Commission President! First of all, I am grateful to Jean-Claude Juncker because he revealed what we are going to be talking about today. We are talking about the 37year...

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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
    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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