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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 N.Fontaine: a militant of the European ideal

“It is with a deep sadness that I learnt of the passing of Nicole Fontaine. After Simone Veil, the first woman elected as President of the European Parliament, we lose another politician...
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
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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

08.07.2015 - 09:30

Conclusions of the European Council (25-26 June 2015) and of the Euro Summit (7 July 2015) and the current situation in Greece

Welcome to the European Parliament! Before I talk about Greece, a request to the President of the European Council: if this is the chamber at the heart of European democracy, I would ask to include the European...
20.05.2015 - 09:30

European Agenda on Migration

Dear President, dear Commissioners, dear representatives of the Council, dear colleagues! Before I give my response on the subject, I would like to sacrifice a minute of my speech time for a short review of the British...
11.02.2015 - 17:15

Preparation of the informal meeting of Heads of State or Government (12 February 2015)

Dear President, dear Council representatives, dear Vice-President of the Commission, dear colleagues! In this week ahead of the consultations for the European Council we feel that the challenges are big challenges. I...
13.01.2015 - 15:30

Conclusions of the European Council meeting (18 December 2014)

Dear Presidents, dear President of the Council, dear Commission President, dear colleagues! First, on behalf of the EPP Group, I would like to cordially welcome the new President of the European Council and offer him...
02.07.2014 - 09:45

Chairman's first plenary speech (2 July 2014)

President, dear Presidents, dear colleagues! Because this is my first speech in my new function as Group Chairman, please allow me a general form of address and to ask colleagues who have been elected or re-elected, how...

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Contacts

Mercedes Alvargonzález
Head of Cabinet, Chairman's office
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Christian Huegel
Chairman's spokesperson
Mobile: +32 473 840 963
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Marion Jeanne
Chairman's Press Adviser
Mobile: +32 479 840 293

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My Contact Details

  • BRU:
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    Phone:
    +32 (0)2 2845890
    Fax:
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