Events > EPP leaders to meet for Summit in Brussels ahead of European Council

Event Details:

  • 29th April 2017
  • 10h00 - 12h30
  • Brussels, Belgium
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EPP leaders to meet for Summit in Brussels ahead of European Council

EU heads of state and government, opposition leaders of the European People’s Party (EPP) and the Presidents of the European Council, the European Commission and European Parliament– Donald TUSK, Jean-Claude JUNCKER and Antonio TAJANI – have been invited to participate at the upcoming EPP Summit, to take place in Brussels on 29 April 2017. On the agenda will be the preparation for the European Council meeting on 29 April 2017.

EPP President Joseph DAUL will host the Summit. The Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, Manfred WEBER, EPP Secretary General Antonio LÓPEZ-ISTÚRIZ and the members of the EPP Presidency will participate.

Angela MERKEL (Germany), Mariano RAJOY (Spain), Nicos ANASTASIADES (Cyprus), Klaus IOHANNIS (Romania), Enda KENNY (Ireland), Viktor ORBÁN (Hungary) and Andrej PLENKOVIĆ (Croatia) are currently the EPP heads of state and government in the European Council.

EPP Summit:
Date: 29 April from 10:00 until 12:30
Venue: Hotel Sofitel, Place Jourdan 1, 1040 Brussels

Press registration:
Please register by Friday, 28 April at 13:00 by using the following e-form:

Note to the Press:
The press area will open at 9:00.
The EPP will be offering live info and photo feeds from the EPP Summit through its official Twitter, Facebook and Flickr accounts. Video footage will also be available via satellite after the Summit. Follow us live and get an insight on how our leaders prepare the European Council:

For security reasons, please ensure that you bring a valid form of identification: journalists and cameramen will be given access to the venue upon presentation of their accreditation badges issued by the European Council, or their national press ID cards. Journalists without one of these documents must contact Karine Milheiro (e-mail:

Note to editors:
The EPP is the largest and most influential European-level political party of the centre-right, which currently includes 79 member parties and partners from 41 countries, the Presidents of the European Commission, the European Council and the European Parliament, 7 EU and 7 non-EU heads of state and government, 13 members of the European Commission and the largest Group in the European Parliament.

For more information:
Siegfried Muresan, EPP Spokesperson, Tel. +32 22854147

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