EPP Summit, Brussels

Atomium in Brussel.
© Kevin Bergenhenegouwen

EU and non-EU heads of state and government and opposition leaders of the European People's Party (EPP), along with the Presidents of the European Council and the European Commission - Herman VAN ROMPUY and José Manuel BARROSO - have been invited to participate in the upcoming Summit of the Party, which will take place in Brussels, on 20 March.

On the agenda will be the preparation of the European Council, scheduled for 20 and 21 March 2014. EPP President Joseph DAUL will host the EPP Summit. The EPP Secretary General Antonio LÓPEZ-ISTÚRIZ and the members of the EPP Presidency will also attend. 

The EPP candidate for the European Commission Jean-Claude JUNCKER will be present.

The EPP currently has 12 out of the 28 members in the European Council: Angela MERKEL (Germany), Mariano RAJOY (Spain),Traian BĂSESCU (Romania), Viktor ORBÁN (Hungary), Donald TUSK (Poland), Fredrik REINFELDT (Sweden), Laimdota STRAUJUMA(Latvia), Enda KENNY (Ireland), Antonis SAMARAS (Greece), Jyrki KATAINEN (Finland), Pedro PASSOS COELHO (Portugal) and Nicos ANASTASIADES (Cyprus).

EPP Summit:

Date: 20 March 2014, from 13:00 to 16:30hrs

Venue: Académie Royale de Belgique. Rue Ducale 1 (close to Metro Trône) 

Press registration:

Please register until Wednesday 19 March at 6 pm using the following e-form: http://epp.tw/N9tFny


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