Guy Verhofstadt ready to chair citizen consultations on Europe’s future

By |januar 14th, 2020|citizen consultations, Conference on the Future of Europe, direct democracy, Emmanuel Macron, European Parliament, France, Guy Verhofstadt, manfred weber, News, Pascal Durand, Renew|

From May onwards, hundreds of EU citizens will be invited to reflect on Europe's future at a conference that will debate European policy priorities in an attempt to introduce direct democracy in EU decision-making. EURACTIV France reports.

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Fidesz-PiS talks point towards potential exit from EPP

By |januar 8th, 2020|Donald Tusk, EPP, Fidesz, Hungary, Jarosław Kaczyński, Law and Justice, manfred weber, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, Poland, Viktor Orbán|

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has met with Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) in Warsaw on Tuesday (8 January) amid growing speculations about his Fidesz party leaving the EPP and looking for other political alternatives.

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EU leaders congratulate Johnson but warn of more hard work ahead

By |december 13th, 2019|Boris Johnson, Charles Michel, Leo Varadkar, manfred weber, News|

EU leaders put on a brave face on Friday (13 December) and congratulated Boris Johson on his resounding victory in the UK elections, which means he will take the country out of the EU next month after three years of Brexit frustrations.

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Manfred Weber’s fall from grace: What now of EPP’s failed Spitzenkandidat?

By |november 15th, 2019|David Sassoli, Emmanuel Macron, EU elections 2019, European Parliament, European People's Party, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten, Ursula von der Leyen|

Manfred Weber, the former German Spitzenkandidat for the European People's Party (EPP), has been on the defensive ever since his bid for the EU Commission presidency failed after the European elections in May. EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel ...

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How patients’ involvement brings quality to cancer care and policymaking

By |september 18th, 2019|breast cancer, cancer, colon cancer, manfred weber, News, Stella Kyriakides, well-being|

Medical experts and stakeholders from patient advocacy groups are keen to point out how crucial it is to consider patients’ voice as an added value when conducting cancer clinical trials, whatever policy on cancer, national or EU-wide, will eventually be put together.

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EPP boss backs ‘European way of life’ job title

By |september 17th, 2019|László Trócsányi, manfred weber, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

European People’s Party leader Manfred Weber lent his full support to the ‘Protecting the European Way of Life’ job title on Tuesday (17 September), insisting it is the best way to combat far-right narratives. The Bavarian politician told reporters: “is...

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Hungarian FM: EPP should turn right and stop being shaped by socialists

By |julij 29th, 2019|EPP, Frans Timmermans, Hungary, manfred weber, News, Peter Szijjarto, Spitzenkandidaten|

The EU socialists have shaped the center-right European People’s Party (EPP) more than the other way around and this should stop, Hungarian Foreign Affairs Minister Péter Szijjártó told EURACTIV Croatia in an interview.

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The balance of powers in the new European Parliament

By |julij 23rd, 2019|Bernd Lange, David McAllister, EU, European Parliament, future eu, Germany, Katarina Barley, manfred weber, MEP, News, Renew Europe, Ska Keller|

With majorities in the European Parliament becoming more unstable, votes are becoming more unpredictable. The power structure has shifted considerably as a result of the European elections. While the liberal group Renew Europe will likely be decisive, ...

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What is making the power struggle for EU top jobs so complicated

By |junij 26th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, EU top jobs, European elections 2019, Franco-German relations, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

Five top EU posts need to be distributed soon. While German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fighting with French President Emmanuel Macron, the European Parliament is wrestling with the European Council. EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel provides a Q & A on the issue.

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EPP source: Georgieva is backed by Orban, cannot be next EU Commission chief

By |junij 26th, 2019|EU elections 2019, Kristalina Georgieva, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten, Viktor Orbán|

The debate within the center-right European People’s Party (EPP) over the next European Commission boss has heated up following the last EU Council, in which EPP Spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber did not ensure a majority.

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