EPP leaders to meet for Summit in Brussels ahead of European Council – list of participants
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EPP leaders to meet for Summit in Brussels ahead of European Council – list of participants

EU heads of state and government, opposition leaders of the European Peoples Party (EPP) and the Presidents of the European Council, European Commission and the European Parliament  Donald TUSK, Jean-Claude JUNCKER and Antonio TAJANI  will participate in the upcoming EPP Summit, to take place in Brussels on 20 June. On the agenda is the preparation for the European Council 20 and 21 June.

EPP President Joseph DAUL will host the Summit. The EPPs Lead Candidate for the 2019 European elections and Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, Manfred WEBER, EPP Secretary General Antonio LOPEZ-ISTURIZ and the members of the EPP Presidency will participate.

Heads of state and government Nicos ANASTASIADES (Cyprus), Boyko BORISSOV (Bulgaria), Klaus IOHANNIS (Romania), Angela MERKEL (Germany), Andrej PLENKOVIĆ (Croatia) and Leo VARADKAR (Ireland) will participate.

Deputy Prime Minister Hugo DE JONGE (Netherlands) and opposition leaders Silvio BERLUSCONI (Italy), Pablo CASADO (Spain), Adrian DELIA (Malta), Frank ENGEL (Luxembourg), Janez JANÅ A (Slovenia), Ulf KRISTERSSON (Sweden), Gabrielius LANDSBERGIS (Lithuania), Jean LEONETTI (France), Kyriakos MITSOTAKIS (Greece), Petteri ORPO (Finland), Grzegorz SCHETYNA (Poland) and Marek VÝBORNÝ (Czechia) will also be present.

EPP Summit:

Date: 20 June 2019 from 12:30 until 15:00

Press registration:

The press registration and working area will open at 11:00.


The EPP Press Team has created an alert system especially for journalists through WhatsApp. If you wish to receive live updates and announcements during the Summit, please send us a short message with your name and media to the following EPP Press Team number +32471808006 so that we add you to the list of recipients.

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:

Twitter: http://twitter.epp.eu

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/epp.eu

Flickr: http://flickr.epp.eu

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: km@epp.eu).