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Elmar Brok Portrait

Elmar Brok is a German politician and a former Member of the European Parliament from Germany, who is best known for his role as chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs. He is a member of the CDU, which is part of the European People’s Party. He is also, President in honour of the Europa Union Deutschland (EUD); former President of the Union of European Federalists (UEF), Vice President of the board of trustees of the Institute for European Politics (IEP) and Chairman of the working group „Enlargement“, Member of the executive committee of the German Council on Foreign Relation (DGAP) and Chairman of the study group ‚European Policy‘, Member of the Board of Marienschule Bielefeld Foundation, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of St. Hedwig Heimvolkshochschule, Member of trustees of Volksbank Paderborn-Hoxter-Detmold Cultural Foundation, Honorary Chairman of the CDU East Westphalia-Lippe (Chairman of 1996-2012), President of the German-Hungarian Forum.