Presentation to the Group of the European People’s Party (EPP Group)

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Start date: 11/04/2018
End date: 11/04/2018
Where: European Parliament

On the 11th of April 2018, President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, was invited by Mr Manfred Weber, Chairman of the Group of the European People’s Party to give a presentation to the EPP Group at the European Parliament on his reflections around the future of Europe and to present Re-Imagine Europa.


Day 1. 11/04/2018
Opening Remarks
Mr Manfred Weber, Chairman of the Group of the European People's Party (EPP Group)
KEYNOTE: « EUROPA : La dernière chance de l’Europe »
President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
Q&A Session
Erika Widegren, Chief Executive of Re-Imagine Europa Martin Kamp, Secretary-General of the European People's Party Alain Lamassoure, Member of the European Parliament, Member of the Board of Re-Imagine Europa


Mr Manfred Weber
Chairman of the Group of the European People's Party (EPP Group)
From 2006 to 2009, Manfred Weber was Spokesman on Home Affairs for the EPP-ED Group, as the EPP Group was known at the time. He has been a Member of the EPP Group Bureau since 2006 and was elected Vice-Chair of the EPP Group after the 2009 European elections, before becoming Chair in 2014.
Portrait of Giscard d'Estaign
Valéry Giscard d’Estaing
President of Re-Imagine Europa
Born in Coblence in 1926, Valéry Giscard d’Estaing is one of the founding fathers of Europe having dedicated his life to ensuring that Europe remains a key economic power on a global stage.
Portrait of Erika Widegren
Erika Widegren
Chief Executive of Re-Imagine Europa
Erika is Chief Executive of Re-Imagine Europa (RIE). She has been working in the field of connecting science, society and policy for over a decade. She is fellow at PlusValue, a UK-based European company focusing on social innovation; she is board member of Citizen Communication Platform, a Swedish project to promote stronger communication with citizens; and member of the committee supporting the work of Luc Van den Brande, Special Adviser to President Jean- Claude Juncker, for the Report on the “Outreach towards Citizen” Strategy.
Martin Kamp Portrait
Martin Kamp
Secretary-General of European People's Party (EPP Group)
Martin Kamp has been Secretary-General of the EPP Group in the European Parliament since 2007. He was appointed under the former Group Chairman Joseph Daul and is currently serving under Group Chairman Manfred Weber.
Alain Lamassoure Portrait
Alain Lamassoure
Member of the European Parliament
Alain Lamassoure is a senior MEP from the EPP and former Minister of Budget, of European Affairs and Spokesperson of the French government. He was a Member of the European Convention presided by former French President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing. Former chair of the Parliament’s special committee on tax rulings, he is now a Member of the Constitutional Affairs committee as well as of the Economic and Monetary Affairs committee.


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