EPP Foreign Affairs Ministers, co-chaired by Italian Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs, EPP Vice-President Antonio TAJANI and EPP Vice-President and Chair of the EP AFET Committee, David McALLISTER MEP met this morning to prepare the FAC agenda. Swedish Minister Tobias BILLSTRÖM informed the colleagues about the successes and challenges of the current EU Council Presidency.
Ministers discussed the need for sustained military support to Ukraine in its efforts to repel Russia's war of aggression, but also the enforcement of a more efficient implementation of EU sanctions. They touched upon the issue of a stronger engagement of the EU in the Western Balkans under the new geopolitical situation created in Europe by Russia's war in Ukraine, and how to address current challenges at the Horn of Africa, including the need to re-establish political stability in the region, especially in Sudan.
The EPP Manifesto, also adopted at the 2012 EPP Congress in Bucharest, outlines the basic principles of the Party summary.
The EPP Manifesto, also adopted at the 2012 EPP Congress in Bucharest, outlines the basic principles of the Party summarising who we are, what our values are, what challenges are we facing and what vision we have for the future. The Manifesto was developed in parallel to the EPP Platform document within the EPP Working Group 1 for “European Policy”.
The EPP Platform is the core programme of our party outlining our main values, explaining the challenges our society is facing and presenting our vision for the future of European Union.
The Party Platform was developed in EPP Working Group 1 for “European Policy” chaired by EPP President Wilfried MARTENS ?and EPP Vice President Peter HINTZE. The Working Group consists of delegates of EPP member parties who prepared and worked?on this document for more than two years and received input?from the drafting committee as well as senior and young experts. The document was adopted at the 2012 EPP Congress in Bucharest, thus replacing the Basic Programme of Athens from 1992.
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