EU heads of state and government and opposition leaders of the European People’s Party (EPP) and the Presidents of the European Council, the European Commission and the European Parliament – Donald TUSK, Jean-Claude JUNCKER and Antonio TAJANI – have been invited to participate in the upcoming EPP Summit, to take place in Sibiu on 9 May, in the framework of the Romanian EU Presidency spearheaded by Romanian President Klaus IOHANNIS. The agenda of the EPP summit will focus on the preparation for the informal meeting of EU heads of state and government on 9 May.

EPP President Joseph DAUL will host the Summit. The Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament and the EPP’s Lead Candidate for the 2019 European elections, Manfred WEBER, PNL President Ludovic ORBAN and EPP Secretary General Antonio LÓPEZ-ISTÚRIZ will participate.

Nicos ANASTASIADES (Cyprus), Boyko BORISSOV (Bulgaria), Klaus IOHANNIS (Romania), Krišjānis KARIŅŠ (Latvia), Sebastian KURZ (Austria), Angela MERKEL (Germany), Andrej PLENKOVIĆ (Croatia) and Leo VARADKAR (Ireland) have been invited.

EPP Summit

Date: 09 May 2019, from 10:30 – 12:30

Venue: Astra National Museum Complex, Calea Dumbravii, Sibiu, Romania

Press accreditation

Journalists wishing to attend must register by Monday, 06 May at 13:00 CEST via the following e-form:


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.

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: