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  1. 1. (This page will not be printed) EPP FACTBOOKThe Table Of Contents begins on right hand side 1st Section (EPP) 2nd Section: EU-Countries, Member Parties and Observers 3rd Section: EPP Foundations
  2. 2. SectionEU and Non-EU Countries – EU-COUNTRIES – 49 2,
  3. 3. AUSTRIA QUICK FACTS: Land Area: 82 444 sq km Population: 8.2 Million (2009 est.) Capital: Vienna Political system: Parliamentary Democracy Date of entry in EU: 1995 Date of entry in Euro Zone: 1999 GDP: $329.5 Billion (2008 est.) Seats in European Parliament: 17 Österreichische Volkspartei | ÖVP, In English: Austrian People‘s Party PRÖLL, Josef · Date of Entry in the EPP: 1991 · Membership Status: Full Member · President of the Party: PRÖLL, Josef josef.proell@oevp.at · Secretary General: KALTENEGGER, Fritz fritz.kaltenegger@oevp.at · International Secretary: VOLLER, Patrick patrick.voller@oevp.at · Government status: In government as a junior coalition partner · Seats in national parliament: Lower House: 51/183; Upper House: 26/62 – EU-COUNTRIES – 50
  4. 4. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 6· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 4· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 7· International Affiliation: IDU· Additional information: ÖVP leader Joseph Pröll is Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner for Regional Policy is a member of ÖVP.CONTACT DETAILS:Lichtenfelsgasse 7, 1010 WienPhone: +43.1.401.260 | Fax: + 43.1.401.26109 | email@oevp.at | www.oevp.at – EU-COUNTRIES – 51 2
  5. 5. BELGIUMQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 30 278 sq kmPopulation: 10.4 Million (2009 est.)Capital: BrusselsPolitical system: Parliamentary MonarchyDate of entry in EU: 1957-founding memberDate of entry in Euro Zone: 1999GDP: $389.3 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 22Christen-Democratisch en Vlaams | CD&VIn English: Christian-Democratic and Flemish THYSSEN, Marianne· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1976· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: THYSSEN, Marianne mthyssen@cdenv.be· Secretary General: DEMEESTER, Pieter pdemeester@cdenv.be· International Secretary: VAN ROMPUY, Peter pvanrompuy@cdenv.be· Government status: In government as the senior coalition partner.· Seats in national parliament: Lower House 23/150; Upper House 12/71 – EU-COUNTRIES – 52
  6. 6. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 3· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 2· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 5· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional information: Yves Leterme is Prime Minister of Belgium. Wilfried Martens, former leader of CD&V, is EPP President. Herman Van Rompuy is the President of the European Council.CONTACT DETAILS:Wetstraat 26, 1040 BrusselsPhone: +32.2.238.38.11 | Fax: +32.2.230.43.60, +32-2-238-01-29 | www.cdenv.beCentre Démocrate Humaniste | CDHIn English: Humanist Democratic Centre MILQUET, Joelle· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1976· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: MILQUET, Joelle milquet@lecdh.be· Secretary General: PONCIN, Eric info@lecdh.be – EU-COUNTRIES – 53 2
  7. 7. · International Secretary: BOLDRINI, Sandra sandra.boldrini@cfwb.be· Government status: In government as a junior coalition partner.· Seats in national Parliament: Lower House 10/150; Upper House 5/71· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 1· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 0· Delegates in the EPP Political Bureau: 2· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional Information: Joëlle Milquet is Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Employment and Equal Opportunities of Belgium.CONTACT DETAILS:Rue des Deux Eglises 41, 1040 BrusselsPhone: +32.2.238.0111 | Fax: +32.2.238.0129 | info@lecdh.be | www.lecdh.be – EU-COUNTRIES – 54
  8. 8. BULGARIAQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 110 910 sq kmPopulation: 7.3 Million (2009 est.)Capital: SofiaPolitical system: Parliamentary democracyDate of entry in EU: 2007Currency: 1.955 Bulgarian lev (BGL)= 1 EuroGDP: $93.75 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 17Graždani za Evropeĭsko Razvitie na Bălgarija | GERBIn English: Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria TSVETANOV, Tsvetan· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2007· Membership Status: Full Member· President of the Party: TSVETANOV, Tsvetan tsvetanov@gerb-bg.com· Secretary General: VELTCHEV. Krasimir info@gerb-bg.com· International Secretary: TOTCHEV, Radoslav totchev@gmail.com· Government status: In government· Seats in national parliament: 116 / 240 – EU-COUNTRIES – 55 2
  9. 9. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 5· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 6· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 4· International Affiliation: –· Additional information: GERB leader Boyko Borisov is the Prime Minister of Bulgaria. Rumiana Jeleva is European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response and EPP Vice-President.CONTACT DETAILS:Pl.Bulgaria1, NDK Administrativna sgrada, et. 17, 1000 SofiaPhone: +359.2.490.13.13 | Fax: +359.2.490.09.51 | info@gerb-bg.com | www.gerb-bg.comSăjuz Na Demokratičnite Sili | UDFIn English: Union of Democratic Forces DIMITROV, Martin· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1998· Membership Status: Full Member· President of the Party: DIMITROV, Martin · Secretary General: STOIROV, Ivan · International Secretary: HRISTOVA, Antoaneta ahristova@sds.bg· Government status: In opposition – EU-COUNTRIES – 56
  10. 10. · Seats in national parliament: Seats elected in the political block “The Blue Coalition” 10 / 240· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 1· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 2· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2· International Affiliation: CDI, IDU· Additional information: –CONTACT DETAILS:134 Rakovski Street, 1000 SofiaPhone: +359.2.930.6132 | Fax: +359.2.981.0119 | www.sds.bgDemokrati za Silna Bălgarija | DSBIn English: Democrats for a Strong Bulgaria KOSTOV, Ivan· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2006· Membership Status: Full Member· President of the Party: KOSTOV, Ivan ikostov@dsb.bg· Secretary General: DIMITROV, Konstantin kdimitrov@dsb.bg· International Secretary: MAVROV, Borislav bmavrov@dsb.bg 2· Government status: In opposition – EU-COUNTRIES – 57
  11. 11. · Seats in national parliament: Seats elected in the political block “The Blue Coalition” 4 / 240· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 0· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 0· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2· International Affiliation: –· Additional information: –CONTACT DETAILS:18 Vitosha Blvd. (Karnigradska Str. Entrance), 1000 SofiaPhone: +359.2.400.9921 | Fax: +359.2.980.5334 | www.dsb.bgDemokratičeska Partija | DPIn English: Democratic Party PRAMATARSKI, Alexander· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1998· Membership Status: Full Member· President of the Party: PRAMATARSKI, Alexander apramatarski@nt52.parliament.bg· Secretary General: VALCHEV, Nikolay secretariat@demparty.org· Government status: In opposition· Seats in national parliament: 0 / 240 – EU-COUNTRIES – 58
  12. 12. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 0· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 1· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional information: –CONTACT DETAILS:61 Hristo Botev Bld, 1113 SofiaPhone: +359.2.930.8030 | Fax: +359.2.930.8031 | www.democraticparty.orgZemedelski Naroden Sajuz | ZNSIn English: Agrarian People‘s Union LITCHEV, Stefan· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1998· Membership Status: Full Member· President of the Party: LITCHEV, Stefan iontchev@mobikom.com· Secretary General: CHUKARSKI, Dimitar dimitar.chukarski@megatron-bg.com· International Secretary: IONTCHEV, Roumen iontchev@mobikom.com· Government status: In opposition· Seats in national parliament: Seat elected in the political block “The Blue Coalition“ 1 / 240 – EU-COUNTRIES – 59 2
  13. 13. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 0· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 0· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Pl. Slaveikov 4a, 1000 SofiaPhone: +359.2.987.0577 | Fax: +359.2.987.0577 | office@zns.bg | www.zns.bg – EU-COUNTRIES – 60
  14. 14. CYPRUSQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 9 250 sq kmPopulation: 800 000 (2007 est.)Capital: NicosiaPolitical system: PresidentialDate of entry in EU: 2004Date of entry in Euro Zone: 2008GDP: $22.7 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 6Dimokratikos Synagermos | DISYIn English: Democratic Rally ANASTASIADES, Nicos· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1994· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: ANASTASIADES, Nicos proedros@disy.org.cy· Secretary General: ANTONIOU, Panayiotis panayiotis@disy.org.cy· International Secretary: SINKA, Alexandros a.sinka@btinternet.com· Government status: In opposition 2· Seats in national Parliament: 18 / 59 (56+3) – EU-COUNTRIES – 61
  15. 15. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 2· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 1· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 3· International Affiliation: IDU· Additional Information: DISY hosts EPP’s “Middle East Observatory”, inaugurated by EPP President Wilfried Martens.CONTACT DETAILS:Pindarou 25, P.O. Box 25305, 1308 NicosiaPhone: +357.22.883.000, +357.22.883.171 | Fax: +357.22.753.821disy@disy.org.cy; epikinonia@disy.org.cy | www.disy.org.cy – EU-COUNTRIES – 62
  16. 16. CZECH REPUBLICQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 78 876 sq kmPopulation: 10.2 Million (2009 est.)Capital: PraguePolitical system: Parliamentary DemocracyDate of entry in the EU: 2004Currency: 25.16 Czech koruna (CZK) = 1 EuroGDP: $265.2 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in the European parliament: 22Křesťanská a Demokratická Unie – ČeskoslovenskáStrana Lidová | KDU-CSLIn English: The Christian and Democratic Union-Czechoslovak People’s Party SVOBODA, Cyril· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1996· Membership Status: Full Member· President of the Party: SVOBODA, Cyril chairman@kdu.cz· Secretary General: STODŮLKA, Jiří gs@kdu.cz· International Secretary: ČIŽINSKÝ, Jan inter.office@kdu.cz – EU-COUNTRIES – 63 2
  17. 17. · Government status: In opposition.· Seats in national parliament: Lower House 13 / 200; Upper House 7/81· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 2· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 1· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 3· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional Information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Karlovo namesti 5, 12801 Prague 2Phone: +420.226.205.335 | Fax: +420.226.205.333 | gs@kdu.cz | www.kdu.cz – EU-COUNTRIES – 64
  18. 18. DENMARKQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 43 094 sq kmPopulation: 5.5 Million (2009 est.)Capital: CopenhagenPolitical system: Parliamentary MonarchyDate of entry in EU: 1973Currency: 7.44 Danish Krone (DKK) = 1 EuroGDP: $203.6 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 13Det Konservative Folkeparti | DKFIn English: Conservative People‘s Party ESPERSEN, Lene· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1993· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: ESPERSEN, Lene· Secretary General: DAHL, Martin info@konservative.dk· International Secretary: BENTZEN, Birgitte kfbibe@ft.dk· Government status: In government as a junior coalition partner.· Seats in national Parliament: 17 / 179 – EU-COUNTRIES – 65 2
  19. 19. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 1· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 1· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 3· International Affiliation: IDU· Additional Information: The leader of DKF Lene Espersen is Deputy Prime Minister of Denmark and Minister for Economic and Business Affairs . Connie Hedegaard is the European Commissioner for Climate Action.CONTACT DETAILS:Nyhavn 4, 1051 Copenhagen KPhone: +45.33.134.140 | Fax: +45.33.933.773info@konservative.dk | www.konservative.dkKristendemokraterne | KDIn English: Christian Democrats KIRKEGAARD, Bjarne Hartung· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1993· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: KIRKEGAARD, Bjarne Hartung bjarne.hartung.kirkegaard@brk.dk· Secretary General: KNUDSEN, Hans-Jørgen hansjorgen@kd.dk – EU-COUNTRIES – 66
  20. 20. · International Secretary: MORTENSEN, Sten Fyhn sten.mortensen1@skolekom.dk· Government status: In opposition· Seats in national Parliament: 0/179· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 0· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 0· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional Information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Allégade, 24A 1, 2000 FrederiksbergPhone: +45.33.277.810 | kd@kd.dk | www.kd.dk – EU-COUNTRIES – 67 2
  21. 21. ESTONIAQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 45 226 sq kmPopulation: 1.30 Million (2009 est.)Capital: TallinnPolitical system: Parliamentary DemocracyDate of entry in EU: 2004Currency: 15.6 Estonian Kroon (EEK) = 1 EuroGDP: $27.41 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 6Isamaa ja Res Publica Liit | IRLIn English: Pro Patria and Res Publica Union LAAR, Mart· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2004· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: LAAR, Mart mart.laar@riigikoqu.ee· Secretary General: TSAHKNA, Margus margus.tsahkna@riigikogu.ee· International Secretary: TEEÄÄR, Berit berit.teeaar@irl.ee· Government status: In government as a junior coalition partner.· Seats in national Parliament: 19 / 101 – EU-COUNTRIES – 68
  22. 22. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 1· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 0· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 3· International Affiliation: IDU· Additional Information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Wismari 11, 10136 TallinnPhones: +372.669.1070 , +372.555.146.00 | Fax: +372.669.1071 | info@irl.ee | www.irl.ee – EU-COUNTRIES – 69 2
  23. 23. FINLANDQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 338 145 sq kmPopulation: 5.2 Million (July 2009 est.)Capital: HelsinkiPolitical system: Semi-PresidentialDate of entry in EU: 1995Date of entry in Euro Zone: 1999GDP: $193.5 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 13Kansallinen Kokoomus | KOKIn English: The National Coalition Party KATAINEN, Jyrki· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1995· Membership Status: Full Member· President of the Party: KATAINEN, Jyrki jyrki.katainen@kokoomus.fi· Secretary General: TUJUNEN, Taru taru.tajunen@kokoomus.fi· International Secretary: RAJALA, Pasi pasi.rajala@kokoomus.fi· Government status: In government as the second largest coalition partner.· Seats in national parliament: 50 / 200 – EU-COUNTRIES – 70
  24. 24. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 3· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 3· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 5· International Affiliation: IDU· Additional information: Kokoomus President Jyrki Katainen is the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Finland, and EPP Vice President.CONTACT DETAILS:Kansallinen Kokoomus rp., Puoluetoimisto, Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 21 B, 00100 HelsinkiPhone: +358.207.488.488 | Fax: +358.207.488.505 | info@kokoomus.fi | www.kokoomus.fiKristillisdemokraatit | KDIn English: Christian Democrats RÄSÄNEN, Päivi· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2001· Membership Status: Observer Member· President of the Party: RÄSÄNEN, Päivi kd@kd.fi· Secretary General: ÖSTMAN, Peter peter.ostman@kd.fi· International Secretary: ÖSTMAN, Peter peter.ostman@kd.fi· Government status: In opposition – EU-COUNTRIES – 71 2
  25. 25. · Seats in national parliament: 7 / 200· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 1· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 0· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2 (Non-voting)· International Affiliation: –· Additional information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Karjalankatu 2C7 krs, 00520 HelsinkiPhone: +358.9.3488.2200 | Fax: +358.9.3488.2228 |kd@kristillisdemokraatit.fi | www.kristillisdemokraatit.fi – EU-COUNTRIES – 72
  26. 26. FRANCEQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 643 427 sq kmsPopulation: 64 MillionCapital city: ParisPolitical system: Semi-presidentialDate of entry in EU: 1957-founding memberDate of entry in Euro Zone: 1999GDP: $2.133 trillion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 72Union pour un Mouvement Populaire | UMPIn English: Union for a Popular Movement BERTRAND, Xavier· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2002· Membership Status: Full Member· Secretary General: BERTRAND, Xavier xbertrand@u-m-p.org · Secretary for Foreign Affairs: MARIANI, Thierry tmariani@u-m-p.org· Government status: In government· Seats in national parliament: Lower House 317/577, Upper House 159/330· Members in the EPP Group 2 in the European Parliament: 29 – EU-COUNTRIES – 73
  27. 27. · Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 18· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 16· International Affiliation: CDI, IDU· Additional information: Former President of UMP Nicolas Sarkozy is the President of France. Francois Fillon, the Prime Minister of France, is member of UMP. Michel Barnier is the European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, and EPP Vice President. Joseph Daul is the Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament.CONTACT DETAILS:55, rue La Boétie, 75384 Paris Cedex 08Phone: +33.1.40.766.000 | Fax: +33.1.49.556.406 | webmaster@u-m-p.org | www.u-m-p.org – EU-COUNTRIES – 74
  28. 28. GERMANYQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 357 021 sq kmPopulation: 82.4 Million (2009 est.)Capital: BerlinPolitical system: Parliamentary democracyDate of entry in EU: 1957-founding memberDate of entry in Euro Zone: 1999GDP: $2.92 Trillion (2009 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 99Christlich Demokratische Union | CDUIn English: Christian Democratic Union MERKEL, Angela· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1976· Membership Status: Full Member· President of the Party: MERKEL, Angela angela.merkel@cdu.de· Secretary General: POFALLA, Ronald ronald.pofalla@cdu.de· International Secretary: WENGER, Bertil bab@cdu.de· Government status: In government as the senior coalition partner.· Seats in national parliament: 194 / 622 – EU-COUNTRIES – 75 2
  29. 29. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 34· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 12· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 18· International Affiliation: CDI, IDU· Additional information: President of CDU Angela Merkel is the Chancellor of Germany. Günther Oettinger is European Commissioner for Energy. Peter Hintze is EPP Vice President. CONTACT DETAILS:Klingelhöferstrasse 8, 10785 BerlinPhone: +49.30.220.700 | Fax: +49.30.220.70.111Bureau of Foreign Relations Fax: +49-030-220-70-169 | info@cdu.de | www.cdu.deChristlich-Soziale Union in Bayern | CSUIn English: Christian-Social Union of Bavaria SEEHOFER, Horst· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1976· Membership Status: Full Member· President of the Party: SEEHOFER, Horst horst.seehofer@csu-bayern.de· Secretary General: DOBRINDT, Alexander alexander.dobrindt@csu-bayern.de – EU-COUNTRIES – 76
  30. 30. · International Secretary: LUTHER, Susanne susanne.luther@csu.de· Government status: In government in Bavaria. In federal government as coalition partner.· Seats in National Parliament: 45 / 622· Seats in Bavarian Parliament: 92 / 187· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 8· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 2· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 8· International Affiliation: IDU· Additional information: Horst Seehofer is Minister-President of Bavaria. Ingo Freidrich is Treasurer of the EPP. CONTACT DETAILS:Nymphenburger Str. 64, 80335 MunichPhone: +49.89.12430 | Fax: +49.89.1243.299 | info@csu-bayern.de | www.csu.de – EU-COUNTRIES – 77 2
  31. 31. GREECEQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 131.940 sq kmPopulation: 10.7 Million (2009 est.)Capital: AthensPolitical system: Parliamentary DemocracyDate of entry in EU: 1981Date of entry in Euro Zone: 2002GDP: $343.8 billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 22Nea Demokratia | NDIn English: New Democracy SAMARAS, Antonis· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1983· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: SAMARAS, Antonis asamaras@parliament.gr· Secretary of the Central Committee: ZAGORITIS, Lefteris gram-ke@nd.gr· International Secretary: PAPASTAVROU, Stavros ir@nd.gr· Government status: Official opposition. – EU-COUNTRIES – 78
  32. 32. · Seats in national Parliament: 91 / 300· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 8· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 7· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 8· International Affiliation: CDI, IDU· Additional Information: – CONTACT DETAILS:18 Rigillis str., 10674 AthensPhone: +30.210.725.3579 | Fax: +30.210.723.6017 | ir@nd.gr | www.nd.gr – EU-COUNTRIES – 79 2
  33. 33. HUNGARYQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 89 608 sq kmPopulation: 10 Million (2009 est.)Capital: BudapestPolitical system: Parliamentary DemocracyDate of entry in the EU: 2004Currency: 269.7 Forint (HUF) = 1 EuroGDP: $196.6 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in the European parliament: 22Fidesz- Magyar Polgári Szövetség | FIDESZIn English: Fidesz-Hungarian Civic Union ORBÁN, Viktor· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1996· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: ORBÁN, Viktor victor.orban@parlament.hu· Secretary General: NAVRACSICS, Tibor tibor.navracsics@fidesz.hu· International Secretary: RAHOI, Zsuzsanna zsuzsanna.rahoi@parlament.hu· Government status: Official opposition – EU-COUNTRIES – 80
  34. 34. · Seats in the national parliament: 141 / 386· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 14 (13+1)· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 3· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 8· International Affiliation: CDI, IDU· Additional information: Leader of Fidesz Viktor Orbán is Vice-President of the EPP.CONTACT DETAILS:18. Szentkirá Lyi u. 1088 BudapestPhone: +36.1.555.2000 | Fax: +36.1.555.2001 | fidesz@fidesz.hu | www.fidesz.huKereszténydemokrata Néppárt | KDNPIn English: Christian Democratic People’s Party SEMJÉN, Zsolt· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2007· Membership Status: Full Member· President of the Party: SEMJÉN, Zsolt lsurjan@europarl.europa.eu· Secretary General: CSORBA, Béla bela.csorba@gmail.com· International Secretary: NAGY, Andor; FRIVALDSZKY, Gáspár andor.nagy@parlament.hu · Government status: In opposition – EU-COUNTRIES – 81 2
  35. 35. · Seats in national parliament: 23 / 386· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 1 (elected on the Fidesz list)· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 0· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2· International Affiliation: –· Additional information: –CONTACT DETAILS:István u. 44., 1. emelet 14. (100-as kapucsengõ), 1078 BudapestPhone/Fax: +36.489.0878, 489.0879, 489.0880 | www.kdnp.hu – EU-COUNTRIES – 82
  36. 36. IRELANDQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 70 280 sq kmPopulation: 4.2 Million (2009 est.)Capital: DublinPolitical system: Parliamentary DemocracyDate of entry in EU: 1973Date of entry in Euro Zone: 1999GDP: $188.4 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 12Fine Gael | FGIn English: Family of the Irish KENNY, Enda· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1976· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: KENNY, Enda enda.kenny@oireachtas.ie· Secretary General: CURRAN, Tom tom@finegael.com· International Secretary: KENNELLY, Mark mark.kennelly@oireachtas.ie· Government status: Official opposition 2· Seats in national Parliament: Lower House 51 / 166; Upper House 15 / 60 – EU-COUNTRIES – 83
  37. 37. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 4· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 2· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 4· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional Information: FG leader Enda Kenny is Vice-President of the EPP.CONTACT DETAILS:51, Upper Mount Street, Dublin 2Phone: +353.1.619.844 | Fax: +353.1.662.5046 | finegael@finegael.com | www.finegael.ie – EU-COUNTRIES – 84
  38. 38. ITALYQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 301 230 sq kmPopulation: 58 Million (2009 est.)Capital: RomePolitical system: Parliamentary DemocracyDate of entry in EU: 1957-founding memberDate of entry in Euro Zone: 1999GDP: $1.823 Trillion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 72Popolo della Libertá | PdLIn English: People of Freedom BERLUSCONI, Silvio· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1999· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: BERLUSCONI, Silvio segre@sbweb.it· Secretary General: BONDI, Sandro · International Secretary: FRIGERIO, Gianstefano frigerio.gianstegano@gmail.com· Government status: In government as senior coalition partner· Seats in national Parliament: Lower House 273 / 630, Upper House 146 / 315 – EU-COUNTRIES – 85 2
  39. 39. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 29· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 10· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 18· International Affiliation: –· Additional information: President of PdL Silvio Berlusconi is the Prime Minister of Italy having been elected for a 3rd term. Antonio Tajani is European Commission Vice President, responsible for Industry and Enterpreneurship, and EPP Vice PresidentCONTACT DETAILS:Via dell‘Umilta 36, 00187 RomePhone: +39.06.67311 | Fax: +39.06.699.41 | www.ilpopolodellaliberta.itUnione di Centro | UDCIn English: Union of the Centre CESA, Lorenzo· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2002· Membership status: Full Member· Head of the Party: CESA, Lorenzo segreteriacesa@udc-italia.it· President of the National Party: BUTTIGLIONE, Rocco info@udc-italia.it· International Secretary: SCOPONI, Massimo massimo.scoponi@libero.it – EU-COUNTRIES – 86
  40. 40. · Government status: In opposition.· Seats in national Parliament: Lower House 37 / 630, Upper House 3 / 315· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 5· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 2· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 4· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional information: Pier Ferdinando Casini is President of CDI.CONTACT DETAILS:Via Due Macelli 66, 00187 RomePhone: +39.06.6979.1001 | Fax: +39.06.6979.1089 | www.udc-italia.itPopolari UDEURIn English: Popular Party UDEUR MASTELLA, Clemente· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2001· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: MASTELLA, Clemente clemente.mastella@europarl.europa.eu· Government status: –· Seats in national Parliament: –· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 1 (elected on PdL list) – EU-COUNTRIES – 87 2
  41. 41. · Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 0· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Largo Arenula 34, 00186 RomePhone: +39.06.684.241 | Fax: +39.06.682.10615 | info@popolariudeur.it | www.popolariudeur.itSüdtiroler VolksparteiIn English: South Tyrolean People‘s Party THEINER, Richard· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1993· Membership status: Observer Member· President of the Party: THEINER, Richard richard.theiner@svpartei.org· Secretary General: ACHAMMER, Philipp info@svpartei.org· International Secretary: WIDMANN, Thomas thomas.widmann@svpartei.org· Government status: In opposition.· Seats in national Parliament: Lower House 2 / 630, Upper House 3 / 315· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 1 – EU-COUNTRIES – 88
  42. 42. · Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 0· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2 (Non Voting)· International Affiliation: –· Additional information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Brennerstrasse 7/A, 39100 BolzanoPhone: +39.0471.304.000 | Fax: +39.0471.981.473 | info@svpartei.org | www.svpartei.org – EU-COUNTRIES – 89 2
  43. 43. LATVIAQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 64 589 sq kmPopulation: 2.2 Million (2009 est.)Capital: RigaPolitical system: Parliamentary democracyDate of entry in EU: 2004Currency: 0.7 Latvian lat (LVL) = 1 EuroGDP: $38.86 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 8Jaunais Laiks | JLIn English: New Era ĀBOLTIŅA, Solvita· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2003· Membership Status: Full Member· President of the Party: ĀBOLTIŅA, Solvita solvita.aboltina@saeima.lv· Secretary General: ŠKAPARS, Ēriks eriks@jaunaislaiks.lv· International Secretary: MELNGAILE, Elina elina@jaunaislaiks.lv· Government status: In government as senior coalition party. – EU-COUNTRIES – 90
  44. 44. · Seats in national parliament: 15 / 100· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 1· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 0· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 3· International Affiliation: –· Additional information: Valdis Dombrovskis is the Prime Minister of Latvia.CONTACT DETAILS:Torna Iela 4, 1050 RigaPhone: +371.7.205.472 | Fax: +371.7.205.473 | sekretare@jaunaislaiks.lv | www.jl.lvTautas Partija | TPIn English: People’s Party ŠĶĒLE, Andris· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2000· Membership Status: Full Member· President of the Party: ŠĶĒLE, Andris aigars.kalvitis@mk.gov.lv· Secretary General: PITENA, Ramona notikums@notikums.lv· International Secretary: CIGANOVA, Iveta iveta.ciganova@saeima.lv· Government status: In government· Seats in national parliament: 20 / 100 – EU-COUNTRIES – 91 2
  45. 45. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 0· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 1· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 3· International Affiliation: –· Additional information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Basteja boulv. 1, korpuss 2, 1050 RigaPhone: +371.7.508.808 | Fax: +371.7.508.684 | birojs@tautaspartija.lv | www.tautaspartija.lv – EU-COUNTRIES – 92
  46. 46. LITHUANIAQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 65 200 sq kmPopulation: 3.5 Million (2009 est.)Capital: VilniusPolitical system: Parliamentary democracyDate of entry in EU: 2004Currency: 3.45 Lithuanian Litas (LTL) = 1 EuroGDP: $63.33 Billion (2007 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 12Tėvynės Sąjunga – Lietuvos Krikščionys Demokratai |TS-LKDIn English: Homeland Union - Lithuanian Christian Democrats KUBILIUS, Andrius· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1996· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: KUBILIUS, Andrius international@tsajunga.lt· Secretary General: URBONAS, Algis a.urbonas@tsajunga.lt· International Secretary: UZDILAITE, Giedre international@tsajunga.lt – EU-COUNTRIES – 93 2
  47. 47. · Government status: In government as a senior coalition partner.· Seats in the parliament: 45 / 141· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 4· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 2· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 4· International Affiliation: IDU· Additional information: President of TS-LKD Andrius Kubilius is the Prime Minister of Lithuania. Algirdas Šemeta is the European Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud.CONTACT DETAILS:L.Stuokos-Gucevičiaus Str. 11, 01122, VilniusPhone: +370.5.616.55503, +370.5.239.6639 | Fax: +370.5.278.4914sekretoriatas@tsajunga.lt | www.tsajunga.lt – EU-COUNTRIES – 94
  48. 48. LUXEMBOURGQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 2 586 sq kmPopulation: 492 000 (2009 est.)Capital: LuxembourgPolitical system: Parliamentary MonarchyDate of entry in EU: 1957-founding memberDate of entry in Euro Zone: 1999GDP: $39.37 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 6Chrëschtlech Sozial Vollekspartei | CSVIn English: Christian Social People‘s Party BILTGEN, François· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1976· Membership Status: Full Member· President of the Party: BILTGEN, François francois.biltgen@csv.lu· Secretary General: SCHANK, Marco csv@csv.lu· International Secretary: ENGEL, Frank fengel@chd.lu· Government status: In government as the senior coalition partner. – EU-COUNTRIES – 95 2
  49. 49. · Seats in national parliament: 26 / 60· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 3· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 3· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 5· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional information: Former CSV President Jean-Claude Juncker is the Prime Minister of Luxembourg since January 1995. Viviane Reding is the Vice-President of the European Commission for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship.CONTACT DETAILS:4, rue de l‘Eau, 1449 LuxembourgPhone: +352.225.73.11 | Fax: +352.472.716 | csv@csv.lu | www.csv.lu – EU-COUNTRIES – 96
  50. 50. MALTAQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 316 sq kmPopulation: 405 000 (2009 est.)Capital: VallettaPolitical system: Parliamentary democracyDate of entry in EU: 2004Date of entry in Euro Zone: 2008GDP: $9.96 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 5Partit Nazzjonalista | PNIn English: Nationalist Party GONZI, Lawrence· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2004· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: GONZI, Lawrence lawrence.gonzi@gov.mt· Secretary General: BORG OLIVIER, Paul pborgolivier@pn.org.mt· International Secretary: BONELLO, John jbonello@pn.org.mt· Government status: Single-party government – EU-COUNTRIES – 97 2
  51. 51. · Seats in national Parliament: 35 / 69· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 2· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 4· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 4· International Affiliation: CDI, IDU· Additional Information: PN President Lawrence Gonzi is the Prime Minister of Malta. John Dalli is the European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy.CONTACT DETAILS:Triq Herbert Ganado, Pieta‘ PTA 1450 (Malta)Tel: +356.2596.5313/4 | Fax: +356.21243.640 | pn@pn.org.mt | www.pn.org.mt – EU-COUNTRIES – 98
  52. 52. NETHERLANDSQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 41 526 sq kmPopulation: 16.5 Million (2009 est.)Capital: AmsterdamPolitical system: Parliamentary MonarchyDate of entry in EU: 1957-founding memberDate of entry in Euro Zone: 1999GDP: $672 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 25Christen Democratisch Appèl | CDAIn English: Christian Democratic Appeal VAN HEESWIJK, Peter· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1976· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: VAN HEESWIJK, Peter· Secretary General: DEKKER, Lianne dekker@stichtingnob.nl· International Secretary: VAN HALEM, Jan-Jaap vanhalem@cda.nl· Government status: In government as the senior coalition partner.· Seats in national Parliament: Lower House 41/150, Upper House, 21/75 – EU-COUNTRIES – 99 2
  53. 53. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 5· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 5· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 5· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional Information: CDA leader Jan Peter Balkenende is the Prime Minister of the Netherlands. Corien Wortmann-Kool is EPP Vice President.CONTACT DETAILS:Buitenom 18, Postbus 30453, 2500 GL The HaguePhone: +31.70.3424.888 | Fax: +31.70.3643.417 | leden@cda.nl | www.cda.nl – EU-COUNTRIES – 100
  54. 54. POLANDQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 312 685 sq kmPopulation: 38.5 Million (2009 est.)Capital: WarsawPolitical system: Parliamentary DemocracyDate of entry in EU: 2004Currency: 4.22 Polish Zloty (PLN) = 1 EuroGDP: $667.9 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 50Platforma Obywatelska | POIn English: Civic Platform TUSK, Donald· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2003· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: TUSK, Donald donald.tusk@sejm.gov.pl· Secretary General: SCHETYNA, Grzegorz grzegorz.schetyna@platforma.org· International Secretary: SARYUSZ-WOLSKI, Jacek jsaryuszwolski@europarl.eu.int· Government status: In government as a senior coalition partner – EU-COUNTRIES – 101 2
  55. 55. · Seats in national Parliament: Lower House 207 / 460, Upper House 57 / 100· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 25· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 12· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 13· International Affiliation: –· Additional Information: President of PO Donald Tusk is Prime Minister of Poland. Janusz Lewandowski is the European Commissioner for Budget and Financial Programming. Jerzy Buzek is the President of the European Parliament. Jacek Saryusz-Wolski is Vice President of the EPP.CONTACT DETAILS:21 Biuro Krajowe PO, ul. Marszalkowska, 00-683 WarsawPhone: +48.22.635.7879 | Fax: +48.22.635.7641 | www.platforma.orgPolskie Stronnictwo Ludowe | PSLIn English: Polish People‘s Party PAWLAK, Waldemar· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2004· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: PAWLAK, Waldemar biuronkw@psl.org.pl – EU-COUNTRIES – 102
  56. 56. · Secretary Office Director: KOSINIAK-KAMYSZ, Władysław · International Councillor: JARECKA-GOMEZ, Joanna joanna.jarecka@europarl.europa.eu· Government status: In government as a junior coalition partner· Seats in national Parliament: Lower House 31 / 460, Upper House 0 / 100· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 3· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 2· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 3· International Affiliation: –· Additional Information: President of PSL Waldemar Pawlak is Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy of Poland.CONTACT DETAILS:ul.Kopernika 36/40, 00-924 WarsawPhone: +48.22.620.6020 | Fax: +48.22.654.3583 | biuronkw@psl.org.pl | www.psl.pl – EU-COUNTRIES – 103 2
  57. 57. PORTUGALQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 92 391 sq kmPopulation: 10.7 Million (2009 est)Capital: LisbonPolitical system: Parliamentary democracyDate of entry in EU: 1986Date of entry in Euro Zone: 1999GDP: $236.5 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 22Partido Social Democrata | PSDIn English: Social Democratic Party FERREIRA LEITE, Manuela· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1996· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: FERREIRA LEITE, Manuela presidente@psd.pt· Secretary General: MARQUES GUEDES, Luís secretariogeral@psd.pt· International Secretary: ARNAUT, José Luís jarnaut@rpa.pt· Government status: Official opposition – EU-COUNTRIES – 104
  58. 58. · Seats in national Parliament: 78 / 226· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 8· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 4· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 8· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional Information: Former PSD leader and Prime Minister José Manuel Durão Barroso is the President of the European Commission. Former PSD leader Anibal Cavaco Silva is the President of Portugal. Mario David is EPP Vice President.CONTACT DETAILS:9 Rue de Sao Caetano, 1249-089 LisbonPhone: +351.213.918.500 | Fax: +351.213.968.743 | psd@psd.pt | www.psd.ptCentro Democrático e Social - Partido PopularIn English: Democratic and Social Centre - People‘s Party PORTAS, Paulo· Date of entry in the EPP: 2009· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: PORTAS, Paulo presidencia@cds.pt · Secretary General: ALMEIDA, João secretaria-geral@cds.pt – EU-COUNTRIES – 105 2
  59. 59. · International Secretary: QUEIRO, Luis· Government status: In opposition· Seats in national Parliament: 21/226· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 2· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 1· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2· International Affiliation: IDU· Additional Information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Largo Adelino Amaro da Costa 5, 1149-063 LisbonPhone: +351.218.814.700 | Fax: +351.218.860.454 | cds-pp@cds.pt | www.cds.pt – EU-COUNTRIES – 106
  60. 60. ROMANIAQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 237 500 sq kmPopulation: 22.2 Million (2009 est)Capital: BucharestPolitical system: Parliamentary democracyDate of entry in EU: 2007Currency: 4.21 Romanian Leu (RON) = 1 EuroGDP: $271.4 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in European Parliament: 33Partidul Democrat - Liberal | PD-LIn English: Democratic Liberal Party BOC, Emil· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2005· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: BOC, Emil cabinetpresedinte@pd.ro· Secretary General: BLAGA, Vasile biancad@pd.ro· International Secretary: FRUNZAVERDE, Sorin international@pd.ro· Government status: In government as a senior coalition partner. – EU-COUNTRIES – 107 2
  61. 61. · Seats in national Parliament: Lower House 117 / 332, Upper House 51 / 137· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 10· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 7· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 8· International Affiliation: –· Additional Information: Former PD-L President Traian Basescu is the President of Romania. Emil Boc is the Prime Minister of Romania.CONTACT DETAILS:Modrogan nr. 1, 011825 Bucharest Sector 1Phone: +40.21.230.37.01 | Fax: +40.21.230.16.25; 230.22.62 | www.pd.roUniunea Democrată Maghiară din România / RomániaiMagyar Demokrata Szövetség | RMDSZIn English: Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania MARKÓ, Bela· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1998· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: MARKÓ, Bela elhivbuk@rmdsz.rdsnet.ro· Secretary General: KELEMEN, Hunor kelemenhunor@rmdsz.ro – EU-COUNTRIES – 108
  62. 62. · International Secretary: PAP-TONTSCH, Kinga internationalsecretary@rmdsz.ro· Government status: In government as a junior coalition partner.· Seats in national Parliament: Lower House 22 / 332, Upper House 9 / 137· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 3· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 2· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 3· International Affiliation: –· Additional Information: Bela Markó is the Vice Prime Minister of Romania.CONTACT DETAILS:Str. Avram Iancu, nr. 8, sect. 2, POBOX 34-26, 731041 BucharestPhone/Fax: +40.21.314.6849, +40.21.314.4583, +40.21.314.4356elhivbuk@rmdsz.ro | www.rmdsz.roPartidul Naţional Ţărănesc Creştin Democrat | PNŢCDIn English: Christian-Democratic National Peasants‘ Party MILUŢ, Marian Petre· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1996· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: MILUŢ, Marian Petre cabinet@pntcd.ro· Secretary General: SIMION, Cornel 2 cornel.simion@pntcd.ro – EU-COUNTRIES – 109
  63. 63. · International Secretary: MUNTEANU, Radu radu.munteanu@pntcd.ro· Government status: –· Seats in national Parliament: 0· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 0· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 0· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional Information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Bd. Carol I nr 24, s2, 7000 BucharestPhone: +40.21.264.1460 | Fax: +40.21.312.3436 | www.ppcd.ro – EU-COUNTRIES – 110
  64. 64. SLOVAKIAQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 48 845 sq kmPopulation: 5.4 Million (2009 est)Capital: BratislavaPolitical system: Parliamentary DemocracyDate of entry in the EU: 2004Date of entry in Euro Zone: 2009GDP: $119.5 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in the European parliament: 13Slovenská Demokratická a Kresťanská Únia –Demokratická Strana | SDKÚ-DSIn English: Slovak Democratic and Christian Union - Democratic Party DZURINDA, Mikuláš· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2003· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: DZURINDA, Mikuláš lucia.klapacova@sdkuonline.sk· Secretary General: HUDEC, Štefan stefan.hudec@sdkuonline.sk· International Secretary: KLAPÁČOVÁ, Lucia lucia.klapacova@sdkuonline.sk – EU-COUNTRIES – 111 2
  65. 65. · Government status: Official opposition· Seats in national Parliament: 31 / 150· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 2· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 2· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 3· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional Information: – CONTACT DETAILS:Ružinovská 28, 82735 BratislavaPhone: +421.2.4341.4102 (-05) | Fax: +421.2.4341.4106 | www.sdkuonline.skKresťanskodemokratické Hnutie | KDHIn English: Christian Democratic Movement FIGEL‘, Ján· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2002· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: FIGEL‘, Ján predseda@kdh.sk· Secretary General: MARENČÁK, Ladislav tajomnik@kdh.sk· International Secretary: DILONG, Martin international@kdh.sk – EU-COUNTRIES – 112
  66. 66. · Government status: In opposition.· Seats in national Parliament: 14 / 150· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 2· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 1· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 3· International Affiliation: CDI (observer)· Additional Information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Mileticova 21, 82109 Bratislava 4, poschodiePhone: +421.2.5057.4001 | Fax: +421.2.5057.4048 | predseda@kdh.sk | www.kdh.skStrana Maďarskej Koalície / Magyar Koalíció Pártja |MKPIn English: Party of Hungarian Coalition CSÁKY, Pál· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2000· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: CSÁKY, Pál sekretariat@smk.sk· Secretary General: PECZÁR, Károly smk@smk.sk· International Secretary: BARA, Zoltán bara@smk.sk – EU-COUNTRIES – 113 2
  67. 67. · Government status: In opposition· Seats in national Parliament: 20 / 150· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 2· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 0· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional Information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Cajakova 8, 81105 BratislavaPhone: +421.2.524.95264 | Fax: +421.2.524.95791 | smk@smk.sk | www.mkp.sk – EU-COUNTRIES – 114
  68. 68. SLOVENIAQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 20 273 sq kmPopulation: 2 Million (2009 est.)Capital: LjubljanaPolitical system: Parliamentary democracyDate of entry in the EU: 2004Date of entry in the Euro zone: 2007GDP: $59.34 Billion (2007 est.)Seats in the European parliament: 7Slovenska Demokratska Stranka | SDSIn English: Slovenian Democratic Party JANŠA, Janez· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2001· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: JANŠA, Janez predsednik@sds.si· Secretary General: STRNAD, Dušan sekretar@sds.si· International Secretary: LOGAR, Anže anze.logar@sds.si· Government status: Official opposition – EU-COUNTRIES – 115 2
  69. 69. · Seats in national Parliament: 28 / 90· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 2· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 1· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 3· International Affiliation: CDI, IDU· Additional Information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Komenskega 11, 1000 LjubljanaPhone: +386.1.4345.450 | Fax: +386.1.4345.452 | www.sds.siNova Slovenija - Krščanska Ljudska Stranka | NSIIn English: New Slovenia – Christian People‘s Party NOVAK, Ljudmila· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2001· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: NOVAK, Ljudmila ljudmila.novak@nsi.si· Secretary General: ILC, Robert robert.ilc@nsi.si· International Secretary: RUS, Aleš ales.rus@nsi.si· Government status: In opposition – EU-COUNTRIES – 116
  70. 70. · Seats in national Parliament: 0 / 90· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 1· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 0· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional Information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Cankarjeva cesta 11, 1000 LjubljanaPhone: +386.1.241.6650 | Fax: +386.1.241.6670 | tajnistvo@nsi.si | www.nsi.siSlovenska Ljudska Stranka | SLSIn English: Slovenian People‘s Party ŽERJAV, Radovan· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2001· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: ŽERJAV, Radovan · Secretary General: JAGODIČ, Mateja mateja.jagodic@sls.si· Government status: In opposition.· Seats in national Parliament: 6 / 90· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 0 – EU-COUNTRIES – 117 2
  71. 71. · Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 1· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2· International Affiliation: –· Additional Information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Beethovnova 4, 1000 LjubljanaPhone: +386.1.241.8820 | Fax: +386.1.251.1741 | tajnistvo@sls.si | www.sls.si – EU-COUNTRIES – 118
  72. 72. SPAINQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 504 782 sq kmPopulation: 40.5 Million (2009 est.)Capital: MadridPolitical system: Parliamentary MonarchyDate of entry in the EU: 1986Date of entry in the Euro zone: 2002GDP: $1.403 Trillion (2008 est.)Seats in the European parliament: 50Partido Popular | PPIn English: People’s Party RAJOY, Mariano· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1991· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: RAJOY, Mariano rfernandez@pp.es· Secretary General: de COSPEDAL GARCÍA, María Dolores · International Secretary: MORAGAS SÁNCHEZ, Jorge internacional@pp.es· Government status: Official opposition· Seats in national Parliament: Lower House 153 / 350, Upper House 123 / 264 – EU-COUNTRIES – 119 2
  73. 73. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 23· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 10· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 14· International Affiliation: CDI, IDU· Additional Information: Antonio López-Istúriz White is the Secretary General of the EPP.CONTACT DETAILS:Calle Genova 13, 28004 MadridPhone: +34.91.557.7300 | Fax: +34.91.308.6134 | pp@pp.es | www.pp.esUnió Democràtica de Catalunya | UDCIn English: Democratic Union of Catalonia DURAN i LLEIDA, Josep A.· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1986· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: DURAN i LLEIDA, Josep A. duran-lleida@unio.org· Secretary General: PELEGRI, Josep Maria jmp@unio.org· International Secretary: SEDO i ALABART, Salvador ssedo@unio.org· Government status: In opposition· Seats in national Parliament: Lower House 4 / 350, Senate 1 / 264 – EU-COUNTRIES – 120
  74. 74. · Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 0· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 1· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional Information: –CONTACT DETAILS:C/Napoles 35-39, Local, 08018 BarcelonaPhone: +34.93.240.2200 | Fax: +34.93.240.2206 | www.unio.org – EU-COUNTRIES – 121 2
  75. 75. SWEDENQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 449 964 sq kmPopulation: 9.1 Million (2009 est.)Capital: StockholmPolitical system: Parliamentary MonarchyDate of entry in the EU: 1995Currency: 10.23 Swedish Krona (SEK) = 1 EuroGDP: $344.3 Billion (2008 est.)Seats in the European parliament: 18Moderaterna | MIn English: Moderate Party REINFELDT, Fredrik· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1995· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: REINFELDT, Fredrik fredrik.reinfeldt@moderat.se· Secretary General: SCHLINGMANN, Per per.schlingmann@moderat.se· International Secretary: GUSTAVSSON, Eva eva.gustavsson@moderat.se· Government status: In government as the senior coalition partner. – EU-COUNTRIES – 122
  76. 76. · Seats in national Parliament: 97 / 349· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 4· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 4· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 4· International Affiliation: IDU· Additional Information: President of Moderaterna Fredrik Reinfeldt is the Prime Minister of Sweden.CONTACT DETAILS:Box 2080, 10312 StockholmPhone: +46.8.676.8000 | Fax: +46.8.676.8086 | info@moderat.se | www.moderat.seKristdemokraterna | KDIn English: Christian Democrats HÄGGLUND, Göran· Date of Entry in the EPP: 1995· Membership status: Full Member· President of the Party: HÄGGLUND, Göran goran.hagglund@kristdemokraterna.se· Secretary General: SJÖGREN, Lennart lennart.sjogren@kristdemokraterna.se· International Secretary: DAMM, Sofia sofia.damm@kristdemokraterna.se· Government status: In government as a junior coalition partner. – EU-COUNTRIES – 123 2
  77. 77. · Seats in national Parliament: 24 / 349· Members in the EPP Group in the European Parliament: 1· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 0· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2· International Affiliation: CDI· Additional Information: –CONTACT DETAILS:Box 2373, 10318 StockholmPhone: +46.8.723.2500 | Fax: +46.8.723.2510info@kristdemokraterna.se | www.kristdemokraterna.se – EU-COUNTRIES – 124
  78. 78. ALBANIAQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 28 758 sq kmPopulation: 3.6 Million (2009 est)Capital: TiranaPolitical system: Parliamentary DemocracyRelations with the EU: Albania signed a Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) with the EU in 2006Currency: 134.66 Albanian Lek (ALL) = 1 EuroGDP: $21.81 Billion (2008 est.)Partia Demokratike e Shqipërisë | PDIn English: Democratic Party of Albania BERISHA, Sali· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2003· Membership status: Observer Member· President of the Party: BERISHA, Sali profsberisha@albaniaonline.net· International Secretary: MUSTAFAJ, Besnik foreigndp@albaniaonline.net· Government status: In government as the senior coalition partner.· Seats in national Parliament: 70 / 140 – NON EU-COUNTRIES – 125 2
  79. 79. · Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: 1· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2 (Non Voting)· International Affiliation: CDI, IDU· Additional Information: The President of PD Sali Berisha is the Prime Minister of Albania. Partia Demokratike e Shqipërisë and Partia Demokrate e Re merged in 2008.CONTACT DETAILS:Selia Qendrore e PDSH, TiranaPhone: +355.4.228.091 | Fax: +355.4.223.525 | www.partiademokratike.al – NON EU-COUNTRIES – 126
  80. 80. BELARUSQUICK FACTS:Land Area: 207 600 sq kmPopulation: 9.7 Million (2009 est)Capital: MinskPolitical system: AuthoritarianismRelations with the EU: –Currency: 4045.6 Belarus ruble (BYR) = 1 EuroGDP: $114.1 Billion (2008 est.)Biełaruski Narodny Front | BPFIn English: Belarusan Popular Front YANUKEVITCH, Aleksey· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2006· Membership status: Observer Member· Chairman of the Party: YANUKEVITCH, Aleksey pbnf@pbnf.org· Secretary General: LABKOVIČ, Uładzimier uprava@pbnf.org· International Secretary/ 1st Deputy Chairman: VIAČORKA, Vincuk vv@pbnf.org· Government status: In opposition – NON EU-COUNTRIES – 127 2
  81. 81. · Seats in national Parliament: 0 / 174· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: N/A· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2 (Non Voting)· International Affiliation: CDI, IDU· Additional Information: –CONTACT DETAILS:BPF | #8 Varvasheni St., 220005 MinskPhone: +375.17.213.3008 | Fax: +375.17.213.3008 | pbnf@pbnf.org | www.pbnf.orgAbjadnanaja Hramadzianskaja Partyja Biełarusi | UCPIn English: United Civic Party of Belarus LEBEDKO (Liabedzka) Anatoly· Date of Entry in the EPP: 2006· Membership status: Observer Member· President of the Party: LEBEDKO (Liabedzka) Anatoly ucpb@ucpb.org· International Secretary: DMITRYEV, Andrey a.dzmitryeu@gmail.com· Government status: In opposition· Seats in national Parliament: 0 / 174· Members in the EPP Group in the Council of Europe: N/A· Delegates in the EPP Political Assembly: 2 (Non Voting) – NON EU-COUNTRIES – 128
  82. 82. · International Affiliation: IDU· Additional Information: –CONTACT DETAILS:V.Khoruzhey 22 – 1701, 220123 MinskPhone: +375.17.283.1899 | Fax: +375.17.289.5009 | ucpb@ucpb.org | www.ucpb.org – NON EU-COUNTRIES – 129 2

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