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Encyclopedia > European People's Party
European People's Party
Europäische Volkspartei
Parti populaire européen
Partito Popolare Europeo
Partido Popular Europeo
Logo of the European People's Party
President Wilfried Martens
Founded 1976
Headquarters Rue du Commerce / Handelsstraat 10, Brussels, B-1000
Political Ideology Christian democracy, Conservatism, Liberal Conservatism, Centre-Right, Right wing
International Affiliation Christian Democrat International, International Democrat Union
European Parliament Group European People's Party - European Democrats
Colours Blue, Orange
Website www.epp.eu
See also Politics of the EU

Political parties
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The European People's Party (EPP) is the largest transnational European political party. Founded in 1976, the EPP includes Christian Democratic and conservative parties in Europe. The EPP has 71 member-parties from 38 countries, 9 EU and 6 non-EU heads of government, 9 European Commissioners (including the President), and the largest group in the European Parliament with 277 members. A European political party, formally a political party at European level, sometimes informally (especially in academic circles) a Europarty, is a type of political party organization operating transnationally in Europe. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Christian democracy is a diverse political ideology and movement. ... Ths article deals with conservatism as a political philosophy. ... World map showing the location of Europe. ...


According to its website, the EPP is "the family of the political center-right, whose roots run deep in the history and civilization of the European continent and has pioneered the European project from its inception."


Its current President is former Belgian Prime Minister Wilfried Martens. Martens was re-elected President at the March 2006 EPP Congress in Rome for a 3-year term. Wilfried Martens   listen? (born 19 April 1936) is a Flemish (Belgian) politician. ...


The EPP currently holds the Presidencies of the 2 main EU institutions: the European Commission led by President José Manuel Barroso (PSD), and the European Parliament led by President Hans-Gert Pöttering (CDU). This will again be repeated in the first half of 2008, when the Presidency of the European Council will be led by Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša (SDS). The Commission seat in Brussels The European Commission (formally the Commission of the European Communities) is the executive body of the European Union. ... José Manuel Durão Barroso (pronunced: IPA, ) (born in Lisbon, March 23, 1956) is a Portuguese politician. ... Established 1952, as the Common Assembly President Hans-Gert Pöttering (EPP) Since 16 January 2007 Vice-Presidents 14 Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou (EPP) Alejo Vidal-Quadras (EPP) Gérard Onesta (Greens – EFA) Edward McMillan-Scott (ED) Mario Mauro (EPP) Miguel Angel Martínez Martínez (PES) Luigi Cocilovo (ALDE) Mechtild... Hans-Gert Pöttering (often written as Poettering; born September 15, 1945 in Bersenbrück, Lower Saxony) is a German conservative politician (CDU), and has been President of the European Parliament since January 2007. ... Janez JanÅ¡a (born September 17, 1958 as Ivan JanÅ¡a) in Ljubljana is a Slovenian politician and head of the Slovenian Democratic Party since 1995. ...


EPP has 9 out of the 27 heads of government in the European Council: Jan Peter Balkenende (Netherlands, CDA), Lawrence Gonzi (Malta, PN), Janez Janša (Slovenia, SDS), Jean-Claude Juncker (Luxembourg, CSV), Aigars Kalvītis (Latvia, TP), Kostas Karamanlis (Greece, ND), Angela Merkel (Germany, CDU), Fredrik Reinfeldt (Sweden, MSP) and Nicolas Sarkozy (France, UMP). The European Council (referred to as a European Summit) is a body of the European Union which meets around four times a year. ... Dr. Jan Peter Balkenende   (born on 7 May 1956), has served as Prime Minister of The Netherlands since 22 July 2002. ... Lawrence Gonzi (born July 1, 1953) is the Prime Minister and finance minister of Malta. ... Janez JanÅ¡a (born September 17, 1958 as Ivan JanÅ¡a) in Ljubljana is a Slovenian politician and head of the Slovenian Democratic Party since 1995. ... Jean-Claude Juncker Jean-Claude Juncker (born December 9, 1954) is the Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Luxembourg, and until July 1, 2005, was president of the European Council, a position he also previously held in 1997. ... Aigars KalvÄ«tis (born June 27, 1966) is a Latvian politician and the current Prime Minister of Latvia. ... Konstantínos Alexandrou Karamanlís (Κωνσταντίνος Αλεξάνδρου Καραμανλής, in Greek; generally known as Costas Caramanlis, Costas Karamanlis, or Kóstas Karamanlís, born September 14, 1956) became Prime Minister of Greece on March 10, 2004 following his partys victory in the March 7 parliamentary elections. ...   (IPA: ) (b. ... John Fredrik Reinfeldt (IPA: ) (born August 4, 1965, in Österhaninge) is the current Prime Minister of Sweden and leader of the liberal conservative Moderate Party (Swedish: ). A native of Stockholm County, Reinfeldt joined the Moderate Youth League in 1983, and by 1992 had risen to the rank of chairman, a... Nicolas Sarkozy (IPA: —  ), (born Nicolas Paul Stéphane Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa on 28 January 1955 in Paris, France) is the current President of France. ...


EPP also has 6 heads of government from non-EU countries: Ivo Sanader (Croatia, HDZ), Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (Turkey, AKP), Vojislav Koštunica (Serbia, DSS), Sali Berisha (Albania, DP), Nikola Gruevski (former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, VMRO-DPMNE), and Viktor Yushchenko (Ukraine, NSNU). Ivo Sanader [] (born June 8, 1953 in Split) is the current Prime Thief of Croatia (President of the Government). ... Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan (born February 26, 1954), became the Prime Minister of Turkey on March 14, 2003. ... Dr. Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica   (Serbian Cyrillic: Војислав Коштуница) (pronounced , born March 24, 1944, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, now Serbia) is the current Prime Minister of Serbia. ... Sali Berisha and George W. Bush   (born October 15, 1944) is the Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania. ... Nikola Gruevski (Macedonian: ) (born 31 August 1970 in Skopje) is the prime minister of Republic of Macedonia since August 27, 2006. ... Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko (Ukrainian:  ) (born February 23, 1954) is the current President of Ukraine. ...


By invitation of the EPP President, the heads of government - along with leaders of the opposition - the President of the European Commission and the President of the European Parliament customarily meet a few hours prior to the Summit of the European Council at Brussels suburb of Meise for the EPP Summit to form common positions. The Commission seat in Brussels The European Commission (formally the Commission of the European Communities) is the executive body of the European Union. ... Established 1952, as the Common Assembly President Hans-Gert Pöttering (EPP) Since 16 January 2007 Vice-Presidents 14 Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou (EPP) Alejo Vidal-Quadras (EPP) Gérard Onesta (Greens – EFA) Edward McMillan-Scott (ED) Mario Mauro (EPP) Miguel Angel Martínez Martínez (PES) Luigi Cocilovo (ALDE) Mechtild... The European Council (referred to as a European Summit) is a body of the European Union which meets around four times a year. ... Geography Country Belgium Community Flemish Community Region Flemish Region Province Flemish Brabant Arrondissement Halle-Vilvoorde Coordinates , , Area 34. ...


EPP has 9 out of 27 members of the European Commission: President José Manuel Barroso (Portugal, PSD), Vice President Jacques Barrot (France, UMP), Vice President Franco Frattini, (Italy, FI), Joe Borg, (Malta, PN), Stavros Dimas (Greece, ND), Ján Figeľ (Slovakia, KDH), Andris Piebalgs (Latvia, TP), Viviane Reding (Luxembourg, CSV), and Benita Ferrero-Waldner (Austria, ÖVP). The Commission seat in Brussels The European Commission (formally the Commission of the European Communities) is the executive body of the European Union. ... José Manuel Durão Barroso (pronunced: IPA, ) (born in Lisbon, March 23, 1956) is a Portuguese politician. ... Jacques Barrot Jacques Barrot (born 3 February 1937 in Yssingeaux, Haute-Loire) is a French politician, currently serving as European Commissioner for Transport. ... Franco Frattini (born 14 March 1957) is an Italian politician, currently serving as European Commissioner for Justice, Freedom and Security. ... Joe Borg Joseph Borg (born March 19, 1952) is a politician and diplomat in Malta, associated with the Nationalist Party which is currently governing that country. ... Stavros Dimas Stavros Dimas (Σταύρος Δήμας) (born 30 April 1941) is a Greek politician, currently serving as European Commissioner for the Environment. ... Ján Figeľ Ján Figeľ (born 20 January 1960) is a Slovak politician, currently serving as European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Multilingualism. ... Andris Piebalgs Andris Piebalgs (born 17 September Latvian politician and diplomat, currently serving as European Commissioner for Energy. ... EU Commissioner of DG InfoSoc born in Esch/Alzette, Luxembourg on April, 27th 1951 married, 3 children PhD. in Human Sciences from the Sorbonne University in Paris 1978-1999 Reporter at the Luxemburger Wort, the leading newspaper in Luxembourg. ... Benita Ferrero-Waldner (born September 5, 1948) is the European Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy and an Austrian diplomat and politician. ...


In the European Parliament the EPP is allied with the more eurosceptic 'European Democrats' sub-group to form the EPP-ED Group of 277 MEPs. The current Group Chairman in French UMP politician Joseph Daul, replacing Hans-Gert Pöttering who was elected as the new President of the European Parliament in January 2007. Established 1952, as the Common Assembly President Hans-Gert Pöttering (EPP) Since 16 January 2007 Vice-Presidents 14 Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou (EPP) Alejo Vidal-Quadras (EPP) Gérard Onesta (Greens – EFA) Edward McMillan-Scott (ED) Mario Mauro (EPP) Miguel Angel Martínez Martínez (PES) Luigi Cocilovo (ALDE) Mechtild... The European Peoples Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats is a group in the European Parliament. ... Joseph Daul (born 13 April 1947 in Strasbourg) is a French politician and Member of the European Parliament for the East of France. ... Hans-Gert Pöttering (often written as Poettering; born September 15, 1945 in Bersenbrück, Lower Saxony) is a German conservative politician (CDU), and has been President of the European Parliament since January 2007. ... Established 1952, as the Common Assembly President Hans-Gert Pöttering (EPP) Since 16 January 2007 Vice-Presidents 14 Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou (EPP) Alejo Vidal-Quadras (EPP) Gérard Onesta (Greens – EFA) Edward McMillan-Scott (ED) Mario Mauro (EPP) Miguel Angel Martínez Martínez (PES) Luigi Cocilovo (ALDE) Mechtild...


EPP also has parliamentary groups in the parliamentary assemblies of the Council of Europe and the OSCE. Anthem Ode to Joy (orchestral)  ten founding members joined subsequently observer at the Parliamentary Assembly observer at the Committee of Ministers  official candidate Seat Strasbourg, France Membership 47 European states 6 observers (Council) 3 observers (Assembly) Leaders  -  Secretary General  Terry Davis  -  Commissioner for Human Rights   Establishment  -  Treaty of London 5... The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is an international organization for security. ...


In recent years, the EPP has been developing beyond Europe bilateral relations with major conservative and like-minded parties. Due its firm transatlantic orientation, North America has been a particular focus of the Party's international activities.

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Flag of Belgium Belgium The Austrian Peoples Party or Österreichische Volkspartei is an Austrian political party. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ...

Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria Image File history File links Flag_of_Flanders. ... Anthem De Vlaamse Leeuw (The Flemish Lion) Location of Belgian Flanders in Europe The Flemish Region Capital Brussels Official languages Dutch1 Recognised regional languages Flemish: Dutch Brussels: French and Dutch Government  -  Minister-President Kris Peeters Area  -  Total 13,522 km²   sq mi  Population  -  2006 [1] census 6,078,600   -  Density... Christen-Democratisch en Vlaams (CD&V) (Christian Democratic and Flemish) is a political party in Belgium, formerly called Christelijke Volkspartij (CVP) (Christian Peoples Party). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wallonia. ... Wallonia (French: Wallonie, German: Wallonien, Walloon: Walonreye, Dutch: Wallonië) or the Walloon Region (French: Région Wallonne, Dutch: Waals Gewest) is the predominantly French-speaking region that constitutes one of the three federal regions of Belgium, with its capital at Namur. ... The Humanist Democratic Centre (French: Centre Démocrate Humaniste or CDH) is a centrist, Christian Democrat, Belgian French-speaking political party. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ...

Flag of Cyprus Cyprus The Democrats for a Strong Bulgaria (Demokrati za Silna Balgarija) is a political party in Bulgaria established by former Bulgarian Prime Minister Ivan Kostov (1997-2001). ... The Union of Democratic Forces (Bulgarian: Съюз на демократичните сили or Sayuz na demokratichnite sili) is a political party in Bulgaria, founded in December 1989, as a union of eleven political organizations in opposition to the Communist government. ... The Democratic Party (Demokratičeska Partija) is a center-right party in Bulgaria. ... The Bulgarian Agrarian Peoples Union-Peoples Union (Balgarski Zemedelski Naroden Sajuz-Naroden Sajuz) is an agrarian-conservative party in Bulgaria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cyprus. ...

Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic The Democratic Rally (Greek: Δημοκρατικός Συναγερμός), or DISY, is a conservative political party in Cyprus, led by Nikos Anastasiadhis. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ...

  • Křesťanská a demokratická unie - Československá strana lidová (KDU-CSL) (Christian and Democratic Union - Czechoslovak People's Party)

Flag of Denmark Denmark The Christian Democratic Union - Czechoslovak Peoples Party (in Czech: Křesťansko-demokratická unie - Československá strana lidová or KDU-ČSL) is a political party in the Czech Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Denmark. ...

Flag of Estonia Estonia Categories: Danish stubs | Danish political parties | Conservative parties ... The Christian Democrats (Kristendemokraterne in Danish) are a political party in Denmark. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Estonia. ...

Flag of Finland Finland Union of Pro Patria and Res Publica (in Estonian: Isamaa ja Res Publica Liit) is an Estonian political party. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ...

Flag of France France The National Coalition Party (Kansallinen Kokoomus or Samlingspartiet) is a political party in Finland. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ...

Flag of Germany Germany The Union for a Popular Movement, initially named the Union for a Presidential Majority, and in both cases also known by its French acronym UMP (Union pour un Mouvement Populaire and Union pour la Majorité Présidentielle, respectively) is a French right-wing, conservative political party. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ...

Flag of Greece Greece The Christian Democratic Union (CDU - Christlich-Demokratische Union) is a political party in Germany. ... The Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU – ) is a conservative political party in Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ...

Flag of Hungary Hungary Party logo New Democracy (ND, Greek: Νέα Δημοκρατία, Nea Dhimokratia), founded in 1974, is the main center-right liberal-conservative political party in Greece. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ...

Flag of Ireland Ireland The former main office building of Fidesz The Fidesz – Hungarian Civic Union (in Hungarian: Fidesz – Magyar Polgári Szövetség) is a large centre-right conservative and Christian Democratic political party in Hungary; as of 2006, it is the largest opposition party. ... The Hungarian Democratic Forum (Hungarian: Magyar Demokrata Fórum), or MDF, is a conservative / Christian democrat political party in Hungary, led by Ibolya Dávid. ... There are parties with this name in more than one county. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland. ...

Flag of Italy Italy Fine Gael (IPA: , though often anglicised to ) (approximate English translation: Family or Tribe of the Irish) and officially, Fine Gael - The United Ireland Party, is the second largest political party in the Republic of Ireland, presently forming the largest opposition party in the Dail (Irish Parliament), and claims a membership... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ...

Flag of Latvia Latvia Forza Italia (Forward Italy) is an Italian party. ... The Popular-UDEUR (Italian: Popolari-UDEUR) is a small centrist political party in Italy, led by Clemente Mastella. ... The Democrats Centre Union or Union of Christian and Centre Democrats (Italian: Unione Democratici di Centro or Unione dei Democratici Cristiani e Democratici di Centro) is a political party in Italy formed by a merger of the former Centro Cristiano Democratico and Cristiani Democratici Uniti parties. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Latvia. ...

Flag of Lithuania Lithuania The Peoples Party (Latvian: Tautas Partija) is a political party in Latvia. ... New Era Party (Jaunais Laiks) is a conservative political party in Latvia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lithuania. ...

  • Lietuvos Krikšcionys Demokratai (LKD) (Lithuanian Christian Democrats),
  • Tėvynės sąjunga - Lietuvos konservatoriai (TS-LK) (Homeland Union - Lithuanian Conservative Party)

Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg The Lithuanian Christian Democrats (Lietuvos Krikščionys Demokratai) is a christian-democratic political party in Lithuania. ... The Homeland Union (Lithuanian Conservatives) (Lithuanian: Tėvynės sąjunga (Lietuvos konservatoriai)), or TS-LK, is a political party in Lithuania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Luxembourg. ...

Flag of Malta Malta The Christian Social Peoples Party (Luxembourgish: Chrëschtlech Sozial Vollekspartei - CSV) is the largest political party in Luxembourg. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Malta. ...

Flag of the Netherlands Netherlands This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ...

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Flag of Poland Poland The Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) (Dutch: Christen Democratisch Appèl) is a Dutch Christian-democratic political party. ... Ths article deals with conservatism as a political philosophy. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      Politics is the process by which groups of people make decisions. ... Cultural conservatism is conservatism with respect to culture. ... Liberal conservatism is a variant of conservatism that combines the classical conservative concern for established tradition, respect for authority and (sometimes) religious values with liberal ideas, especially on economic issues (see economic liberalism, which advocates free market capitalism). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Neoconservatism is a political movement that emerged as a rejection of liberalism and the New Left counter-culture of the 1960s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Libertarianism is a political philosophy that holds that individuals should be allowed complete freedom of action as long as they do not infringe on the freedom of others. ... Fiscal conservatism (also known as economic liberalism) is a term used in the United States to refer to economic and political policy that advocates restraint of government taxation, government expenditures and deficits, and government debt. ... This page deals with property as ownership rights. ... The rule of law is the principle that governmental authority is legitimately exercised only in accordance with written, publicly disclosed laws adopted and enforced in accordance with established procedure. ... Social order is a concept used in sociology, history and other social sciences. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Many countries have political parties that are deemed to represent conservative, center-right, or Tory views which may be referred to informally as conservative parties even if not explicitly named so. ... The International Democrat Union (IDU) is an international grouping of conservative, neoconservative and Christian democratic political parties. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ...

Flag of Portugal Portugal The Civic Platform (Platforma Obywatelska, also called the Citizens Platform) is a liberal conservative political party in Poland. ... The Polish Peoples Party (Polish: Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe, also known in English as Polish Peasant Party) is a political party in Poland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ...

Flag of Romania Romania The Democratic and Social Centre/Peoples Party (Portuguese: Centro Democrático e Social/Partido Popular, pron. ... The Social Democratic Party (Portuguese: Partido Social Democrata) is a political party in Portugal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ...

Flag of Slovakia Slovakia It has been suggested that National Peasants Party be merged into this article or section. ... The Democratic Party (Romanian: Partidul Democrat, PD) is a centre-right (formerly social democrat) party of Romania. ... The Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania, (also Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania; Hungarian: Romániai Magyar Demokrata Szövetség, RMDSZ; Romanian: Uniunea Democrată Maghiară din România, UDMR) is a Romanian political alliance, effectively (though not officially) a party, representing ethnic Hungarians in Romania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovakia. ...

Flag of Slovenia Slovenia The Slovak Democratic and Christian Union - Democratic Party (Slovak: Slovenská demokratická a kresÅ¥anská únia - Demokratická strana, SDKÚ-DS) is a political party in Slovakia. ... The Party of the Hungarian Coalition (Hungarian: Magyar Koalíció Pártja, Slovak: Strana maďarskej koalície, officially registered under the compound name Strana maďarskej koalície – Magyar Koalíció Pártja) is a political party in Slovakia, for the Magyar (i. ... The Christian Democratic Movement (Slovak: KresÅ¥anskodemokratické hnutie) (KDH) is a political party in Slovakia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovenia. ...

Flag of Spain Spain The Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS — Slovenian: Slovenska demokratska stranka), previously the Social Democratic Party of Slovenia (Slovenian: Socialdemokratska stranka Slovenije) is a Slovenian right-wing party. ... New Slovenia Christian Peoples Party (Slovenian Nova Slovenija Krščanska ljudska stranka) is a right-of-centre political party in Slovenia. ... The Slovenian Peoples Party (Slovenian: Slovenska ljudska stranka) is a political party in Slovenia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ...

Flag of Sweden Sweden The Peoples Party (Spanish: Partido Popular, PP) is the largest right-wing political party in Spain. ... The Democratic Union of Catalonia is a political party in Catalonia, Spain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ...

The Moderate Party (Swedish: Moderata samlingspartiet: The Moderate Coalition Party, commonly referred to as Moderaterna: The Moderates) is a liberal conservative political party in Sweden. ... The Christian Democrats (Kristdemokraterna) is a political party in Sweden. ...

Associate members

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  • Hrvatska demokratska zajednica (HDZ) (Croatian Democratic Union)

Flag of Norway Norway The Croatian Democratic Union (Croatian: Hrvatska Demokratska Zajednica, HDZ), is a Croatian political party. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ...

Flag of Serbia Serbia Høyre - Norwegian Conservative Party The Conservative Party (norwegian Høyre, H, meaning right) is a Norwegian party. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Serbia. ... Anthem Serbia() on the European continent() Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian 1 Recognised regional languages Hungarian, Croatian, Slovak, Romanian, Rusyn 2 Albanian 3 Government Semi-presidential republic  -  President Boris Tadić  -  Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Establishment  -  Formation 812   -  Kingdom established 1217   -  Empire established 1346   -  Independence lost to...

Flag of Switzerland Switzerland The Democratic Party of Serbia (Serbian: Демократска странка Србије or Demokratska stranka Srbije ) is the largest centre-right political party in Serbia. ... G17 Plus is one of the main center-right political parties in Serbia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ...

The Christian Democratic Peoples Party of Switzerland (Also called Christan-Democratic Party, German: Christlich Demokratische Volkspartei (CVP), French: Parti Démocrate-Chrétien Suisse (PDC), Italian: Partito Popolare Democratico Svizzero (PPD), Romansh: Partida Cristiandemocratica Svizra (PCD)) is a political party in Switzerland and a member of the Swiss coalition... The Evangelical Peoples Party of Switzerland (German: Evangelische Volkspartei der Schweiz, French: Parti Evangelique Suisse, Italian: Partito Evangelico Svizzero) is a political party from Switzerland. ...

Observers

Flag of Albania Albania Image File history File links Flag_of_Albania. ...

Flag of Belarus Belarus The Democratic Party of Albania (Albanian: Partia Demokratike e Shqipërisë) is a center-right political party in Albania and the leading party in the governing coalition since the 2005 parliamentary elections. ... PDR logo The New Democratic Party (in Albanian: Partia Demokrate e Re) is a political party in Albania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ...

Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina Belarusian Popular Front Revival or BPF (Belarus during the perestroika times. ... The United Civic Party of Belarus (Belarusian: ) is a liberal party in Belarus. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina. ... Motto None Anthem Intermeco Bosnia and Herzegovina() on the European continent()  —  [] Capital (and largest city) Sarajevo Official languages Bosnian Croatian Serbian Government Parliamentary democracy  -  Presidency members Željko KomÅ¡ić1 NebojÅ¡a Radmanović2 Haris Silajdžić3  -  Chairman of the Council of Ministers Nikola Å pirić  -  High Representative 4 Independence...

Flag of Croatia Croatia The Party of Democratic Action (Stranka Demokratske Akcije) is a Bosniak nationalist political party in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... The Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Croatian: Hrvatska demokratska zajednica Bosne i Hercegovine, HDZ BiH) is a political party of Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... The Party of Democratic Progress (Partija demokratskog progresa RS ) is a Serbian political party in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Croatia. ...

Flag of Finland Finland The Democratic Centre (Croatian: Demokratski centar, DC) is a Croatian political party. ... The Croatian Peasant Party (Croatian: Hrvatska seljačka stranka, HSS) was formed in 1905 by Stjepan Radić, a leading Croatian politician. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ...

Flag of the Republic of Macedonia Republic of Macedonia - FYROM The Christian Democrats (Kristillisdemokraatit or Kristdemokraterna) is a political party in Finland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Macedonia. ... For an explanation of terms related to Macedonia, see Macedonia (terminology). ...

  • VMRO-DPMNE

Flag of Italy Italy The Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization-Democratic Party for Macedonian National Unity (Macedonian: Vnatrešno-Makedonska Revoluciona Organizacija-Demokratska Partija za Makedonsko Nacionalno Edintsvo), or VMRO-DPMNE is a political party in the Republic of Macedonia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ...

Flag of Moldova Moldova The South Tyrolese Peoples Party (German: Südtiroler Volkspartei) was founded 1945 and is a political party in the South Tyrol region of Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Moldova. ...

  • Christian-Democratic People's Party (PPCD)

Flag of Norway Norway The Christian Democratic Peoples Party (Partidul Popular CreÅŸtin Democrat) is a Christian democratic political party in Moldova. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ...

Flag of San Marino San Marino The Christian Democratic Party of Norway (Kristelig Folkeparti or KrF, litteraly Christian Peoples Party), is a Norwegian political party founded in 1933. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_San_Marino. ...

Flag of Turkey Turkey The San Marinese Christian Democratic Party (Italian: Partito Democratico Cristiano Sammarinese) is a political party in San Marino. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ...

Flag of Ukraine Ukraine The Justice and Development Party (Turkish: or AK Parti, or AKP[1]) is a Turkish political party that describes itself as centre-right and Islamist. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ...

Peoples Union Our Ukraine (Narodnyi Soyuz Nasha Ukrayina, NSNU) is a political party of Ukraine, the continuation of the Viktor Yushchenko Bloc Our Ukraine (Blok Viktora Yushchenka Nasha Ukrayina) electoral alliance. ... Politics of Ukraine Politics of Ukraine Political parties in Ukraine Elections in Ukraine: President: 2004 The Peoples Movement of Ukraine (Narodnyi Ruch Ukrajiny) is a political party in Ukraine. ...

External links

  • European People's Party official site
  • EPP-ED Group official site

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