Press briefing: EPP Spitzenkandidat nominations and EPP Helsinki Congress

As a Brussels-based correspondent and accredited journalist, you are kindly invited to attend a press briefing on the European People’s Party (EPP) lead candidate (Spitzenkandidat) nominations and EPP Helsinki Congress programme and procedures.


When: Wednesday, 17 October at 12:00

Venue: EPP Headquarters, Rue du Commerce 10, 1000 Brussels



Joseph DAUL, EPP President

Antonio LÓPEZ-ISTÚRIZ, EPP Secretary General

Dara MURPHY, EPP Campaign Director


The press briefing will mark the close of the nomination period to become the EPP Spitzenkandidat for the 2019 European elections. During the event, the applications received from EPP Spitzenkandidat candidates will be announced as well as detailed information on the upcoming EPP Congress in Helsinki ( The briefing will be followed by a short Q+A session.


We kindly ask you to confirm your presence by Tuesday, 16 October at 13:00 via the following e-form:


For any further questions please send an email to Ecaterina Casinge: