40th Anniversary of EUCDW

On 25 November 2017, the European Union of Christian Democratic Workers (EUCDW) celebrated the 40th Anniversary of its founding in Burg Heimerzheim, Germany, together with over 100 members and guests.

The celebration kicked off with the EUCDW Presidium Meeting


At 10:30, we welcomed our keynote speakers and over 100 guests for the Celebration 40 Years EUCDW

Welcome and address by Elmar Brok, President of the EUCDW and MEP

Addresses by:

  • Armin Laschet, Minister President of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Dara Murphy, Vice-President of the EPP and Campaign Leader
  • Karl-Josef Laumann, Chairman of the CDA Germany and Minister of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of North Rhine-Westphalia

Closing words by Fritz Neugebauer, First Vice President of the EUCDW

Proclamation of the Declaration 40 Years of European Union of Christian Democratic Workers (see: positions)






Events in 2017

EUCDW Board Meeting

Rogaska Slatina - Slovenia

The EUCDW held its 2nd Board meeting of 2017 in Slovenia

Panel Debate

European Parliament - Brussels

Should the Accounting Rules of the Stability and Growth Pact on Public Investment be Modified?

Rerum Novarum

Short film

The right to unite, justice for all, fair wages, solidarity - 'The World Belongs to Everyone' captures the social movement inspired by Rerum Novarum.

EPP Congress and EUCDW Presidium

Valetta - Malta

29 - 30 March 2017 marked the XXIV Congress of the European People’s Party (EPP), centring on the Future of Europe.

EUCDW Presidium and Board Meeting

Vienna - Austria

The EUCDW held its 1st Board meeting of 2017 in Austria