German politician and MEP from Germany. He is a member of the Christian Democratic Union and former Prime Minister of the state of Lower Saxony. He was appointed Chair of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee in February 2017 and he is EP’s Rapporteur for Serbia from 2014.
European Western Balkans is a web portal that focuses on the Western Balkans countries and reports on the development of the EU’s enlargement policy. The portal was launched in 2014 by the Centre for Contemporary Politics.