"Member of the European Parliament (since 1980). Foreign policy spokesman for the EPP Group in the European Parliament. EP representative at the Intergovernmental Conferences on the Amsterdam Treaty (1996/1997), the Nice Treaty (2000), the Lisbon Treaty (2007) and the EU Constitution (2003/2004), as well as in the Council's Reflection Group for Maastricht II (1994/1995). EPP-DE Group chairman at the EU Constitutional Convention (2001-2002). Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee (1997-2007). Substitute member, EU Affairs Committee, German Bundestag." 
Resources and articles
- europarl Elmar Brok, organizational web page, accessed March 8, 2013.
- euractiv Polish diplomat to lead European Endowment for Democracy, organizational web page, accessed March 8, 2013.