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Informal summit between European Union and Turkey: Speech by European Parliament President Martin Schulz

Informal summit between European Union and Turkey: Speech by European Parliament President Martin Schulz

| November 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Ladies and gentlemen, “Today’s (29 November) summit between the European Union and Turkey is an exceptional step: never before has the European Union held a European Council meeting together with a candidate country. This step is more than justified in light of the value we attach to our relationship and the dramatic crisis we are […]

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European Parliament President Martin Schulz: Speech at Valletta informal European Council on refugee crisis

European Parliament President Martin Schulz: Speech at Valletta informal European Council on refugee crisis

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ladies and gentlemen, The question today is one of credibility. Whether emergency decisions taken in previous weeks at the highest level are being implemented on the ground. Or whether Europe is helplessly looking on as the migratory flows, the criminal networks and unilateral national decisions are dictating the course of events. Or worse still, whether […]

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Speech given by Commissioner Jonathan Hill at European Central Bank Forum on banking supervision

Speech given by Commissioner Jonathan Hill at European Central Bank Forum on banking supervision

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Speaking in Frankfurt on 4 November 2015. ‘Bank Supervision: Europe in global context‘ “I am delighted to be here on the first anniversary of the SSM. That gives me the ideal opportunity to congratulate Mme Nouy and her team for all that she and they have done in getting Europe’s single supervisor off the ground […]

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Speech by Vice President Maroš Šefčovič at Celebration Ceremony of 10th Anniversary Energy Community

Speech by Vice President Maroš Šefčovič at Celebration Ceremony of 10th Anniversary Energy Community

Prime ministers and ministers, excellencies, Director Kopač, It is a great pleasure for me to speak at this milestone event, marking the 10th anniversary of the Energy Community. Just by looking at the people sitting here today, we can see how this organization has expanded, developed and adapted over this time to meet new energy […]

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Speech by European Parliament President Martin Schulz at European Council Meeting

Speech by European Parliament President Martin Schulz at European Council Meeting

Greece Ladies and gentlemen, We all have been following the negotiations between Greece and its partners very closely this week. The European Parliament hopes, that a compromise will be reached today; one that will keep Greece in the Eurozone and pave the way for improving the sustainability of Greek debt. The Greek people have made […]

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Statement by Commissioner Christos Stylianides on World Food Programme funding shortages for Syria

Statement by Commissioner Christos Stylianides on World Food Programme funding shortages for Syria

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides made the following statement: “I am deeply concerned by the World Food Program’s (WFP) suspension of food assistance for more than 1.7 million Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries, due to a dramatic shortage of funding.  “This cutting back in food assistance is a stark reminder of the overwhelming impact of this […]

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‘Accelerating growth through a connected Europe’: Speech by Vice President Andrus Ansip at GSMA Mobile 360 conference in Brussels

‘Accelerating growth through a connected Europe’: Speech by Vice President Andrus Ansip at GSMA Mobile 360 conference in Brussels

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Ladies and gentlemen, It’s a pleasure to be with you today. Thank you for inviting me. “I would think that everyone here today is already aware of the advantages and benefits that digital transformation can bring to an economy and society. “When we look at Europe as a whole, however – not just individual countries […]

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