Tag Archives: BARROSO

EC President José Manuel Barroso met with high-level religious leaders

Statement by the President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso Brussels, 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, It is my pleasure and honour to receive today – together with President Van Rompuy and Vice President Surján, who replaces President … Read the full press release

What President Barroso actually said at the Brussels Think Tank Dialogue on 22 April 2013

Austerity and growth debate Brussels, 25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Matina Stevis (moderator): The role of the institutions of the Commission within the context of this crisis can surely not just be to provide intellectual leadership or aspiration. Surely it must be to be … Read the full press release

President Barroso and Commissioner Barnier comment on the European Parliament’s approval of new rules for stronger prudential requirements on banks

Brussels, 16-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Statement by President Jose Manuel Barroso and Commissioner Michel Barnier following the European Parliament’s approval of new European rules to impose stronger prudential requirements on banks President J.M. Barroso: I welcome the vote in the European Parliament … Read the full press release

President Barroso replies to the letter he received from President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, regarding EU funding for Cyprus

Brussels, 16-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Letter from Commission President Barroso to President Anastasiades of Cyprus. “Dear President, Thank you for your letter of 9 April asking for the Commission’s support in finding ways of helping Cyprus at this difficult time of economic … Read the full press release

“From war to peace: a European tale”

Address by Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council & José Manuel Durão Barroso, President of the European Commission Acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize Award to the European Union/Oslo Oslo, 11-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — [President Van Rompuy takes the floor] … Read the full press release

Statement by President Barroso on the Nobel Peace Prize

José Manuel Durão Barroso – President of the European Commission Nobel Peace Prize Press Conference/Oslo Oslo, 11-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — I am very happy to have arrived in Oslo today. Being here to jointly receive this award on behalf of the European Union … Read the full press release

President Barroso congratulates President Grybauskaitė of Lithuania on Charlemagne Prize award 2013

Brussels, 11-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — It is with great satisfaction that I received the news of President Dalia Grybauskaitė of Lithuania being awarded the prestigious Charlemagne Prize in 2013. Dalia Grybauskaitė has eminently contributed to the integration of the Baltic countries in the European Union and … Read the full press release

Nobel Peace Prize 2012 awarded to European Union – Press pack available

Brussels, 8-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The prize will be conferred in Oslo on 10 December. The European Union will be represented by the President of the European Commission, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Parliament. Please … Read the full press release

Commission agrees way forward for modernising copyright in the digital economy

Brussels, 6-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — At the initiative of President Barroso, the European Commission has today held an orientation debate on content in the digital economy. The digital economy has been a major driver of growth in the past two decades, and … Read the full press release

Speech by President Barroso: “Time for extra growth”

José Manuel Durão Barroso — President of the European Commission VOKA conference/Brussels Brussels, 6-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and gentlemen, It is a great pleasure for me to be here today. The impressive turnout shows that Flemish entrepreneurs mean business when they talk … Read the full press release

Poverty Convention will address social exclusion and social investment

Brussels, 6-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The second annual Convention of the European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion will take place in Brussels on 5-7 December 2012. Commission President José Manuel Barroso, President Herman Van Rompuy of the European Council, Isabelle Durant, Vice-President of … Read the full press release

Presidents Valcárcel and Barroso call for a decent compromise on the EU budget 2014-2020

The EU’s Assembly of Regional and Local Representatives Brussels, 3-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Presidents Valcárcel and Barroso call for a decent compromise on the EU budget 2014-2020 The Committee of the Regions (CoR) in the presence the President of the European Commission, José Manuel … Read the full press release

Commission, Parliament and Council meet philosophical and non-confessional organisations to discuss solidarity between generations across Europe

Brussels, 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — European Commission President José Manuel Barroso today hosted a meeting with representatives from philosophical and non-confessional organisations in the Commission’s headquarters in Brussels, under the motto “Intergenerational solidarity: setting the parameters for tomorrow’s society in Europe”. Herman … Read the full press release

Statement by President Barroso on Greece

Brussels, 28-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Statement by President Barroso on Greece I welcome the agreement reached by the Eurogroup earlier this morning on Greece, which underscores the Commission’s continuous efforts to help guide the quick implementation of the programme and ensure … Read the full press release

Discurso: Cumbre Ibero-Americana

José Manuel Durão Barroso — Presidente da Comissão Europeia Cadiz, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Majestad, Señor Presidente del Gobierno, Presidentes, Primeros Ministros, Excelencias, Es un privilegio y un honor para mí poder dirigirme a Ustedes en el marco de esta importante cumbre y desde … Read the full press release

Commission welcomes letter from 44 Nobel laureates and 130,000 citizens urging EU leaders to invest in research and innovation

Brussels, 20-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — European Commission President José Manuel Barroso has today welcomed a delegation led by Nobel laureates Sir Tim Hunt and Professor Jules Hoffman to the European Commission. They have presented President Barroso, in addition to the President of the … Read the full press release

Statement by President Barroso following the Friends of Cohesion meeting

José Manuel Durão Barroso — President of the European Commission  Joint press conference/Brussels, 16-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, Let me first thank Prime Minister Tusk of Poland and Prime Minister Passos Coelho of Portugal for their initiative and their … Read the full press release

Statement by President Barroso following his meeting with Mr Bidzina Ivanishvili, Prime Minister of Georgia

Brussels, 13-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to welcome Prime Minister Ivanishvili to the European Commission. I had the opportunity to congratulate the Prime Minister on his recent electoral victory and to commend him for visiting … Read the full press release

Statement by President Barroso at the press conference following the ASEM Summit

ASEM Summit /Vientiane, Laos, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — et me start by thanking Lao PDR for hosting this Summit. Mr Prime Minister, you have done a remarkable job in welcoming all of us here and we are grateful for your organization … Read the full press release

Speech by President Barroso at the Opening Ceremony of ASEM Summit

ASEM Summit / Vientiane, Laos, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Your Excellencies, President, Prime Minister of Laos People Democratic Republic, Thank you so much for hosting the 9th Asia Europe Meeting so efficiently and graciously here in Vientiane. It is always a pleasure … Read the full press release

Joint Press Statement on the occasion of the visit to the Kingdom of Thailand by the President of the European Commission, Mr. José Manuel Barroso

Brussels, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — On 4 November 2012, the President of the European Commission, Mr. José Manuel Barroso, paid an Official Visit to the Kingdom of Thailand as Guest of the Royal Thai Government. The President of the European Commission met … Read the full press release

SPEAKING POINTS – Press Point with Prime Minister of Thailand

Bangkok, 5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen,Let me start by thanking Prime Minister Shinawatra for her warm welcome today. It is indeed a pleasure to meet you Madam Prime Minister and I am grateful to visit your country – a … Read the full press release

EC President Barroso, Minister Aung Min Sign Joint Declaration at Myanmar Peace Centre

Brussels, 3-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The President of the European Commission, HE Mr José Manuel Barroso, and the Minister of the Office of the President of Myanmar, HE Mr U Aung Min, today signed a Joint Declaration at the Myanmar Peace Centre … Read the full press release

Speech at the Myanmar Peace Centre

José Manuel Barroso – President of the European Commission Yangon, 3-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me start by thanking Minister U Aung Min for welcoming me to the Myanmar Peace Centre today. I commend Minister U Aung Min’s leadership … Read the full press release

Statement from the European Commission on the negotiating box on the next Multiannual Financial Framework presented by the Cypriot Council Presidency

Brussels, 30-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Commission takes note of the negotiating box which the Cypriot Presidency has proposed. This negotiating box is not supported by the Commission. The Commission remains committed to its proposal, which strikes the right responsible balance in … Read the full press release

FACTSHEET ASEM 9 SUMMIT

Brussels, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Following the summit held in Brussels in October 2010, the ninth Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) will take place in Vientiane, Laos, on 5-6 November under the theme “Friends for Peace, Partners for Prosperity”. The EU will be represented … Read the full press release

Commission proposes green light for enhanced cooperation on financial transactions tax

Brussels, 25-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The 10 Member States that wish to apply an EU financial transaction tax (FTT) through enhanced cooperation should be allowed to do so, because all the legal conditions for such a move are met. This is the conclusion … Read the full press release

Key Debate: Conclusions of the European Council meeting 18/19 October 2012

José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission Key Debate: Conclusions of the European Council meeting 18/19 October 2012 European Parliament/Strasbourg 23 October 2012 Strasbourg, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — President of the Parliament, President of the European Council, Honourable Members, Last … Read the full press release

Statement by President Barroso at the post-European Council press conference

José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission Statement by President Barroso at the post-European Council press conference Joint press conference/Brussels 19 October 2012 Brussels, 23-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Last night, in fact early this morning, we made significant progress on … Read the full press release

One year of Task Force for Greece

Brussels, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — One year ago, the Task Force for Greece (TFGR) started its operation of supporting the Greek administration in identifying and providing technical assistance (TA) for the country’s reform process. On 12th October 2011, the TFGR’s first high-level … Read the full press release