Tag Archives: SPEECH

Štefan Füle’s speech at 10th Yalta Annual Meeting, in Yalta, Ukraine

23-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — 10th Yalta Annual Meeting, in Yalta, Ukraine I am glad to be here, in Yalta, for the fourth time! What do you want? … That was the question I asked, if you remember, at the end of … Read the full press release

Morrisons Chief Executive Dalton Philips talks about his plans to make Morrisons fit for the future

15-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Dalton Philips talks about his plans to make Morrisons fit for the future at Centre Point, London on Thursday 11th July 2013. To read his speech in full, please see below. Thanks for coming for what … Read the full press release

UK Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire speech about the strength of the UK-Japan relationship

21-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Your Excellencies, Ambassadors, my Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen. It is a privilege to be here today, to lead the discussion on an important topic – the strategic partnership between the United Kingdom and Japan – and … Read the full press release

UK Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change Edward Davey sets out his vision for a robust European Union Energy and Climate framework for 2030

Brussels, 18-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Secretary of State sets out his vision for a robust European Union Energy and Climate framework for 2030. Originally given at Residence Palace, Brussels. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ … Read the full press release

European Youth Week – 25 years of EU support for Youth

Androulla VASSILIOU Speech CHARLEMAGNE Building/Brussels, 31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and gentlemen, Dear friends, Thank you for joining me to celebrate the 25 years of EU Youth Programmes: Youth for Europe, Youth and, now, Youth in Action. 25 years, roughly a generation … Read the full press release

Neelie Kroes: The politics of the completing the telecoms single market

Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) Committee, European Parliament /Brussels Brussels, 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — To add your comment to this speech, see the social version of the speech here I am going to do something unusual today. Instead of delivering the … Read the full press release

Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN Healthy Brain Speech at Healthy Europe Conference in Dublin

Month of the Brain/Dublin, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Minister Reilly, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to thank the Irish Presidency of the European Council for co-organising this conference on brain research and healthcare. As you know, we are currently … Read the full press release

Günther OETTINGER Speech at ACER Conference: EU Energy Policy Beyond 2014

Ljubljana, 21-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Dear Mr Pototschnig, Dear MEPs, dear Lord Mogg, Dear Director-General Philip Lowe, Dear regulators, TSOs, suppliers, Dear ladies and gentlemen, May I thank the organisers and our hosts for giving us the opportunity to discuss issues … Read the full press release

Cecilia Malmström: Europe should give migrants the opportunities they deserve

Cecilia Malmström – EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Speech by Commissioner Malmström at the State of the Union Conference:  State of the Union Conference Florence, Italy, 10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today is 9 May 2013. If we look 30 years ahead, on 30 … Read the full press release

Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars: “Growth and efficiency: Daimler is staying the course”

Affirmation of long-term strategy and goals Start of biggest growth program in the company’s history Efficiency programs to lead to savings of €4 billion by end of 2014 Voting on a stable dividend of €2.20 per share Berlin, 15-4-2013 — … Read the full press release

Statement on commitments from Apple and four publishing groups for sale of e-books

Statement at Midday Briefing / Berlaymont press room / Brussels Brussels 13-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has just accepted the commitments offered by Apple and four top international publishing groups in relation to suspected infringements on the market for ebooks … 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

Speech – Bridging transport’s financing gap: fair charging for the road ahead

Siim Kallas — Vice-President and Commissioner for transport Conference on fair and efficient road pricing Brussels, 6-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to be here with you today to explain how I see the challenges facing Europe’s road sector … Read the full press release

Speech After WTO Accession: Reform and EU-Russia Trade Relations

Karel De Gucht — European Commissioner for Trade Seminar of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe / Brussels Brussels, 6-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and gentlemen, This year has been an important year for EU-Russia trade relations. For 19 years – … 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

Address to the Foreign Affairs Committee and European Affairs Committee of the French Senate

Štefan Füle – European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy Joint Session of the Foreign Affairs and European Affairs Committees of the French Senate / Paris Paris, 6-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Monsieur le Président, honorables membres, Je suis honoré d’avoir l’occasion de … Read the full press release

Moving forward together

Connie Hedegaard – European Commissioner for Climate Action UN Climate Change conference in Doha, Qatar (COP 18) Doha, 6-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Mr. President, Ministers, ladies and gentlemen! As we meet here in Doha, the world around us echoes with alarm and despair. … Read the full press release

Why we need a United States of Europe now

Viviane Reding — Vice-President of the European Commission Centrum für Europarecht an der University Passau / Passau Passau, 6-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — “If you really want sound budgetary policies over the long term, you need a European finance minister answerable to the European Parliament … Read the full press release

The overhaul of EU rules on data protection: making the single market work for business

Viviane Reding — Vice-President of the European Commission, EU Justice Commissioner 3rd Annual European Data Protection and Privacy Conference / Brussels Brussels, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, 1995 was a long time ago. In terms of digital technologies, a different age. … Read the full press release

Speech Vice-President Rehn’s remarks at the Eurgroup Press Conference

Olli REHN — Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Eurogroup/Brussels, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Thank you Jean-Claude. On Greece, I will also refrain from commenting in any way on the … Read the full press release

Older people’s contribution to society

László ANDOR – European Commissioner responsible for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Closing Seminar of EY 2012 for active ageing and solidarity between generations Braga, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be with you … Read the full press release

Warum wir jetzt die Vereinigten Staaten von Europa brauchen

Viviane Reding — Vizepräsidentin der Europäischen Kommission, EU-Kommissarin für Justiz, Grundrechte und Bürgerschaft Warum wir jetzt die Vereinigten Staaten von Europa brauchen Centrum für Europarecht an der Universität Passau / Passau Passau, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — “Wer ernsthaft dauerhaft solide Haushaltspolitiken will, der braucht … Read the full press release

Speech – Blueprint for a Deep and Genuine EMU, Commissioner Olli REHN

Olli REHN – Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Press Conference on the Blueprint for EMU/Brussels Brussels, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Thank you Jose Manuel. For over three years … Read the full press release

Защо имаме нужда от Съединени европейски щати

Вивиан Рединг — Заместник-председател на Европейската комисия, комисар на ЕС по правосъдието, основните права и гражданството Доклад и дискусия в Университета Пасау, Център за европейско право към Университета Пасау / Брюксел Брюксел, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — „Който се стреми сериозно към трайно стабилна … Read the full press release

Speech – Competition and personal data protection, Commissioner Joaquín Almunia

Joaquín Almunia — Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition Policy Privacy Platform event: Competition and Privacy in Markets of Data Brussels, 28-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, I thank Ms In ‘t Veld for her kind invitation to join … Read the full press release

Speech – Address to the Western Balkan Civil Society Forum, Commissioner Stefan Füle

Stefan Füle – European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood 4th Western Balkan Civil Society Forum Zagreb, Croatia Zagreb, Croatia, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — President Nilsson, Members of the European Economic and Social Committee, ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to have the opportunity … Read the full press release

“The fish cannot go to Court” – the environment is a public good that must be supported by a public voice

Janez Potočnik — European Commissioner for Environment Seminar on Access to Justice and Organisation of Jurisdictions in Environment Litigation by the Association of the Councils of State and Supreme Administrative Jurisdictions of the European Union (ACA-Europe) Brussels, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished … Read the full press release

And yet it’s coming: a gender quota in business leadership

Ms Viviane Reding — Vice-President, Member of the Commission responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Women’s Finance Forum Hamburg, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  Key statements: We did it: yesterday, the European Commission made gender equality history. After years of empty promises and … Read the full press release

Electronics for Europe

Neelie Kroes – Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda European Nanoelectronics Forum 2012 Munich, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure to be here in Munich. With over 200,000 employees in the IT sector, … Read the full press release