Navigation path

Login   |   Register

Advanced search Search in:    Audio    Photo    Video    Shotlist


OR










Visit of José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, to the United States

José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, went to New York where he notably met with Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He then met with Viktor Yanukovych, President of Ukraine, together with Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council. José Manuel Barroso also attended a bilateral meeting with Ollanta Humala, President of Peru.
The President then participated in the 1st High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) under the auspices of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). In his speech the President highlighted that poverty and environmental degradation were unacceptable. José Manuel Barroso said that the EU would continue supporting the critical work of this new Forum to integrate better the three dimensions of sustainable development. He then added that sustainable development should be at the centre of a better coordinated UN system.
The establishment of the 1st HLPF was decided at the Rio+20 Conference. It aimed to provide political leadership, guidance and recommendations for sustainable development. The Forum also would follow-up and review progress in the implementation of sustainable development commitments.
On 25/09/13, José Manuel Barroso attended with Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, the high-level breakfast meeting to raise the visibility of the Third International Conference on Small Island Development States (SIDS) to be held in 2014. The President then made a speech at the Special Event on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The event focused on accelerating achievement of those Goals and setting the roadmap for agreeing on a sustainable development framework beyond the 2015 target date.
Visit of José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, to the United States
Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, John W. Ashe, President of ...
Reference: P-023850
Date: 26/09/2013
Visit of José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, to the United States
Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, John W. Ashe, President of ...
Reference: P-023850
Date: 26/09/2013
66 Results
 4  of  4 



You don't find what you are looking for? Ask us!


Wed 18/01
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Wednesday 15 February 2017, the European Commission will adopt its monthly infringements package. These decisions seek to enforce EU law across Europe so that citizens and businesses can benefit fully from the internal market.
Fri 20/01
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Thursday 26 January, the European Commission will issue its yearly report on Erasmus+, assessing its performances and its progress on reaching the target of 4 million people supported by the programme between 2014 and 2020.
Sun 22/01
European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 22 January 2017 I was in Serbia last year at the height of the refugee crisis, as hundreds of thousands of men, women and children were moving through the country and the Western Balkans region.
Sat 21/01
European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 21 January 2017 I heard this morning about the tragic accident that happened in the North of Italy where many young Hungarians lost their lives.   I extend my deepest sympathy and sincere condolences to the Hungarian authorities.
Fri 13/01
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The 2017 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos will take place from 17 to 20 January. This year's meeting will put the focus on “Responsive and Responsible Leadership”.
Fri 20/01
European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 20 January 2017 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 23 janvier 2017 President Jean-Claude Juncker participates in the conference of Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (CDU) and Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern (CSU) party leaders at EU, federal and regional...
Fri 20/01
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 January 2017 The impressive transformation from coal and steel industry to the greenest city in North Rhine-Westphalia is proof of Essen's successful structural change. On 21 January, the town of Essen in Germany will officially become the European Green Capital for 2017.
Fri 20/01
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 January 2017 Public Consultation on the Capital Markets Union Mid-term review 1. What is the Capital Markets Union (CMU)? The Commission's top priority is to strengthen Europe's economy and stimulate investment to create jobs.
Fri 20/01
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 20 / 01 / 2017 Brussels, 20 January 2017 Investment Plan for Europe: EUR 70 million loan agreement supports sustainable production facilities in Spain The European Investment Bank (EIB) has finalised a loan agreement with SAICA, a family–owned paper and packaging company, to...
Fri 20/01
European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Athens, 20 January 2017 Following my visit to Lesvos, we had a constructive meeting today with the Mayors of Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Leros and Kos. I had the opportunity to inform them and to be informed by them.

Go to useful links page Useful links


Go to rss page Go to EU Tube page Go to twitter page Go to facebook page Go to contact page