Navigation path

Login   |   Register

Advanced search Search in:    Audio    Photo    Video    Shotlist


OR









State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: closing remarks

98 views

José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, delivered the State of the Union Address 2012 at the plenary session of the EP. In this annual speech he made a strong case for new direction and a new thinking for Europe. The President sketched out the way towards more European unity to overcome the crisis and maintain sovereignty in a globalised world.
He notably presented to the EP a Decisive Deal for Europe which would be an expression of Europe's determination to reform together, to maintain the integrity of the Union and show the irreversibility of the euro.
Regarding the role of the European Central Bank (ECB) in the crisis, José Manuel Barroso showed his conviction that the ECB was acting within its mandate when monetary channels were not working properly and the integrity of the Euro needed to be secured. He strongly insisted on the need to develop a European public space, where European issues would be discussed and debated from a European standpoint.
The President then underlined the importance of a strengthened EP in this regard and the need for complementarity and cooperation between the European and national Parliaments. He finally called for a federation of nation States.
José Manuel Barroso concluded his speech with a strong expression to work for the EU's unity and the application of the Community method. This video shows the closing remarks by José Manuel Barroso.
#SOTEU

Type: College   Reference: I-074459   Date: 12/09/2012   Duration: 09:09
Personalities:   Barroso, José Manuel |   Schulz, Martin |   Reding, Viviane  
Location: Strasbourg - EP/Louise Weiss  
Languages: ORIGINAL

Tags: Barroso II Commission | Democracy | Euro area | European Election | European Parliament - President | European Parliament - member | European Parliament - session | Financial crisis | Financial supervision | Interinstitutional cooperation | State of the Union
RAPID: SPEECH,
© European Union, 2012   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
Director: Catherine Vandezande
To download, please log in






Related videos

42:57 State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
Ref: I-074969
Date: 29/10/2012
03:21 Statement by László Andor on the State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso
Statement by László Andor on the State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel ...
Ref: I-074460
Date: 13/09/2012
16:22 State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: extracts
State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: ...
Ref: I-074463
Date: 12/09/2012
15:53 State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
Ref: I-074452
Date: 12/09/2012
09:07 State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: extracts from the intermediary remarks
State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: ...
Ref: I-074465
Date: 12/09/2012
03:29 State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: extracts from the closing remarks
State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: ...
Ref: I-074468
Date: 12/09/2012
05:52 State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: closing remarks
State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: ...
Ref: I-074445
Date: 12/09/2012
19:03 State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barros, President of the EC: intermediary remarks
State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barros, President of the EC: ...
Ref: I-074446
Date: 12/09/2012
More videos

Related photos

State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
State of the Union Address 2012 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
Ref: 021665
Date: 12/09/2012
Video Player   Need some help?


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


Wed 07/02
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: After a first successful edition last year, the EU Industry Day is coming back with an extended edition. On 22 and 23 February, 600 participants, key industrial, finance, research and innovation players as well as high-level EU policymakers will gather in Brussels to take...
Fri 09/02
European Commission - Upcoming events The news The conference, co-chaired by the European Union, the United Nations, the African Union and the G5 Sahel, will focus on strengthening much-needed international support to Africa's Sahel countries in the areas of security and development, notably through the G5 Sahel Joint Force.
Mon 19/02
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 19 / 02 / 2018 Brussels, 19 February 2018 Preparation of the Eurogroup and ECOFIN meetings, 19-20 February 2018 Vice-President Dombrovskis and Commissioner Moscovici will represent the European Commission at today's Eurogroup and tomorrow's ECOFIN meeting.
Mon 19/02
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 19 February 2018 Je veux d'abord féliciter Luis de Guindos pour le consensus qui est émergé aujourd'hui autour de sa candidature pour la vice-présidence de la Banque Centrale Européenne, ce qui ouvre la voie à sa confirmation formelle par le Conseil...
Mon 19/02
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Berlin, 19 February 2018 Chers Membres du Parlement européen, Mesdames, Messieurs, Je me réjouis de pouvoir m'adresser à vous dans le contexte bouillonnant et fécond de la Berlinale.
Mon 19/02
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 19 February 2018 In December 2017 compared with November 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.1% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.6% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Fri 16/02
European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 16 February 2018 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 19 février 2018 Agriculture and Fisheries Council Eurogroup Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Wopke Hoekstra, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands.
Fri 16/02
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 February 2018 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed merger between Praxair and Linde under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission is concerned that the merger may reduce competition in the supply of several crucial gases, like oxygen...
Fri 16/02
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 February 2018 The European Commission has concluded the certificates schemes for renewable electricity and high-efficiency cogeneration implemented in Flanders (Belgium) to be in line with EU State aid rules. The two schemes contribute to reaching EU energy and climate goals whilst preserving competition.
Fri 16/02
Commission - Press release European Brussels, 16 February 2018 The European Defence Fund continues to deliver with another set of EU-funded defence research projects. The Fund, launched by President Juncker in June 2017, is a catalyst for the creation of a strong EU defence industry.

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


Credit © European Union, 2018