European Development Days 2012 with the participation of José Manuel Barroso
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, participated in the launch event of the 7th European Development Days 2012. Despite the crisis, the EU and its Member States remained the most generous donors of development aid in the world. In his speech José Manuel Barroso urged even greater EU support in 2014-2020. The President then reiterated the EU's firm commitment to continue work on the Sustainable Development Goals and to follow up the conclusions of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development Rio+20 of 17-22/06/2012.