Navigation path

Login   |   Register

Advanced search Search in:    Audio    Photo    Video    Shotlist


OR









State of the Union Address 2013 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC

13 762 views

On 11 September 2013, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, delivered the State of the Union Address 2013 at the plenary session of the EP in Strasbourg. Exactly five years after the fall of Lehman Brothers, this speech recalled what had been achieved since then. The President pointed out a number of past figures and evolutions that gave Europe good reason to be confident. He highlighted that recovery was within sight for Europe but it was necessary to be vigilant. On this occasion, José Manuel Barroso also delivered an appeal for more European integration in the face of global developments. In times of change and crisis, he noted, hard questions were asked of political institutions across the world. The bottom-line question in the debate going on all over Europe was "Do we want to improve Europe, or give it up?". The President eventually highlighted that the work on deepening the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) remained as valid as ever.
#SOTEU
PHOTO SPEECH

Type: Complete speech   Reference: I-081507   Date: 11/09/2013   Duration: 40:34
Personalities:   Barroso, José Manuel |   Schulz, Martin  
Location: Strasbourg - EP/Louise Weiss  
Languages: ORIGINAL, ENGLISH, FRANÇAIS, DEUTSCH, ITALIANO, ESPANOL, ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΆ, PORTUGUÊS, NEDERLANDS, DANSK, SUOMI, SVENSKA, ČEŠTINA, EESTI, LATVIEŠU, LIETUVIŲ, MAGYAR, MALTI, POLSKI, SLOVENČINA, SLOVENŠČINA, БЪЛГАРСКИ, ROMÂNĂ, HRVATSKI

Tags: Barroso II Commission | European Parliament - President | European Parliament - session | Interinstitutional cooperation | State of the Union
Documents: LINKS,
RAPID: INFO PRESS,
© European Union, 2013   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
To download, please log in






Related videos

04:31 State of the Union Address 2013 by José-Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: extracts from the closing remarks
State of the Union Address 2013 by José-Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: ...
Ref: I-081579
Date: 11/09/2013
40:34 State of the Union Address 2013 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
State of the Union Address 2013 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
Ref: I-081507
Date: 11/09/2013
12:26 State of the Union Address 2013 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
State of the Union Address 2013 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
Ref: I-081567
Date: 11/09/2013
17:34 State of the Union Address 2013 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: closing remarks
State of the Union Address 2013 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: ...
Ref: I-081509
Date: 11/09/2013
10:03 State of the Union Address 2013 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: extracts
State of the Union Address 2013 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: ...
Ref: I-080759
Date: 11/09/2013
03:51 State of the Union Address 2013 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: general atmosphere
State of the Union Address 2013 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC: ...
Ref: I-080760
Date: 11/09/2013
01:47 State of the European Union Address 2013: teaser
State of the European Union Address 2013: teaser "Promising and Delivering"
Ref: I-081399
Date: 04/09/2013

Related photos

State of the Union Address 2013 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
State of the Union Address 2013 by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC
Ref: 023906
Date: 11/09/2013
Video Player   Need some help?


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


Fri 15/12
European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 15 December 2017 CALENDRIER du 18 décembre au 07 janvier 2018 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 18 décembre 2017 Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe.
Fri 15/12
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 15 December 2017 On 15 December 2016, the European Union, through the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF), and with contributions from Germany (€48 million) and Italy (€22 million), launched a joint initiative with the International Organization for Migration to support the efforts of...
Fri 15/12
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 15 December 2017 Tobacco track and trace system: Questions and Answers Why do tobacco products on the EU market need to be tracked and traced? Tobacco use is extremely harmful to health. Smoking is the biggest cause of preventable death in the EU.
Fri 15/12
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 15 / 12 / 2017 Brussels, 15 December 2017 Investment Plan now set to trigger €256.1 billion in investment after new projects approved Following this week's meeting of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Board of Directors, the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) is...
Fri 15/12
European Commission - Speech Brussels, 15 December 2017   Ladies and Gentlemen, When I first met Jüri, I said to myself that this is the beginning of a great friendship. That is exactly what happened, and like our President I wanted to pay tribute to the Prime Minister, to the...
Fri 15/12
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Tokyo, 15 December 2017 Speech delivered at the Keidanren Seminar EU-Japan - Privacy and Data Ladies and gentlemen, Let me first thank the Keidanren for organising this seminar.
Fri 15/12
European Commission - EUROSTAT October 2017 - October 2017 - Brussels, 15 December 2017 The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in October 2017 was €187.9 billion, an increase of 8.8% compared with October 2016 (€172.6 bn).
Fri 15/12
European Commission - Statement Tokyo, 15 December 2017 Joint statement by Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality of the European Commission and Haruhi Kumazawa, Commissioner of the Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan Commissioner Haruhi Kumazawa and Commissioner Věra Jourová held a constructive meeting in Tokyo on...
Fri 15/12
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 15 December 2017 Today the EU has taken a big step forward in combatting the illicit trade in tobacco products. The new EU-wide track and trace system adopted today will ensure that tobacco products in the EU are easily traceable with a unique identifier for...
Thu 14/12
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 December 2017 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker signed today the new Joint Declaration on the EU's legislative priorities for 2018-2019, alongside President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani and holder of the rotating Council Presidency and Prime Minister of Estonia, Jüri Ratas.

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, 2017