Visit of Tarja Halonen to José Manuel Barroso: extracts from the joint press conference
On 8 June 2011, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, held a joint press point after their meeting.
They spoke about the main challenges in the framework of the UN High-level Panel on Global Sustainability which Tarja Halonen is co-chairing. The Panel is tasked to address sustainable development by exploring approaches for building low-carbon, green and resilient economy that can eradicate poverty and ensure a dignified life for all.
On the occasion, José Manuel Barroso, warmly welcomed the announcement made by Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, on his candidature for a second term.
José Manuel Barroso and Tarja Halonen also spoke about the Greek bailout. SHOTLIST