State of the Union 2012: extracts from the closing remarks by José Manuel Barroso
On 12 September 2012, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, gave his annual speech on the State of the Union, in Strasbourg.
On this occasion, he made a strong case for new direction and a new thinking for Europe. He sketched out the way towards more European unity to overcome the crisis and maintain sovereignty in a globalised world. SHOTLISTLINK