State of the Union Address 2012 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.
He notably presented to the European Parliament a Decisive Deal for Europe. This Decisive Deal 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. LINK
Type: Complete speech Reference: I-074316 Date: 12/09/2012 Duration: 42:56 DG:Directorate-General for CommunicationLocation:Strasbourg - EP/Louise Weiss Thesaurus: Budget, Budget, Competitiveness, Democracy, Development aid, Development aid, Development aid, Economic and Monetary Union, Economic and Monetary Union, Economic and Monetary Union, Economic and Monetary Union, Economic and Monetary Union, Economic crisis, Economic governance, Euro area, European Central Bank, European Central Bank, European Election, European Election, Financial crisis, Fraud, Fraud, Fraud, Globalization, Greece, Growth, Humanitarian aid, Humanitarian aid, Humanitarian aid, Humanitarian aid, Investment, Rule of law, Single Market, Single Market, Single Market, State of the Union Address, Syria,Budget Personalities:José Manuel Durão Barroso