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Visit of representatives of BusinessEurope to José Manuel Barroso


José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, received several representatives of BusinessEurope. Following his speech on the "State of the Union 2012" and ahead of the Brussels European Council of 18-19/10/2012, the topics covered in the meeting included progress towards the banking Union, a genuine Economic and Monetary Union, and the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2014-2020.
The President singled out important pro-growth initiatives of the EC and urged the business representatives to take part in the fight against youth unemployment, in particular by improving education-to-work transitions. They also discussed the Single Market Act II and the industrial policy communication – two key proposals tabled by the Commission.

Type: College   Reference: I-074811   Date: 10/10/2012   Duration: 01:11   Personalities: Drago Azinovic,Ferdinando Beccalli-Falco,Franz Fehrenbach,Harry van Dorenmalen,Ian Hudson,Jean-François Cirelli,Jean-Pierre Clamadieu,José Manuel Durão Barroso,Jukka Lavi,Karl Hofstetter,Kurt Bock,Laurence de Richemont,Luc Oursel,Marie-Aimée Bich-Dufour,Marijn Dekkers,Mark Spelman,Michel Wurth,Nicandro Durante,P.F. Hartman,Paolo Fellin,Patrick Kron,Paul C. van Gelder,Philippe de Buck   Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont  
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