Navigation path

Login   |   Register

Advanced search Search in:    Audio    Photo    Video    Shotlist


OR









Brussels European Council with the participation of José Manuel Barroso (2nd day)

1 695 views

José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and the Heads of State or Government of the EU met in Brussels for the European Council hosted by Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council.
During the final joint press conference José Manuel Barroso stressed that the Compact for Growth and Jobs agreed in June 2012 had not to stay only on paper. When asking the EU citizens to make major sacrifices, it was necessary to provide them with hope, a realistic prospect of growth and assurance for the most vulnerable.
This Growth Compact, an important investment package worth €120 billion, was not yet fully implemented. The President then gave concrete examples of areas where the implementation had to be sped up in such as tax on savings, energy taxation, public procurement reform or boost for venture capital.
He then stressed that the financial sector also had to make a fair contribution to the recovery. The EC would take the following week the first step towards launching enhanced cooperation on a Financial Transactions Tax (FTT) and would present an action plan on tax fraud and tax evasion before the end of the year 2012.

Type: College   Reference: I-074911   Date: 19/10/2012   Duration: 02:15
Personalities:   Monti, Mario |   Rompuy, Herman Van |   Kenny, Enda |   Hollande, François |   Barroso, José Manuel |   Juncker, Jean-Claude  
Location: Brussels - Council/Justus Lipsius  
Languages: ORIGINAL

Tags: EU relations with Member States | European Council - Brussels 2012/10 | European Council - President | Growth | Interinstitutional cooperation | Job creation | Taxation
RAPID: SPEECH,
© European Union, 2012   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
Director: Catherine Vandezande
To download, please log in






Related videos

39:42 European Council, Brussels, 18-19/10/2012
European Council, Brussels, 18-19/10/2012
Ref: I-074993
Date: 25/10/2012
03:42 Brussels European Council with the participation of José Manuel Barroso (1st day)
Brussels European Council with the participation of José Manuel Barroso (1st ...
Ref: I-074910
Date: 19/10/2012
21:11 European Council of Brussels, 19/10/2012: joint press conference by José Manuel Barroso and Herman van Rompuy
European Council of Brussels, 19/10/2012: joint press conference by José Manuel ...
Ref: I-074959
Date: 19/10/2012
02:15 Brussels European Council with the participation of José Manuel Barroso (2nd day)
Brussels European Council with the participation of José Manuel Barroso (2nd ...
Ref: I-074911
Date: 19/10/2012
22:33 European Council of Brussels, 18/10/2012: joint press conference by José Manuel Barroso and Herman van Rompuy
European Council of Brussels, 18/10/2012: joint press conference by José Manuel ...
Ref: I-074958
Date: 18/10/2012

Related photos

Brussels European Council, 18-19/10/12
Brussels European Council, 18-19/10/12
Ref: 021969
Date: 18/10/2012
Video Player   Need some help?


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


Mon 11/06
European Commission - Upcoming events DIGITAL4HER CONFERENCE Tuesday, 19 June : DIGITAL4HER CONFERENCE The news On 19 June, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel will host Digital4Her conference in Brussels, focusing on building concrete measures to ensure gender equality in the digital sector.
Mon 18/06
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 June 2018 Today, Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström together with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Trade Minister of Australia Steven Ciobo officially launched negotiations for a comprehensive and ambitious trade agreement between the EU and Australia in the Australian capital of Canberra.
Mon 18/06
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 June 2018 . Today, the European Commission hosted a high-level meeting with 12 representatives from philosophical and non-confessional organisations from across Europe, as part of the regular dialogue with churches, religions, philosophical and non-confessional organisations foreseen by Article 17 of the Lisbon Treaty.
Mon 18/06
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 18 / 06 / 2018 Brussels, 18 June 2018 EU and Australia launch talks for a broad trade agreement Today, Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström, together with Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull and Australian Trade Minister Steven Ciobo, officially launched negotiations for...
Mon 18/06
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 18 June 2018 The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 2.1% in the first quarter of 2018, up from 2.0% recorded in the previous quarter and from 1.9% in the first quarter of 2017, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical...
Fri 15/06
European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 15 June 2018 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 18 juin 2018 Agriculture and Fisheries Council President Jean-Claude Juncker in Wittlich, Germany: receives the Georg Meistermann Prize awarded by the Stiftung Stadt Wittlich; and delivers the keynote...
Fri 15/06
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 June 2018 The European Commission has approved unconditionally under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Uniper by Fortum. Both companies are active in the energy sector. The Commission concluded that the transaction would raise no competition concerns in the European Economic Area.
Fri 15/06
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 June 2018 The European Commission has approved unconditionally under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Sky by Comcast, a US based global media, technology and entertainment company. The Commission concluded the transaction would raise no competition concerns in Europe.
Fri 15/06
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 15 / 06 / 2018 Brussels, 15 June 2018 Juncker Plan supports new projects in Poland, Spain and La Réunion (France) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group has signed three new agreements, all of which were made possible by the Juncker Plan's European...
Fri 15/06
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Malta, 15 June 2018 Speaking points by Commissioner Jourová, in charge of Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, on the occasion of her visit to Malta from 14 to 15 June 2018 Ladies and gentlemen,   I would like to thank Minister Owen...

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, 2018