15/03/2013 - Statement by President Barroso following the European Council
"The new Youth Employment Initiative will provide additional 6 billion euro in much-needed support for young people in regions with youth unemployment rates above 25%."
13/03/2013 - Speech by President Barroso on the European Council on 14-15 March 2013
"We need short term measures to reinforce the perspectives for growth. Implementation of the Compact for Growth and Jobs is too low and too slow. There has not yet been enough commitment to address social obligations."
28/11/2012 - Press Conference on the Blueprint towards a genuine economic and monetary union EMU