Hlavné správy január 2013
Maroš Šefčovič took part in the closing session of the European Parliamentary Week on the European Semester this morning in the European Parliament in Brussels. He took part in the exchange of views between Members of the European Parliament and National Parliaments with other speakers including European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and Seán Barrett, Chair of the Irish Dáil.
As Europe moves towards ever deeper economic and monetary union, parliaments will have a key role to play in ensuring democratic legitimacy and accountability, Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič said on Monday.
Speaking in Dublin at the COSAC meeting of all the chairs of the European affairs committees of the national parliaments organised by the Irish EU Presidency, V-P Šefčovič outlined the European Commission's proposals for deeper economic and monetary union as set out in the blueprint of November 2012.
An award designed to recognise the most innovative and effective public administrations across Europe was launched on Friday 25 January by European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič in Brussels.
Speaking at the launch event for the 2013 European Public Sector Awards organised by the European Institute for Public Administration and supported by the European Commission's Directorate General for Human Resources, V-P Šefčovič stressed that governments across Europe have obliged the public sector to cut costs, make efficiency gains and encourage the more effective use of resources.
Europe's future lies in peace and cooperation but the tragedies and conflicts of the past must not be forgotten. This was the message from European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič on International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Tuesday.
Podpredseda Európskej komisie Maroš Šefčovič ocenil odhodlanie írskeho predsedníctva dosiahnuť skutočné výsledky v podobe nových pracovných miest a zvýšeného hospodárskeho rastu počas polročného pôsobenia na čele EÚ a označil ho za správny prístup.
Statement by Maroš Šefčovič on the Cyprus presidency review in the European Parliament in Strasbourg.