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Speech by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the opening plenary session of the Ideas Lab 2018 ''Europe – Back on Track'' of the Centre for European Policy Studies

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 14:38
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Brussels, 22 February 2018   Dear Joaquín, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure to be with you today for your annual conference. I had the pleasure to know and to work with Joaquín for almost as long as...
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European Commission reinforces its senior management to deliver strongly in 2018/2019 and beyond

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 10:50
- Press release European Commission Brussels, 21 February 2018 Today the European Commission decided on a number of appointments concerning its top management level. Appointing the best people to the right positions will help the Juncker Commission deliver strongly in 2018/2019 and beyond.
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President Juncker reorganises his close team; European Commission appoints new Secretary-General

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 10:49
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 February 2018 Following the wish of Secretary-General Alexander Italianer to retire, the European Commission appointed Martin Selmayr as its new Secretary-General, while President Juncker appointed Clara Martinez Alberola as his new Head of Cabinet and Richard Szostak as his new Deputy Head of...
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President Juncker takes part in the launch of the European Year of Cultural Heritage in Belgium

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 15:09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 January 2018 On Wednesday 31 January 2018, President Juncker and several members of the College of Commissioners will attend the launch of the European Year of Cultural Heritage at the invitation of the Mayor of Brussels, Philippe Close.
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Message by President Jean-Claude Juncker on the occasion of Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 12:05
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 26 January 2018 The 27th of January is a date marked in history by sorrow and grief. On this day 73 years ago, Allied Forces liberated the concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau and brought the horrors perpetrated there to an end.
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Investing in Africa: the EU and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commit a further €100 million

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 12:08
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 January 2018 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced their commitment to contribute to the EU's External Investment Plan. The Gates Foundation will contribute $50 million (€40.9 million) in financing, as well as an additional $12.5 million (€10.2 million) in technical assistance,...
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Joint Statement of European Commission President Juncker and First Vice-President Timmermans on the latest developments in Romania

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 12:18
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 January 2018 We are following the latest developments in Romania with concern. The independence of Romania's judicial system and its capacity to fight corruption effectively are essential cornerstones of a strong Romania in the European Union.
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Future of Europe: President Juncker appoints members to Task Force on Subsidiarity and Proportionality

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 12:02
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 January 2018 Today, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker appointed six members to the 'Task Force on Subsidiarity, Proportionality and "Doing Less More Efficiently"' that he announced in September in his State of the Union Address.
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Speech by President Juncker at the Plenary session of the European Parliament on the debate with the Prime Minister of Ireland, Leo Varadkar, on the Future of Europe

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 12:25
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Strasbourg, 17 January 2018 Mister President, Taoiseach, Ladies and Gentlemen, To be very short: I could not agree more. But I have to deliver a speech because the disappointment would be too big, if I did not do so.
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Speech by President Juncker at the Plenary session of the European Parliament on the presentation of the programme of activities of the Bulgarian Presidency

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 10:57
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Strasbourg, 17 January 2018 Mr President, Prime Minister, Minister, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me start by saying that one of the most pleasing aspects of the Bulgarian Presidency is that I will get to see my good friend Boyko more...
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Speech by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the ceremony marking the beginning of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 19:31
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Sofia, 11 January 2018 Добър вечер (good evening)! For my good friend Donald: that means good evening. Mister President of the Republic, Prime Minister, Presidents from here and there, Ladies and Gentlemen, Excellencies, that is for all of you, It...
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Statement following the working dinner between President Juncker and Polish Prime Minister Morawiecki

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 22:52
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 9 January 2018 The following joint statement was issued by President Jean-Claude Juncker and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki following their working dinner in Brussels on 9 January 2017: "The Prime Minister of Poland and the President of the European Commission had a wide...
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Statement by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on the passing away of Peter Sutherland

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 16:45
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 7 January 2018 "I am deeply saddened by the passing away of Peter Sutherland, former European Commissioner, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation and Attorney General of Ireland. In every sense of the word Peter Sutherland was a true European.
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Remarks by President Jean-Claude Juncker following the European Council meetings of 14 and 15 December 2017

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 16:41
European Commission - Speech Brussels, 15 December 2017   Ladies and Gentlemen, When I first met Jüri, I said to myself that this is the beginning of a great friendship. That is exactly what happened, and like our President I wanted to pay tribute to the Prime Minister, to the...
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A more united, stronger and more democratic Union: Joint Declaration on the EU's legislative priorities for 2018-2019

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 15:12
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 December 2017 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker signed today the new Joint Declaration on the EU's legislative priorities for 2018-2019, alongside President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani and holder of the rotating Council Presidency and Prime Minister of Estonia, Jüri Ratas.
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European Commission welcomes first operational steps towards a European Defence Union *

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 12:03
- Press release European Commission Brussels, 11 December 2017 The European Commission welcomes the decision adopted today by the Council formally establishing Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) and the plans presented by 25 EU Member States to work together on a first set of 17 collaborative defence projects.
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Remarks by President Juncker at the joint press conference with Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 08:35
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 8 December 2017   Prime Minister, Ladies and Gentlemen, This morning, Prime Minister May and I had a meeting to take stock of progress since we met on Monday.
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Commission welcomes landmark deal modernising the EU's trade defence

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 20:16
European - Press release Commission Brussels, 5 December 2017 Today a political agreement was reached between the Commission, the Council and the European Parliament on the modernisation of the EU's trade defence instruments.
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Remarks by President Juncker at the press conference following the 5th Eastern Partnership Summit

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 18:00
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 24 November 2017 President, Prime Minister, Ladies and Gentlemen, And for most of you, dear friends, The Eastern Partnership is first and foremost a partnership of people. It is about bringing our societies closer together.
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Statement by President Juncker following the attack on the al-Rawdah mosque in Sinai, Egypt

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 16:15
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 November 2017 It was with great horror and sadness that I learnt of the tragic attack on the al-Rawdah mosque in Sinai earlier today. I would like to offer my most sincere condolences to the people of Egypt and to President el-Sisi.
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