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Opening speech at the High-Level Forum Africa-Europe ‘Cooperation in the digital age’

Speeches - Vienna - 18-12-2018

Opening speech at the High-Level Forum Africa-Europe ‘Cooperation in the digital age’ 
Last year, at the Abidjan Summit, I said that our relations were too important for us to meet only once every three years. I should therefore like to thank Chancellor Kurz and President Kagame for organising today’s event. Follow-up meetings such as this are necessary, even essential I would say. I very much hope that they will continue, therefore. As Moussa Faki often says, we Europeans and Africans have a comparative advantage. But if we fail to nurture that advantage, we will forfeit it to others. (Read more)

President Tajani to attend the Africa-Europe High-Level Forum in Vienna on 18 December

Press Release - Brussels - 17-12-2018

President Tajani to attend the Africa-Europe High-Level Forum in Vienna on 18 December 
European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, will attend the Africa-Europe High-Level Forum organised by Austrian Chancellor Kurz, president-in-office of the Council of the EU, and President Kagame of Rwanda, Chairman of the African Union for the year 2018. (Read more)

Speech by the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, at the European Council meeting on 13 December 2018

Speeches - Strasbourg - 13-12-2018

Speech by the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, at the European Council meeting on 13 December 2018 
Before turning to the topics on the agenda for today’s meeting, I should like to express the European Parliament’s solidarity with the French people and with President Macron following the appalling attack perpetrated on Tuesday evening in Strasbourg and extend the condolences of all MEPs to the injured and the families of the people so brutally murdered. (Read more)

Sakharov Prize Award Ceremony 2018 - Strasbourg, Wednesday 11 December 2018

Speeches - Strasbourg - 11-12-2018

Sakharov Prize Award Ceremony 2018 - Strasbourg, Wednesday 11 December 2018
 
We are gathered today to honour Oleg Sentsov, the Laureate of this year’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. A Ukrainian film director and writer imprisoned for political reasons. He was nominated for his peaceful protest against the illegal occupation of his native Crimea. Also for his courage, determination and his convictions in support of human dignity, democracy, the rule of law and human rights. (Read more)
“I am fully committed to putting children´s rights at the heart of the work of the European Parliament and bringing this house, the only democratically-elected EU Institution, closer to younger citizens,” commented European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani following the appointment of Anna Maria Corazza-Bildt MEP, as the European Parliament’s new coordinator for children´s rights. (Read more)
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