skip to content

Managing cookies on Parliament's website

We use cookies so that you can make the best possible use of our website. If you proceed without altering your settings, we assume that you will accept cookies from Parliament's website.

More Continue

It is only by working twice as hard to respond to the concerns of citizens that the European Parliament will win back the general public's trust. I look forward to the challenge, working for all Europeans over the next two and a half years.


Latest News

European Parliament President Speech at High-Level Conference on Migration Management

Press Release - Brussels - 22-06-2017

President Tajani delivered the opening address of a high-level conference on managing migratory flows at the European Parliament today. (Read more)

Speech by the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, to the European Council meeting on 22 June 2017

Speeches - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Brussels - 22-06-2017

I should like to join President Tusk in wishing a warm welcome to President Emmanuel MACRON and Prime Minister Leo VARADKAR, who are with us for the first time. Recent election results and many opinion polls are pointing to a clear shift in public opinion on the European Union. One reason for this can certainly be found in the economic recovery Europe is experiencing, but it is not the only reason. (Read more)

Opening speech at the high-level conference on managing migration

Speeches - Brussels, Chamber of the European Parliament - 21-06-2017

Introduction - I am delighted to see so many people here today. The date and venue for this event were not chosen haphazardly. Yesterday was World Refugee Day. Tomorrow will see the start of a European Council meeting which could - at long last - mark a turning point in EU immigration policy. (Read more)
Managing migration is one of our citizens’ main concerns. This is clear in the results of the European Parliament’s most recent Eurobarometer survey. This should come as no surprise. For more than a decade now, against the backdrop of the worsening situation in Syria and the instability besetting Libya, news reports have been painting a disastrous picture. We are all too familiar with the images of capsizing boats in the Mediterranean, corpses in the desert, lifeless children on beaches. (Read more)

European Parliament President on the End of Roaming Fees


Press Release - Strasbourg - 15-06-2017

 (Strasbourg ). 
I am proud that today’s date, 15 June 2017, will stand for the end of roaming charges in the European Union for our citizens. This is a historic achievement that heralds a new era for students, business travellers and tourists alike. Finally, Europeans from all walks of life will be able to travel throughout the EU without incurring the often huge additional expense incurred for making calls or using the internet abroad. (Read more)