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.
Antonio TAJANI - President of the European Parliament
The delay with which Europe grasped the risks linked to the migration crisis and the time lost before delivering concrete answers, have given our citizens the impression that Europe is unable to deliver manage this issue. That, admittedly, is a perception, but we have to face up to it. Some have taken advantage of the situation by stoking up fears and constructing an anti-European narrative that has taken hold in many EU countries. The perceived ‘migration peril’ is an issue that is continuing to dominate the political agenda in some Member States.
(Read more) : Speech by the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, at the European Council
European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, delivered the opening address at the “European Parliament of Enterprises” today. Bringing together lawmakers and stakeholders, the conference addresses challenges facing European companies today. From how to deal with skilled labour shortages, to maximising the benefits of EU trade policy for our enterprises, as well as harnessing the future of Europe to ensure that the EU continues to be “ready for business”, strengthened by a solid single market and a stable economy.
(Read more) : Address by President Tajani to European Parliament of Enterprises