European Parliament President to attend G7 Speakers’ Conference
European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, along with parliamentary speakers from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom, will attend the fifteenth G7 Speakers’ Meeting being held in Rome this week.
The conference will focus on international cooperation in preventing and fighting terrorism, the role of parliaments in combatting inequalities and in building inclusive societies, and on the energy transition for sustainable development.
On Friday morning, President Tajani will deliver a speech detailing the steps taken by the European Parliament on security and counter-terrorism.
President Tajani stated:
“Recent terrorist attacks have increased calls for greater security by European citizens. The European Parliament has constituted a special committee on anti-terrorism that will work on reinforcing tools available in order to give our citizens more security through improved cooperation and exchange of information among law enforcement and judicial authorities in the EU.”
President Tajani will also hold bilateral meetings with the Speaker of the Japanese House of Representatives and the President of the French National Assembly.
Friday, 8 September:
08:30 Meeting with Speaker of the Japanese House of Representatives, Tadamori Oshima.
09:15 Introductory remarks by President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, Laura Boldrini.
09:30 Speech by President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani.
11:45 Meeting with President of the French National Assembly, Francois de Rugy
12:30 Press conference (Sala Aldo Moro)
Saturday, 9 September:
13:30 G7 Speakers’ working lunch hosted by President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella
Please click on the following link to follow audio-visual coverage of President Tajani at the G7 Speakers’ Conference.