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Address by President Tajani to European Parliament of Enterprises 
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)

European Parliament President opens academic year at the College of Europe

Press Release - Bruges - 09-10-2018

European Parliament President opens academic year at the College of Europe 
European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, delivered the opening address for the inauguration of the academic year at the College of Europe in Bruges this evening. The ceremony was presided by the President of the Administrative Council of the College of Europe, Íñigo Mendez de Vigo.  (Read more)
Intervento del Presidente del Parlamento Europeo al dibattito sul ‘Futuro dell’Europa’ con i rappresentanti di regioni e delle città 
La priorità del mio mandato è avvicinare le istituzioni europee ai loro popoli. Per questo abbiamo bisogno di un’Unione più efficace e più democratica, che si articoli intorno al ruolo centrale del Parlamento europeo. Abbiamo avviato una serie di dibattiti sul futuro dell’Europa con i capi di Stato e di governo dei Paesi dell’Unione. I leader vengono a Strasburgo ad esporre la loro visione dell’Europa ai rappresentanti eletti da 500 milioni di cittadini. (Read more)
President Tajani calls for legislative initiative and ambitious digital education after meeting with Estonian PM, Jüri Ratas, in framework of Future of Europe debates 
European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, received the Prime Minister of Estonia, Jüri Ratas, today in Strasbourg. The meeting took place in the framework of President Tajani's initiative to invite EU Heads of State and Government to debate the future of Europe in plenary. (Read more)
President Tajani to welcome Montenegro President, Milo Đukanović, to the European Parliament 
European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, will welcome Montenegro President, Milo Đukanović, to the European Parliament tomorrow where he will address MEPs at approximately 11:30. (Read more)

President Tajani concludes official visit to Portugal

Press Release - Lisbon - 28-09-2018

President Tajani concludes official visit to Portugal 
“Portugal has always played a key role in European history. I am happy that we can count on the support of a nation whose people have always been committed to the European project. Though firmly anchored in Europe, Portugal faces out towards the Atlantic and the rest of the world. I am counting on Portugal to play a key role in building stronger EU relationships with both Africa and Mercosur. Robust political and economic diplomacy are essential if we are to successfully manage the migration crisis,” said European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, concluding his official visit to Portugal on Friday. (Read more)
European Parliament President Antonio Tajani concludes visit to Niger: calls for more EU resources and investment to support control of migratory flows in Niger and Sahel 
"Until 2016, 90% of irregular migrants travelled through the Niger to Libya and Europe. In just 2 years, Niger reduced migration flows by 95%, from over 300,000 to about 10,000 in 2018. We need to support this model and extend it to other Sahel countries following the example with Turkey, where we committed 6 billion euros to close the so-called 'Balkan route', " declared European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, at the end of his official visit to Niamey in Niger where he headed a mission of entrepreneurs, researchers, and representatives of international organisations. (Read more)

Tajani visit to Niger: we must support and expand Niger’s well-functioning model to reduce irregular migration flows

Press Release - Foreign Affairs - Brussels - 16-07-2018

Tajani visit to Niger: we must support and expand Niger’s well-functioning model to reduce irregular migration flows  
“Niger plays a key role to drastically reduce irregular migrants’ flows to Libya and the EU. My visit to Niamey aims at strengthening our partnership with this country, discussing how the EU can promote investments and make more funds available. I will also meet representatives from the Sahel and Sahara region to discuss how we can expand the Niger migration-management model to other African transit countries,” said European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, ahead of his visit to Niger from 17 to 18 July. (Read more)
Tajani visit to Niger: 95 Percent decrease in migration flows to Libya and Europe thanks to EU partnership and funds - President to visit Niamey with entrepreneurs, researchers and international organisations 
''Through financial support and a strong partnership, the European Union has helped Niger to reduce migratory flows to Libya and the EU by over 95%. In 2016, 330,000 people crossed Niger primarily directed to Europe via Libya. In 2017, this number went down to less than 18,000, and in 2018 to around 10,000. We must continue to support Niger in this action by offering all possible help for the economic, entrepreneurial and technological development of the country" said the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, ahead of his mission in Niger on 17 and 18 July. (Read more)
President Tajani hosts youth health campaign with Juventus FC coach Massimiliano Allegri and Professor Cognetti 
European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, will meet Professor Cognetti, Director of the Department of Medical Oncology of the "Regina Elena" Institute in Rome, together with Juventus FC coach, Massimiliano Allegri, tomorrow in Brussels. (Read more)
 

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