Bulgarian Prime Minister Nikolay Denkov called on the EU to play a more active role on the international stage, as a mediator and guarantor of peace.
Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides focused on geopolitical challenges when he discussed his vision for the future of Europe with MEPs.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz debated with MEPs during the 'This is Europe' series, calling for a united Europe capable of changing to secure its place in the world of tomorrow.
Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel called on the EU to remain open and fight off protectionism.
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda urged the EU to continue supporting Ukraine in its fight for freedom and to keep its doors open to Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine.
Slovenian Prime Minister Robert Golob addressed MEPs during the seventh This is Europe debate on 13 December 2022.
In a speech to MEPs in Strasbourg, Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin urged Europe to support Ukraine militarily and to boost Europe’s energy independence with renewables.
In the fifth “This is Europe” debate, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis focused on the need to broaden and deepen the EU.
During the “This is Europe” debate with Croatia’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenković, MEPs backed Croatia’s adoption of the euro and Schengen membership.
MEPs expressed solidarity with Ireland in talks on a post-Brexit agreement in the third “This is Europe” debate in Strasbourg on 8 June.
MEPs backed Mario Draghi’s call to reform the EU to guarantee sustainable economic growth, during a “This is Europe” debate in Strasbourg on 3 May.
Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas was the first EU leader to address the European Parliament in the “This is Europe” series of debates, on 9 March.