Press release #2

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“In neighbourhoods where people feel frustration, the issues the populist parties raise can be very relevant. The answer to that is not to throw out all the immigrants or be tougher on punishing them.

Press release #1

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“We see resentment from creditor countries to debtor countries. I think we cannot go on with this kind of situation and we cannot have a form of neo-colonial relations between different countries,” she said at The State of the Union conference in Florence. Marcegaglia pushed for the European Investment Bank to fund energy and transport initiatives to strengthen weak EU member states.

Martin Schulz, EP president, speaks at the EUI

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A cross-border approach is needed in the 2014 European elections in order to restore citizens’ confidence in the EU, the European Parliament’s president has said.

“The people should have the feeling that their vote matters. The next president of the European Commission will be elected by the European Parliament and not […]

Speech by Emma Bonino, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs

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I am delighted to take the floor at this prestigious State of the Union conference here in Florence. Over the years, the European University Institute has been discreetly but convincingly providing advice and suggestions to the European Union for more democratic participation, more freedom, better economic governance and greater social inclusiveness. ..