MEMO/14/600  21-10-2014 - The EU at the G20 summit in Brisbane: Joint letter of Presidents Barroso and Van Rompuy 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 21 October 2014 In a joint letter to Heads of State and Government of the European Union ahead of this week's European Council meeting, European Commission President Barroso and European Council President Van Rompuy inform about the key issues coming up for discussion at the G20...
SPEECH/14/707  21-10-2014 - Valedictory speech by President Barroso 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission European Parliament plenary session Strasbourg, 21 October 2014 Mr President, Honourable Members, First of all, I would like to thank you for the invitation to address this Parliament in what would be the last time I...
SPEECH/14/701  20-10-2014 - Ten years at the helm of the European Commission: Some reflections on Europe 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission Chatham House London, 20 October 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, They say a week is a long time in politics. Well I can tell you that this decade has certainly been a long time in European politics.
STATEMENT/14/327  17-10-2014 - Remarks by President Barroso following the 10th ASEM Summit 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Milan, 17 October 2014 Press conference Good afternoon, I would like to thank Prime Minister Renzi for hosting us and for this great Milanese and Italian hospitality. The Summit we just had demonstrates that Asia matters to Europe and Europe matters to Asia.
SPEECH/14/697  16-10-2014 - Opening remarks by President Barroso at the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Milan, 16 October 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, Europe and Asia were closely linked in the past and I'm sure they will remain so in the future.
SPEECH/14/696  16-10-2014 - Speech by President Barroso at the 14th Asia-Europe Business Forum 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission 14th Asia-Europe Business Forum Milan, 16 October 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, Over the next few days, no fewer than 51 political leaders from European and Asian countries will meet in Milan to reaffirm their commitment to...
STATEMENT/14/322  16-10-2014 - Meeting between José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 16 October 2014 José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, met with the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, on 16 October 2014, in the margins of the ASEM Summit in Milan, to discuss EU-Japan relations,...
STATEMENT/14/320  15-10-2014 - Press statement following the meeting between Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and Premier of the People's Republic of China, Li Keqiang 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Milan 15 October 2014 Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, met with Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Li Keqiang, on 15 October 2014, in the margins of the ASEM Summit...
IP/14/1116  14-10-2014 - Making EU law lighter, simpler and less costly – taking stock of achievements 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 14 October 2014 Today, the Commission is taking stock of its efforts to make EU law lighter, simpler and less costly. Under the title "Smart Regulation in the EU – Building on a Strong Foundation" politicians, stakeholders and experts have been examining the achievements and...
MEMO/14/574  14-10-2014 - The High Level Group on Administrative Burdens – Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 14 October 2014 The High Level Group on Administrative Burdens has advised the Commission on how to reduce the administrative burden for businesses since the end of 2007. It concentrates on how to simplify existing EU legislation and make the Member States more efficient and more responsive to...