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23-07-2015
DELEGATION TO SICILY ON MIGRATION : PRESS RELEASE

Mr Jean Arthuis (ALDE, FR), co-chair of the delegation on part of the Committee on Budgets:   "We praise the efforts by the Italian authorities to have put in place such a complex reception system and, more in general, to cope with an exceptional migratory pressure at Italy’s sea borders. ...

08-07-2015
THE UNITED STATES OF EUROPE BEFORE THE TTIP

"I will vote against the terms of the TTIP because I consider that the way European institutions work nowadays will lead to an impasse. The way the European Union is dealing with the Greek crisis is a sad illustration of the lack of a real European governance. Victor Hugo was dreaming of a Union between the United States of Europe and the United States...

23-06-2015
TRANSATLANTIC TREATY : PUTTING THE CART BEFORE THE HORSE

“And a day will come where we will see these two gigantic groups, the United States of America, the United States of Europe, facing each other, reaching out to each other, over the seas, trading their products, their commerce, their industries, their arts, their engineering”. Thus was speaking Victor Hugo in 1849. He was already dreaming of a...

24-06-2015
THE JUNCKER PLAN SHOULD ALLOW TO FILL THE INVESTMENT DEFICIT IN THE EUROPEAN

"The Juncker Plan, or European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI) should allow to fill the investment deficit in the European Union. Both growth and employment depend on it. It is an instrument that is put at the private investors' disposal. For them to use it, two barriers and two risks have to be lifted. The Single Market's fragmentation is the...

02-06-2015
"COUPLONS LA MARQUE PRESTIGIEUSE QU'EST ERASMUS AVEC LA VOIE ROYALE VERS L'EMPLOI QU'EST L'APPRENTISSAGE"

Monsieur le Président, Mesdames, Messieurs, Je suis heureux de vous saluer au moment où s'ouvre notre conférence sur la mobilité des apprentis en Europe. Nous avons l'ambition d'en faire un activateur de la formation professionnelle par alternance. J'ai l'honneur de prendre la parole devant vous au nom d'un collectif de députés européens, élus...