Important speeches

Important speeches regarding European affairs, society, economic policy and welfare policy

Jan. 27th, 2010, Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic:
40th World Economic forum, Davos – Opening speech
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Sept. 10th, 2009, Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic:
France’s strategy in the fight against climate change (excerpts)
Artemare
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June 22th, 2009, Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic:
Address by the President to the joint meeting of National Assembly and Senate (excerpts)
Versailles
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Sept. 25th, 2008, Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic:
Build capitalism on a new sounder foundation (excerpts)
Speech in Toulon
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March 14th, 2006, Guy Verhofstadt, former Prime Minister of Belgium:
"United States of Europe"
Speech at the University of Athens
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June 24th, 2001, Guy Verhofstadt, former Prime Minister of Belgium:
"What kind of future for what kind of Europe?"
Speech at the 7th European Forum Wachau in Göttweig
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May 12th, 2000, Joschka Fischer, former German Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs:
"From Confederacy to Federation: Thoughts on the Finality of European Integration"
Speech at Humboldt University in Berlin
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