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2011

September

23'rd September, 2011 10:56   Follow this account for full coverage of President Barroso's 2011 EU State of Union Address #EU #Barroso 10:58   Suivez ici pour toutes les infos/toute la couverture du discours de l'Etat de l'Union 2011 du Président Barroso #UE #EU 11:17   Please RT – Barroso's EU State of Union speech will be 0900 CET, Wed 28 Sept #EU #Barroso 11:17   Please RT- Le discours de l'Etat de l'Union Européenne du #Barroso est prévu pour 09h00, le mercredi 28 septembre #UE #EU 24'th September, 2011 11:04   To respect Twitter democracy we will use #soteu and #EU when tweeting State of the Union address. Thx 4 the feedback :)

September 2011 / 2

26'th September, 2011 10:53   If you follow us, we'll follow you. We really want your feedback on Wednesday's #soteu address by President Barroso #EU 27'th September, 2011 10:53   You can watch #soteu live on President Barroso's website here, 28/9 at 0900 CET (GMT+1) bit.ly/pKUpO2 #EU 11:27   #Barroso to take Qs in all lang on YouTube starting now. Answers live 6 Oct. bitly.com/pCcQYS #soteu #EU #worldview 11:29   @avaltat engagement? :) ask yr question to #Barroso now at YouTube.com/worldview - until 5 Oct 11:30   Discours #Barroso sur l'Etat de l'Union pour tous: envoyez questions ds votre langue. Réponses dans 11 lang, 6 oct. bitly.com/pCcQYS #soteu 11:31   #Barroso Rede zur Lage der Union für alle: schickt Fragen in eurer Sprache. Hier: bitly.com/pCcQYS Antworten in 11 Sprachen, 6.10. #soteu 11:45   2nd part to StateofUnion: #Barroso answers yr Qs on 6/10 on YouTube – make yr voice heard bitly.com/pCcQYS #soteu #EU 11:49   @mastgrrpol Trouble accessing official #Barroso YouTube worldview page? Try also http://t.co/fyDIuDEm #soteu

September 2011 / 3

13:22   RT @spignal #EU Commission's dedicated State of the Union twitter account up to 362 followers, after "we follow back" pledge @StateofUnion_EU 13:26   A StateofUnion for all: Barroso takes Qs in all languages, ask + watch video bit.ly/soteuYT Answers in 11 lang, 6/10 #soteu 17:22   RT @DigitalAgendaEU: Our team looks fwd to @StateofUnion_EU by President Barroso tmrw 9am. We are happy this is going Digital :-) #soteu 19:49   RT @Europarl_EN: Follow MEP reaction to #Barroso State of the Union speech live via #EP twitter feeds. #soteu hashtag 19:57   Dear followers , tks 4 all yr replies, mentions DMs. We're reading reflecting on them - even at 21h - in Strasb'g Brus 20:15   Reminder about #soteu time: 09h in Stras/Bru is 08h UK / IE / PT, 10h in GR / RO /BU, CY, 18h in Nouvelle-Calédonie ;) 28'th September, 2011 07:54   The countdown begins ;) Please note new link to YouTube video http://t.co/2D8WeqqS #soteu #worldview 08:04   FYI. The State of the Union Address is titled "European Renewal" #soteu 08:07   #soteu starting now

September 2011 / 4

08:08   We are facing the greatest challenge in the history of our Union #soteu #EU 08:08   Nous sommes aujourd'hui confrontés au plus grand défi qu'ait connu notre Union dans toute son histoire #soteu 08:08   We have lived beyond our means; let fin markets become unsustainable; allowed imbalances b/w our MS #soteu #EU 08:10   Our citizens, partners, investors are looking to us and wonder: are we a true Union? #soteu #EU 08:10   #soteu is broadcasting live here http://t.co/hCo1x6LZ 08:11   We live together as was never possible before. We, the citizens of the European Union, have united for the better #soteu 08:12   In DE that is: Wir leben heute miteinander, wie es nie zuvor möglich war. Wir Bürgerinnen und Bürger der Europ… (cont) http://t.co/lklq6x5q 08:12   Barroso calls for a "European Renewal" based on Stability and Responsibility; Growth and Solidarity #soteu #EU #Barroso 08:13   If we do not go for further integration, we risk fragmentation #soteu #EU 08:13   Greece is, and Greece will remain, a member of the euro area [applause in chamber] #Greece #EU #soteu #euro

September 2011 / 5

08:13   RT @dehavillandeu "Political leadership is about making what is necessary possible" Barroso #soteu @StateofUnion_EU #EU 08:14   15 billion euros of structural funds remain to be spent in Greece – much of it available urgently for Greek economy #soteu #Greece #EU 08:14   Wider lending mechanism under consideration for #Greece 08:14   Supporting Greece is a marathon, not a sprint #soteu #Greece #Euro #EU 08:15   Building a Union of Stability and Responsibility is not only about Greece #soteu #EU 08:15   We have to build on the #EFSF and #ESM. The EFSF must immediately be made both stronger and more flexible. #Euro, #soteu 08:16   We trust the #ECB will do whatever necessary to ensure the integrity of the #Euro area + fin stability #soteu #EU 08:17   We must go further. We must deepen economic coordination and integration, in particular in the Euro area #Euro #soteu 08:17   Barroso congratulates EP - #EP votes today econ governance "six-pack", reforming the Stability and Growth Pact #soteu #EU

September 2011 / 6

08:18   It was an illusion to think common currency market are poss with nat approaches to econ / budg policy #euro #soteu 08:19   message of markets: we need a truly community approach; a real economic union #euro #soteu #eu 08:20   We need more than ever the independent authority of the Commission #soteu #EU 08:20   EU Commission is the economic government of the Union ! We do not need more institutions for this #soteu #EU 08:21   Commission will propose one econ integration framework #soteu #EU 08:21   Issuing joint debt – #Eurobonds - will be seen as a natural and advantageous step for all, for stability #soteu #EU 08:22   #Eurobonds to be "Stability Bonds" designed in a way that rewards those who play by the rules, and deters those who don't #soteu 08:22   Some #Eurobonds can be done within Treaty, some may require changes #soteu 08:23   Pace of EU can’t be dictated by the slowest. MS have the right not to move, but not to block others [applause] #soteu #EU #eeuro

September 2011 / 7

08:25   We have to fix the banks. In last 3 yrs Commission has made 29 proposals, must be implemented, more to come #soteu #EU 08:25   Commission to deliver on credit rating agencies, bank resolution and personal responsibility for financial operatives #soteu 08:28   The Financial Transaction Tax we propose will be is banks' contribution to fair society #soteu #FTT 08:28   Stability and responsibility are not enough on their own. We need also Growth and Solidarity #soteu #EU 08:29   ALL member states need to promote structural reform - single market, trade, EU level investments #soteu # eu 08:29   Services Directive alone could deliver €140bn in economic gains – but still not law in several MS, 2 years(!) after deadline #soteu 08:29   A European patent would cut the cost of patent protection by 80% #soteu #EU 08:30   A digital single market would deliver €1500 in benefits to each European - from e-commerce to ending roaming charges #soteu #DAE 08:31   We must see that ‘green’ and growth go together #soteu #EU #climate #environment

September 2011 / 8

08:32   Implementing smart regulation would save companies €38bn a year – especially SMEs #soteu #SME 08:32   Need to fund new energy, transport, digital infrastructure with EU Project Bonds #soteu #DAE 08:33   EIB could possibly do much more to finance investment - we need to support that #soteu #EU #EIB 08:34   Reforms to our labour markets/pensions require a contribution from everyone - need to do it but hold onto our values of fairnes #soteu 08:35   Right now we need to give concrete hope to the 1 in 5 of our young people who cannot find work #soteu #jobs 08:35   Helping young unemployed our most impt social priority. [applause] #soteu #eu 08:35   I call on companies to make a special effort to provide internships and apprenticeships for young people #soteu #jobs 08:36   Right now we need to act to help the 80 million Europeans at risk of poverty; the Council must act to safeguar… (cont) http://t.co/jIr2iFML 08:36   RT @MarietjeD66 I understand Barosso will also discuss Europe's position in the world. Also an urgent crisis, losing impact and opportunities! #soteu

September 2011 / 9

08:36   The European Social Charter is 50 years old. All social partners should be part of the dialogue to keep it alive #soteu 08:37   As citizens, we all gain through Europe #soteu #EU #Euro #Schengen 08:37   We will abide rolling back citizens' rights. We must all stand up right to cross borders, to study and work abroad #schengen #soteu 08:37   Speech goes back to FR - will try to tweet in EN and FR 08:38   No one in the world really wants a "G2" - we need Europe in the world if we want a fair and open world #soteu #EU 08:39   L'action de l'Union européenne dans le monde est la meilleure garantie pour protéger les intérêts de nos citoy… (cont) http://t.co/Ul7n0ph8 08:39   We were the first to stand by the Arab Spring – it is a profound transformation offering hope of peace to th… (cont) http://t.co/niLqUXlE 08:40   Our Eastern Partnership must deliver still closer integration between us and our six partners in the region #soteu #EU 08:40   We cannot forget the poorest of the poor; we must deliver the Millennium Development Goals #MDG #soteu #EU

September 2011 / 10

08:41   We need to strengthen the Common Foreign and Security policy is we really want to punch our weight in the world #soteu #eu 08:41   RT @MelinaTseliou @StateofUnion_EU Let's go for ever closer integration 08:42   We must exploiting synergies and sharing of resources to ensure our defence: a defence single market #soteu 08:42   The end of our mandate is exact 100yrs after Great War began. A black period succeeded by black – horrors EU made un-imaginable #soteu #EU 08:43   #soteu #eu A la fin de notre mandat, en 2014, il y aura exactement un siècle qu'éclatait la Grande Guerre, pé… (cont) http://t.co/ej34XjxM 08:43   RT @dicknieuwenhuis: @Eurocentrique You can watch here EBS http://t.co/jJhkZ8kc @StateofUnion_EU 08:44   Inter-governmental co-operation is NOT enough to get Europe out of the crisis #soteu #eu 08:44   We cannot risk what we have achieved. We cannot re-nationalise #soteu #EU 08:44   N'oublions pas que les décisions que nous devons prendre maintenant façonneront le destin des générations à venir #soteu #eu

September 2011 / 11

08:45   no one tells Europe what to do, we should defend our social market, we CAN work together and be proud Europeans #soteu #EU 08:46   quotes Nelson Mandela: "it always seems impossible until it is done" #soteu #EU # Mandela 08:47   speech has ended, now the debate will begin with response of #EP party leaders #soteu 08:51   RT @jduch And #EP reacted with a big applause. “@Europarl_EN: #Barroso announces proposal for Financial Transaction tax. Question of fairness #soteu” 08:58   Schultz from socialist group offers congratulations on #soteu and defence of community method, in EP debate 09:01   RT @Europarl_EN Daul (EPP): If we don't defend currency, whole European project is threatened. Important EP decisions today on this. #soteu 09:01   RT @Europarl_EN Daul (EPP): "Social, fiscal and budgetary convergence" needed. #soteu 09:02   RT @Europarl_EN Daul (EPP): #Barroso speech "heartwarming" #soteu 09:08   RT @Europarl_EN Schulz (S): Better late than never. Maybe the fight back is starting here today. We need to combat fears about EU future. #soteu

September 2011 / 12

09:17   RT @Europarl_EN Verhofstadt (ALDE): We are still in middle of economic crisis. Tensions in markets are huge, rate differentials in eurozone huge. #soteu 10:03   RT @jduch Never seen before so many MEP tweeting on an #EP debate. New and good ways of communicating with their voters and sharing opinion. #soteu 10:04   RT @Europarl_EN Council: You can count on PL presidency to support Community method and resist intergovernmentalism. Only way to build trust. #soteu 10:15   RT @Europarl_EN Speakers in #soteu debate from floor now. Borroso will respond after. Give your reactions on EP Facebook page: http://t.co/D7hnbmDi #soteu 10:25   @megankenna thx for feedback. It is EP that determines #soteu debate schedule. remember YouTube interview is 10h, 6 Oct 10:31   RT @EurActivFR Le discours de Barroso au Parlement européen en tweets http://t.co/GyRBOlzi #soteu 10:33   RT @EUgonzo Barosso: "I want to see and hear that pride to be european" #SOTEU #EU 10:34   RT @Europarl_EN Recording of #Barroso State of the Union speech now available. http://t.co/vhknvag8 #soteu 10:36   RT @EUlondonrep Got a question for Commission President Barroso? Ask him yourself: http://t.co/Q0JGt0Np

September 2011 / 13

10:54   Barroso responding now to the #EP debate #soteu 10:55   One UK MEP said I was not elected ... I have been elected in PT for 29 years, and elected by the EP! #soteu 10:56   UK wants to remain in the #EU and the British reject #UKIP #SOTEU 10:57   A stronger #EU is a way to reinforce all of the countries represented in our Union #soteu 10:58   We cannot build a Union against each other. I welcome messages of the support from the mainstream and major parties here in the #EP #soteu 10:59   We need your support to make Europe a stronger place #soteu #EU 10:59   The problems in Europe today come from narrow national or sector interests - they do not come from the European insitutions #soteu #EU 11:00   Every proposal I made in 2010 #soteu - we delivered. We will deliver it again next year. Now we need to implement. #EU 11:03   Explain to our citizens what we stand to lose if we let Europe fall apart! We need to make the case - need political leadership #soteu 11:04   @lucymarcus @mikebutcher: 600 followers pretty good for four days

September 2011 / 14

11:05   Full text of Barroso #soteu will be available here in next minutes: http://t.co/cenAGo9H 11:07   Barroso #soteu as delivered (Part EN, part FR) is here: http://t.co/rbrvqL1x 11:08   You can also give your #soteu views on Facebook http://t.co/6Bb1kp00 11:17   #soteu is more than a speech - now it's YOUR chance to engage with Barosso. Ask yr question b4 5 Oct: http://t.co/hhRNkY9D 11:21   RT @spignal But I see #soteu is top of BBC news site (and FT, because of Tobin tax), as well as some German papers, but not French. 11:30   RT @EurActivFR Barroso invité à un "Question pour un Champion" citoyen http://t.co/Hm4pPqoW 11:37   RT @spignal #Barroso's State of the Union speech: 5,241 words, up from 4,379 in 2010 speech. #Obama state of the Union: 7,007 words. #soteu 11:43   RT @Europarl_EN: European Parliament votes through "6-pack" on economic governance #soteu #euro #EU 11:45   RT @jg_gallego Bruselas quiere que la banca pague 55.000 millones al año por una cuestión 'de justicia' http://t.co/2vU0PK3N vía @elmundoes

September 2011 / 15

11:48   RT @Europarl_Photo: #soteu on Flickr ... for the diehard fans ;) http://t.co/KnTe7esd #Barroso #EP #EU 11:51   @mikebutcher #soteu had good commitments to Digital Single Market. tweet that to yr TechCrunch readers 11:52   RT @ECspokesSimon Commission proposes financial transaction tax for EU. Press conference @13.30 CET live on http://t.co/vUUuPYXE 11:56   #soteu an insider tag, so trending only in EU. #Barroso trending globally. see map here http://t.co/BDEeLtkt 12:23   #soteu dedicated page now open on Barroso's site. Comprehensive info - more being added http://t.co/r6tfB2iM #Barroso 12:25   RT @FTworldnews: Finland has approved changes to the eurozone rescue fund #EFSF. 103 for, 66 against http://t.co/DJhLqOzi 12:41   Example of crisis ACTION Commission is pushing: Summary of "6-pack" econ governance success : http://t.co/NxeJVyEy. #soteu RT @Europarl_EN 13:22   Closing speech by #Barroso at 2011 State of Union address http://t.co/SRDAvHNC #soteu 13:24   FYI - #soteu will be available ASAP in all EU languages / toutes les langues UE

September 2011 / 16

13:29   #FTT in DE RT @EUKommWien: Finanztransaktionssteuer: der Finanzsektor soll einen angemessenen Beitrag leisten http://t.co/JOGJTkmV 15:08   RT @eublogHU You ask. The world's leaders answer. This month we are interviewing EC President José Manuel Barroso on @YouTube at http://t.co/1vfDOoTX 17:40   Thanks 4 all yr thousands of retweets + mentions today. Keep up the debate, also on YouTube.com/worldview #soteu #barroso 29'th September, 2011 08:07   RT @DanaBrussels #EP storifies #SOTEU http://t.co/sO4FNLBM. Good to see more institutions adopting #Storify ! 10:37   @KrFlo Yes, barroso's speech will be avail. in all languages. Will provide link. Will be on his site + EU 'RAPID' database #soteu 10:39   RT @Europarl_EN What was the most important part of #Barroso's State of the Union speech. Poll on #EP Facebook page http://t.co/D7hnbmDi #soteu 17:40   RT @Europarl_EN Video recording of whole #soteu debate available soon: http://t.co/QHKNaTGZ. Search by date, speaker... Individual speeches downloadable

September 2011 / 17

17:43   RT @EU_Commission Letter by President #Barroso to the Members of the European Parliament http://t.co/xE1WKr1j #SOTEU

September 2011 / 18

October

1'st October, 2011 23:41   RT @iiea IIEA analysis of Barroso's State of the Union Address: http://t.co/7Mt0NWtf #soteu 2'nd October, 2011 22:14   RT @ECspokesKoen RT@LabourList:Barroso's state of the union is a challenge for Labour, reports our Europe correspondent @jonworth http://t.co/weWZcRQb #soteu 22:16   RT @KarineEPP Interview of #EC President #Barroso in Süddeutsche Zeitung http://t.co/mRo17o37 22:17   RT @touteleurope Please RT : le réactions en vidéo des députés au discours de #Barroso hier à la sortie de l'hémicycle : http://ow.ly/6JjEq 3'rd October, 2011 07:55   Only 2 days left to ask yr question of #Barroso. Ask in your language: http://t.co/FRfHrz2J Answers 10h CET, 6/10 #soteu 12:03   #Europe is at a defining moment. Make your voice heard. President #Barroso listens to your questions: http://t.co/SKZCluEw #soteu

October 2011 / 19

12:04   Is the #Euro part of my future or a thing of the past? Two more days to ask President #Barroso http://t.co/SKZCluEw #soteu 12:53   How can the people of Europe unite? Two more days to ask President #Barroso: http://t.co/rBabT2Cf #soteu 14:10   European enlargement - risk or opportunity? Two more days to ask President #Barroso: http://t.co/rBabT2Cf #soteu 4'th October, 2011 07:13   One more day to ask President #Barroso: http://t.co/SKZCluEw #soteu 08:53   What is Europe doing to create jobs? Ask President #Barroso: http://t.co/rBabT2Cf #soteu 10:19   What is Europe doing to help my business grow? Ask President #Barroso: http://t.co/rBabT2Cf #soteu 12:10   What is Europe doing to protect my savings? Ask President #Barroso: http://t.co/rBabT2Cf #soteu 17:35   Please RT Barroso's State of Union address now avail. in all 22 #EU languages http://t.co/OmhxLjuW #Barroso #soteu 17:41   RT @ECspokesSimon: Final agmt on 'Six-Pack' #Barroso "the end of year-long debate + start of new era of more robust econ. governance in EU"

October 2011 / 20

5'th October, 2011 07:09   Is the Euro part of my future or a thing of the past? Last day to ask President #Barroso: http://t.co/rBabT2Cf #soteu 08:31   @sweden007 yes, we tend to get into the office around 8 and work late and weekends. 08:44   What is Europe doing to cut bureaucracy? Last day to ask President #Barroso: http://t.co/rBabT2Cf #soteu. 09:11   What is Europe doing to care for the environment? Last day to ask President #Barroso: http://t.co/rBabT2Cf #soteu 09:24   @centrifugen don't forget: every time an #EU reg is created it replaces 27 different national regs; builds single market = less bureaucracy 11:44   Enhanced version of State of Union here: facts + graphs + summaries side-by-side w/ video http://t.co/DvI5oJVA #soteu #Barroso 13:08   RT @OurStatus Now tracking stats for @StateofUnion_EU at http://t.co/liLf667h (882 followers) 16:59   Qs have now closed for the #barroso YouTube interview. Economy / #euro dominate. Watch live tomorrow 10.00 CET #soteu 17:12   Statement by Pres #Barroso following meeting with Chancellor Merkel today http://t.co/LnwBTcHB #soteu

October 2011 / 21

6'th October, 2011 07:41   Thanks for your questions to President #Barroso. Watch his answers live today at 10 a.m. CET http://t.co/SKZCluEw #soteu 08:02   Watch the live interview with President #Barroso at 10 a.m. CET here: http://t.co/rBabT2Cf or http://t.co/xmjTtoy1 #soteu 08:18   TV studio is set-up, interpreters preparing. 45 mins until #Barroso intvw answering YOUR Qs http://t.co/hhRNkY9D #soteu 08:19   on @YouTube u can watch #Barroso intvw in EN, FR, DE, IT and ES http://t.co/hhRNkY9D 08:23   on @Euronews our TV broadcast partner u can watch #Barroso intervw in 11 languages (inc PT and Turkish) #soteu 08:59   #barroso walking into the TV studio for #worldview interview. starts in 2 mins #soteu 09:01   #barroso hails Steve Jobs for his creativity and innovation. says he was an Apple user 09:02   #barroso i did not create crisis, but of course i feel responsible. i wd like faster progress. govts slower than markets 09:03   #barroso one country, like a family or company, cannot live above its means for long. we need change. #greece must change

October 2011 / 22

09:05   #barroso there will be more integration of national budget and econ. plans. and sanctions for those who do not comply. 09:05   if u want a common currency there has to be integration and discipline #barroso #euro 09:07   #EU Commission always warned about national debt, but didn't have the instruments to manage govt. manipulation of accounts. that's changing. 09:08   We keep our national identities, but we should have a stronger European Union to manage our common interests #EU #Barroso 09:10   We - taxpayers - have spent €500bn since 2008 on bank rescues. total of €4 trn in guarantees #banks #barroso 09:10   we need a fin transaction tax so banks make a fair contribution to the costs of crisis #banks #barroso #EU 09:11   we are improving reg of banks. inc personal responsibility for bankers for any wrongdoing #banks #barroso 09:12   can't have a public #EU credit rating agency due to conflict of interests - but we are proposing stronger rules #cra #barroso #debt 09:13   many want to join the Euro, no one seriously wants to quit the #Euro #barroso

October 2011 / 23

09:15   #jobs - we are trying 2 deepen single market to create job opps, but main effort/responsibility jobs lies with nat govts. #Barroso 09:15   @kosmopolit one step at a time! this intw is second part of #soteu 09:18   on issues like gay marriage, abortion and euthanasia - these are national policy choices. cannot be complete uniformity in #EU 09:21   #UK + #EU i don't pretend the lecture the British. But remember UK has chosen to be in EU- the UK, a trading nation, counts 4 more due to EU 09:22   i tell nat leaders - "don't blame Brussels for the problems you created." all should take responsibility for our own actions. #Barroso 09:24   Who elected me? the European Parliament, elected by Europeans, twice. #Barroso 09:25   #Turkey both PM and Pres still want to join EU. reality is divided opinion here, but we are negotiating still #barroso 09:26   enlargement has been one of the greatest achievements of the EU. it is why i cannot be pessimistic about #EU future. #barroso 09:27   half our continent used to be under dictatorship- now we are liberated. this is a great thing. #EU #barroso

October 2011 / 24

09:28   we have supported arab spring from beginning. #EU first to support #Tunisia. 09:28   i believe in an independent Palestinian state. but that cannot work without peace with #Israel. #palestine #Barroso 09:30   Europe will be stronger in 2014 when i leave, i take on that responsibility #barroso #EU 09:31   that completes the interview - it will be rebroadcast on @euronews @EbS_News and 24/7 on YouTube #Barroso 10:36   @prerna101 more info on EU efforts to stop violence against #women here http://t.co/hmWtEi0A thx for feedback #Barroso 11:12   Some more #barroso direct quotes from YouTube interview to follow this tweet 11:13   In addition to regs on bankers' pay "we (will) have personal responsibility for wrong-doing. We are going t… (cont) http://t.co/yVsULsuH 11:14   On fin tax: "We need to have a global tax. That is why at the G20 we are going to push for having a global tax… (cont) http://t.co/wrMOGBFC 11:15   fin tax revenue cd go to: "the poorest people in the world ... And I will push for it. It's a question of fairness" #ftt #barroso

October 2011 / 25

11:16   #Barroso would be "delighted" if "one day" there is a real election of the Commission President (elected by Eur Parl now) 11:17   "One country – like one family or like one company – cannot live a long time above its means. Greece was doing precisely that" #Barroso 11:20   RT @Reuters_Biz EU's Barroso wants coordinated bank recapitalization http://t.co/0EcB0i13 11:35   Key quotes published here from #Barroso interview http://t.co/Frhn08o5 11:36   @CorshamResident European Commission represents 'rest of EU' at G20 in addition to the big MS. EU is world's biggest economy. 13:55   @CorshamResident you miss the point. if EU doesn't rep. smaller MS at G20, they have no voice at all. It is G20 not G50. EU helps 10'th October, 2011 16:23   FYI - you can watch here the #Barroso YouTube interview is the EU language of your choice: http://t.co/WiYF5ZIB 16:25   vous pouvez regarder ici le #Barroso YouTube interview dans langue de l'UE de votre choix http://t.co/WiYF5ZIB #soteu #EU

October 2011 / 26

16:26   Hier sehen sie die # Barroso YouTube Interview ist die EU-Sprache Ihrer Wahl http://t.co/WiYF5ZIB #soteu 12'th October, 2011 14:57   Delivering on #soteu promise #Barroso presents roadmap to stability and growth: http://t.co/ske1Npjs #eurozone #EU 21'st October, 2011 17:42   We've been rather busy the past 3 years + we have a plan for the next steps too. http://t.co/8l7KxJ3w #eurozone #Barroso #soteu 28'th October, 2011 19:23   State of the EU in and compared to the G20 http://t.co/OjuZVvqI #g20 #soteu

October 2011 / 27

November

30'th November, 2011 15:38   @EU_Commission Pdt #Barroso: "Treaty change may be necessary..provided it is to reinforce the EU, provided it is not to divide the EU." 15:40   @EU_Commission Pdt #Barroso: "With some conditions we believe Treaty change can be a contribution to show that the euro is irreversible." 17:55   @stateofunion_EU has changed its name to @EC_live: Live tweets from the EC spokespersons service on behalf of President Barroso.

November 2011 / 28

December

5'th December, 2011 15:09   RT @ECspokesCezary: Anne Glover becomes first ever Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA) to the EC President #Barroso. 8'th December, 2011 11:01   @EU_Commission Pdt #Barroso arriving in Marseille #EPPLeadersSummit http://t.co/MdGTWZi0 11:07   @EU_Commission Pdt #Barroso meeting with Spanish Prime Minister #Rajoy http://t.co/Uetq4e3M 17:34   President #Barroso: What the world awaits from us is not more national problems but European solutions http://t.co/dkqNVpSm #euco 17:35   President Barroso ahead of European Council: Leadership is about making possible what is indispensable http://t.co/dkqNVpSm #euco 17:52   Barroso: Oui à la révision du traité si c'est pour renforcer notre unité. Voir: http://t.co/lOZD3kjt et http://t.co/vOYj3jmK #euco 18:22   RT @ECspokesCezary: #Barroso à Marseille: L'urgence c'est de répondre à la gravité de la situation actuelle. http://t.co/wIXbkaG1

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18:26   #Barroso: Oui à la révisions du traité si c'est pour aller vers plus d'intégration européenne et non pas vers la fragmentation de nos acquis 9'th December, 2011 09:34   RT @ECspokesCezary #Barroso: euro area member states and those that decided already to join took a decision. Now, key is implementation 16:30   Barroso: very wide agreement on discipline and convergence in euro area and beyond. http://t.co/TS0j4AOH and http://t.co/fvWyn61G #euco 11'th December, 2011 14:38   RT @ECspokesKoen #EU economic governance in charts http://t.co/PTcWJxRp #euco 14:38   RT @ECspokesKoen #EU rulebook for sound public finance: the rules, how they r monitored and how they r enforced in one chart http://t.co/pQOxcfPp #euco 13'th December, 2011 15:51   RT @ECspokesKoen @EC_Live @EU_Commission Pdt #Barroso: EU institutions best guarantee of the interests of all Member States incl UK http://t.co/rZfEw1ZW

December 2011 / 30

16:01   #Barroso in #EP on fiscal stability union: agreement at 27 minus not 17+. Split avoided! COM to monitor commitments. http://t.co/KDzJtPph. 14'th December, 2011 10:50   RT @ECspokesCezary: #Barroso: "Poland has lived up to this reputation and the Polish Presidency up to our expectations" http://t.co/Gj0H5lMZ 18'th December, 2011 20:02   RT @ECspokesKoen Life cannot be destroyed for good, neither can history be brought entirely to a halt (V. Havel) Pdt #Barroso statement http://t.co/HcQl47fB 19'th December, 2011 14:49   RT @ECspokesKoen On The Road: Sim Kerouac's Xmas present for you: a list of #transportreads for “transport geeks” assembled by @SiimKallasEU 's team.

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2012

January

10'th January, 2012 22:50   President #Barroso explains his expectations for the Danish Presidency of the Council of the EU in Danish TV2 interviewhttp://j.mp/ySYfLC 22:58   Pdt #Barroso explains his expectations for the Danish Council of the EU Presidency. Go to "afspil video" to see interviewhttp://j.mp/ySYfLC 11'th January, 2012 17:23   Press doorstep of President Barroso with PM Thorning-Schmidt in Copenhagen: live transmission starts soon: http://t.co/ddwZAiaH #eu2012dk 20:05   Working together for results: Pdt #Barroso and Danish PM Thorning-Schmidt as Commission meets Presidency in CPH http://t.co/JD9nL5SA

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12'th January, 2012 11:13   Copenhagen: Press conference of Pdt #Barroso and Danish PM Thorning-Schmidt to start now. Watch live: http://t.co/yktl1uXc #eu2012dk 12:23   Growth is necessary and within reach, Pdt #Barroso after meeting the Danish Presidency in Copenhagen. http://t.co/GNj4cEZW #eu2012dk #EU 18'th January, 2012 11:00   Pdt #Barroso in EP: 23 million jobless, 23 million SMEs in the EU. If every SME employs one more person, we solve the unemployment problem! 17:33   Pdt #Barroso on #Hungary: "We have to be clear on the values, firm on the principles, fair on the method and sensible on the communication" 17:46   Read President #Barroso's remarks on #Hungary at political debate in the European Parliament today: http://t.co/PvN5Zo4N 22'nd January, 2012 22:57   RT @ECspokesJens Barroso/Van Rompuy on Croatia's EU accession referendum: "We congratulate Croatia and its people on their choice." http://t.co/EU3D6ULR

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24'th January, 2012 12:12   RT @ECspokesKoen @EU_Commission Pdt #Barroso global launch of Hiriko driving mobility http://t.co/rk8cGruY 27'th January, 2012 16:28   Barroso ahead of European Council: We can't accept that a quarter of Europe's young people are unemployed! http://t.co/KSAKPf13 #EUCO 17:35   Pdt #Barroso: I will propose to Member States to redeploy structural funds to boost #growth and job creation j.mp/yybBaK 30'th January, 2012 16:28   Pdt Barroso now introducing the main theme of this Council. Focus on unemployment, the Internal Market and SMEs. #euco #EC_live 16:33   Barroso likely to highlight good and bad performers among MS. #euco #EC_live 16:39   #Barroso: current problems a consequence of long standing imbalances and divergences in competitiveness. #euco #EC_live 16:40   Barroso: We need to break this vicious circle. #euco #EC_live

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16:45   #Barroso: We must have confidence in ourselves. The EU is not the sick man of the world. #euco #EC_live 16:48   Barroso: If we are not able to grow, then all of the sacrifice of fiscal consolidation will not succeed. #euco #EC_live 16:49   Barroso now explaining different possibilities and constraints for MS, on expenditure and revenue side. #euco #EC_live 16:50   Barroso: We made 36 separate recommendations to MS just in the area of labour market policy. #euco #EC_live 16:50   Barroso: In the run up to the June European Council we will be assessing what you have done with these recommendations. #euco #EC_live 16:52   Barroso: Number of young unemployed is close to 1 million in Spain and in the UK. This is a big problem. #euco #EC_live 16:52   Barroso recalls Commission's Youth Opportunities Initiative and calls on MS to redeploy parts of the structural funds. #euco #EC_live 16:52   Barroso: EURES has over one million vacancies in its d-base. We have 1.3 million vacancies and 5.3 million young unemployed. #euco #EC_live 16:53   Barroso now proposing a "Youth on the Move" Pact and a particular focus on eight Member States with highest youth unemployment.#euco EC_live

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16:53   Barroso's idea for a Youth Guarantee: all young people should be in a job,education or training within four months of leaving school.#euco 16:54   Barroso:Action teams consisting of COM, MS and social partners to tackle youth unemployment and match with available EU tools. #euco#EC_live 16:54   Barroso naming eight Member States with youth unemployment significantly above EU average: ES, EL, SK, LV, IT, PT, LT and IRE #euco #EC_live 16:54   Barroso: I will be writing to the Prime Ministers of these eight countries to propose that we start work immediately. #euco #EC_live 16:55   Netherlands, Poland and Slovenia highlighted by Barroso as good examples for tackling youth unemployment with EU support. #euco #EC_live 16:55   Barroso now speaking on SMEs: Today, only 13% of European SMEs are operating on foreign markets. #euco #EC_live 16:55   We need to help SMEs to go international and to take up the great opportunities being opened up by our trade agreements. #euco #EC_live 16:56   Barroso now concluding with Single Market: Our internal market is a rich source of untapped potential. #euco #EC_live

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17:01   Barroso presentation now over. Will be shortly available on his website. http://t.co/D8CGGZvw #euco #EC_live 17:02   Barroso has contrasted long delays in getting a permit to open a new IKEA store in China (8 months) with long delays in ITA and DE.

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February

7'th February, 2012 15:00   RT @ECspokesCezary: #Barroso: "We want Greece in the euro. " 10'th February, 2012 18:46   RT @ECspokesKoen: Erasmus and Leonardo to support 280 000 work placements in 2012/13 http://t.co/WhV2MHgL @DennisAbbott 14'th February, 2012 12:13   @EU_Commission Pdt #Barroso with PM Wen #China-EU Summit http://t.co/wyFIXiTp 15'th February, 2012 07:00   @EU_Commission Pdt #Barroso @ euro info campaign in #China http://t.co/NQzKDZgQ 17'th February, 2012 19:24   RT @ECspokesKoen Het democratisch gehalte van de #EU: JL Dehaene zet de puntjes op de i. http://t.co/tbHysk7A @EC_Live @EU_Commission

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24'th February, 2012 09:55   #FF to @EbS_Breaking: Breaking News from Europe by Satellite, the European Union's TV information service! 29'th February, 2012 12:38   Pre-European Council press conference of @EU_Commission President #Barroso starting soon. Watch live: http://t.co/ddwZAiaH #euco 12:39   #Barroso press conference before the European Council. Live stream : http://t.co/WVwZDnf0 12:40   #Barroso: I will come to the European Council tomorrow with a message on growth. 12:44   #Barroso: Confident that in the coming weeks we will see a decision ensuring the right level of firepower of the ESM and the EFSF. #euco 12:48   Pdt #Barroso wants to focus on funding for transport, energy, ICT infrastructure and on bringing down cost of broadband roll out. #euco 12:52   #Barroso: Important that pilot initiative on project bonds can be launched asap. With €230 mn from EU investments of 4.6 bn expected. #euco 12:54   #Barroso: not one Commissioner will solve the problems of #Greece, but Greece itself. #euco

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14:07   Pdt #Barroso's message on growth to the European Council: read his full statement at today's press conference. #euco http://t.co/QDfR63iU

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March

1'st March, 2012 12:23   #Watch live: Pdt #Barroso at the press conference after summit with European social partners: http://t.co/E8WCD5xQ #euco 13:00   #Barroso: Dialogue with the Social Partners is more important than ever at this time. #euco 13:08   #Barroso: The situation as regards the labour market remains serious. In many Member States, it is dramatic. #euco 13:20   #Barroso: This is about modernising that model so that we can protect it and maintain it. #euco 13:25   #Barroso: Unemployment is the antithesis of social fairness. #euco 13:29   #Barroso: I encourage our Member States to work closely with the Social Partners to take these reforms forward. #euco 13:33   #Barroso: Reforms can take time to make their benefits felt, while our unemployed people need jobs now. #euco 13:34   #Barroso: We will not tolerate that a generation of young people is condemned to long-term unemployment! #euco 13:41   #Barroso to Member States: The time has come to be concrete. The time has come to deliver. #euco

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5'th March, 2012 18:29   #Barroso after meeting #Faymann: Austrian model - best practice against unemployment http://t.co/VMBEQQ9B 13'th March, 2012 10:11   Quotes from pdt #Barroso speech in the European Parliament this morning - follow @EC_live 10:13   Pdt #Barroso: I expect heads of State and Government to focus not just on short-term crisis mngmt, but also on smart and sustainable growth 10:14   Pdt #Barroso on #Greece: I believe that Greece can make it. The decision on PSI shows that it can be possible #euco 10:16   Pdt #Barroso: Head of #EC Task Force for #Greece H. Reichenbach is now on the ground discussing how to put these measures in practice #euco 10:17   Pdt #Barroso: The signature of the Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Growth was a sign of commitment to discipline and convergence #euco 10:20   Pdt #Barroso: It is vital that all its appropriate provisions can be brought in line with European Union law as soon as possible #euco

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10:23   Pdt #Barroso: Financial stability is indispensable but not sufficient. We need financial stability and economic growth one and the other 10:24   Pdt #Barroso: European program for achieving growth is Europe 2020 #euco 10:26   Pdt #Barroso: The instrument to achieve it is the Multi-annual Financial Framework. European budget is budget for investment #euco 10:29   Pdt #Barroso: including actions taken with regard to slash #youth #unemployment and support for small and medium enterprises #euco 10:35   Read the whole speech here: http://t.co/2cKWeEWr 11:08   RT @ECspokesMark #Barroso: "In the coming weeks, a communication on growth and jobs for Greece" 11:09   RT @ECspokesMark #Barroso: "No reason for any further delay on adopting the revised savings directive" 11:09   RT @ECspokesMark #Barroso: "No reason for any further delay on adopting negotiating mandates for tax agreements with third countries" 14:40   Pdt #Barroso #calendar this week: Tmr still in Strasbourg meeting #women's rights committee in #EP. Read more: http://t.co/yP8xWBVN

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17:07   Speech by Pdt #Barroso on the outcome of Spring European Council in 3.5 min: http://t.co/xZHs5asV Letter to #Greece: http://t.co/bb1Rkp2d 17:34   RT @MalmstromEU: Hitting criminals where it hurts & giving their profits back to citizens. New EU legislation. Video: http://t.co/9WXA0NJ5 17:55   Pdt #Barroso week 5 - 11 March in images http://t.co/5lVJTqos 14'th March, 2012 11:22   #Barroso: "Ik wil mijn oprecht medeleven uitdrukken voor de families die getroffen zijn door dit vreselijke busongeval in Zwitserland." 16'th March, 2012 12:56   Pdt #Barroso in unusual dress visiting the @EU_Commission Joint Research Centre in Ispra (Italy): http://t.co/g2fRgsWA 13:00   #Barroso at #JRC in Ispra: European social model not dead! But we need to reform it with science, research and innovation at its heart. 15:46   RT @EU_Commission #Statement Pdt #Barroso at inauguration of European Crisis Management Laboratory at Joint Research Centre in #Ispra #EU http://t.co/iz6yvofe

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17'th March, 2012 09:53   #Barroso a Milano. Punto stampa / press point col Presidente Monti oggi alle 10.30 alla Fiera di Milano / convegno Confindustria. 11:30   RT @ConfindustriaME Inizia il suo intervento Jose' Manuel #Barroso #ccsc http://t.co/5Q7GAoGM 11:36   #Barroso at Confindustria event: glad that most Member States agree on need to reinforce firewalls. 11:42   #Barroso: reform programme of Italy helped to ease market tensions. Hope that social dialogue on labour market reform achieves results. 11:55   #Barroso: it would be self-defeating to turn inwards as 90% of growth will come from outside #EU by 2015. We need access to markets. 12:03   Reprogramming of 3.7 billion EUR and concentration of EU funds in Italy underway. Italy among worst performers in using these funds. 12:14   RT @AlfonsoFuggetta #cambiaitalia Barroso: Horizon 2020, 80 Miliardi di Euro per sostenere innovazione e applicazione dei risultati della ricerca.

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20'th March, 2012 15:44   Pdt #Barroso #calendar this week: today Presidents of Switzerland and South Sudan. Read more: http://t.co/yP8xWBVN 21'st March, 2012 11:18   Watch the video from press conference with pdt #Barroso and Italian PM Mario #Monti in Milan, #Italy http://t.co/Fp1kta2O 22'nd March, 2012 09:42   Pdt #Barroso @2nd high level conference on #EU #MFF. Speech 9:50, #press conf 10:30. #Watch live @ http://t.co/mJqsjFIq follow @EC_live 10:10   Pdt #Barroso: Decisions we take now will determine our capacity to meet common goal of creating smart, sustainable and inclusive economy 10:11   Pdt #Barroso: With the SAME amount of money as today new #EU #MFF focues on greatest EU added value: infrastructure, networks and research 10:14   Pdt #Barroso: Priority areas of this budget: Research and innovation, education and Connecting Europe Facility #EU #MFF

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10:15   Pdt #Barroso: Education: New #Erasmus for all program to give up to 5 million people chance to study or train abroad #EU #MFF 10:17   Pdt #Barroso: Connecting Europe Facility is a key example of a truly European approach to address common issues through #EU #MFF 10:20   Pdt #Barroso: Over 120 simplifications to the rules of #EU funding in new #MFF. For more http://t.co/kWCNTrlD or follow @EU_Budget 10:22   #Barroso: New mix of own resources with #FTT and modernised VAT would reduce very substantially, by half, Member States' GNI contribution. 10:50   #Barroso: important to involve #EP as early as possible in #MFF negotiations. 11:00   #Barroso wants to go ahead with #FTT. This not only linked to own resources in new #MFF. Aim still global #FTT. 26'th March, 2012 11:45   Pdt #Barroso #calendar this week: Mon-Wed in #Seoul, #Korea for Nuclear Security Summit. Read more: http://t.co/yP8xWBVN 11:52   Nice video pdt #Barroso @ anniversary of 20 years of #EU #humanitarian #aid (DG #ECHO) now available on YouTube: http://t.co/EzqtRNMM

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18:01   Pdt #Barroso's week 19-25 March in images incl soundbite @ #MFF conference on #FTT reducing MS GNI contribution http://t.co/oJfhoPCJ 27'th March, 2012 09:15   #EU's #Barroso at Seoul Nuclear Security Summit pushes for strongest possible, common and truly global approach. http://t.co/9vt2bcHC

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April

4'th April, 2012 10:13   RT @Europarl_EN Can social media connect EU citizens? @Virtual_Europe organises debate at 3pm CET with @raffa_brux @stctweets http://t.co/pTexGF2X 11'th April, 2012 13:25   RT @ECspokesKoen The challenge of winning citizens' trust #EO2012 http://t.co/6n450lyQ 16'th April, 2012 08:35   #Barroso #calendar this week: Mon Sustainable #Energy4all Summit with #UN GS Ki-moon, Tue President of #Germany #Gauck. http://t.co/yP8xWBVN 08:37   Pdt #Barroso speech @ Sustainable #Energy4all Summit starts soon. #Watch live @ http://t.co/E8WCD5xQ 10:06   VIP corner pdt #Barroso with #UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon right now # watch live http://t.co/mJqsjFIq 10:25   Pdt #Barroso: new #EC initiative "Energising Development": €50 mil, #energy4all for additional 500 mil people by 2030 http://t.co/bhAAat4S

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10:29   Read the whole speech of pdt #Barroso @ Sustainable #energy4all Summit http://t.co/Eu4nUSAP watch it here http://t.co/IjYWLhtb from 3:30 on 13:30   Read the whole pdt #Barroso statement at the press point with #UN GS Ban Ki-moon http://t.co/l5lxJHHs #watch it here: http://t.co/jo8SSx0x 17'th April, 2012 10:16   11:30 VIP press point with President #Barroso and President of #Germany Joachim #Gauck. #Watch live @ http://t.co/xROdZwOv 12:20   Statement by Pdt #Barroso after his meeting with President of #Germany Joachim #Gauck http://t.co/n5n8qNdT #video http://t.co/6GUKidsZ 13:27   14:45 #press point of Pdt #Barroso and Abdullah II, King of Jordan. Watch live @ http://t.co/xROdZwOv 16:07   the whole statement by Pdt #Barroso after his meeting with Abdullah II, King of Jordan is available here http://t.co/1GqTsYg9 18'th April, 2012 12:40   Today is on the agenda of #EC meeting Communication on #growth and #jobs for #Greece.

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13:27   #Watch live #Barroso speech in #EP on combating economic crisis, #EC Communication on Growth and Jobs for Greece,15h@ http://t.co/xROdZwOv 14:36   #Watch Message from President #Barroso in the occasion of just adopted Communication on #growth and #jobs for #Greece http://t.co/wfNsfE7G 14:44   @EU_Commission: today adopted Communication highlights a set of reforms for #Greece to unlock growth and create jobs http://t.co/RMTrKsHB 15:38   @EU_Commission highlights 3 broad areas where actions taken by Greek authorities are expected to show results in #Greece by the end of 2012 15:40   @EU_Commission today's initiative for #Greece is not a new programme but 30 specific actions to produce early results already this year. 15:45   The priority actions identified today by @EU_Commission will stimulate economy and deliver real change in short and medium term in #Greece 15:50   The conditions now exist for lasting recovery, it is up to #Greece to draw on its assets and efforts made so far 15:50   #Greece can transform itself by implementing the agreed adjustment programme and with support and solidarity from the #EU

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15:59   @EU_Commission to the Greek people today: you are not alone. Altogether €380 billion has been mobilised to #help. http://t.co/wfNsfE7G 16:09   More about Communication on #growth and #jobs fror #Greece http://t.co/RMTrKsHB Whole #speech of Pdt #Barroso in #EP http://t.co/vgMOp5hp 16:29   Do you want to have a look into just adopted Communication on growth and jobs for #Greece yourself? It just got online! http://t.co/C3HQj1t4 23'rd April, 2012 09:18   Pdt #Barroso #calendar this week: Today in #Copenhagen, Tomorrow @ #EU Ombudsman event #EO2012. More: http://t.co/yP8xWBVN 09:28   #Barroso today in #Copenhagen: speech @ COSAC , debate @ uni of Copenhagen, doorstep with PM Thorning-Schmidt @ EbS http://t.co/q6KXT2y3 09:31   #Watch live Pdt #Barroso tomorrow 24/4 10am @ EU Ombudsman event @ http://t.co/xROdZwOv Ask questions with hashtag #EO2012 10:57   #Barroso @ COSAC: The Single Market has transformed the way Europeans live, work, travel, do business and study

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11:00   #Barroso @ COSAC: 20 years of Single Market: we need to celebrate achievements, but also reflect how to use it to Europe’s best advantage 11:01   #Barroso: building partnership and ownership with national parliaments is essential to make sure Single Market benefits are delivered 11:03   #Barroso @ COSAC: #EC is determined to intensify contacts with national parliaments on its proposals, in particular on economic governance 11:06   Interested in Pdt #Barroso speech @ COSAC in #Copenhagen? It's online http://t.co/91ut2oKv 13:21   RT @eu2012dk Comm Pres Barroso and DK PM Thorning-Schmidt now speaking at Cph Uni on current state of EU #eu2012dk http://t.co/JL5SXZA4 24'th April, 2012 08:40   Watch live Pdt #Barroso today at 10am at EU Ombudsman event @ http://t.co/xROdZwOv #EO2012 09:18   #Barroso: #EU is going to be Union of confidence only when leaders at all levels will stand for it #EO2012 09:25   #Barroso: Europe is not just Brussels or Strasbourg. We need leadership and ownership across the #EU #EO2012

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09:30   #Barroso: Europe was not the problem. Europe can be the solution - e.g. proposals put forward for regulation of financial markets #EO2012 09:40   #Barroso: #EC has been always on the frontline of fight against corruption by strict audit and supporting transparency across the EU #EO2012 25'th April, 2012 11:19   12h30 Joint Press Conference w #Barroso and @MartinSchulz - visit of Mr. Schulz to the College. Watch live at http://t.co/mJqsjFIq 15:13   The #speech of Pdt #Barroso on draft budget is now online http://t.co/XlEKq9j6 15:20   Each MS has its interests, but the Commission must respect all the commitments made. See Pdt #Barroso's answer http://t.co/pQphgPcl 16:48   Memo with pdt #Barroso key remarks (statement and Q) at the European Ombudsman event 24/4 http://t.co/ii8aPjiR #EO2012

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May

2'nd May, 2012 13:44   RT @ECspokesKoen Talking #growth? See letter to March Eur Council, incl list w/state of play on initiatives. #implementationgap @EC_live http://t.co/6OVx5aVz 13:49   @EU_Commission has met for 2000th time today ! How the time passed by (1958 - 2012): http://t.co/wEVfa1WW 17:12   Congratulations message from President #Barroso to the new President of Hungary, Mr János Áder http://t.co/67bYSsEM 4'th May, 2012 10:23   RT @ECspokesKoen For those interested in some substance on talks btw @EU_Commisison Pdt #Barroso and #China's Vice-Premier Li http://t.co/q5mfGj09 @EC_Live 10:36   RT @EuropeanUni José Manuel Durão #Barroso at The State of the Union 2012 - Florence 9 May #SoU2012 http://t.co/oYEN4t0A 11:03   Pdt #Barroso's week 23 - 29 April 2012 in images: shots from PC on budget 2013, visit to #Copenhagen and more http://t.co/3a5dM6qg 14:01   #FF and welcome to @EU_ScienceChief - #Barroso's science advisor, Anne Glover http://t.co/DNxIaKuJ

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9'th May, 2012 10:27   Watch #Barroso and #Schulz debating at WDR Europaforum on Europe Day 9 May: http://t.co/L7KR43pe 10:42   #Barroso debating on growth and stability with #Schulz at the WDR Europaforum on 9 May in the EP. http://t.co/ogCmh456 12:03   #Barroso on Europe Day: we need Europeans for all seasons! 11'th May, 2012 12:00   RT @EU_Commission @EC_live The European way forward: Leadership and ownership #EU http://t.co/LVDyBdrT 12:06   Pdt #Barroso's week 30 April - 6 May 2012 in images: visits of King of Belgium, Vice Premier of #China, more: http://t.co/yg1XhUf9 14'th May, 2012 11:51   RT @ECspokesOlivier #EC says that #Greece has its future in its hands. No #Grexit strategy nor treaty provisions. #Commission works for #growth and jobs 11:52   RT @EU_Commission Meeting between #EU #Barroso and U Shwe Mann, Speaker of Lower House of the Parliament of Myanmar http://t.co/7TQw5RBX 11:57   #Barroso's #calendar this week: Meeting with PM of #Italy #Monti, then countdown to #G8 http://t.co/yP8xWBVN

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15'th May, 2012 11:39   #Barroso meeting PM of #Italy #Monti at the moment 16'th May, 2012 15:24   Pdt #Barroso's statement on Greece and growth from today... read it here http://t.co/zPisClZU watch it here http://t.co/cQAKSKko 15:24   RT @ECspokesSimon #Barroso: We want Greece to remain a part of our European family. Ultimate resolve to stay in the euro area must come from Greece itself. 15:25   RT @ECspokesSimon #Barroso: #Greece faces historic election. It is important now that the Greek people take a decision fully informed about the consequences. 15:26   RT @ECspokesSimon #Barroso: We must tell the Greek people that the programme is the least difficult of all the difficult alternatives. #Greece #eurozone 15:26   RT @ECspokesSimon #Barroso: We want to work together with #Greece. Up to the Greek people to say if they want to work also with the € area & EU institutions. 18:26   Pdt #Barroso on the plane now to the US for the #UNGA on the global economy, #G8 and #NATO summit http://t.co/iXbpxBDc

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18:45   Today's message on growth and on #Greece that Pdt #Barroso is bringing to the #G8 http://t.co/zPisClZU 18:55   Pdt #Barroso ahead of #G8: The EU is ready to rise to global challenges with responsibility and solidarity. http://t.co/iXbpxBDc 17'th May, 2012 11:19   All you want to know about the #EU at the #G8: http://t.co/vhEIrMzc 22:57   #EU is delivering on the #G8 L'Aquila Food Security Initiative and the EU Food facility http://t.co/m7f2oOY6 http://t.co/RbDN2KuP 23:20   #EU to underline importance of trade as key source of growth and call against protectionism at #G8 http://t.co/RbDN2KuP http://t.co/iXbpxBDc 23:58   #Afghanistan remains a priority for the #EU http://t.co/z9JurX4z http://t.co/RbDN2KuP #G8 18'th May, 2012 00:31   #EU bolsters its support to reformers in its neighbourhood #Arabspring #G8 http://t.co/FVTttLUK http://t.co/RbDN2KuP 01:07   #EU live tweets from the #G8 @EC_live, @ECSpokesPia @ECSpokesJens, updates also on pdt #Barroso's website http://t.co/NLXKoze3

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01:09   Watch the joint #EU press briefing of Presidents #Barroso and Van Rompuy before #G8. Friday 18/5 17:15 Washington time 23:15 CET 09:54   Watch the joint #EU press briefing of Presidents #Barroso and Van Rompuy before #G8. Friday 18/5 17:15 Washington time. 23:15 CET time 09:56   #EU live tweets from the #G8 summit @EC_live, @ECSpokesPia @ECSpokesJens, updates also on pdt #Barroso's website http://t.co/NLXKoze3 11:13   G8 starting today. Pdt #Barroso already in the U.S. Q&As on the #EU at the #G8: http://t.co/kPeSt8cK 11:26   Watch pre-G8 press briefing of EU's Barroso and Van Rompuy: http://t.co/L7KR43pe 17.15 Washington time. 23.15 Brussels time. 21:56   Watch pre #G8 press briefing of EU's #Barroso and Van Rompuy: http://t.co/mJqsjFIq 17.15 Washington time. 23.15 Brussels time. 22:25   Watch live NOW pre #G8 press briefing of EU's #Barroso and Van Rompuy: http://t.co/mJqsjFIq 19'th May, 2012 01:16   Read text and watch clip of Presidents #Barroso and Van Rompuy press statements at Camp David. #G8 http://t.co/bsBIxCMu

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01:44   #EU live tweets during #G8: @EC_live, @ECSpokesPia @ECSpokesJens, updates also on http://t.co/NLXKoze3 and http://t.co/bsBIxCMu 20:47   RT @ECspokesPia Pdts #Barroso and #Van Rompuy: #G8 agree that measures for growth and for sounder public finances go hand in hand. 20:48   RT @ECspokesPia All #G8 leaders agree on the need to act to boost confidence and nurture recovery. 20:48   RT @ECspokesPia Joint G8 statement on global economy from Pdts #Barroso and #Van Rompuy http://t.co/kWUycHoe 20'th May, 2012 03:16   Champions League at G8: world leaders thrilled! http://t.co/vCrQJfEl 09:22   RT @ECspokesKoen #G8: Champions League pic and Camp David declaration: http://t.co/lIiOTNl5 + http://t.co/bsHgowYG @EC_live 09:23   RT @ECspokesKoen @StephenFidler1 @tconnellyRTE We'll get through it, slowly but steadily. In the end, it's not the hare but the tortoise that wins.

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21'st May, 2012 07:28   RT @ECspokesKoen Interview @EU_Commission President #Barroso with Wall Street Journal's @stephenfidler1 in Camp David http://t.co/EeOQ8IaQ via @WSJ 21:14   Main messages of President Barroso at the #NATO summit in Chicago on #Afghanistan http://t.co/E8Wjgr20 #EU 23'rd May, 2012 20:13   hot as presented at the #euco:initial results of the joint action teams to tackle youth unemployment http://t.co/mPRxD1tC #Barroso #EC 20:20   RT @ECspokesKoen Results #EU #Youth Unempl Action Teams presented by #Barroso: 460000 young people and 56000 SMEs to benefit. @EU_Commission @EC_live #euco 24'th May, 2012 19:11   Video from #euco http://t.co/x9p5PlVP main messages and documents: http://t.co/mPRxD1tC Highlights from #G8 and #NATO http://t.co/IRG9XUiS 29'th May, 2012 19:31   European Economic #governance at work: tomorrow on 30 May the @EU_Commission presents its 2012 Country-Specific Recommendations #EUCSR #EU

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30'th May, 2012 08:24   European Economic #governance at work: TODAY, 30 May, the @EU_Commission presents its 2012 Country-Specific Recommendations #EUCSR #EU 08:37   Press events related to the Commission's country-specific recommendations on 30 May to be broadcast live here: http://t.co/q6KTlsoT #EUCSR 08:53   How the #EU has changed the way of coordinating economic policies – for more growth and jobs in #Europe. http://t.co/2p6BPo2m #EUCSR 09:00   Also results of in-depth reviews of macro-economic imbalances to be put forward by @EU_Commission today. More: http://t.co/p8ACEdkm #EUCSR 10:18   @EU_Commission to release recommendations to MS and euro area on growth and jobs while maintaining stability today 30/5 app 1pm #EUCSR 10:28   Watch live app. 1 pm today: 2 PCs of #Barroso, #Rehn, #Andor and #Semeta on #EC Country-specific recommendations #EUCSR http://t.co/mJqnM5zg 11:58   13:30 Watch live PC of #Barroso, followed by #Rehn, #Andor and #Semeta on #EC Country-specific recommendations #EUCSR http://t.co/mJqnM5zg

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12:35   Watch live now: PC of Pdt #Barroso on the #EC's country-specific recommendations. http://t.co/mJqnM5zg Quotes at @EC_live #EUCSR 12:37   Pdt #Barroso: We have made a health check of the budgetary and economic situation in each of the MS. And we proposed a treatment #EUCSR 12:39   Pdt #Barroso: We have made good progress: public finances are starting to improve and imbalances are beginning to be adressed. #EUCSR 12:40   Pdt #Barroso: We now need to redouble our efforts, at both the national and European levels, to move faster and further. #EUCSR 12:44   Pdt #Barroso: Three things I want June European Council to deliver: endorse #EUCSR, agree on Growth initiative and budget for investment 12:45   Pdt #Barroso: towards full econ + monetary union, incl banking union, euro area fin supervision and euro-area deposit guarantees. #EUCSR 12:49   PC of #Rehn, #Andor and #Semeta on the #EC's country-specific recommendations to follow PC of pdt #Barroso. http://t.co/mJqnM5zg #EUCSR 12:51   Read the press release on @EU_Commission Country-specific recommendations http://t.co/cGfSGi7H

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13:12   #EC In-depth reviews: macroeconomic imbalances exist in all 12: BE, BG, CY, DK, FIN, FR, IT, HU, SI, ES, SE, UK. #EUCSR http://t.co/QhGvTKTk 13:55   What has been adopted today? FAQs on the European Semester of economic policy coordination: #EUCSR http://t.co/HE6uv3jY 13:59   Getting the job done: #EC is serious about reforms for growth, jobs and stability. Read Recommendations online: http://t.co/gic56jF9 #EUCSR 14:24   Read the whole statement of Pdt #Barroso after adoption of @EU_Commission Country-specific recommendations 2012 http://t.co/DsKGGSv3 14:31   Short summaries for each of the 12 countries at risk of macroeconomic imbalances: http://t.co/QhGvTKTk #EUCSR 14:34   @EU_Commission proposes to lift suspension of Cohesion Fund for Hungary, concludes HU has taken necessary action #EUCSR http://t.co/zNsTjSU3 14:41   Currently 23 out of 27 EU MS under Excessive Deficit Procedure. #EC proposes abrogation for Bulgaria, Germany: http://t.co/zNsTjSU3 #EUCSR 14:58   Find all country-specific recommendations country by country: http://t.co/oxHmMr6K and documents comparing MS: http://t.co/O9yP8Fm4 #EUCSR

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31'st May, 2012 18:35   Watch 4,5 min cut of the essential at Pdt #Barroso press conf on Country-specific Recommendations on 30/5 http://t.co/0TFdNwWb #EUCSR

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June

1'st June, 2012 16:56   Pdt #Barroso on the results of the Irish referendum: video: http://t.co/fz8p0GBe statement: http://t.co/nGLYSmbm #fiscalcompact #EC 4'th June, 2012 19:33   Watch the video from press doorstep with President #Barroso and Chancellor #Merkel in Berlin from 7pm tonight http://t.co/x4B2RSCU 5'th June, 2012 17:29   Video President #Barroso and Chancellor #Merkel meeting in #Berlin yesterday http://t.co/fKAeFxym statement: http://t.co/w2ugrjQ2 17:33   President #Barroso's last week (28 May - 3 June) in images incl highlights from conutry-specific recommendations http://t.co/Mp787DBm #EUCSR 12'th June, 2012 10:04   Tomorrow morning President #Barroso to speak in the #EP ahead of #euco. Last week (4-10 June) in images: http://t.co/rwnzGvLW

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19:04   Tomorrow morning app 9am watch live President #Barroso in the #EP ahead of #euco! http://t.co/9Fj0pwe7 #bankingunion 13'th June, 2012 08:05   In few minutes: President #Barroso in the #EP ahead of #euco! Watch live http://t.co/xRO9rWFl 08:20   Pdt #Barroso in the #EP ahead of #euco: We are now in a defining moment for European integration and the #EU 08:24   Pdt #Barroso in the #EP: We must recognize we have a systemic problem and articulate the vision of where we need to go and how to get there 08:28   Pdt #Barroso: #EU has proven that it is capable of taking immediate action if necessary, as with assistance for #Spain http://t.co/wChE05nb 08:36   Pdt #Barroso in the #EP ahead of #euco: I believe #Greece should stay in the euro area, assuming that it will respect its commitments 08:40   Pdt #Barroso in the #EP: I will urge the #euco to take concrete commitments towards economic and monetary union 08:41   Pdt #Barroso in the #EP ahead of #euco: I want to propose today that we conclude an inter-institutional agreement on the growth initiative

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08:45   RT @ECspokesKoen @EC_Live: @EU_Commission Pdt #Barroso in #EP ahead of #euco:: I expect a clear signal on the increasing lending capacity of the #EIB 08:45   RT @ECspokesKoen @EC_Live: @EU_Commission Pdt #Barroso in #EP ahead of #euco:need a clear and credible commitment to a vision for deepening #EMU 08:46   Pdt #Barroso in #EP ahead of #euco: main building blocks include moving towards a #bankingunion and a #fiscalunion 08:46   RT @ECspokesKoen @EC_Live: @EU_Commission Pdt #Barroso in #EP ahead of #euco: essential to pursue this process as far as possible with all Member States 08:49   Pdt #Barroso on #bankingunion: by autumn #EC ready with key proposals for more supervision, common deposit guarantee and resolution funds 08:51   Pdt #Barroso in #EP on #fiscalunion: 3 further steps needed: 1. refining financial backstops, 2. a serious discussion on stability bonds 08:52   Pdt #Barroso in #EP ahead of #euco on #fiscalunion: 3 further steps needed: 3. exploring other options for a deeper fiscal integration. 08:54   Pdt #Barroso in #EP ahead of #euco on political union: a deeper economic and monetary union requires deeper accountability and legitimacy

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08:55   Pdt #Barroso on #Schengen: I deeply deplore the recent orientation taken in #Council on our Schengen proposals and the #EP involvement 09:21   Pdt #Barroso in the #EP ahead of #euco: #MFF as a key stepping stone towards the deepening of the #EMU and sustainable growth 09:22   Pdt #Barroso in the #EP ahead of #euco: Quick adoption of the #MFF would send an immediate signal that #EU is ready to invest in our future 10:43   Pdt #Barroso today in the #EP ahead of #euco: full speech: http://t.co/7c6dH47d video: http://t.co/OiOI8EJu 15'th June, 2012 13:02   5 min cut: pdt #Barroso on #bankingunion, #fiscalunion, and #MFF in the #EP ahead of #euco on 13/6 http://t.co/PcAF4RU3 15:49   Just released: press material on the #EU at the #G20: press release http://t.co/YWvSSHps and Q&A http://t.co/yBPnr5U0 16:04   Pdts #Barroso and Van #Rompuy to call on #G20 partners for a strong impulse for rebalancing the global economy http://t.co/YWvSSHps #EU 16:22   Pdts #Barroso and Van #Rompuy to update #G20 partners on #EU's crisis response and further strengthening and deepening of economic union

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17:55   Pdt #Barroso & Van #Rompuy to #G20: Financial market reform high on the agenda. Need to fulfill commitments since 2008 http://t.co/YWvSSHps 18:10   Finally something nice and colourful on the #EU at the #G20: Have a look at this e-flip book: http://t.co/FMhp3Udz 18:14   Pdt #Barroso and Van #Rompuy to #G20: critical to implement 2010 #IMF quota and governance reform. #EU well on track. http://t.co/YWvSSHps 18:22   Pdts #Barroso and Van #Rompuy urge #G20 act against sharp rise in #protectionism in the #G20 http://t.co/YWvSSHps http://t.co/yBPnr5U0 18:22   Follow #EU tweets from the #G20 in Los Cabos: @ec_live @ecspokespia @ecspokesjens 16'th June, 2012 09:13   Pdt #Barroso on the eve of #G20: determined to show the world that the euro and the European project are irreversible. #EU 11:30   Press material on the #EU at the #G20: press release http://t.co/YWvSSHps and Q&A http://t.co/yBPnr5U0 13:30   Finally something nice and colourful on the #EU at the #G20: Have a look at this e-flip book: http://t.co/FMhp3Udz

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13:35   Did you know? the EU accounts for 25.2% of the world’s GDP http://t.co/gSPcDiqC #G20 13:37   Follow #EU tweets from the #G20 in Los Cabos: @ec_live @ecspokespia @ecspokesjens http://t.co/NLXFQZd9 http://t.co/gSPcDiqC 14:35   Did you know? GDP/capita EU27 is 25 100€, euro-area 28 300€ = #EU among 5 most performing economies http://t.co/gSPcDiqC #G20 14:40   Did you know? EU GDP grew by nearly 35% over 1995-2008 and reduced by less than 1% over 2008-2010 http://t.co/gSPcDiqC #G20 15:00   Did you know? in 2011 EU27 had lower govt deficit (-4.5% of GDP) than the #USA (-9.6%) and #Japan (-8.2%) http://t.co/gSPcDiqC #G20 15:05   Did you know? in 2011 EU27 had a lower govt debt (83% of GDP) than the #USA (102.9%) and #Japan (229.8%) http://t.co/gSPcDiqC #G20 15:10   Did you know? inflation in euro zone (2.7%) in 2011 app 3x lower than in #Russia (8.4%), or #India (8.6%) http://t.co/gSPcDiqC #G20 16:30   Did you know?Around 70 % of the #EU’s agricultural imports originate from developing countries http://t.co/gSPcDiqC #G20

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16:35   Did you know? Europe = world’s biggest donor of #development #aid? http://t.co/gSPcDiqC #G20 16:40   Did you know? #EU on #development #aid: 0.42% GNP (€53 billion) in 2011 = more than 1/2 of global aid http://t.co/gSPcDiqC #G20 16:45   Follow #EU tweets from the #G20 in Los Cabos: @ec_live @ecspokespia @ecspokesjens http://t.co/NLXFQZd9 http://t.co/gSPcDiqC 17'th June, 2012 13:55   Press material on the #EU at the #G20: press release http://t.co/YWvSSHps and Q&A http://t.co/yBPnr5U0 14:00   Finally something nice and colorful on the #EU at the #G20: Have a look at this e-flip book: http://t.co/FMhp3Udz 14:05   Did you know? #EC has tabled over 30 pieces of legislation since 2008 to strengthen financial regulation http://t.co/gSPcDiqC #G20 14:10   Did you know? #EC proposed Financial Transaction Tax in Sept 2011 for all EU MS. Negotiations ongoing http://t.co/gSPcDiqC #G20 #FTT 14:15   Did you know? 10 EU MS already apply a kind of Financial Transaction Tax, incl #France and #UK http://t.co/gSPcDiqC #G20 #FTT

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14:20   Follow #EU tweets from the #G20 in Los Cabos: @ec_live @ecspokespia @ecspokesjens http://t.co/NLXFQZd9 http://t.co/gSPcDiqC 15:00   Did you know? #EU and the euro area are mobilising a #firewall of app €800 billion, app $1 trillion http://t.co/gSPcDiqC #G20 15:05   Did you know? Total package of assistance to #Greece adds up to app € 380 billion = 177% of Greek GDP http://t.co/gSPcDiqC #G20 15:16   Presidents #Barroso and Van #Rompuy with President Calderon at the start of the EU-Mexico summit in Los #Cabos. http://t.co/oWikD5U5 22:58   Joint statement after #EU-#Mexico Summit http://t.co/bfSBAZ8V Joint press statement by Pdts #Barroso and Van #Rompuy http://t.co/OUSb7okZ 18'th June, 2012 08:12   Joint statement by Pdts #Barroso and Van #Rompuy on election results in #Greece: http://t.co/AX22ECQj #EU 11:20   Video: President #Barroso on election results in #Greece http://t.co/O9Kz4CVK Written joint statement: http://t.co/qFcCSBBV #EU

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11:25   Follow joint press conference by Pdts #Barroso and Van #Rompuy from #G20 in Los Cabos on EbS at 10 am local, 6 pm CET http://t.co/QjRT0ev3 16:18   Watch live press conference by Presidents #Barroso and Van #Rompuy ahead of #G20 from Los Cabos http://t.co/mJqnM5zg 10 am local, 6 pm CET 17:18   #Barroso expects EU to reach a conclusion soon that would allow an #FTT to move closer to realisation in EU and inspire a global solution. 17:25   #Barroso ahead of #G20: any future #Eurobonds no license to spend but powerful tool for increased stability subject to strict conditions. 17:42   Pdt #Barroso ahead #G20: #congratulations to #Samaras + new govt needs to get to work swiftly to implement needed economic reforms #Greece 17:42   Pdt #Barroso answering a question on "Eurobills": Commission not behind these proposals. 17:43   Pdt #Barroso ahead #G20: I want, once again, to pay #tribute to the courage and exceptional resilience of the people of #Greece 17:50   Pdt #Barroso ahead #G20: The second programme agreed between #Greece and the #Eurogroup is the foundation for its economic recovery

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18:04   Pdt #Barroso ahead #G20: #bankingunion proposals will include integrated banking supervision and a common deposit guarantee system 18:05   Pdt #Barroso ahead #G20: we should deepen our #fiscalunion, also by refining our financial backstops #ESM 18:08   @EU_Commission Pdt #Barroso expects #EU reach conclusion soon for #FTT to move closer to realisation in EU and inspire global solution.#G20 18:10   Pdt #Barroso ahead #G20: The #EU has been a pioneer in delivering on the G20 financial regulation agenda 18:10   RT @ECspokesJens @ECspokesPia and @ECspokesJens working on their "iCactus" from Los @Cabos at #EU- #Mexico summit ahead of #G20 . http://t.co/pKLw0aaQ 18:11   @EU_Commission Pdt #Barroso:any future #Eurobonds no license to spend but powerful tool for increased stability w/ strict conditions.#G20 18:12   Pdt #Barroso to #G20 partners: step up the fight against #protectionism by extending the deadline of the Toronto standstill commitment 20:18   Read the full press statement of #EU's #Barroso just before #G20: http://europa.eu/rapid/pressRe…

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19'th June, 2012 13:39   RT @ECspokesKoen Pdt #Barroso at #G20:“Not coming here to take lessons on democracy,how to handle our economy.We are not complacent about our difficulties.” 13:39   RT @ECspokesKoen Good footage of the combative mood. http://t.co/JXNg4G8G #G20 #Barroso @EU_Live @EU_Commission 16:33   President #Barroso with President #Hollande at the #G20 in Los Cabos. http://t.co/QJ2izX2I 16:38   #Barroso, #Merkel, #Lagarde at the #G20 in Los Cabos. http://t.co/1KmU8j2K 17:34   "We are not here to receive lessons in terms of democracy or in terms of how to handle the economy" http://t.co/YuaIm1Zy #Barroso #G20 23:18   EU-US statement on transatlantic trade relations agreed between Presidents #Obama, #Barroso and Van #Rompuy in the margins of #G20. 20'th June, 2012 00:12   Pdts #Barroso/Van Rompuy on G20 results: http://t.co/QCb8Q4bt

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10:11   #EU-#US statement on transatlantic trade agreed betw Pdts #Obama, #Barroso and Van #Rompuy in the margins of #G20 http://t.co/zrn1JuOr 12:41   Pdt #Barroso on #G20 recognition of #EU efforts made to deal with financial crisis and support for further #integration http://t.co/EGoCJjdf 21:42   RT @EUJohnClancy #EU-#US transatlantic #trade: interim report on potential trade deal now live http://t.co/Rn80g1yx 23:22   Not thwarting our children's dreams. EU's Pdt #Barroso at Rio+20: http://t.co/7OqV4zMh 26'th June, 2012 09:14   Watch live! Today, 12h, Q&A with President #Barroso at European Policy Centre debate http://t.co/xRO9rWFl 10:04   Today at 12, watch live Pdt #Barroso in Q&A session ahead of #euco at EPC debate. Stream: http://t.co/NLXFQZd9 http://t.co/xRO9rWFl 11:02   Watch live now: Q&A with President #Barroso at the EPC debate ahead of #euco Streaming: http://t.co/NLXFQZd9 http://t.co/xRO9rWFl 11:27   After introduction, live Q&A session with President #Barroso is going on now! http://t.co/NLXFQZd9 http://t.co/xRO9rWFl quotes at @ec_live

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11:48   Pdt #Barroso at EPC ahead of #euco: "We expect MS to agree to a package of #growth measures: e.g. increase of #EIB capital, #projectbonds 11:51   Pdt #Barroso at EPC ahead of #euco: MS should endorse in full the Country Specific Recommendations the Commission set out on 30 May #EUCSR 12:05   Pdt #Barroso at EPC ahead of #euco: guiding concept of deepening #EMU: greater #solidarity and greater #responsibility must go hand in hand 12:14   Pdt #Barroso ahead of #euco: Can break negative cycle if we are bold enough for #bankingunion incl single rulebook and banking supervision 12:19   Pdt #Barroso ahead of #euco: #EC already put on the table many proposals towards #bankingunion. More to come in autumn http://t.co/foH6B4n3 12:22   Pdt #Barroso at EPC ahead of #euco: In a more integrated #EMU, sound fiscal positions will not be optional, they will be non-negotiable 12:28   Pdt #Barroso ahead of #euco: with greater econ, financial and fiscal integration, greater democratic accountability, legitimacy are crucial 12:33   Pdt #Barroso ahead of #euco: Standing still is not an option. A big leap forward is now needed, requiring ambition, vision and determination

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12:45   Pdt #Barroso at EPC ahead of #euco: President's full speech at the beginning of the debate available here: http://t.co/ggtKj2mo 12:50   Pdt #Barroso at EPC ahead of #euco: recording of whole debate incl Q&A available here http://t.co/qNixBPfH short clips by topic to follow 15:24   Full recording of 45 min Q&A session with Pdt #Barroso at EPC debate ahead of #euco and short clips by set of questions http://t.co/qNixBPfH 18:11   President #Barroso proposes #bankingunion - Watch videos what #EC brings to #euco http://t.co/2ln1lsjd + headline http://t.co/NLXFQZd9 27'th June, 2012 16:34   President #Barroso at the EPC debate ahead of #euco: extracts on #bankingunion: http://t.co/iwStwidP 16:38   President #Barroso at the EPC debate ahead of #euco: on timing and sequencing towards #bankingunion and #fiscalunion http://t.co/lPc0A7uz 16:42   President #Barroso at EPC debate ahead of #euco: "If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together" http://t.co/P1bcRVLf

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16:46   Read the "Building blocks for deeper integration" - factsheets on #bankingunion, #fiscalunion, #growth, #EUCSR &more http://t.co/YbBSUaVi 16:51   The "Building blocks for deeper integration" - factsheets: http://t.co/YbBSUaVi videos: http://t.co/5AL83w9g headline: http://t.co/NLXFQZd9 16:56   President #Barroso just met with President of the #EP #Schulz on the eve of the European Council. Watch the video http://t.co/kJpFyDZB #euco 18:48   President #Barroso met with President of the #EP #Schulz on the eve of #euco Video: http://t.co/kJpFyDZB Statement: http://t.co/33J9Esl6 28'th June, 2012 15:13   Read the "Building blocks for deeper integration" - factsheets on #bankingunion, #fiscalunion, #growth, #EUCSR &more http://t.co/WVy5THBV 15:27   Timeline: @EU_Commission actions on the economy from the start of the crisis, page 16 and on http://t.co/WVy5THBV #euco 15:36   Six-pack? Two-pack? #Fiscalcompact? Few bullet points to help you find your way through http://t.co/tH33fO4W

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15:43   Pdt #Barroso : "We expect #euco to agree to 'Compact for #growth': e.g. increase of #EIB capital, #projectbonds , targeting structural funds 16:09   Pdt #Barroso: "We expect #euco to endorse the Country-specific recommendations" See all of them here: http://t.co/N84weDHJ #EUCSR 17:00   Hot as presented at the #euco! Pdt #Barroso's presentation on #growth and #MFF and brochure on structural funds http://t.co/qfNyWMaK 21:43   Press conference of the #euco ongoing! http://t.co/mJqnM5zg Q&A now 23:11   Video from the 1st June #euco press conference: http://t.co/K0kTGvwi 29'th June, 2012 11:28   Video prom the #euco press conference at 4am afther the #euro summit: http://t.co/iS5b5NMc Statement by Pdt #Barroso: http://t.co/BftlWeLK 11:37   Pdt #Barroso: "Fundamental decision today: a single banking supervisory mechanism for the #euro area" http://t.co/qfNyWMaK 13:06   Watch now live press conference with Pdt #Barroso, Van #Rompuy an d PM Thorning-Schmidt http://t.co/mJqnM5zg

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13:08   RT @DKinEU Breaking: Agreement on EU patent - finally! #eu2012dk 14:57   Video of the final #euco press conf: http://t.co/AsXo35CL Statement by Pdt #Barroso: http://t.co/CmrqjA1m Conclusions: http://t.co/SLCHnU73

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July

2'nd July, 2012 17:36   Videos: Pdt #Barroso: statement after #euro summit: http://t.co/xaujfZa1 and final June #euco press conf http://t.co/svZxPRlK 17:42   Tomorrow #EP Plenary, Pdt #Barroso's on the #euco and conclusion of D Presidency, from 8:30, 12h press conf http://t.co/xRO9rWFl #eu2012dk 3'rd July, 2012 07:52   Watch live now: President #Barroso in the #EP Plenary on the conclusion of Danish Presidency http://t.co/xRO9rWFl #eu2012dk 08:16   Pdt #Barroso in #EP: we need a #Schengen Evaluation Mechanism with a strong European dimension #EU #EC 09:23   Watch now: President #Barroso on the #euco results in the #EP Plenary http://t.co/xRO9rWFl For quotes follow @ec_live 09:26   Pdt #Barroso: The Compact for #Growth agreed at European Council turns intentions into concrete action with financing commitments #EP #euco

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09:29   "Boosting lending capacity of the #EIB and launch of first phase of project bonds are now becoming reality." #Barroso #EP #euco 09:31   "Agreement on the #MFF by the end of the year would indeed be a strong political and economical signal" #Barroso #EP #euco 09:36   This #euco defined direction for further work towards genuine #EMU: specific and time-bound road map to be worked out by end of the year 09:39   #Euro area statement, endorsed by all 27 MS, sends a strong message and has been perceived as such by the outside world #Barroso #EP #euco 09:43   Direct recapitalization of banks poss by #ESM under strict conditions once single supervisory mechanism for #Euro area is in place #Barroso 09:46   "A stable #Euro is in the interest of the Union as a whole" #Barroso #EU #EP #euco 09:50   Deepening of #euro area must be combined with openness to MS who want to join the Euro later and safeguards for MS with opt-outs #Barroso 09:58   We should start making genuine #EMU reality as quickly as possible, explore all that can be done on the basis of existing treaties #Barroso

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10:02   #bankingunion is indispensable step, but genuine #EMU must go further: need to build #fiscalunion and take steps to #politicalunion #Barroso 10:03   Full Speech by President #Barroso at #EP Plenary Debate: Review of the #Danish Presidency http://t.co/vpddISW2 #eu2012dk 11:29   Watch app 12:30 Press conf Pdt #Barroso #EP Pdt #Schulz PM Thorning-Schmidt: Conclusion of Danish Presidency http://t.co/xRO9rWFl #eu2012dk 11:57   Watch live now Press conf Pdt #Barroso #EP Pdt #Schulz PM Thorning-Schmidt: Conclusion of Danish Presidency http://t.co/xRO9rWFl #eu2012dk 12:51   Thanks from Commission President #Barroso and his team to the #Danish Presidency of the Council for great cooperation! 13:01   Pdt #Barroso in the #EP: "Either we win together or we will be defeated together" #euco #EP 13:05   RT @ECspokesKoen #Barroso in #EP: recommended watching notably from 4:32 onwards http://t.co/rrLUjRR2 @EU_Commission @EC_Live 13:07   Pdt #Barroso in the #EP: "I did not like atmosphere following last #euco, some claiming victory over others. We need a strong European team"

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13:34   Watch substantial part of Pdt #Barroso's closing remark in the #EP incl on banking sector in #UK and need for unity! http://t.co/3Z5a7BXC 13:43   Pdt #Barroso in the #EP: Those who know European history, know how negative was the role of prejudices of one part of Europe over another 13:47   Pdt #Barroso in the #EP: "European project was made precisely to avoid these divisions of the past!" 13:56   President #Barroso: "Danish Presidency: bridge over troubled waters" Statement : http://t.co/7sic2yRn Video: http://t.co/XyHIdafY 14:03   President #Barroso: "Danish Presidency: compass to steer #Europe out of the crisis Statement http://t.co/7sic2yRn Video http://t.co/XyHIdafY 16:20   VIDEO: President #Barroso in #EP: "I did not like when some claimed victory over others" http://t.co/tm08fvwb 16:26   VIDEO: President #Barroso in #EP: call to leaders and #MEPs to tell the same in the capitals as in Brussels http://t.co/ZMqgJZSq 16:29   Full text of President #Barroso's closing statement in the #EP today! http://t.co/HKBZJkF0 #EU

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4'th July, 2012 10:34   Welcome to the #Cyprus Presidency! President #Barroso's speech on the @EU_Commission priorities: http://t.co/pmcsLIJ6 #cy2012eu 10:54   VIDEOS Pdt #Barroso in #EP yesterday: extract, final call for unity: http://t.co/tm08fvwb Full statement: http://t.co/jQgN53xZ 5'th July, 2012 18:48   Pdt #Barroso in Kourion: I like very much the "Philoxenia" in Cyprus' Presidency priorities: openness and inclusiveness http://t.co/mXx5UEXR 6'th July, 2012 11:32   The #European Commission in #Cyprus for Presidency launch and meetings w. President Christofias and the goverment http://t.co/p26KKP4A 19:06   Pdt #Barroso after College met with new #Cyprus Presidency: let's sail with Cyprus steering Europe towards new growth http://t.co/MhysQPxq 8'th July, 2012 12:12   RT @ECspokesJens Pdt #Barroso inaugurates police training centre in Jericho. Security essential; human rights to be fully respected. http://t.co/Kv3vbbAg

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10'th July, 2012 18:24   Two videos: Pdt #Barroso's visit to the occupied Palestinian Territory http://t.co/Otwx8j1G and #Israel http://t.co/lGoGUpRq 18:28   RT @ECspokesPia Pdt #Barroso's press statement with Prime Minister #Fayyad - Visit in Ramallah 8 July 2012 http://t.co/hHCs0xor @EC_Live @EU_Commission 18:28   RT @ECspokesPia Statement by President #Barroso following his meeting with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority http://t.co/XeSOzCmI 18:28   RT @ECspokesPia Statement of President #Barroso after the meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu http://t.co/Nt5RXyXI 18:28   RT @ECspokesPia All about President #Barroso's visit to #Israel and the occupied #Palestinian Territories: http://t.co/DtTjEOm0 and http://t.co/p3IGdi0P 18:28   RT @ECspokesPia President #Barroso's speech receiving honorary doctorate at University of #Haifa http://t.co/P9BKbsFR @EC_Live @EU_Commission 18:28   RT @ECspokesPia Pdt #Barroso at official dinner hosted by Shimon #Peres, President of #Israel - speech http://t.co/DqAnOsCu & footage http://t.co/Y2sLkk1n

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11'th July, 2012 15:04   President #Barroso's week 2 - 8 July 2012 in images, incl #EP debate on #euco, change of #EU Presidency http://t.co/oB9ARNzt #cy2012eu 12'th July, 2012 09:06   #EC Pdt #Barroso #Council Pdt Van #Rompuy and #EP Vice-Pdt #Surjan meeting high level religious leaders Press conf 12h http://t.co/g1kF3rl6 10:30   Pdt #Barroso and Vice-pdt #Sefcovic reiterated intention to present an initiative on #EU pol parties in coming weeks http://t.co/wlQpLpl6 11:09   Watch now press conf: #EC Pdt #Barroso #Council Pdt Van #Rompuy #EP Vice-Pdt #Surjan and high level religious leaders http://t.co/g1kF3rl6 11:16   Pdt #Barroso w religious leaders: without more solidarity and responsibility among young and old, risk for social peace. 11:23   List of participants in the meeting with religious leaders : http://t.co/kFHU3P1n Press release: http://t.co/qnbqzZF3 11:33   Pdt #Barroso strongly defends freedom of religion: right of all to have or not to have a religion. Condemns attacks on rel minorities.

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11:40   @ECspokesKoen:#Barroso interviewed by David #Milliband:“How is #Britain so open to the world,but so closed to #Europe?” http://t.co/bWw595FD 17:47   Statement by President #Barroso after meeting with Prime Minister of #Romania Mr #Ponta: http://t.co/5N35MNaJ 18'th July, 2012 08:53   @EU_Commission is to adopt today the #CVM reports for #Romania and #Bulgaria. Full reports will be online app 1pm: http://t.co/PVt4ndUf 08:58   @EU_Commission is to adopt today #CVM reports for #Romania and #Bulgaria. 1pm watch live briefing by @ECSpokesMark http://t.co/g1kF3rl6 11:44   Watch live app 1pm statement by pdt #Barroso on recent developments in #Romania in context of #CVM reports #EU http://t.co/g1kF3rl6 12:48   Watch live NOW briefing by @ECSpokesMark on #CVM reports for #Romania and #Bulgaria! http://t.co/g1kF3rl6 12:53   The #CVM reports for #Romania and #Bulgaria are now online! http://t.co/9eFS0An7 Headline and press material at http://t.co/NLXFQZd9 12:57   Video: Statement by Pdt #Barroso on recent developments in #Romania in the context of #CVM reports adopted today http://t.co/CIW7v7z7

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13:01   Press releases on adopted #CVM reports on #Romania http://t.co/71ReBEsX and #Bulgaria http://t.co/3BO4V9bx 17:06   Watch video Statement by Pdt #Barroso on recent developments in #Romania in the context of adopted #CVM reports http://t.co/l86rwDjA 17:14   Read the entire statement pdt #Barroso on recent developments in #Romania in the context of adopted #CVM reports http://t.co/4iMS0QZO 17:27   Meeting between President #Barroso and Ms #Jahjaga, President of #Kosovo. Statement: http://t.co/iBSrprBB Video: http://t.co/nMQDw3Bj 26'th July, 2012 18:48   Full text of President's #Barroso's statement in #Greece after meeting with PM #Samaras: http://t.co/6SGQ7Fre 18:50   Video of the statement of President #Barroso and PM #Samaras in #Greece tonight: http://t.co/0ItFsklw 19:16   Pdt Barroso in #Greece: I understand concerns of the Greek people. Alternatives much more difficult, affecting more the most vulnerable. 19:21   Pdt #Barroso to the Greek: #Greece must reform if it is to have a viable future. Rebuild, with our support , the structures and the economy

July 2012 / 91

19:22   Pdt #Barroso in #Athens: the best hope of a return to growth and job creation is inside the #euro area. #Greece 19:23   Pdt #Barroso after meeting #Samaras: "The PM assured me the government will respect the commitments and will speed up key reforms" #Greece 19:25   Pdt #Barroso in #Greece: To maintain the trust of #EU and int. partners, the delays must end. I am reassured that delivery will happen 19:26   President #Barroso in Athens tonight: The @EU_Commission will stand by #Greece. I am here as a friend of Greece 19:28   Pdt #Barroso in #Athens: #Greece can make it, together Greece and #Europe will make it. Greece is part of the our family and the #euro area 31'st July, 2012 14:27   Video cut: President #Barroso after meeting with Mr #Samaras, PM of #Greece: http://t.co/Ys1PPIwG

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August

26'th August, 2012 15:19   @EU_Commission:@ECspokesKoen: #Barroso on death of Neil #Armstrong - condolences & tribute http://t.co/mNEKJeW5 #SeaOfTranquillity” @EC_Live 29'th August, 2012 20:58   RT @ECspokesKoen #Barroso on #Europe’s necessary union http://t.co/gyJu6h7y—barroso @EU_Commission @EC_live #eu 21:04   RT @ECspokesKoen: #Barroso on #Europe’s necessary union http://t.co/bQhv97j8 @EU_Commission @EC_live #eu

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September

1'st September, 2012 13:09   RT @ECspokesKoen "This is a make-or-break moment for the #EU". Quotes from speech by #Barroso @EU_Commission @EC_live http://t.co/KzYw4rM6

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