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  • Orban and his party, Fidesz, should leave the EPP, he added. But a day later Juncker called, totally surprising his audience, the Hungarian PM still ‘my friend’. Anyhow, Angela Merkel offered Juncker immediately her “full solidarity”, what is not surprising, the German chancellor is another of Orban’s favorite targets. But she didn’t say anything about Fidesz should leave the EPP.
  • We recognise that our moral, political and economic systems need to be radically reprogrammed in order to make poverty unthinkable and impossible on our continent. This reprogramming would also be the engine of economic and social development in Europe, providing wellbeing to European citizenship, including poorer and social excluded people. That is not only fair, it is smart and beneficial for all.
  • Too many governments, for too many years, have shrugged off their responsibility. They have paid lip service to the importance of girls’ education - and gender equality - but then left the real heavy lifting to NGOs, philanthropists and the private sector.  Multilateral development banks are focused on the big picture issues of development such as energy, connectivity and climate change. But there can be no big picture development unless little girls grow up to be educated, emancipated and active women.
  • In 2018, the average level of income in Poland exceeded two-thirds of the average level of the Eurozone. That is an impressive achievement for a country that only entered the EU in 2004 and had to shed the painful legacy of decades of Communist rule
  • He was appointed upon nomination by the Chairman of the ESM Board of Governors, Mario Centeno, in cooperation with the ESM Managing Director, Klaus Regling, and in consultation with the 19 ESM Members. Mr. Almunia is a former Vice President of the European Commission.  Mario Centeno, Chairman of the ESM Board of Governors said: “The adjustment process in Greece was more challenging and protracted than in other euro area countries. A thorough and independent evaluation is due. The mission of the independent evaluator is to examine the financial assistance to Greece, with a focus on the ESM programme.



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