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Europe celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

The EU heads of state or government met in Rome on 25 March to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome. BusinessEurope handed over its declaration, outlining the business vision on the future of the European Union, to the Italian Prime Minister Gentiloni and to the President of the European Council Tusk. BusinessEurope President Marcegaglia said: “As entrepreneurs, we stand ready to work for a better European Union that delivers for citizens and for companies. We need strong leadership in Europe and a clear vision of the way forward. Europe is one of the best places in the world to live and work. Only courageous common answers to the multiple challenges facing us will bring citizens’ confidence and economic success.” At a special EU social partners summit we met the President of the European Commission Juncker and shared a joint statement setting out the common views of employers and trade unions and their strong belief in the European project. See quotes and testimonies from European business leaders on the achievements of European integration.

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Last updated: 27 March 2017