European Parliament President Antonio Tajani speaks at Columbia University
March 06, 2019
On February 28 2019, Columbia University hosted Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, for a speech entitled "United States and Europe must stand together to better defend our shared values."
President Tajani, who has previously served as European Commissioner for Transport (2008-2010) and Industry and Entrepreneurship (2010-2014), was introduced by the University's President Lee C. Bollinger.
In his speech, President Tajani argued that the EU and the US are inextricably united by their shared humanist heritage and common vision for the future. It was followed by a discussion with the audience, moderated by Prof. Jan Svejnar.