“Solidarity” Is The Key For Europe’s Future Stress European Leaders On Europe Day’s Inauguration Of The Conference On Future Of Europe
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the pandemic has stolen our experiences and emotions, fun and friendships, the opportunity to grow, to learn and take risks. And it has led many people to feel anxious, alone. Now it’s time for a new form of solidarity and social justice between generations. This was her key message on the launch of the Conference on the Future of Europe.
Solidarity was also stressed by European Parliament President David Sassoli who said “At the end of this pandemic, European solidarity will be needed more than ever due to the consequences of the crisis. Let us not make the mistakes of the past: without strengthened social cohesion, the identity of our societies would be threatened”. “All the reflections and those of our citizens, citizens, young people must also involve an update of the Treaties. We are courageous – said Sassoli – we must not be afraid, we must not have taboos”.
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