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Remarks by Executive Vice-President Vestager on the proposal for a State aid Temporary Crisis and Transition Framework
European Commission Speech Brussels, 01 Feb 2023 Today, we launch two initiatives. First, a communication on our Green Deal Industrial Plan for the Net Zero Age. The Plan will set a path for Europe to become c...
Speech by Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager in the State aid High Level Forum of Member States
- Check against delivery - Good afternoon. It’s always nice to be part of this event, which I understand has already included quite a busy morning of discussions. These discussions are very timely. In this climate of crisis and uncertainty, it is important to meet and discuss the future of EU State aid. In 2020, our economy suffered a seismic shock. Our response was swift and decisive to enable Member States to enable business to get through. The critical voices were also swift: ‘The Temporary Framework for Covid would un-level the playing field’.
Speech by Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager at the Cleantech for Europe Summit - Europe’s Green Industrial Future
- Check against delivery - Good morning. President Von der Leyen regrets that she is unable to attend. She has asked me to speak in her place.
European Commission Speech Strasbourg, 17 Jan 2023 Madam President, honourable members, honourable minister Roswal. Thank you very much for inviting to this important celebration of our crown jewel – the Single...
EVP Vestager speech at the Danish Association for European Law - "Europe in Denmark, Denmark in Europe: 50 years of EU membership"
European Commission Speech Copenhagen, 09 Jan 2023 Introduction Good afternoon. And if it is not too late to say so, a Happy New Year. A year that marks 50 years of Danish membership in the EU. Two thirds of al...
EVP Vestager key note speech at the grand opening of European Social Fund project for Ukrainian entrepreneurs in Denmark
European Commission Speech Copenhagen, 09 Jan 2023 Dear friends, 319 days. This is how much time passed since Russia invaded Ukraine. 319 days, 44 million Ukrainian lives shattered, and a conflict that has deepl...
Remarks by Executive Vice-President Vestager on the decision to make binding commitments offered by Amazon
European Commission Speech Brussels, 20 Dec 2022 Today, the Commission has decided to accept commitments offered by Amazon. These commitments address our preliminary competition concerns about Amazon practices on its e-commerce marketplace.
Speech by EVP M. Vestager at the Association for Information Systems Leadership Excellence Award 2022
- Check against delivery - Good morning, I’m deeply honoured to receive the Leadership Excellence Award precisely here, in Copenhagen, where I have studied and where I started my career almost 30 years ago. I believe it was about the same time when you first hosted your conference in Copenhagen, so I feel even more privileged to be here with you today!
EVP Vestager remarks at the OECD 21st meeting of the Global Forum on Competition "Competition in the wider policy context"
European Commission Speech Paris, 01 Dec 2022 Introduction Good morning. Thank you for the opportunity to join this forum, which for over two decades has been making an important contribution to policy dial...
Remarks of EVP Vestager at the acceptance ceremony of the LutherRose award of the International Martin Luther Foundation.
European Commission Speech Rotterdam, 14 Nov 2022 Good evening, everyone. And thank you. I am deeply honoured by this award, and I feel especially privileged to be able to receive it here, in this beautiful pla...