Speeches

"EU as a Global Player" Presentation by EU Ambassador HE Sem Fabrizi

14/11/13 - "EU as a Global Player" Presentation by EU Ambassador HE Sem Fabrizi

In his first official speaking engagement after presenting his credentials to His Excellency, Lieutenant General The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Mateparae, Ambassador Fabrizi reflected on the current economic situation in Europe, where Europe stands in the global arena, and the EU-New Zealand relationship.

Speech by H.E. David Daly at the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Wellington

19/08/13 - Speech by H.E. David Daly at the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Wellington

On his final trip to New Zealand in his role as the European Union Ambassador to Australia and New Zealand, H.E. David Daly presented to the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA). His presentation, entitled "The European Union and New Zealand, the Pacific and Asia", provided some insightful remarks on the geopolitical shifts across the Asia Pacific region and the EU's response.

Speech by EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs at the Opening Session of the Pacific Energy Summit

25/03/13 - Speech by EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs at the Opening Session of the Pacific Energy Summit

The Pacific Energy Summit is a joint initiative designed to enable Pacific countries and territories to work with development partners to take a substantive step towards their goals of implementing energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives, with a special focus on generation and distribution of electricity. The European Union and the New Zealand Government co-hosted the Pacific Energy Summit in Auckland from 24 to 26 March 2013.

European Union Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs addresses the Auckland Business Community

25/03/13 - European Union Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs addresses the Auckland Business Community

The New Zealand Europe Business Council hosted a luncheon in Auckland on 25 March at which European Union Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, addressed the Auckland business community. Commissioner Piebalgs co-hosted with the New Zealand Government the Pacific Energy Summit, which ran in the city from 24 to 26 March 2013.

Speech by European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Máire Geoghegan-Quinn at the University of Auckland

09/03/12 - Speech by European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Máire Geoghegan-Quinn at the University of Auckland

"EU-New Zealand Cooperation in Research and Innovation: Recent Achievements and New Opportunities under Horizon 2020"

Lecture by President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso at the Auckland University

08/09/11 - Lecture by President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso at the Auckland University

"The European Union – a Committed Partner for New Zealand and the Pacific"

Speech by President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso at the Pacific Islands Forum Plenary, Auckland

07/09/11 - Speech by President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso at the Pacific Islands Forum Plenary, Auckland

"The EU and the Pacific – a Renewed Partnership for a New Era"

Prime Minister John Key addresses Europe

13/10/10 - Prime Minister John Key addresses Europe

Prime Minister John Key's Europa lecture, organised by the EU Centres Network in conjunction with the NZ-Europe Business Council.

Speech delivered by H.E. Ambassador David Daly, EU-New Zealand Trade Conference

23/02/10 - Speech delivered by H.E. Ambassador David Daly, EU-New Zealand Trade Conference

"EU as a single market: Importance and Opportunities"