European Union – Visit by Harlem Désir to the European Parliament (Strasbourg, June 6-7, 2016)


Harlem Désir, Minister of State for European Affairs, visited Strasbourg.

He was accompanied by a delegation of French parliamentarians who are members of the European Affairs Committees of the French National Assembly and the Senate and their respective chairpersons, Danielle Auroi and Jean Bizet.

They discussed three key issues at the European Parliament: economic convergence, the Energy Union and the digital single market. Valdis Dombrovskis and Andrus Ansip, Vice-Presidents of the European Commission, will also take part in these discussions.

During this visit, Harlem Désir met with Roland Ries, Mayor of Strasbourg, with whom he discussed the critical role played by Strasbourg, seat of the European Parliament.