Keynote speech by President von der Leyen at the World Economic Forum

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Publication Date 22/01/2020
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The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, addressed an audience at the World Economic Forum (WEF), held in Davos (Switzerland) in January 2020. Her speech focused on the European Union's role on the global stage, acknowledged some of its weaknesses and highlighted how these could be addressed going forward.

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