DG Speeches

“From Tampere 20 to Tampere 2.0: Breaking the political gridlock in the European Migration Debate”

On the 24th October 2019, ICMPD Director General, Michael Spindelegger, addressed the Europe Conference ‘From Tampere 20 to Tampere 2.0: Towards a New Programme (2020–2024) for EU Migration and Asylum Policies 20 years after the Tampere Conclusions?’. Read his keynote speech here. 

Breaking the political gridlock in the European Migration Debate

On the 2 October 2019, ICMPD Director General, Michael Spindelegger, addressed the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria. Download his speech here.

The Mobility Partnership Conference

on 27 June, ICMPD Director General Michael Spindelegger held an opening speech at the "Mobility Partnership Conference" in Baku, Azerbaijan. Download his speech here

“Migration Management in the Context of the European Elections”

On 12 March 2019, ICMPD's Director General Michael Spindelegger delivered a speech at the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria. Download his speech here.

 

Africa – Growth, Urbanisation and Development

On 26 February, ICMPD's Director General delivered a speech at the reception organised by Côte d'Ivoire, the Austrian Chamber of Commerce and Prosper Africa. Download his speech here.

6th Budapest Process Ministerial Conference „The Istanbul Commitments“

On 20 February 2019, ICMPD's Director General Michael Spindelegger took part in the 6th Budapest Process Ministerial Conference. Download his opening speech here and his closing remarks here.

Club of Venice Plenary Meeting - keynote speech by Michael Spindelegger

On Thursday 22nd November, Mr. Spindelegger gave the keynote speech at the Club of Venice Plenary meeting entitled: “Communicating Europe - Recovering Citizens' trust in the EU and in their public authorities – Communication challenges and strategies.” Read the keynote speech here. 

25 years of the Budapest Process – opening remarks by Michael Spindelegger

On 19 November 2018, ICMPD Director General Michael Spindelegger opened the 15 years of Budapest Process Conference. Download his opening remarks here.