Transatlantic Leadership Award - Jose Manuel Barroso     Print Email
Monday, 30 April 2007

Coming at the close of a successful U.S.-EU Summit, this special event recognized Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, for his unflagging support for the European-American partnership at a time when European foreign policy is so crucial to meeting global challenges. The Honorable Timothy Wirth, President of the United Nations Foundation, presented President Barroso with the Institute’s 2007 Transatlantic Leadership Award, which alternately honors an American and a European leader.
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UMD Jean Monnet Research Project

Infrastructure Planning and Financing: Lessons from Europe and the United States

The University of Maryland has received a Jean Monnet grant from the EU to conduct a series of policy exchanges between Europe and the US on filling infrastructure needs and the utility of public/private partnerships as the financing mechanism. If interested in participating in or receiving more information about these exchanges, please contact Rye McKenzie (

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