"May Europe be a place of hope"
Matteo Renzi, President of the Council of Ministers
Matteo Renzi

Matteo Renzi

"Isn’t it thrilling to think that you have been called today to realise the dream of the United States of Europe, a dream of a generation that began creating a new entity on the ruins of the war? So we – the Erasmus generation – should tell our children that Europe today can be the place where hope is alive and breathing”.

Last update: 30 June 2014