At the event, four of the most prominent figures of the EPP political family, Joseph Daul MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group, Hans Gert Poettering MEP, former President of the European Parliament and former Chairman of the EPP Group, Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, shared their views on Europe's achievements, current challenges and future possibilities before a huge audience in the Alcide de Gasperi
Room, where the EPP Group holds its regular meetings.
Former Italian Minister has informed the Patriarch of his current presidency of the association Alcide de Gasperi
, which bears the name of his godfather, the founder of the Christian Democratic Party in Italy.
La ultima colaboracion que pedi a Gabriele De Rosa fue un testimonio sobre las relaciones entre Luigi Sturzo y Alcide De Gasperi
, el fundador de la Democracia cristiana que en la postguerra recogio la herencia del Partido Popular de Sturzo.