|Author (Corporate)||European Commission|
|Content Type||News, Policy-making|
President Juncker took stock of achievements of the past year and presented the priorities for the year ahead. The President also set out how the Commission would address the most pressing challenges the European Union is facing.
The State of the Union address traditionally kick-starts the dialogue with Parliament and Council, as foreseen in the Lisbon Treaty, to prepare the Commission Work Programme for 2017.
The 2016 State of the Union address covered the following topics:
+ Mid-term review of the multiannual EU budget (2014-2020);
The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, delivered on 14 September 2016 his State of the Union address at the European Parliament. The speech was followed by a plenary debate.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Europe|