|Author (Person)||Drachenberg, Ralf, Kotanidis, Silvia|
|Author (Corporate)||European Parliament: European Parliamentary Research Service|
|Series Title||EPRS In-Depth Analysis|
|Series Details||PE 637.948|
|Publication Date||May 2019|
|Content Type||Research Paper|
This paper concludes a series of four briefings on the Future of Europe debates that have explained the views of the different Heads of State or Government who have spoken in the European Parliament's plenary sessions from January 2018 until April 2019.
The first part of this paper describes the overall points of convergence and divergence among the speakers, trends in the topics tackled, and proposals advanced. In the second part, the paper offers excerpts from some of the most significant statements by the speakers, as well as a more detailed analysis of their various positions on the following key policy areas: Economic and Monetary Union, migration, the social dimension, international trade, climate change and energy, security and defence, the next Multiannual Financial Framework, and institutional issues.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Subject Tags||Challenges facing the European Union [EU]|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|