The Juncker Commission’s ten priorities: An end-of-term assessment

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Series Details PE 637.943
Publication Date May 2019
ISBN 978-92-846-4802-3
EC QA-04-19-390-EN-N
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This publication provides an up-to-date overview of the state of play on the delivery of the various legislative and other political initiatives flowing from the ten priorities defined by the Commission's President, Jean-Claude Juncker, on taking office in 2014.

The analysis shows that, of the 547 proposals foreseen from the Commission, 512 have been submitted (94 per cent), of which 361 have been adopted (66 per cent). There are 151 proposals (28 per cent) which have not so far been adopted, and where the outcome may depend on the EU institutional transition this year. Of these, 115 (21 per cent) have been proceeding normally through the legislative process, and 36 (7 per cent) have either been proceeding slowly or are blocked.

On the eve of the 2019 European Parliament elections, the paper is intended both to assess the extent to which the Juncker Commission has met the targets that it set itself, to take note of the achievements made to date and to identify areas in which difficulties have been, or continue to be, encountered.

This publication updates a previous edition and is part of a bi annual monitoring of the Juncker Commission's ten priorities conducted by the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS).

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