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Perceptions & expectations of EU citizens: fight against unemployment

Top Story - 26-07-2016
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In the aftermath of the British referendum, a broad debate has been opened on the future of the EU and what direction it should take. Reflections and reforms shoud result in a Union which delivers what citizens expect.  A recent European Parliament survey (Eurobarometer 2016) polled EU citizens in the 28 EU member states on their perceptions and expectations.

Over the comming weeks we will focus on the outcome of Eurobarometer 2016, starting with the fight against unemployment - a major concern for 77% of those polled.
Eurobarometer 2016
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MEPs are set to react to the Commission’s White Paper on the future of Europe on Wednesday at 15.00, following its presentation by EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Parliament’s President Antonio Tajani and Mr Juncker will hold a press conference after the debate, at around 16.30. Parliament set out its vision for the EU future in three resolutions voted by the full House on 16 February 2017.

Before the start of the debate, from around 14.20, a number of Commissioners and Parliament group leaders will hold doorsteps at the protocol entrance on the ground floor of the Paul Henri Spaak building.
Press release