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Parliament in Session. State of the Union

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Debate on the State of the European Union 2016: main events and topics - illustrative footage
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Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EC, delivered his second State of the Union address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday 14th September 2016, followed by a debate on achievements to date and the Commission`s 2017 work program.

Press release 2016 State of the Union debate (first part)

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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