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State of the Union 2012

Event date: 31/08/2018

State of the Union 2012

José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, presents his flagship plans to Parliament in his annual State of the Union speech on 12 September.

He outlines how the Commission envisages fighting the economic crisis by boosting growth, reducing unemployment and winning democratic support. A banking union, revamping the single market, and ideas for treaty changes are expected to feature prominently in this strategy.

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José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, delivers his second State of the Union to the European Parliament.

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