State of the Union 2012
Event date: 31/08/2018
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.