During the September plenary MEPs review the EU’s priorities for the coming year with Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Watch the video for more.
Juncker addresses the European Parliament in his annual State of the Union speech on Wednesday 13 September. The debate with MEPs provides an opportunity to reflect on the challenges facing Europe, not least Brexit, security concerns and prospects for closer economic union.
Also on the agenda are North Korea, EU-Turkey relations and measures to secure Europe’s gas supply. MEPs vote as well on an EU scheme to install more than 5,000 free wireless internet connections in public areas across the EU.