Shaping our future: relive the highlights of the SOTEU debate 


The State of the Union debate on 13 September was all about setting the EU’s future course. Find out what it was all about by watching our video.

Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker presented his vision for Europe during the annual event, announcing new initiatives, ranging from defence to security, migration and international trade.


During the debate that followed, political groups broadly welcomed his plans, but also identified issues that the EU should tackle better.


Find out about what was said by watching the video and clicking on the links below.