State of the Union Address 2017 by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EC: answers to MEPs and from the closing remarks
Type: Complete speech
Strasbourg - EP/Louise Weiss
On 13 September 2017, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EC, delivered his 2017 State of the European Union address before the Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, presenting his priorities for the year ahead and outlining his vision for how the European Union could evolve by 2025. From this perspective, he set out a Roadmap for a More United, Stronger and More Democratic Union.On this occasion, Jean-Claude Juncker's address was also followed by speeches and discussions with Members of the European Parliament.This video shows answers to MEPs and closing remarks.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Antonio Tajani, President of the EP, in Strasbroug, France
||SOUNDBITE by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EC, (in FRENCH) on social matters, on the adoption of the work programme of the Commission on 24 October 2017, and on his wish to end the year with a joint declaration by the Presidents of the threee institutions
||Jean-Claude Juncker sitting down beside Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the EC in charge of Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, and being applauded by the audience
||General views of the audience applauding Jean-Claude Juncker in presence of Guy Verhofstadt, Chair of the ALDE group of the EP, (2 shots)