The Commission and its Priorities
The Commission held an orientation debate on the internal market and on labour mobility. It also discussed data transfers to the United States and launched a consultation on the EU's partnership with African, Caribbean and Pacific countries.
President Juncker handed over to the Turkish President Erdoğan a Draft Action Plan for stepping up cooperation between the EU and Turkey on support of refugees and migration management. Work is ongoing to reach agreement on the details.
The Commission has welcomed the unanimous agreement by EU Member States on the automatic exchange of information on cross-border tax rulings and the adoption of the OECD's international tax reform package.