Comisia Europeană este instituția executivă a Uniunii Europene și promovează interesul general al acesteia.
On 6 May, President Juncker, along with Presidents Schulz and Tusk, attends the ceremony awarding the Charlemagne Prize to Pope Francis and delivers a joint eulogy. On the eve of the ceremony, 5 May, the three Presidents take part in a debate on the State of the Union.
The Commission makes legislative proposals to reform the Common European Asylum System. It also opens the way for a decision on visa-free travel for citizens of Turkey by June and takes next steps towards lifting temporary internal border controls.
The Commission expects economic growth in Europe to remain moderate. According to its spring forecast, euro area growth is expected to be 1.6% and EU growth 1.8% in 2016.