Two Visions, One Direction: Plans for the Future of Europe
In September 2017, European Commission President Juncker and French President Macron each outlined bold visions for the future of Europe.
This paper provides a comparative assessment of the two speeches and the proposals they advance. While recognising the nuances, the analysis reveals a strong convergence of opinions between the two leaders. Both are looking to build a better future for Europe, built on prosperity, resilience and security.