Commission work programme

The Commission work programme sets out a plan of action for the next 12 months. It describes how political priorities will be turned into concrete actions.

Delivering on the political priorities

At the beginning of its mandate, the von der Leyen Commission put forward a set of ambitious goals for a healthy, green and prosperous future in Europe.

Strategic foresight

The European Commission initiative providing insights, results of research, analysis and reflection on future developments

The joint priorities of the EU institutions for 2021-2024

Each year, the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission discuss and agree on the EU's legislative priorities for the upcoming year.

Strategic plans 2020-2024

How departments contribute to the Commission’s broader political goals, and define specific objectives for a five-year period.

Management plans

Management plans outline department activities and how they contribute to meeting the objectives set in their strategic plan.


  • 24 June 2020

    Governance in the European Commission

    The updated corporate governance arrangements of the Commission streamline and strengthen coordination and oversight on general management challenges.